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4 Afghan Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

4 Afghan Hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia

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Sep 09, 2016 - 16:49

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Four Afghan pilgrims have died in Saud Arabia, an official of the Ministry of Hajjinfo-icon and Religious affairs said on Friday.

One of the pilgrims died during Tawaf (the circling ritual of Hajj), a member of the ministry in Saudi Arabia told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The three others including two womeninfo-icon from Nangarhar and Sar-i-Pul provinces died of different ailments, said the official, who did not want to be named.

About 24,000 Afghans are currently in Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj.

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