Saudi's did not allow it
Saudi authorities, however, stated that funerals of hadji candidates were not sent to their own countries, and that they would be buried in Mecca. The families of the two women were unable to go to Mecca either, due to the closed borders – a result of the pilgrimage.
No gravestone in Islamic sect of Wahhabi
Their families, destitute, allowed for the burial in Mecca. Since, according to Wahhabi teachings, there is no gravestone at the head of a grave, it is apparantly extremly difficult to locate Kurtulus and Uzuner's graves.