Two Indians killed in Grand Mosque accident from Kerala

Palakkad (Kerala), Sep 12 (IANS) The two Indians among the 107 killed in a crane accident at the Grand Mosque in Makkah are from Kerala, the authorities said on Saturday.

A 33-year-old woman from here has been identified among the dead.

A relative of the victim told reporters at her home here that the news was conveyed to them by her husband Muhammed Ismail.

“They left from here on Tuesday (for the Hajj). The sad news has not been conveyed to their three young children. The last rites would be performed there and Ismail will return only after completing the pilgrimage,” said the relative.

The ministry of external affairs on Saturday said that the second Keralite has not yet been identified.

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