Makkah: About nine buses were torched by angry migrant employees belonging to the Binladin group in the holy city of Makkah.
According to Saudi daily Okaz reports, the fires on seven buses had been extinguished without any casualties, an additional two buses were later set ablaze as well. The buses were parked when they were set on fire on Saturday evening.
Nayef Al Shareef, the spokesperson added that Civil Defence General department in coordination with the competent authorities had launched an investigation into the incident, reported Gulf news.
A spokesperson for the Makkah civil defence said that their teams had to deal with seven buses torched near a worker’s accommodation belonging to the Binladin group.
The protesting workers, all foreign nationals on Friday had been sacked by the construction company and were issued permanent exit visa.