This is according to Mubarak Al-Asiri, director of Jeddah’s health department, who said 89 injured patients were taken to the city’s King Abdul Aziz Medical City Hospital, a National Guard facility.
Forty Hajis are being treated at King Abdullah Medical Complex on Prince Naif Street in Jeddah’s Al-Shera’a district, while 15 others are at King Abdul Aziz University Hospital in the city.
There are 10 injured patients at King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital in Al-Andalus district, two at Dr. Bakhsh Hospital, and one at Al-Jedaani Hospital.
Meanwhile, Health Minister Khalid Al-Falih said the ministry has received numerous requests from families of the martyrs to have them buried in the Kingdom.
“We have received numerous requests, I do not recall how many exactly, but many families have given permission for their loved ones to be buried in Makkah, because this is the holy land where every pilgrim wishes to be laid to rest,” he said.
Iran raised the death toll of its nationals to 226 on Monday from 169. Saeed Ohadi, head of Iranian Haj organization, was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency that 246 Iranians were also still unaccounted for.
India has released a list of 45 dead and 52 injured.
Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, who is leading Pakistan's response to the stampede, put his country's death toll at 40.
Abdullahi Mukhtar, chairman of Nigeria's National Haj Commission, said 56 Nigerians were killed and 77 injured in the crush.
While both Indian and Pakistani diplomats have confirmed that they received 1,100 photos of the dead from the Muaisam mortuary in Mina, a Saudi official clarified to Arab News on Sunday that not all photos are of victims of the Mina stampede. “Many of them have died of heatstroke and other natural causes during the pilgrimage,” he told Arab News.
The official death toll stands at 769.
In another incident, a coach carrying pilgrims from Blackburn, UK, met with an accident on the Makkah-Madinah Highway. “Around 50 pilgrims were travelling in the coach when it was hit by a truck,” said Rashid Mogradia, CEO of the Council of British Hajjis. The Saudi driver was killed. “Everyone else aboard suffered minor injuries,” he told Arab News via Twitter.
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