Telangana Haj pilgrim dies in Makkah

Muslim worshippers pray around the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca on August 16, 2018, prior to the start of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city. Muslims from across the world are gathering in Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage, one of the five pillars of Islam. / AFP PHOTO / AHMAD AL-RUBAYE

Hyderabad: A Haj pilgrim from Telangana died in Makkah. The pilgrim is identified as Mr. Mohammed Khan, a resident of Miryalaguda, Nalgonda.

According to the details, he had gone to Makkah along with his relative Mohammed Ismail. Both were residing in Nizam Rubath.

It is reported that while making rounds between Safa and Marwah, he disappeared.

Saudi Security Staff informed that Mohammed Khan was shifted to Al Noor Hospital as he was feeling uneasy. He died in the hospital.

Later, Indian Haj Mission was informed about his death. Prof. S.A. Shukoor, Special Officer of TS Haj Committee contacted the Haj volunteer and instructed him to make funeral arrangements. The deceased is likely to be buried on 26th August.

Chairman of Telangana Haj Committee, Mr. Mohammed Masihullah Khan and Special Officer of Haj Committee, Prof. S.A. Shukoor condoled the death of the deceased.