46 Pakistanis supported dead in Mina; 53 lost

46 Pakistanis supported dead in Mina; 53 lost


The Ministry for Religious Affairs in Pakistan has supported martyrdom of 46 Pakistani pilgrims with 53 said to be missing following the event, Samaa reported.

Based on information released on the official web site of the ministry, 46 Pakistani pilgrims happen to be martyred while 40 others are injured. Their details are issued on the web site: www.hajjinfo.org

Minister for Religious Affairs, Sardar Yousuf says 53 Pakistani pilgrims were missing, including that attempts were being made to follow them.

Reports say 14 out of 53.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has determined the authorities would send family members of the martyred pilgrims.

The ministries of Religious Issues and Foreign Affairs are directed to create arrangements in this respect, said a PM House press release on Monday.

The bereaved family members of the shaheed pilgrims who’d lost their lives in crane crash disasters and Mina will be sent after finishing 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).