first hajj

First hajj flight takes off

The first hajj flight carrying 418 Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia takes off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.

September 29, 2015
September 29, 2015

An accident or a man-made disaster?

Experts on crowd control explain that such stampedes occur when massive crowds of people, in a tightly packed space, attempt to press forward when there is no way to divert or turn back. Saudi authorities have explained the stampede as a fault of the pilgrims not heeding instructions.

August 16, 2015
August 16, 2015

First hajj flight takes off

The first hajj flight carrying 418 Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia takes off from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka.