Hajj: Gombe Declares Five Pilgrims Missing

Channels Television  
Updated September 26, 2015

PilgrimsFive pilgrims from Gombe State have been declared missing in Saudi Arabia.

The Executive Secretary, Gombe State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Usman Gurama Arabia, said that the pilgrims have not been found since Thursday.

He added that members of the medical team had been checking hospitals and mortuaries with a view to locating them or their remains.

He, however, said that for now, it had not been confirmed whether they were among those who died as a result of Thursday’s incident at the stone throwing venue where over 700 pilgrims died.