WEB DESK: As many as 36 Pakistanis were killed in the Mina stampede, said the spokesman for Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on Sunday. Quoting Pakistan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Manzoor-ul-Haq, he said information has been collected from various hospitals and morgues of Makkah.
He hoped that the number of deaths would not increase further. He said most of the injured have already been discharged after necessary medical treatment.He said Pakistani camps were situated far away from the place of the unfortunate stampede.
He said 135 missing Pakistani pilgrims have been traced.
Various hotels and hospitals are also being contacted for the search of the remaining missing Pakistanis, he added.
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