Pakistan, Islamabad News : Ministry for Religious Affairs has confirmed the martyrdom of 46 Pakistani pilgrims and 53 are still missing in Mina Stampede, E Pakistan News Reported.
According to information released on the ministry’s official website, 46 Pakistani pilgrims have been martyred while 40 others are injured.
According to the official data, at least 10 injured pilgrims are still under treatment in Al-Noor Specialist Hospital, King Faisal Al- Shisha Hospital, King Abdul Aziz (Al-Zahir) Hospital and Pakistan Hajj Medical Mission Hospital in Makkah.
Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousuf says 53 Pakistani pilgrims were still missing, adding that efforts were being made to trace them.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has decided that the government would send family members of the martyred pilgrims to Saudi Arabia.
The ministries of Foreign Affairs and Religious Affairs have been directed to make arrangements in this regard, said a PM House press release on Monday.
The bereaved family members of those shaheed pilgrims who had lost their lives in Mina and crane crash tragedies would be sent after completion of the Hajj mission.
The government has set up helpline for information regarding missing Hujjaj. The numbers are 042111725425 (to dial from Pakistan) and 8001166622 (to dial from Saudi Arab).