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Tral Hajj pilgrim dies of cardiac arrest in Makkah

TOPSHOTS Muslim pilgrims perform the final walk (Tawaf al-Wadaa) around the Kaaba at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi holy city of Mecca on November 30, 2009. The annual Muslim hajj pilgrimage to Mecca wound up without the feared mass outbreak of swine flu, Saudi authorities said, reporting a total of five deaths and 73 proven cases. AFP PHOTO/MAHMUD HAMS (Photo credit should read MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Tral:A Hajj pilgrim from Tral area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district died of cardiac arrest in holy city of Makkah on Thursday.

The deceased pilgrim has been identified as Hameeda Begum, wife of Ghulam Ahmad of Laribal Tral.

Family sources said that Begum who was in Makkah with her husband to perform the Hajj pilgrimage suffered a cardiac arrest early today.

Yesterday, a Hajji from Banihal region of Jammu died in a road accident in the holy city of Medina