Thirteen Bangladeshi workers died and 14 others were injured, eight of them critically, in a bus accident near Riyadh in Saudi Arabia yesterday morning. The victims are all Bangladeshi workers. They were being taken to a construction site near Riyadh. The bus driver was also a Bangladeshi.
Of the injured, 11 were admitted to Aliman Hospital, while the remaining three released after first aid. Three of the critically injured were being operated upon at the hospital . Bangladesh Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Ekramul Huq visited the injured at the hospital.