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11 Bangladeshis confirmed among 36 dead in Saudi road crash

News Desk : risingbd.com
Publish on: 2019-10-19 9:44:30 PM     ||     Updated: 2019-10-21 9:19:01 AM

Eleven Bangladeshis were confirmed dead as a bus carrying pilgrims collided with another vehicle near Medina in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

Immediately after the accident, the bus carrying passengers coming from Medina to Mecca caught fire leaving at least 36 people dead.

A notice signed by KM Salahuddin, the first secretary of the Labor Welfare Wing of Bangladesh Consulate in Jeddah on Saturday confirmed the news.