Chocolate-filled truck vanishes in Saudi

There's no sign of the driver, the truck or the $85,000-worth of chocolate (Shutterstock)

A truck filled with chocolate worth $85,000, traveling from Dubai has disappeared in Saudi Arabia, along with the driver, Saudi website Sabq website reported.

The company last heard from the driver on Aug. 12 when he and the truck disappeared. The haulage company finally made the situation public knowledge on Friday, 22 days after the driver first started his journey

The Indian driver has worked for a Dubai-based company for the last two years, and was supposedly heading with the shipment to Buraidah in Saudi Arabia.

The company was monitoring the journey, using a tracking device, since it began 22 days prior to the revelation of the mysterious disappearance.

The tracking system showed the truck had arrived in Riyadh - but then it appeared to disappear on the day of the delivery, somewhere 450 kilometers away from Buraidah.

Now the company say they have no further information as to the lorry or driver’s whereabouts.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48