Three of a Batamaloo Family Die in Jeddah Road Accident, Three Others Critical



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Bashir Ahmed Mir with his son in this picture he had posted on Facebook.
Bashir Ahmed Mir with his son in this picture he had posted on Facebook.

In a tragic accident in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, three of a Kashmiri family died while three others are critical in a hospital.

Close family sources told Kashmir Life that Bashir Ahmad Mir (40), who worked as Manager HR in Saudi KAD based in Dammam, had flown his full family to Saudi Arabia.

Bashir and his family were residents of Banpora Road Batamaloo, Srinagar.

His father, Muhammad Sidiq Mir and mother had flew to Saudi Arabia recently and the family was performing Umrah. His wife and two children were living with him in the kingdom for many years now.

All the family members were traveling during the day when they met an accident near Jeddah. He was on his way to Madina Sharief with his family from Makkah Mukkaramah after performing Umrah, Sajid Ali, who is based in Saudi Arabia wrote on Facebook.

Bashir Ahmad Mir, his father Muhammad Sidiq Mir and daughter Maryam died on the spot while his mother, wife and another child are critical and hospitalised in King Abdul Aziz Hospital.

“He was great person who have helped hundreds of Kashmiris to initiate in his company,” a Kashmiri based in Saudi Arabia posted on Facebook.

According to a Facebook post by Bashir’s wife, Sheikh Rifat Ara, who is battling for life in King Abdul Aziz Hospital this time, the famliy had reached Makkah Mukkaramah on Wednesday.


  1. Sad to learn of this tragic accident
    May God be kind and bless all the remaining faimly
    The loss is irreparable and hard to bear for all the faimly
    God knows the best
    May the soules of deceased rest in Jannah
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  2. Wat happens actually is tiredness or sleep or over speeding are the big reason for such accidents …I also lost my colleague due to over speeding during official timing he was only 24


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