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Foreign toll in Saudi hajj stampede

AFP , Thursday 1 Oct 2015
Saudi Arabia
File Photo: 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 killed in the hajj stampede, but several countries have announced the deaths of their citizens.
Here is the toll given by foreign officials and media so far:

- Iran: 464 dead
- Egypt: 75 dead, 94 missing
- Nigeria: 64 dead, 244 missing
- Mali: 60 dead
- Indonesia: 57 dead, 78 missing
- India: 45 dead
- Pakistan: 40 dead, more than 60 missing
- Niger: 22 dead
- Cameroon: 20 dead
- Ivory Coast: 14 dead, 77 missing
- Chad: 11 dead
- Algeria: 11 dead
- Senegal: 10 dead
- Morocco: 10 dead, 29 missing
- Somalia: 8 dead (media reports)
- 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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