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Saudi Arabia deports 7 female pilgrims

23 October 2012, 13:42

Kano -  Saudi Arabian Authorities on Tuesday, deported another seven female pilgrims for alleged incomplete travelling documents, barely two days to the Arafat.

The pilgrims arrived the country through the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport at about 4:30 a.m aboard a Boeing 747 Kabo Aircraft.

An Airport official told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on condition of anonymity that, the pilgrims were deported from Makka for not having complete travelling documents.

He said the identities of the pilgrims could not be ascertained immediately.

Effort to contact NAHCON officials in Kano failed as they were said to be in the Holy land for the Hajj.

It could be recalled that two weeks ago, the Saudi authorities also deported about 20 Nigerian pilgrims through the same airport for similar offence.



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