With death of 11 more haj pilgrims, toll reaches 102

Thursday, Oct 16, 2014,20:22 IST By metrovaartha A A A

With the death of 11 more pilgrims during the past one week in the holy cities of Makkah and Madhina, the toll of Indian hajjis has risen to 102 during the Hajj-2014.    An official said 11 more haj pilgrims from different states have died in the Holy cities during the past one week.
With this the highest number of 21 pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh (UP) have died during the pilgrimage followed by West Bengal (15), Kerala (11), Gujarat (10), Bihar (7), Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra and Karnataka (6) each, Rajasthan  and Andhra Pradesh (4) each, Madya Pradesh(3) Tamil Nadu (2) one each from Uttrakhand, Delhi, Haryana, Telangana, Assam, Odissha and Chhattisgarh.