As 32,128 Indonesian Hajj Pilgrims Have Arrived in Medina

Medina (photo: dock / Ministry of Religion)

Madinah, MINA – As 32,138 Indonesian pilgrims arrived in the City of Medina Al Munawarah, Saudi Arabia. According to press release of Indonesian Ministry of Religion on Friday July 12, Indonesian pilgrims came from 79 flight groups which are reported by Information System and Computerized Integrated Hajj data on Thursday at 00.05 Saudi Arabia time.

The head of Madinah Working Area, Akhmad Jauhari said that the total number of Indonesian pilgrims of first contingent reach 94,550 pilgrims from 229 contingents, including officers who accompanied the contingent.

“The arrival of initial fleet arrives is still small, after that, every day pilgrims come to Madinah reach 14-18 fleets per day on average,” Jauhari added.

“The arrival of pilgrims for the first wave will reach the peak on 8th, 9th and 10th days which are expected to fall on the 14th, 15th and 16th of July,” Jauhari said, Thursday night on Saudi Arabia.

The contingents that arrived in Madinah came from the Lombok embarkation (LOP) of four fleets, Padang (PDG) as many as five fleets, Ujung Pandang (UPG) six kloter, Banjarmasin (BDJ) two fleets, Batam (BTH) 7 kloter, Jakarta- Bekasi (JKS) 15 kloter, Jakarta-Pondok Gede (JKG) 5 kloter, Solo (SOC) as many as 16 kloter, Surabaya (SUB) 14 kloter, Palembang (PLM) as many as five fleet.

Meanwhile, the pilgrims who died, there were still recorded as many as three people, including: Khairil Abbas Salim from Batam, Mudjahid Damanhuri Mangun from Solo, and Sumiyatun Suwikromo Sutardjan from Solo. (T/Sj/P2)

Mi’raj News Agency (MINA)