Mina stampede 11 Moroccan Pilgrims Dead 8 Wounded 27 Missing

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Rabat  –  Eleven Moroccan pilgrims died and eight other were wounded in a stampede last week in Mina, on the outskirts of Mecca, the ministry of foreign affairs and cooperation said.Twenty seven other pilgrims are still reported missing, says the release which recalled that upon instructions of King Mohammed VI, a delegation composed of representatives of the ministries of interior, foreign affairs, health and Habous and Islamic affairs, visited hospitals and the morgue in Mecca to follow up the identification of the Moroccan victims and determine their location.The inter-ministerial delegation also held meetings with Saudi authorities in charge of security and health over speeding up technical and administrative procedures.

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