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3 more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia in three days

04 July 2022
3 more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia in three days

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UNB, Dhaka :

Three more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims have died in Saudi Arabia's Mecca in four days till Monday , according to Bangladesh Hajj Management Portal.

The deceased were Tapan Khandoker, 62, from Dhaka, Layla Aktar, 52, from Madaripur, and Md Khaybar Hossain, 55, from Rangpur.

Khaybar Hossain died on Sunday while Tapan and Layla died on Friday in Mecca, according to portal.

The causes of their deaths could not be immediately determined, it added.

Twelve Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims, including four women, died in Saudi Arabia from June 11 to July 3 this year.

This year, some 60,256 Bangladeshis will perform hajj that will start on July 6.

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