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Palestinian Hajj pilgrim dies in Saudi Arabia

Aug. 25, 2017 3:07 P.M. (Updated: Aug. 25, 2017 3:07 P.M.)
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian hajj pilgrim died at a hospital in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Friday morning.

The Palestinian Ministry of Endowment and Religious Affairs said that Hajj Yousif Ibrahim Shabat, 62, from the Beit Hanuon town in the northern Gaza Strip died at the Ajyad Hospital in Mecca.

The ministry added that Shabat’s burial will be arranged by the Palestinian mission in Saudi Arabia.

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