Indian injured in Haj stampede

Thiruvananthapuram: An Indian is among the over 400 people injured in a Haj stampede in Saudi Arabia that left at least 220 people, Kerala Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said.

The minister told reporters here that according to reports received so far, no Keralite was injured or dead. But one person from Lakshadweep was among the injured.

About 136,000 Indians are taking part in the Haj pilgrimage.