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One more Kashmiri dies, toll of Indian pilgrims 208 during Haj-2012

Posted on Nov 14, 04:37PM | UNI

With the death of one more Kashmiri, the death toll of Indian pilgrims has risen to 208 during Hajj-2012, official reports reaching here today said.

One Zainab Begum Wani (68) died on October 10 at Holy city of Makkah. With this a total of 11 pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir have died during the pilgrimage.

Highest number of 49 pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh have also died during the pilgrimage followed by Kerala 30, Mahrashtra 22, West Bengal 18, Andhra Pradesh 10, Gujarat, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh 9 each, Rajasthan 8, Assam and Bihar 6 each, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu 5 each, Uttarakhand 4, Lakshdweep, Haryana and Odissa 2 each and Punjab one, the report added.