1996 News Story

Traffic accident reported

An official source at the General Directorate of Traffic in Riyadh announced today that at 2:20 p.m. yesterday, a vehicle carrying a number of deportees who had violated residence regulations by overstaying, overturned while en route to Gizan.  The source stated that the accident resulted in the death of forty-seven people.  Many others were injured and are receiving treatment at local hospitals.