Mina tragedy: Death toll of Pakistani martyred pilgrims jumps to 13; over 300 still missing in Makkah

26 Sep, 2015 1:45 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The death toll of Pakistani pilgrims martyred in the Mina tragedy rose to 13 on Saturday.

According to a list issued by the Religious Affairs Ministry, the martyred pilgrims include Hafsa, Zarin, Syeda Narjis, Zainab, Mahmood, Rashideen Bibi, Asad Murtaza Gilani, Zahid Gul and Dr Amir Ali Lashari.

Seven-year-old Samreen of Multan martyred in Mina was identified, while the martyrdom of Tauseef Iftikhar of Rahimyar Khan has also been confirmed.

Sources said that over 300 Pakistanis are still missing in Makkah.

The missing Pakistani pilgrims include Noor Muhammad of Multan and his wife, 25-year-old Aneeb Khan of Tando Allahyar and three women from Karachi.

Meanwhile, 92 News has established a cell to reunite the missing pilgrims with their relatives in Pakistan. So far relatives of 27 missing pilgrims have contacted 92 News.


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