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4 Bangladeshis die in Saudi road crash, One from Brahmanbaria


Four Bangladeshi workers have been killed in a car crash in Saudi Arabia. 

Five people were killed in a road accident that occurred near Al-Leith, 150 km from Jeddah, on Sunday evening.

The victims were part of a group of four Bangladeshi and two Pakistani nationals working in Qunfudah who had come to Jeddah and were returning home in a car driven by a Saudi youth.

The speeding vehicle collided near Al-Leith with three of the Bangladeshi workers and the Saudi driver dying on the spot while one died on his way to hospital, according to officials.


The deceased were identified as Yeasin, son of Nurul Islam of Brahmanbaria; Abdul Halim, son of Abdul Majid of Tangail; Amanullah, son of Habibullah of Comilla; and Sheikh Harun, son of Sheikh Abdul Khalek of Chandpur.

Shahjahan, the fifth Bangladeshi travelling in the car, is still undergoing treatment at a hospital while the bodies of four Bangladeshis have been kept at a mortuary of the hospital.

According to Mr. Mukammal Hussain of the Bangladesh Consulate three of the bodies were being kept at the King Faisal Hospital in Makkah while one body was at King Abdulaziz Hospital in Jeddah.

Courtesy: AN & SG

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