Mangaluru resident dies during Hajj pilgrimage

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru

Mangaluru, Aug 13: A 70-year-old Mangaluru resident, died during his Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca on Monday, August 13.

M M Bawa, a resident of Shediguri near Baikampady had left for Mecca in Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage, three weeks back.

While performing ‘Jamarat,’ the ceremony where stones are thrown at three pillars which represent devil, Bawa started facing health complications.

He was admitted to King Fahad hospital in Mecca but his health started worsening. At around 3.30 pm on Monday, Bawa died.

His funeral will be held in Mecca.


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  • Mohammed, Kaana surathkal Mangalore

    Wed, Aug 14 2019

    He is my mom.s brother soo sad

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Nashville

    Wed, Aug 14 2019

    Now he'll go straight to Heaven ...

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  • Rita, Germany

    Wed, Aug 14 2019

    Very sad to die in a faraway land without family members around.Sorry but I must say one should really think first owns health ,age before starting to such a Pilgrimage.There weather is quite hot than by us.Is the pilgrimage is holy yes ,but so important than ones health?May his soul rest in peace.Heartfelt sympathy to the family.

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  • Mumtaz banu, Mangalore/Oman

    Tue, Aug 13 2019

    Inna lillahi vainna ilahi rajivoon. May the Almighty Allah grant him the Jannah Ameen.

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