Saudi Arabia expresses solidarity with Iraq, Kurdistan region over flash floods that killed several people
Saudi Arabia on Thursday expressed solidarity with Iraq and the Kurdistan region following devastating floods that killed and injured a number of people, and dozens reported missing.
At least eight people in northern Iraq died Friday and another three people were missing in flash floods caused by torrential rains in Irbil, capital of the autonomous Kurdistan region. Many were caught by surprise and drowned as powerful storm waters began surging into their homes before dawn.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also expressed the Kingdom’s sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the deceased, and the government of Iraq and the Kurdistan region, wishing the injured a speedy recovery and those missing would survive.