4 Saudi pilgrims died in Iran

Iran’s official IRNA news agency is reporting that four young Saudi pilgrims have died in Iran as a result of an accidental mass poisoning in their hotel.

The Monday report says the victims were a 14-year-old girl and three young boys, all age three. Another 28 Saudi religious pilgrims were hospitalised over exposure to the poison, which is commonly used to kill insects and rats.

Authorities reported the incident is under investigation.

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