Hajj Stampede: 240 Nigerians Missing As Death Toll Rises To 64

The National Hajj Commission, has confirmed that of Nigerian casualties at the September 24  stampede has risen to 64.

Similarly, as many as, 240 Nigerian pilgrims were still missing as at the time of this report.

Mr Uba Mana, the Public Relations Officer, of the Commission, said that the injured were receiving the prompt medical attention.

According to him, a report containing the identities of the victims is on its way to Abuja, in line with the directive from the Presidency to the National Hajj Commission.

He said, ” as soon as our medical team finish treating the injured, we will soon start Airlifting them back to Nigeria.
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