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Four members of a UAE family were killed and three others moderately injured in a traffic accident that took place near Hijrat Al Taweela, Saudi Arabia, in the early hours of Wednesday, according to Saudi Arabia’s Al Ahsa Health Affairs Directorate.
The injured people were admitted to King Fahad Hospital in Al Hofuf for medical treatment.
The directorate said its operations room received a report about the accident from the Saudi Red Crescent Authority.
The directorate said it instructed all its hospitals to be fully ready to handle the accident. It also made available three teams from the General Directorate of Emergency and Disaster and Ambulance Services to help the Red Crescent Authority teams.
A minivan rear-ended a tractor and then collided with a car traveling in the opposite direction in Fuyu, a city in Jilin province, local police announced on their social media account.
The people were trying to cross Indian School at 53rd Avenue late in the evening when a car came barrelling through the red light.
Iraqi politicians called for an investigation, saying the passengers were Shiite pilgrims on their way to visit shrines in Damascus, which has been largely protected from the ongoing war. But such convoys have previously come under attack from armed groups.
The cause of the accident was unclear, and rescue workers were still working at the scene recovering the injured and the dead and taking them to a nearby hospital, said Faiz Ullah Faraq, spokesman for the Gilgit-Baltistan region.
The blast was so powerful that it toppled the truck carrying police officers into a ravine, police chief Meher said, adding that the bombing also damaged a nearby car carrying members of a family. He said that the anti-polio campaign will continue even after the bombing.
Sheikh Sultan called on farmers to cooperate with Sharjah government in developing and maintaining their farms and establishing specialised farms, stressing that he will provide the necessary support for electricity and water services at reduced prices.
The COVID-19 Drive-Through Services Centres in Abu Dhabi which will remain open are Rabdan, Manhal; Al Ain: Al Sarouj, Asharej. In addition, the COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centres in Mushrif Wedding Hall in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain Convention Centre will remain open.
"I salute you, mothers of martyrs, whose sacrifices show your great attributes and sincere patriotism. You are an honourable example for us and all other mothers to follow. Your sons lost their lives in the battlefields while defending their nation..."