PESAHWAR, 13 October: The death toll of Pakistani pilgrims who died in Mina Stampede has reached 99.

Minister for Religious Affairs Sardar Muhammad Yousuf while addressing the upper house of the parliament said that 18 Pakistani pilgrims were missing since Mina stampede. He added that 47 injured Pakistani have been discharged from hospital in Saudi Arabia.

He said the federal government has announced Rs 0.5 million compensation for the families of each victim who died in mina stampede.  According to the Saudi authorities the Mina accident left 769 dead and thousands others injured.

-Compiled from media reports

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