Saudi Arabia Bus Accident, 20 Killed & 29 Injured

At least 20 people were killed when a packed bus hit a bridge overturned and burst into flames in Southwestern Saudi Arabia on Monday.

Al-Ekhbariya tv said, 29 other people were injured in the crash which occurred when the vehicle’s brakes failed in Southwestern Asir Province, bordering Yemen.

The accident took place during the first week of Ramadan when the faithful fast from dawn to dusk. Many people travel to enjoy nightly feasts with family and friends during the Muslim holy month.