80-year-old man killed in Saudi lift fall

A file picture. (AFP)

An 80-year-old Saudi man died after plunging down a lift chute in a two-floor villa in the Gulf Kingdom, a newspaper reported on Monday.

The man, who had not known the lift had been removed for maintenance, opened the door and stepped in, ‘Sabq’ said.

“He plunged to the ground and died on impact. Police are investigating the incident,” the paper said in a report from the Western Madinah town.


Missing Saudi found dead

A 21-year-old Saudi man who has been missing for nearly 10 days was found dead in a deserted house in the Gulf Kingdom, a newspaper reported on Monday.

‘Sabq’ quoted police as saying examination showed the man was shot and his body was dumped in that house in the outskirts of the capital Riyadh.

A spokesman said police had opened an investigation to identify the killer.

 

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