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Expatriate Worker Injured as Crane Falls in Saudi Car Workshop

In a harrowing incident in northern Saudi Arabia, a 25-year-old Pakistani national, employed at a car washing workshop, sustained severe injuries to his back and spinal column after a crane fell on him while he was on duty. The horrifying event was captured on surveillance footage, showing the worker suddenly pinned under the machine, rendering him unconscious. Colleagues rushed to his aid, attempting to secure the crane. The injured worker was initially treated in Doumat Al Jandal before being transferred to a medical facility in Riyadh, where he underwent surgery and continues to receive care. Authorities are yet to comment on the incident, and the cause of the crane’s fall remains under investigation. With a significant expatriate population, Saudi Arabia is closely monitoring the safety and well-being of its foreign workforce.

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