Zarif Asks Lawyers' Assistance to Defend Mina Victim’s Right

Zarif Asks Lawyers' Assistance to Defend Mina Victim’s Right
Wed Oct 21, 2015 18:52:27

In reply to some lawyers' call for assisting government to vindicate the rights of Mina tragedy victims, Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has said their expertise is definitely needed for the purpose.

Appreciating the Iranian Bar Association members for their letter in that respect, Zarif lauded the lawyers' sensitivity and ensured them that the Foreign Ministry has been seriously pursuing the case , both inside the country and on the international scene.

The lawyers had in their letter announced their readiness for assisting the government especially the Foreign Ministry to get the rights of the bereaved families of the Mina tragedy victims; IRNA reports.

A New document that has newly leaked from Saudi Health Ministry shows that more than 7000 pilgrims have been killed in Mina Disaster.

According to Al-Alam News Network, based on this document 7477 pilgrims (hajjis) have lost their lives in Mina disaster.

In this document 1508 people are anonymous.

In this document of Saudi Health Ministry the number of Saudi dead hajjis is said to be 1528 while Saudi Arabia has not yet announced any statistics about the number of Saudi dead hajjis.


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