Riyadh: Five Indian workers killed in Saudi Arabia road crash

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Riyadh, Feb 25 (IANS) Five Indian workers – four of them from Kerala and one from Bihar – were killed in a road accident in Saudi Arabia, media reported Wednesday.

Acoording to Arab News, the group was returning from Saudi Arabia’s King Khaled International Airport to their camp in the Huraymila town, 97 km from Saudi capital Riyadh Monday when the accident happened.

The workers were travelling on the Huraymila-Thadig route Monday when their car collided with another vehicle driven by a Saudi man.

The four Keralites killed in the accident were identified as Mohammed Haneef, 52, his wife Noor Jahan, 49, Mohamed Salim, 50, and Shareef, 50.

Rona Hayat Muhammed, 44, the Indian driver of the car, was also killed in the accident.

The police took the Saudi driver into custody, while the five bodies are being kept in the morgue of the Huraymala General Hospital.


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