Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, July 14 (SUNA) - The first batch of Sudanese hajjs (pilgrims) left the Holy Land in Saudi Arabia by sea today through Jeddah Islamic Port, after performing Hajj rituals, numbering 1,441 pilgrims from the states of Khartoum, East Darfur, South Kordofan, Gezira and Central Darfur.

Head of the Sudanese Pilgrims Travel Center at Jeddah Islamic Port Arman Hussein Arman said in a statement to SUNA that the total number of pilgrims leaving to the Port of Suakin today reached 1,441 pilgrims, including 434 pilgrims from Khartoum State, 173 from East Darfur, 210 from South Kordofan, 441 from Gezira, and 183 pilgrims from Central Darfur.

On the other hand, the third batch of Sudanese pilgrims left today by air from King Abdul Aziz Airport in Jeddah from a number of states.

The return of pilgrims will continue by sea from Jeddah Islamic Port until July 22.

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