MAKKAH (Web Desk) – Arab TV has claimed that at least 15 Pakistanis are among the martyred pilgrims who died yesterday when a crane crashed in Masjid al Haram, Makkah.
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Geo News quoted Arab News saying as 15 Pakistanis are among 107 martyred pilgrims of Makkah incident.
According to Arab TV, 23 Egyptians, one Afghan while one Algerian pilgrim were included along with 6 Malaysian, 25 Iranian, 25 Bangladeshi and 10 Indian pilgrims lost their lives.
However, Pakistani officials are continuously denying the news, saying that only 28 Pakistani pilgrims have been injured in the sad incident.
Later Pakistani officials confirms six deaths in the crane crash incident.