New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed anguish over the death of 35 people in a bus accident in Saudi Arabia. 

Thirty-five people, including Asians and Arabs, were killed and four others injured after a bus crashed with another heavy vehicle in western Saudi Arabia on Wednesday.

"Anguished by the news of a bus crash near Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. Praying for a quick recovery of the injured," the prime minister tweeted.

As many as 35 people were killed and four others injured in a bus accident in the west of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, local media reported.

Citing a police spokesperson, SPA news agency said that the bus had crashed into a heavy vehicle in the settlement of Al Akhal in the Medina region, reported Sputnik.

The police added that there were citizens of several Arab and Asian countries inside the bus.A probe into the accident is currently underway.