Hajj: Seven Nigerians die, others faint throwing pebbles at the devil

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By Ishola Balogun

The number of Nigerians who died during Hajj rites in Saudi Arabia has risen to seven.

The  Chairman of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, Abdullahi M Mukhtar, confirmed this, yesterday. Meanwhile, some Nigerian pilgrims were receiving treatment at the General Hospital close to Jamarat. They were said to have fainted during Friday’s walk to Jamarat for the throwing of pebbles at the devil.

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