Thirty-five expat pilgrims have been killed in a traffic accident in Saudi Arabia after a bus collided with another vehicle on Wednesday, According to the Saudi Press Agency.
The accident occurred on Hijra road, 170 km from Madinah, near the village of Al-Akhal around 7 pm local time, when the privately chartered bus carrying 39 passengers collided with a loader.
The injured were transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital. Reportedly, the Saudi Red Crescent Authority and other emergency services rushed to the accident scene to deal with the emergency.
According to the news agency, the bus was carrying Asian and Arab expat pilgrims.
Further investigations are underway.