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KNZ NEWS DESK
Kupwara, Aug 23: Two pilgrims from north Kashmir’s Kupwara district died in sacred city of Mecca on Wednesday last.
The pilgrims have been identified as Ghulam Mohammad Dar (67) from Cheerkot Kupwara and Saja Begum (65) wife of Ali Mohd Lone of Hayhama, Bungam, Kupwara who had completed all the necessary formalities of Hajj and both complained chest pain and fell unconscious in Minah of Mecca.
Both the pilgrims were immediately taken to nearby health care facility where doctors declared the duo as brought dead, relatives of the deceased confirmed to GNS.