More than 173,000 pilgrims arrive in Madinah

December 17, 2008

As of yesterday 173,027 pilgrims had arrived in Madinah from Makkah, according to a report released by the secretariat of the Hajj committee in Madinah.


A total of 36,559 pilgrims have already departed from Medinah. Forty-five flights flew out of Prince Mohammed bin Abdulaziz International Airport yesterday, carrying 9,591 pilgrims.

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