19/06/2024 03:29 PM

AMMAN, June 19 (Bernama-Xinhua) -- Jordan's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday said 41 burial permits have been issued for Jordanian pilgrims who died from extreme heat during the Hajj pilgrimage to be buried in Saudi Arabia, reported Xinhua.

According to Sufian Qudah,the ministry's spokesperson, 84 out of the total 106 Jordanian pilgrims registered missing in Saudi Arabia have been located.

The Saudi authorities have been providing necessary medical care for the 84 pilgrims, some of whom were in critical condition, Qudah noted, adding that the Jordanian diplomatic mission in Mecca continues to provide consular services to the pilgrims and monitor their situations in coordination with relevant Saudi authorities.

The spokesperson also stated that search operations are ongoing for the remaining 22 missing Jordanian pilgrims.

The official called on all Jordanians performing Hajj rituals to contact the ministry if assistance is needed, including reporting missing persons or for transporting bodies in case of death. 


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