35 dead, 4 injured in traffic accident in Saudi Arabia’s Medina province

Local newspaper al-Riyadh reported that the bus was carrying pilgrims. (Photo courtesy: al-Riyadh)

Thirty-five residents died and four were injured in a traffic accident on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia's Medina province, the SPA news agency said, quoting the province's police spokesman.

The spokesman added that the passengers include Asian and Arab nationalities and that the accident happened after a bus crashed.

Local newspaper al-Riyadh reported that the bus was carrying pilgrims. The injured were transported to al-Hmanah general hospital in Medina.

(with Reuters)

SHOW MORE
Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:00 - GMT 07:00
Top