10 months 5th Filipino pilgrim dies while on hajj MB
By Ali Macabalang COTABATO CITY – Another Filipino pilgrim died Monday in Saudi Arabia, bringing to five the number of deaths among over 7,000 Philippine hajj goers this year. (NCMF / MANILA BULLETIN) The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) identified the latest fatality as Kiram Macapalao Rasuman, 62, male, from Lumba Bayabao, Lanao del Sur, who died inside his tent in Mina, one of venues for final hajj rituals that ended on Sunday in global celebration rites called Eid’l Adha (Feast of Sacrifice). NCMF spokesperson Jun Alonto-Datu Ramos said Rasuman belonged to the hajj team of Shiekh Abdul Radid Said, ... more