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Posted On: 5 May 2009 09:03 am
Updated On: 12 November 2020 02:09 pm

Second youth held for role in minister’s fatal car crash

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The Wakrah police have arrested the second person in connection with the road accident in which HE the Minister of Business and Trade Sheikh Fahd bin Jassim al-Thani died last Thursday, according to a report published in the local Arabic daily Arrayah. This second person, in his early 20s, was racing the other youth driving a Land Cruiser, both coming towards Doha from Wakrah, while the minister was proceeding to Wakrah from Doha. The driver of the speeding Land Cruiser lost control, crossed over to the opposite side of the road and hit the minister’s car. In the wake of the accident, many Qatari nationals have expressed their deep concern over the rash driving of the youth in the country. They have pleaded to the parents to be not over indulgent to their children and to make them responsible citizens.