Senior Correspondent bdnews24.com
Published: 2015-09-24 18:32:19 BdST
Ambassador Golam Masih told bdnews24.com they rushed an officer to the hospital to ascertain whether any Bangladeshis were among the victims.
Reuters reported the number of deaths has risen to 717. At least 863 more have been injured in one of the worst incidents in the Hajj history.
State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam in a Facebook post said one of the Bangladesh officers reached the Mina hospital.
“Bodies arriving at hospital and authority wouldn't let anyone in,” he wrote, adding that the foreign ministry would update families as soon as hospital authority releases information.
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