Hajj Stampede

The Nigerian death toll at the Saudi Arabi Hajj stampede has reportedly hit 64. This was disclosed by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) which said in Makkah that 10 more bodies were identified, raising the toll from 54 to 64.

The commission’s Public Affairs Director, Uba Mana, said 244 pilgrims were missing. The figure of the injured also jumped to 71 from 61 previously announced.

Mana also said 12 of the 71 injured pilgrims were transported to Saudi Arabia by tour operators and 59 by state pilgrims’ welfare agencies.

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He said the deceased were from Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Ekiti, Jigawa, FCT, Cross River, Gombe, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kaduna, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Plateau, Rivers Sokoto, Yobe, Taraba, and Zamfara.

Nigeria is now the third country with the highest number of casualties.

See Full list below

Iran: 228 dead and 246 missing

Egypt: 78 dead

Nigeria: 64 dead

India: 45 dead

Indonesia: 41 dead

Pakistan: 40 dead, more than 60 missing

Cameroon: at least 20 dead

Niger: 22 dead

Ivory Coast: 14 dead, 77 missing

Chad: 11 dead

Algeria: 9 dead

Somalia: 8 dead (media reports)

Morocco: 5 dead, 34 missing

Senegal: 7 dead, 57 missing

Libya: 4 dead, 16 missingTanzania: 4 dead

Kenya: 3 dead

Tunisia: 2 dead

Burkina Faso: 1 dead

Burundi: 1 dead (Muslim association)Netherlands: 1 dead

Benin: unspecified number of deaths


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