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28 Turkish pilgrims die during Hajj pilgrimage season

Baku, August 13, AZERTAC

At least 28 Turkish pilgrims died during the period of Hajj in Saudi Arabia, Turkey’s top cleric told reporters on Monday, Anadolu Agency reports.

"28 Turkish citizens passed away during the Hajj pilgrimage season," Ali Erbas, head of Turkey's Religious Affairs Directorate, said.

Erbas also wished God's mercy to those who died and conveyed condolences to their relatives.

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