MADINAH: YOUSUF MUHAMMAD
Published — Tuesday 18 December 2012
Last update 18 December 2012 5:14 am
Three passengers died and 34 others were injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned near Madinah.
Col. Khaled Al-Johani, spokesman for civil defense in Madinah, said the accident took place on the Qassim-Madinah Expressway.
“The accident spot was about 65 km away from Madinah,” the spokesman said.
Three firefighting and rescue teams from Madinah and another team from Hanakiya took part in the rescue operation.
The dead bodies and the injured were taken to King Fahd Hospital in Madinah and Hanakiya Hospital by the Red Crescent.