Bus Crashes with Excavator in Saudi Arabia, 35 Dead!
35 foreigners were dead and 4 others injured after a bus carrying them collided with an excavator in western Saudi Arabia. As per the media, the incident took place in Al-Akhal Center in the Madinah area of Western Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.
One of the official Saudi Press Agency said that "The accident on Wednesday involved a collision between a private chartered bus with a heavy vehicle loader, in Al-Akhal Center in Madinah area, resulting in the death of 35 and the injury of 4 of its passengers."
Local Saudi authorities and Madinah Police are at the spot to take stock of the situation and launched an investigation. The injured were transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital and are being attended by the doctors, but the situation of them is critical at the moment.
As per the police, there were citizens of several Arab and Asian countries inside the bus.
Our Prime Minister 'Narendra Modi' expressed his condolences through Twitter. He wrote, "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.''
Meanwhile, the Indian team in Saudi Arabia started investigating if any Indian is among those killed or injured in the accident. The probe into the accident is currently underway.
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