Youngest and oldest Iranian Hajj pilgrims

December 12, 2007 - 0:0

Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 11 (MNA) – Aziz Rahimi, a 126-year-old man from Kordestan province, and Faraham Ahmadi from northwestern Ardebil province, a two-month-old baby are among the oldest and the youngest Iranians attending this year’s Hajj pilgrimage.

The 116-year-old Baqer Heydari is the second oldest pilgrim from western province of Lorestan, and the 5-month-old Zibande Samudi from Western Azerbayejan is the second youngest pilgrim, the Mehr News Agency reporter from Mecca reported on Tuesday.
102,000 Iranians have been sent to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj ritual along with millions of other Muslims from various countries.