A Hyderabadi Hajj aspirant died in Makkah Mukarrama. With this the number of Hajj aspirants who embarked from Hyderabad and died rose to two. Special Officer Hajj Committee Prof. S A Shukoor told that 73-year-old Mohammed Ahmed Ali went for Holy pilgrimage on September 2 through Azizia category; he was scheduled to return to Hyderabad on October 14. He was accompanied by his grandson Mohammed Mubeen Ahmed. It is said that he suddenly fell ill in Makkah Mukarrama and was rushed to the hospital, where he died. Burial took place in Makkah.
It must be recalled that another aspirant Mahboob Ali who belonged to Raichur died in plane yesterday.