Following a crane collapsed on Friday in the Muslim holy city of Mecca – Ka’aba Mosque – in Saudi Arabia, four female pilgrims from Gombe State, Nigeria have been declared missing, while one was reported injured during the incident.
The State Amirul-Hajj, Alhaji Abdullahi Mai-Kano, disclosed this on Sunday while sympathizing with the state pilgrims in Mecca over the tragedy.
According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report, the four missing pilgrims are from Akko, Dukku and Nafada Local Governments Areas of the state.
The Mai-Kano revealed that the other faithful sustained injury in her head, but had been treated and discharged.
He said the four pilgrims were declared missing after a thorough verification and bed checking in the three houses accommodating the state pilgrims.