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Two more Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims die in the KSA

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 12th July, 2022 05:03:37 PM
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Two more Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrims died in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

With this, as of now 15 Bangladeshi pilgrims, including five women, died in the KSA after going there for performing holy Hajj of this year.  

The Hajj management website of the Religious Affaits Ministry revealed this information.

The latest pilgrims who died in the KSA are: Shirina Akhter (60) and Md Rafiqul Islam (52).   

Shirina Akhter was a resident of Sultanpur of Brahmanbaria Sadar. Her passport number is EF 0852839 and she died on July 7.

Another deceased is Rafiqul Islam, a resident of Sapahar upazila of Naogaon.His passport number is EF 0420040 and he died on July 3.

The first Hajj flight began on June 5 from Bangladesh. The Hajj was observed on July 8. Some 60,139 Bangladeshi pilgrims went to the KSA to perform Hajj this year.