Two Omani pilgrims die, 10 injured in bus accident in Saudi Arabia

MUSCAT: Two pilgrims from Oman died, while 10 were injured as the they were travelling met with an accident on Wednesday.

According to the preliminary report from Riyadh, the bus was carrying Umrah pilgrims from Oman to Saudi Arabia. “The accident
occurred in the Al-Muwayh area, which is about 180 km away from the Miqat Qarn Al Manazil (Al Sail Al Kabir) in the Taif region. The pilgrims were heading to the Holy Land to perform Umrah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” a source informed The Arabian Stories.

According to the source, the Oman Embassy in Riyadh is closely monitoring the incident. “10 minor injuries were reported and they have been given immediate medical care,” the source added.

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