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Britons among Saudi road crash dead

Al Khalas is a settlement roughly 30 miles north of the holy site of Mecca.

A number of Britons have died in a serious road crash in Saudi Arabia.

A Foreign Office (FCO) spokesman confirmed there were UK fatalities among the victims, but details were still emerging following the crash on Saturday.

The spokesman said: “We are supporting the British families of those who have died and those injured following a serious road traffic accident near the town of Al Khalas, Saudi Arabia.”

Al Khalas is a settlement roughly 30 miles north of the holy site of Mecca.

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