MAKKAH: a minimum of eighteen Pakistani pilgrims area unit confirmed dead whereas twenty area unit reported slashed when a stampede that killed over 700 in myna outside the Heavenly City of Makkah on weekday.
According to an inventory printed by the Ministry of non secular Affairs, the deceased persons embrace Hafsa Shoaib, Zarin Naseem, Syeda Narjis Shahnaz, Bibi Zainab, Mahmood Arshad, Rasheedan Bibi, Zahid Gul, Dr. amir Ali Lashari and Makhdoomzada Syed Asad Murtaza Gillani, Abdul Rehman, Shehnaz Qamar, Islam Ahmad, Bushra Bibi, Muhammad Hasrat, Azeem Khan, Muhammad Idrees, Aamir Muhammad Malook and Gul Shahnaz.
Of the twenty Pakistani pilgrims UN agency were slashed throughout the tragedy, twelve are discharged from hospitals, whereas the remaining eight area unit receiving treatment in myna ul gully Hospital, myna clinic No. five or King Abdullah Hospital Jeddah.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif directed the ministry and Director General hadj to double their efforts for locating missing pilgrims and re-uniting them with their various families.
Pakistanis wish to inquire concerning their cherished ones area unit suggested to decision emergency helpline numbers 00966125458000 and 0096612527753.