2 more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims die in Saudi Arabia
Two more Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia.
The deceased are Beauty Begum (47), from Dhaka, and Md Abdul Jalil Khan (62), from Pirgacha, Rangpur.
Both of them passed away on Tuesday (June 21, 2022), according to hajj management portal, religious affairs ministry. The cause of their deaths could not be known primarily.
A total of six Bangladeshi hajj pilgrims have so far died in Saudi Arabia during this hajj season.
A total of 57,585 Bangladeshis will be able to perform the hajj this year. Of them, 4,000 will perform hajj under government management and 53, 585 people will perform hajj under private management.
Hajj flights started from Bangladesh on 5 June. The last Hajj flight from Dhaka will leave on July 4.
Hajj is likely to take place on July 8 depending on the sighting of the moon.