A road crash in Saudi Arabia has left at least 10 Bangladeshis dead and seven others injured.
The identities of the victims were not known immediately.The accident happened in Shaqra, a town about 180 kilometres from capital Riyadh, on Thursday, according to expatriate Bangladeshis.
The driver of the vehicle lost control Fakhrul Islam, a spokesman for the Embassy of Bangladesh in Saudi Arabia, confirmed the death toll to media in Bangladesh.
The expatriates informed that a vehicle carrying 17 Bangladeshis from Riyadh crashed as the driver of the vehicle lost control over the steering at the entrance of Sagra town.
Two of the injured were sent to a hospital in Riyadh in ‘critical’ condition, said the non-resident Bangladeshis.
Two were undergoing treatment at Shaqra General Hospital while as many others were given primary treatment.
The bodies were kept at the Shaqra hospital, Fakhrul stated.