The Yemeni groom who died before his wedding in Saudi Arabia. Image Credit: Social media

Dubai: A pall of gloom descended on a Yemeni family home when the groom died just hours before his wedding in Saudi Arabia, local media reported.

According to relatives, an unexpected health issue arose, causing his death within a few days in Medina.

The groom is said to have distributed invitation cards a few days ago. The wedding was scheduled for Thursday  at Al Sahab Lounge in Medina.

The sudden death of the groom turned the family’s expected celebration into an unforgettable tragedy, with his relatives, friends and social media users mourning the loss of the dear one.