More than 100 umrah pilgrims from Malaysia, Indonesia stranded at KLIA

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  • Friday, 28 Feb 2020

SEPANG (Bernama): More than 100 Malaysian and Indonesian umrah pilgrims are stranded at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) following Saudi Arabia's decision to suspend the entry of foreign nationals, as part of efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19.

A pilgrim from Kedah, Mohd Fadzil Osman, 49, said he and 39 other pilgrims from Sungai Petani and Alor Setar, Kedah arrived at KLIA at 6am Thursday (Feb 27) morning and were due to depart on Saudi Airlines at 4.40pm.

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