Two cyclists were killed in a car accident on Friday, according to reports.
In a statement on Instagram, the Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation said it extends its deepest condolences to the families of the two victims, Lama al-Mohtasib and Theeb Akawi, who were killed in a car accident while cycling Friday morning.
Tributes for the duo poured in on social media, with some calling for more safety measures for cyclists on Qatar's roads. A report on the Doha News portal said the acccident occurred on Al Khor Coastal Road.
Lama al-Mohtasib and Theeb Akawi. Images courtesy of Qatar Cycling and Triathlon Federation