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MENAFN - Arab News - 02/01/2014

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(MENAFN - Arab News) The Pakistani community in the Kingdom and in Pakistan is concerned about the false information doing the rounds regarding the actual number of pilgrims killed in a bus accident near Makkah on Tuesday morning.


The Pakistani media announced that there were 10 fatalities when there were only 4

The Pakistan Consulate in Jeddah has sent messages among the community members to confirm the actual number of deaths.
"We have registered only four deaths," Col

Zaid Al-Hamzi of Jeddah Traffic Police told Arab News on Wednesday

He said that 17 pilgrims were injured in the accident

The other bus belonging to the Hafil Company turned turtle which resulted in the accident

Al-Hamzi said police was conducting a probe


The Pakistan Consulate is still working on obtaining the details from the local authorities

Consulate sources identified the four victims as Abdul Ghafur from Nawshera, Bacha Syed Khan from Buner, Taj Begum from Lower Deer and Shakeela Bibi from Kohat.
Idrees, also from Kohat, who was severely injured, was admitted to Al-Thaghr hospital

"I can't remember anything

Please leave me alone," he told Arab News.
He was in acute pain and was barely able to utter his name or where he came from

Screams could also be heard from some women who had sustained injuries in the accident.

 






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