Bus overturns in Saudi Arabia’s Qassim killing one student, injuring 24 others

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One university student has been killed and 24 others injured in a traffic accident in Saudi Arabia’s Qassim region, Qassim University said on Wednesday.

A bus transporting female students from the city of Buraydah to the university overturned due to a traffic accident involving a car on Wednesday around 7 a.m.

One student was killed and 24 others were transported to hospital after suffering minor to moderate injuries, the university said.

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It added that 22 students have been discharged while two remained under medical observation.

“We offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased… and wish the other injured students a speedy recovery,” the university said.

It also said that it was following up on the accident with the relevant authorities.

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