The Egyptian Ministry of Immigration offered condolences to the family of the Egyptian citizen who passed away on Friday following a shooting incident in Saudi Arabia.
Ambassador Nabila Makram Abdel-Shaheed, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, offered sincere condolences to the family of the Egyptian citizen “Ashri Muhammad Hassan,” who passed away on Friday after a shooting incident in Saudi Arabia, which also resulted in the injury of his nephew, Hussein Sami Mohamed Hassan.
The Minister of Immigration has contacted the Egyptian embassy and consulate in Riyadh, where all legal details are being followed up from initial investigations, in addition to following up the medical condition of the injured citizen, where his condition has stabilized and he was transferred to Shmeis Hospital in Riyadh.
The minister added that the transfer of the body of the deceased will be continued after the completion of the necessary legal procedures, confirming confidence in the progress of investigations and legal procedures in the Kingdom.
In the context, the Saudi authorities managed to arrest the accused of killing the Egyptian citizen and wounding his nephew, and the accused is now undergoing investigations.
Initial investigations revealed that the cause of the accident was a dispute that occurred between a Saudi citizen and the victim with his nephew, and they are from the Minya governorate, Maghagha district, the village of Awlad al-Sheikh, and the dispute was over the transfer of a load of vegetables, and the Saudi ended up firing bullets at them. What resulted in the death of the first and the injury of the second.