About 34 Filipinas were reported hurt as their company bus overturned on their way to work in a hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

A report of the news site Emirates 24/7 on Friday said the Filipinas were treated for light and medium injuries and most of them were already released from the hospital.

GMA News Online sought the Department of Foreign Affairs for confirmation of this news but has yet to receive a reply.

Some 1,512,539 Filipinos are based in Saudi Arabia, based on the 2010 Stock Estimate of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas. – VVP, GMA News