Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Death toll of Nigerian pilgrims in Hajj stampede rises to 64. 244 still missing and 71 injured

Ten more bodies were identified on Tuesday, September 29, bringing the official death toll of Nigerians who died in the stampede to 64.

Spokesman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria Uba Mana, who confirmed the figure said 244 Nigerian pilgrims are still missing following the sad incident. The official also said 10 more pilgrims from Nigerian were injured in the stampede making the number of injured casualties 71.