Wednesday , July 17 2024

22 Hajj pilgrims died due to heat stroke in Saudi Arabia

Deaths of Haj Pilgrims: This time the heat has wreaked havoc during the Haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. This time the heat has rained down. 22 Haj pilgrims have died due to this scorching heat. After the constantly increasing death toll, the Saudi government's system has been exposed. Along with this, people from all over the world are making serious allegations against the Saudi government. Some videos have also gone viral on social media in which dead bodies can be seen lying on the road in this scorching heat. The Health Ministry of Saudi Arabia has confirmed more than 2,700 cases of heat-related illness during the Haj pilgrimage.

A Jordanian news agency said on Sunday that 14 people from the country who went to Saudi Arabia on Haj pilgrimage have died due to infection. A video is going viral on social media in which dead bodies are seen lying on the road divider. However, this video could not be officially confirmed. 61-year-old Haj pilgrim Azza Hamid Brahim from Egypt said, “I have seen dead bodies lying on the road. It seems that the apocalypse has come in Saudi Arabia.”

People are criticizing Saudi Arabia on social media for the large number of deaths and the subsequent mistreatment of the bodies. A video of bodies lying on the roadside has been shared on social media. Along with this, a question has been asked whether the Saudi regime will be held responsible for this? Whereas Saudi promotes Islamic tourism and earns billions.

The temperature of the Grand Mosque reached 51.8 °C

The Saudi Meteorological Department said that on Monday the temperature in the Grand Mosque of Mecca was recorded at 51.8 degrees Celsius. Pilgrims circumambulate this place. The temperature of Mina, located near the Grand Mosque, was 46 degrees Celsius. At this place, Haj pilgrims perform the ritual of stoning the devil on three concrete walls. At this place, people were seen pouring water from bottles on their heads due to the heat. The ritual of stoning the devil is considered the last stage of Haj, after which the Haj ends.

An Indian Haj pilgrim died in Saudi

On the other hand, Jordan's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that 14 Jordanian Hajj pilgrims have died and 17 others are missing due to extreme heat. Iran has informed that 5 Hajj pilgrims have died. The Health Ministry of Indonesia based in Saudi Arabia said that 136 pilgrims from their country have died, three of them due to heatstroke. This time 1 lakh 75 thousand Hajj pilgrims from India have reached Saudi Arabia. Information has come to light that a Hajj pilgrim from Telangana has died. People have protested at the Haj House in Nampally.