PRESS RELEASEApril 24, 2019
A bus carrying 51 Pakistani Zaireen hit a security check post near Samarra, Iraq, on the night of 21 April 2019. According to information provided by our Mission in Baghdad, injured passengers were shifted to Medical City Hospital. Passengers with minor injuries were treated and have been discharged. As of now 47 passengers are in good health, whereas 3 passengers remain admitted in the hospital due to serious injuries.
Our Mission is coordinating with the Iraqi Ministry of Health and hospital administration, to ensure provision of medical treatment to the injured.
The Embassy in Baghdad is arranging safe return of the pilgrims to Pakistan, in coordination with Iraqi authorities.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Pakistan