Five members of a family from Newport have been killed in a taxi crash during a pilgrimage to Mecca in the Middle East.
Shokat Ali Hayat, his wife Abida, eldest son Mohammed Isshaq, daughter Zainub and Mohammed’s wife, Bilques, were killed in Saudi Arabia on Friday. It is understood that a one-year-old survived the crash and is now in hospital with a broken arm and fractured ribs.
There will be a service today at the Jamia Hanfia Rizvia Mosque in Commercial Street.
A Foreign Office spokesman said it was assisting the relatives.
The South Wales Argus newspaper has reported that one of the family members killed was due to be married this weekend.
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