One of the Mauritian pilgrims reported to be missing has been confirmed to be among the dead. The body of Saida Janoo was found in a morgue containing around 500 corpses.
The body of Saida Janoo was identified by a volunteer doctor, according to Sam Lauthan of the Hadj Mission.
Following the stampede in Mina, 5 Mauritians were reported to be missing, namely Halima Nujurally, Swaley Janoo, Mehzabeen Janoo, Saida Janoo and Genobi Kaudeer.
Minister Showkutally Soodhun had travelled to Saudi Arabia yesterday to assist in the search for the missing Mauritians.