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Sri Lankan killed in Saudi

2014 Jan 29

A Sri Lankan national was killed following an accident in Jubail in Saudi Arabia, the Foreign Employment Bureau said today.

The Bureau said that the Sri Lankan was travelling with a few others in a vehicle when the vehicle met with an accident killing four of them including the Sri Lankan.

The Foreign Employment Bureau identified the victim as a 45 year old father of five.

He had gone to Saudi Arabia to work as a driver almost a year ago. The Foreign Employment Bureau said that measures will be taken to bring his body back home.

The Foreign Employment Bureau also said that assistance will be provided to the five children to help them further their education.

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