Bilques Hayat, Mohammed Isshaq, Shaukat Ali Hayat, Abida Hayat and Saira Zenub all died in the crash
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Five members of Newport family die in Mecca taxi crash

Five members of the same family from Newport have been killed in a taxi crash while on a pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.

Shaukat Ali Hayat, 56, his wife Abida, 47, eldest son Mohammed Isshaq, 33, daughter Saira Zenub and Mohammed's heavily pregnant wife, Bilques all died.

One-year-old Mohammed Eisa Daniel survived.

Jordan Davies reports.

Pilgrimage crash kills 5 in family

  • 11 Feb 2013
  • From the section Wales