Mufti grieved over loss of life in Mina stampede

Jammu and Kashmir News

SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 24 – Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Thursday expressed profound grief over the death of 220 Hajjis and injuries to several hundred others in a stampede at Mina, outside the holy city of Makkah, where millions perform the annual Hajj pilgrimage.

In his message of condolence, the Chief Minister expressed solidarity with the bereaved families in their hour of grief and prayed for peace to the departed souls. He also wished speedy recovery to all those Hajjis who sustained injuries in the incident.

Mufti Sayeed also prayed for safety and security of Hajj pilgrims from Jammu & Kashmir, who are in Saudi Arabia and directed the State Hajj Committee to keep their relatives informed about their safety and well being in the Holy Land.

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