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People of Makkah throng hospitals to donate blood

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People of Makkah, especially youths, turned out in large numbers on Friday night to donate blood for those injured in the Haram crane accident. They swarmed into hospitals where the injured pilgrims have been admitted.

A large number of people used the social media to encourage people to come forward to donate blood to save the injured Guests of Allah.

Abdul Wahab Shalbi, spokesman at Makkah Health Department, said that all the hospitals in Makkah were poised to receive as many injured pilgrims as possible.

“Those who sustained serious injuries have been rushed to the nearby Ajyad Hospital while those whose condition were relatively stable were taken to other hospitals. We have made available of 2,000 units of blood in addition to supplying 340 additional units to the hospitals,” he added.  Saudi Gazette


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