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Foreign toll in Saudi hajj stampede

AFP , Friday 2 Oct 2015
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An ambulance evacuates victims following a crush caused by large numbers of people pushing at Mina, outside the Muslim holy city of Mecca September 24, 2015. (Photo: Reuters)
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Saudi authorities have yet to provide a breakdown of the nationalities of the 769 Muslim pilgrims they say were killed in the hajj stampede, but a number of countries have announced the deaths of their citizens.

The death toll given below by foreign officials and media is now 1,030, well in excess of the Saudi figure. The tallies also show another 614 people as unaccounted for:

- Iran: 464 dead

- Egypt: 124 dead, 70 missing

- Indonesia: 91 dead

- Nigeria: 64 dead, 244 missing

- Mali: 60 dead

- India: 51 dead, 63 missing

- Pakistan: 46 dead, more than 40 missing

- Niger: 22 dead

- Cameroon: 20 dead

- Ivory Coast: 14 dead, 77 missing

- Algeria: 14 dead, 54 missing

- Chad: 11 dead

- Senegal: 10 dead

- Morocco: 10 dead, 29 missing

- Somalia: 8 dead (media reports)

- Ghana: 5 dead, 21 missing

- Libya: 4 dead, 16 missing

- Tanzania: 4 dead

- Kenya: 3 dead

- Tunisia: 2 dead

- Burkina Faso: 1 dead

- Burundi: 1 dead

- Netherlands: 1 dead

- Benin: unspecified number of deaths

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