A private school primary student suffocated to death inside a bus in the Eastern province in Saudi Arabia.
The seven-year-old boy was forgotten inside the locked bus in scorching heat and high humidity after he fell asleep as he was on his way to school.
The Eastern Education official spokesman Said Al-Bahis blamed the driver who forgot the student and failed to check the bus.
The school first registered the student as absent all day from class and informed his father before discovering his death inside the bus.
The Eastern Province Education director ordered an inquired into the death of the boy, who is a second primary student at Ibn Khuldoon primary school at Sihat.