Some documents about Mecca’s tragedy cannot be disclosed
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 14
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:
Some documents relating to the tragedy in the valley of Mina, Saudi Arabia cannot be disclosed to the press, Mahmoud Alavi, the Iranian Minister of Intelligence, told reporters, the Iranian news agency Mehr reported.
He said that the testimony of witnesses in connection with the event is collected and considered.
Alavi did not give any other information on this topic.
According to the official statistics, the stampede that occurred in Mina on Sept. 24 killed over 1,480 and injured about 1000 pilgrims. Reportedly, 465 Iranian pilgrims were killed in the stampede.
The Iranian government has instructed the Ministry of National Security to investigate the causes of the tragedy in Saudi Arabia.
The Iranian government announced that the complaints would be filed to the international courts on behalf of the families of the victims of Saudi Arabia's tragedy.
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