At least 20 people are dead after a bus carrying passengers to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia overturned and caught fire.
Bus carrying pilgrims to Mecca crashes, 20 dead
At least 20 people have been killed in Saudi Arabia when a bus overturned and caught fire, state broadcaster al-Ekhbariya reports.
The bus was carrying passengers to the holy city of Mecca, including pilgrims going to perform the Umrah, a minor Muslim pilgrimage.
The accident occurred on Monday in the southwestern Asir province due to a problem with the brakes, leaving 29 people injured, the broadcaster reported.
Most of the passengers were residents of Saudi Arabia and of different nationalities, it added.