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Jordanian pilgrims arrive in Medina

By Petra - Sep 25,2014 - Last updated at Sep 25,2014

MEDINA — Jordanian Hajj pilgrims arrived in Medina Munawarah on Wednesday night and 5,600 are currently staying at their designated hotels.

On Thursday, the medical Hajj mission arrived in the holy city, and completed its medical and awareness arrangements for Jordanian and 1948 Palestinian pilgrims.

Samir Faouri, head of the mission, said two clinics were installed in addition to two rooms for nursing and general medicine.

He noted that these medical facilities have started treating patients for ailments such as influenza and allergies, as well as diabetes and high blood pressure.

The mission includes 55 members, 25 of whom are in Medina and 30 in Mecca.

Hajj is the greater Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.

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