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HAJJ Stampede: 54 Nigerians Confirmed Dead

HAJJ Stampede: 54 Nigerians Confirmed Dead

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has confirmed that 54 Nigerians died during last Thursday’s Hajj stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia. This was disclosed by Alhaji Abdullahi Mukhtar, Chairman, NAHCON on Monday at a news conference in Makkah. Mukhtar stated that 61 other Nigerian pilgrims sustained injuries during the incident.   According to Mukhatar,

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