Teacher dies during national day speech in Saudi

She died of stroke

A primary school teacher died while she was addressing students on the occasion of Saudi Arabia’s national day, a newspaper reported on Thursday.

The teacher was “hailing the bravery” of Saudi soldiers at the border with Yemen when she collapsed before the shocked eyes of school girls and teachers, Ajel said.

It said the incident took place at “Isan” school in the southern Jazan province on Tuesday and that the teacher died of a stroke.