PM Modi expresses grief on bus accident in Saudi Arabia’s Medina

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief on the loss of lives due to accident that took place in Saudi Arabia’s Medina province on Wednesday.

“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,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Thirty-five foreigners died and four others injured in an accident in the Muslim holy city of Medina, Saudi state media said on Thursday.

According to the sources, the accident happened when a bus collided with another heavy vehicle in Al Akhal Centre.

The injured were taken to Al Hamna Hospital for further treatment.

The passengers included individuals with Asian and Arabic nationalities, sources added.