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Mina stampede: Death toll of Pakistani pilgrims rise to 76

Mina stampede: Death toll of Pakistani pilgrims rise to 40 | Thenewstribe.com

MEKKAH – Death toll of Pakistani pilgrims raised to 76 in a stampede which killed more than 760 in Mina outside the holy city of Makkah on Thursday.

According to media reports, five more Pakistani pilgrims buried in grave yard in Saudi Arabia.

Earlier, The Ministry of Religious Affairs had earlier confirmed the deaths of 18 pilgrims, while another pilgrim Sher Afzal Khan was confirmed dead by family members.

Nasir Khan, brother of the deceased, told media that Sher Afzal, who was a resident of Peshawar’s Dalazak Road, had been killed during the fatal stampede in Mina.