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Saudi Arabia: 20 Umrah pilgrims killed in horrific bus crash
March 28, 2023

In Saudi Arabia, at least 20 Umrah pilgrims were killed and 29 injured in a horrific bus crash in the southwest of the Kingdom.

According to Saudi authorities the passenger bus crashed into a bridge overturned, and caught fire between the city of Abha and the Muhayil Asir governorate. The accident, occurred as a result of a brake failure.

The Saudi Civil Defence and Red Crescent Authority teams rushed to the site of the accident and cordoned off the area.