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Saudi Arabia: Nine killed in pilgrim bus mishap

ANI | Updated: May 19, 2018 11:40 IST

Mecca [Arabia">Saudi Arabia], May 19 (ANI): At least nine people were killed on Friday evening when a bus carrying pilgrims met with an accident in Arabia">Saudi Arabia.
The bus was travelling to Medina from Mecca via Al Hijrah when its "driver lost control" and it "veered off and fell off a bridge on the highway", Geo News reported, citing Arab media.
Six of the total injured are in critical condition.
The pilgrims were reportedly Asians.
Eighteen other pilgrims sustained multiple injuries - of whom six are in a critical condition. Seven passengers suffered medium injuries and five others are said to be in a stable condition, GDN Online quoted Saudi Red Crescent official spokesman Khalid Al-Sahli, as saying.
GDN Online, Gulf Daily News, is an English Daily Newspaper published from Kingdom of Bahrain. (ANI)