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Srinagar, Nov 26 (UNI) Fifty hajj-2008 pilgrims including two Kashmiris died in two holy cities of Mecca and Madina since the commencement of pilgrimage from October 30.

Meanwhile, a fresh batch of 400 hajis today left for Jeddah from Sheikh-ul-Alam International Airport in two special flights.

With this a total of 8907 pilgrims have so far left from here for undertaking the pllgrimage.

A 60-year-old woman pilgrim Saba Begum from Jammu and Kashmir died due to heart attack at Mecca on November 23.

With her death a total of 50 pilgrims from India have died so far during the pilgrimage, mostly due to heart attack.

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