Two Bengalureans among hundreds who died of heat during Hajj

The two pilgrims from RT Nagar and Frazer Town died of dehydration and sunstroke.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jun 21, 2024 | 11:00 AMUpdatedJun 21, 2024 | 11:00 AM

Andhra Pradesh Hajj

Two pilgrims from Bengaluru are among the hundreds of people who died during this year’s Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia as the faithful faced intense high temperatures at Islamic holy sites in the desert kingdom, officials said on Thursday, 20 June. The deceased have been identified as Kouser Rukhsana and Abdul Ansari, residents of RT Nagar and Frazer Town, respectively.

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