Pakistani nationals among those dead in Saudi Arabia bus crash
*ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office has confirmed that Pakistani nationals were among those dead in Saudi Arabia bus accident.*
In a statement, the FO spokesperson said that a bus carrying 39 passengers from Riyadh to Makkah met an unfortunate accident near Madinah.
The statement further reads that at least 35 passengers out of total 39 have lost their lives and initial reports indicate that the deceased also include a certain number of Pakistani nationals.
It said that of the four survivors, there is one Pakistani named Akbar, who is seriously injured.
“The Pakistan Consulate General in Jeddah has established contact with him and is in touch with the concerned Saudi authorities and staff of the King Fahad Hospital, Madinah to ascertain details of casualties of Pakistani nationals,” said a statement.