Saudi Officials Publish the Final Mecca Stampede Death Toll

635789425385812959KABUL: (Middle East Press) The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health released the final figure for tragedy at Hajj ritual stampede.

A communiqué released by the Kingdom’s Health Ministry stresses that under the aegis of His Royal Highness Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, Crown Prince and Deputy Crown Prince all pilgrims were offered the superb health care since their arrival until their departure and the truth-finding committee has presented its final report, thereby identifying the victims will cease and 2015 Mina stampede file is formally closed.

The new tally provides the latest count of the Mecca deadly crush and victims’ nationalities. The family members of the deceased pilgrims can visit the Saudi Health Ministry portal and be informed about their relatives’ final status.

The Saudi Health Ministry statement supplicated the God almighty to have mercy on stampede victims, forgive their sins and bless the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

It is noteworthy that Mr. Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi Arabian Health Minister, has pledged a day after the Mecca stampede that his ministry shall release the death toll with absolute transparency.




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