Saudi king will pay for the treatment of Russian pilgrims

21 August 2019


The king of Saudi Arabia Salman Ibn Abdul-Aziz will cover all expenses on the treatment of pilgrims from Dagestan, who got in a car accident on the way from Mecca to Dubai.




The head of "Marva-tur" Hajj operator, who organized the pilgrimage for Dagestanis, Bulat Kurbanov, reported about the decision of the Saudi king.




The incident happened not far from the capital of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh. A truck hit the bus with pilgrims from Dagestan. As a result, one woman was killed. Two women were hospitalized.  They will be provided with the necessary medical care, all costs will be covered by the king of Saudi Arabia.



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