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Bus crash near Saudi holy city of Mecca kills 35

35 people killed in a bus crash near Mecca in Saudi Arabia; Pilgrims from Asian and Arab countries inside the bus; Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses grief over the accident.

35 foreigners were killed and four others injured when a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in the Muslim holy city of Medina. The accident involved a collision between a private chartered bus with a heavy vehicle loader in the western Saudi Arabian city. Those involved were Arab and Asian pilgrims, who carried pictures of the bus engulfed in flames and with its windows blown out. The injured have been transferred to Al-Hamna Hospital and authorities have launched an investigation.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed anguish over Mecca bus crash. He extended condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. PM also prayed for a quick recovery of the injured.