Road mishap claims lives of 4 Pakistani pilgrims in Saudi Arabia


Jeddah, Jan. 18 (TNS): Four Pakistani pilgrims were killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s state media reports on Thursday.

The four Pakistan nationals went to the holy land to perform Umrah, report said adding that the mishap happened near the al Qaseem area.

The four friends belonged to Lower Dir, a district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), and were from the same village.

The deceased were identified as Anwar Zameen, Naeemullah, Wahid Gul, and Sultan Pacha. All of them were 20 to 25 years old.

The driver of the vehicle the four were travelling in is reportedly injured and undergoing treatment at a local hospital.