Mecca crash victims memorial

500 people attend a service at a Newport mosque to remember five members of the same family who were killed in Saudi Arabia on 8th February.

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Tributes to Newport family killed in Mecca crash

Five members of the same family have died in Saudi Arabia while visiting from their home in Newport. The group was killed when the taxi they were using crashed into a motorway bridge.

Shaukat Ali Hayat died along with his wife, his eldest son, his daughter and his daughter in law who was heavily pregnant.

A one year old child was the only survivor. He was found, injured but alive, in his grandfather's arms. Today, the family was remembered during a service at their local mosque in Newport.

Hannah Thomas reports.

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