At least 769 hajj pilgrims at were killed and hundreds wounded in a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, on September 24, 2015
At least 769 hajj pilgrims at were killed and hundreds wounded in a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, on September 24, 2015 © - AFP/File
At least 769 hajj pilgrims at were killed and hundreds wounded in a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia, on September 24, 2015
AFP
Last updated: October 8, 2015

Foreign toll in Saudi hajj stampede

Saudi Arabia has yet to provide a breakdown of the nationalities of the 769 Muslim pilgrims it says died in the September 24 hajj stampede, but many countries have announced the deaths of their citizens.

The death toll given below by foreign officials and media is now 1,221, well in excess of the Saudi figure.

- Iran: 464 dead

- Egypt: 148 dead

- Indonesia: 120 dead

- Pakistan: 76 dead

- Nigeria: 64 dead

- Mali: 60 dead

- Senegal: 54 dead

- India: 51 dead

- Niger: 28 dead

- Morocco: 27 dead

- Algeria: 24 dead

- Cameroon: 20 dead

- Ivory Coast: 14 dead

- Ethiopia: 13 dead

- Chad: 11 dead

- Libya: 10 dead

- Somalia: 8 dead

- Kenya: 6 dead

- Ghana: 5 dead

- Mauritius: 5 dead

- Tanzania: 4 dead

- Tunisia: 4 dead

- Burkina Faso: 1 dead

- Burundi: 1 dead

- Netherlands: 1 dead

- Oman: 1 dead

- Jordan: 1 dead

- Benin: unspecified number of deaths

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