Three die in collision

ABU DHABI — Three people were killed and 28 others injured when a pick-up van ferrying camels collided with a bus carrying labourers in Seeah Al Sudaira agricultural area in Abu Dhabi last Friday.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Thu 8 Mar 2007, 8:44 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 3:54 AM

The three men travelling in the van died on the spot. The 28 workers in the bus sustained injuries.

Captain Mohammed Abdul Jailil Al Ansari, Head of the Ambulance section at the Emergency and Public Safety Department in Abu Dhabi, said they had to extricate the three bodies from the ill-fated van.

Lt. Col. Othman Yousouf Al Tamami, Deputy Director of the Emergency and Public Safety Department, said the injured were given first aid at the spot itself and were later shifted to Al Rahba and Al Mafraq hospitals.

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