In response to a question on the accident at Makkah, the official spokesperson said:
"Our officials from the Indian Consulate in Jeddah have been on the ground and monitoring the situation through the night. We have received reports that 15 Indians have been injured and are being assisted in various hospitals. These include 11 from the Haj Committee of India and 4 from Private Tour Operators.
Regrettably we have been informed that 2 Indians have been killed in the unfortunate accident.
The Mission has published its 24*7 helpline (00966125458000/ 00966125496000) and toll free number (8002477786 for pilgrims within the Kingdom)".
September 12, 2015