A spokesman for the Iraqi Hajj mission, Hassan Fahd Kanani, said the Iraqi pilgrim Hussain Hamid al-Haidari, who committed suicide in Mecca on Friday, suffered a psychological crisis due to the death of his son months ago.
"According to Iraqi pilgrims in the same hotel where the suicide bomber lived, he suffered from neuropathies due to the death of one of his sons several months ago," Kanani said in a statement.
Mission spokesperson that a committee was set up under the leadership of the head of the Iraqi Hajj mission Hussein al-Moussawi, the head of the medical mission of the Iraqi Ministry of Health Ramzi Rasool, and the head of the health monitoring committee in the mission , Abdel Salam Ahmed, to investigate the suicide of the Iraqi pilgrim.
According to the Iraqi media al-Haidari, 43, a resident of the Nahrawan district in the province of Baghdad, went to the Hajj with his mother, who was seriously ill after the suicide of her son.
For his part, the head of the Iraqi Hajj mission, Khaled Al-Attiyah, on Friday, the formation of a high commission to communicate with the Saudi side in the event of the death of the Iraqi pilgrim who jumped in the ritual bath in the Great Mosque and, as a consequence, died of suicide.
The Presidium of the Two Sacred Mosques had revealed on Friday that Haja had climbed the fence around the roof of the campus and jumped to the ritual bath and was immediately killed and wounded two pilgrims during the tawaf.
This is not the first incident in which someone committed suicide last June by throwing themselves off the top floor of the court.
The number of Iraqi pilgrims in the current season 38 thousand pilgrims and need, divided to the provinces according to the census. (RT)