The first batch of Intending pilgrims from Nasarawa state to Saudi Arabia were today involved in an auto crash on their way out of the state to Abuja
The incident, an eye witness account said occurred around around Keffi Local Government Area of the State ahead of their departure scheduled for tomorrow Thursday
According to the eye witness account, the accident occurred when a 18-seater bus conveying the prospective pilgrims from Nasarawa State to Abuja crashed.
No official statement has been issued by the pilgrims authority concerning the incident y
Details of the accident were still sketchy but it was gathered that some occupants of the vehicle sustained various degrees of injury and have been taken to the hospital for medical attention
It was not however very clear whether there were lost of lives at the time of filling the report.