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35 expats perish in road accident in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Oct 16 (KUNA) — At least 35 expatriates died and four others injured when a bus collided with a loader in Madinah region on Wednesday evening.

The chartered bus was carrying 39 passengers from various Asian and Arab nationalities when the tragedy took place at 7:00 pm. in Al-Akhal village in Madinah, a local security source told SPA.

The security services and the Saudi Red Crescent Authority dealt with the accident and rushed the victims to the nearby Al-Hamna Hospital.
The competent authorities initiated an investigation into the tragedy, the source added.

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