Saudi accident: 19 pilgrims killed
A collision between a truck and a bus carrying Muslims to Mecca killed 19 of the pilgrims and injured 22, Saudi police said Sunday.
The bus was heading from al-Kharj, some 70 kilometers south of Riyadh, to Mecca when it collided head-on with the truck near Riyadh late Saturday. Police said most of the dead were Egyptian pilgrims. The injured were hospitalized in Riyadh, police said. (Albawaba.com)