28 Turkish pilgrims die during Hajj pilgrimage season
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  • 17:57 13 August 2019

28 Turkish pilgrims die during Hajj pilgrimage season

At least 28 Turkish pilgrims died during the period of Hajj in Saudi Arabia, Turkey’s top cleric told reporters on Aug. 12, ONA reports referring to Hurriyet Daily News.

"28 Turkish citizens passed away during the Hajj pilgrimage season," Ali Erbaş, head of Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate, said.

Erbaş also wished God's mercy to those who died and conveyed condolences to their relatives.

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