New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday confirmed that nine Indian pilgrims have died after the morgue was opened this evening after the Mecca crane crash incident.
“Mission is extending all possible assistance to the families of the 11 deceased pilgrims to complete formalities in Mecca,” The MEA said in a statement.
Helpline numbers have been issued by the MEA.
The 24-hour helpline numbers are: 00966125458000, 00966125496000 .
Toll free number for pilgrims in United Kingdom is: 8002477786
The MEA had earlier declared two more deaths of Indians in the accident. A total of 11 Indians have reportedly died in the incident till now. (ANI)