truck smashes into airport loungeA dyna pickup crashed into an Umrah lounge at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport, killing two Iranian pilgrims and injuring four others on Thursday.

Saudi Civil Aviation Authority reported that the  Iranian women had been waiting to board Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV2482 to Tehran after completing pilgrimages to Makkah and Madinah.

According to Iran’s  Al Alam television,  the two passengers who passed away were in their sixties. Two people of the four who were injured were treated at the scene of accident and were able to travel and the other two were admitted to the hospital.

Saudi media reported that  an investigation has been  launched into the accident.

Source: akhbaar24