Six Nigerians were reported dead during the five days Hajj rites in Mina and Arafat, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) said.
This brings to 13 the total number of pilgrims that died in this year’s Hajj.
NAHCON’s Head of the Medical Mission, Dr. Usman Galadima, made this known during an ongoing stakeholders’ meeting in Makkah.
Dr Galadima said two Nigerians delivered babies during the Five-Day Hajj rites.
According to him, 93 emergency cases were attended to which include three cases of Chicken Pox.