Tuesday, 24 April 2018 04:07 GMT

Saudi - 10 die in Asir road crash

(MENAFN - Arab News) At least 10 people died and eight were injured when the vehicle in which they were traveling crashed into the famous 'coffee shop' building on the Mahail Asir-Jeddah Road on Thursday officials said.

Ahmed Ibrahim Aseeri Saudi Red Crescent Authority spokesman for the Asir region said his organization sent six teams to provide first-aid services to the injured.

The accident took place in the early morning hours he said.

'We transferred the bodies to Mahail Asir General Hospital around 4 a.m.' he said.

Saeed Al-Naqeer Asir's health department spokesman said his organization declared an emergency at the hospital following the accident.

He said six of the injured were receiving treatment for medium and minor wounds.

Saudi - 10 die in Asir road crash

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