Muslim pilgrims perform Tawaf al- Ifada after Arafat day during the annual haj pilgrimage at the grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca , Saudi Arabia August 21, 2018.EUTERS/Zohra Bensemra
Muslim pilgrims perform Tawaf al- Ifada after Arafat day during the annual haj pilgrimage at the grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca , Saudi Arabia August 21, 2018.EUTERS/Zohra Bensemra

Death toll among Egyptian pilgrims rises to 33

By: MENA
Wed, Aug. 22, 2018
CAIRO -22 Aug 2018: The death toll among Egyptian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia jumped to 33 after three pilgrims died, spokesman for the Health Ministry Khaled Meghaed said on Wednesday.

In statements, the spokesman said the dead include two men, aged between 54 and 66 years, and a 70-year-old woman.

Low blood circulation was behind the three deaths, he said.
 
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