Hajj stampede: Bangladesh death toll climbs to 137
The number of Bangladeshi pilgrims killed in the Mina stampede during Hajj last month now stands at 137, while at least 53 others still remain missing.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam told this to reporters today after a press briefing in the ministry. “Some Hajjis, who were injured in the stampede, are taking treatment at different hospitals in Saudi Arabia,” he added.
The minister also said the detail identities of 96 have been confirmed.