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State Haji dies in Mecca, laid to rest

State Haji dies in Mecca, laid to rest

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  26 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

By our Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Aug 25: An Assamese Haji hailing from Dhubri, Mame Begum, passed away on Thursday in a hospital in Mecca. State Haj Committee chairman Nekibur Zaman said: “The woman was a cancer patient. Her husband, Giasuddin Sheikh, has also been suffering from Asthma in Mecca. He’s under treatment there. With consent from her family members, the body of the woman was laid to rest there on Friday. We’ve asked our representatives accompanying the pilgrims to care of ailing Sheikh. Two other pilgrims sustained injuries in car accidents. They’re out of danger. The process for insurance claim is underway.”

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