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Over 344,000 Pilgrims Arrive in Madinah

Over 344,000 Pilgrims Arrive in Madinah

Friday, 1 July, 2022 - 17:00
A total of 344,881 pilgrims from different nationalities have arrived in Madinah. SPA

A total of 344,881 pilgrims from different nationalities have arrived in Madinah through air and land crossings to perform this year’s Hajj, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.


Data issued by the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, on arriving and departing pilgrims in Madinah, showed that 278,751 pilgrims have arrived through the Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah since receiving the first Hajj flights.


The land immigration center received 49,806 pilgrims, who arrived in Madinah through land border crossings, the Ministry said.


It said that 265,130 pilgrims left Madinah over the past few days on their way to the holy sites in Makkah, adding that the number of pilgrims from various nationalities staying in Madinah until Thursday totaled 79,451.


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