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Bangladeshi pilgrim killed in Saudi road crash

Bangladeshi pilgrim, who had gone to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, has been killed in a road crash in Mecca.

The deceased was identified as Maulana Ziaur Rahman Zahed, 45, a teacher of a madrasa at Satkania of Chattogram.

Victim’s cousin Kamal Uddin said the accident occurred when a speeding vehicle ran over Zahed while he was crossing the road in the city on Saturday afternoon, leaving him dead on the spot.

Zahed went to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah on March 16, he added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh