The number of Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims who died in Saudi Arabia this year has reached 91 till July 9, according to the Ministry of Religious Affairs, reports UNB.
Among the deceased, 69 were men and 22 women.
These flights were operated by three airlines, with Biman Bangladesh Airlines conducting 28 flights, Saudi Airlines conducting 31 flights, and Flynas operating 17 flights.
This year, some 122,884 Muslims embarked on 325 flights to perform hajj. The first return flight arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on July 2. The last return flight is scheduled to arrive on August 2.