Saudi Arab: Medina province killed 35 in bus-truck collision, Asian citizens among those killed: In Saudi Arabia’s Madina province, 35 people died in a road accident on Wednesday evening. The accident took place in Al-Akhal area around 7 pm. According to police, a bus full of migrants crashed uncontrollably into the truck and caught fire immediately. There were about 39 people on the bus. The victims are mostly of Asian and Arab descent. The injured have been admitted to Al-Hamna Hospital.
- The accident took place in Al-Akhal area around 7 pm, the bus caught fire after hitting the truck
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the accident
35 foreigners dead as bus crashes with excavator in Saudi Arabia, reports AFP quoting state media pic.twitter.com/GovAtj4mR0
— ANI (@ANI) October 17, 2019
Prime Minister Modi expressed grief over the accident in Saudi Arab
Prime Minister Modi also expressed grief over the incident. He wrote on Twitter, “The bus incident near Mecca in Saudi Arabia hurt. Condolences to the family of the deceased on Twitter. I wish the injured to recover soon. ”
Anguished by the news of a bus crash near Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. Praying for a quick recovery of the injured.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 17, 2019