4 British Muslims Die in Accident During Pilgrimage

Via The British Museum

A serious road accident took the lives of four Muslims British tourists while they were doing their Umrah in Saudi Arabia. According to the National, their coach collided with a petrol tanker on one of the main roads. The accident occurred in a town roughly 45 kilometers north of the holy city of Mecca.

Via The Week

It took place last Saturday, and it was reported that there were 18 people in the coach. One of the victims was a woman in her 60s from Blackburn. She was named locally as Raj Begum Hussain. Three others were from Preston, believed to be a man, and a mother and son. Other passengers injured in the crash were from UK towns including Accrington, Preston, Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Northampton, and Blackburn.

WE SAID THIS: Our thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families.