KOCHI: Nearly 1200 pilgrims at the in Kochi who were stranded as airport suspended operations till Saturday will now be transported to fly to from .
Ibrahim Khan, vice chairman of the said, “There over 1200 passenger who were supposed to fly to Saudi Arabia in three separate flights. These flights have been diverted to Thiruvananthapuram and the passengers will be transported in three separate batches to the state capital in KSRTC buses.”

He said the 1200 passenger were last pilgrims of the Haj camp.

“The last a batch will depart from Kochi at 7 pm via bus. They have to reach Saudi Arabia before the August 17 as the Haj terminal will close then and no more pilgrims would be allowed,” said Khan. buses was organizing pilgrimages.
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