Modi expresses grief over death of people in Saudi bus accident

Modi, Saudi bus accident, bus accident

35 people were killed and four others injured after a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in Saudi.



By PTI

Published: Thu 17 Oct 2019, 11:04 AM

Last updated: Thu 17 Oct 2019, 1:21 PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed anguish over the death of 35 people in a bus accident in Saudi Arabia.

35 people, including Asians and Arabs, were killed and four others injured after a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in western Saudi Arabia on Wednesday."Anguished by the news of a bus crash near Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. Praying for a quick recovery of the injured," the prime minister tweeted.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also condoled the deaths of those involved in the accident. "Deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the tragic bus crash in Saudi Arabia earlier today. Our Consulate @CGIJeddah has been asked to ascertain the details of Indians involved in the accident," he tweeted.


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