Saudi police probe deaths of five siblings at house in Eastern Province

Saudi police probe deaths of five siblings at house in Eastern Province
Forensic examinations at the scene have since been carried out and police inquiries were continuing. (SPA)
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Updated 18 July 2020

Saudi police probe deaths of five siblings at house in Eastern Province

Saudi police probe deaths of five siblings at house in Eastern Province
  • Forensic examinations at the scene have since been carried out and police inquiries were continuing

JEDDAH: Saudi police are investigating the deaths of five siblings whose bodies were found by their father on the roof of a house in the Eastern Province.
Residents in the town of Al-Sha’ba, in Al-Ahsa have been left shocked by the tragedy which took place on Wednesday.
A young man, and four girls, aged between 14 and 19, all from the same family, were discovered dead on a rooftop area of their home. The male deceased was reported to have been found hanging.
The incident is believed to have taken place while the parents of the young people were away from the house with five of their other children. Neighbors said the father returned to find the door to the family home locked from the inside and came across his dead children while trying to gain entry to the property from the roof of the building.

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A young man, and four girls, aged between 14 and 19, all from the same family, were discovered dead on a rooftop area of their home. The male deceased was reported to have been found hanging.

Assistant media spokesman for the Eastern Province police, Capt. Mohammed Al-Duraihem, said security authorities in Al-Ahsa governorate responded to a report of the deaths on Wednesday evening.
Forensic examinations at the scene have since been carried out and police inquiries were continuing.
Next-door-neighbor Jawad Al-Khalifa said the “tragic and sad situation” had shocked the local community.


Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib
Updated 17 January 2021

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib

Saudi Arabia’s KSrelief distributes more than 35 tons of food baskets in Yemen’s Marib
  • Earlier in January, KSrelief also distributed 5,049 cartons of dates in Marib, Hodeidah and Taiz provinces
  • Since it was founded in May 2015, KSrelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) distributed more than 35 tons of food aid to people in Yemen’s Marib province, state news agency SPA reported.
Earlier in January, KSrelief also distributed 5,049 cartons of dates in Marib, Hodeidah and Taiz provinces, helping thousands of families.
It also continued to ensure basic health services in public schools and fight malnutrition among students and educational staff in Yemen’s Aden governorate.
Since it was founded in May 2015, KSrelief has implemented 1,329 projects in 53 countries, worth more than $4.42 billion. The countries that have benefited most from its work are Yemen ($3 billion), Palestine ($360 million), Syria ($296 million), and Somalia ($192 million).