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Abu Dhabi bus crash: Nationalities of victims released

Ashwani Kumar/Abu Dhabi
Filed on January 17, 2020 | Last updated on January 17, 2020 at 06.20 am
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Three remain unidentified.

A partial list of the nationalities of the victims of the Abu Dhabi bus crash was released on Thursday evening.

According to a social worker who is following the case, "there are five women and a man."

Nationalities of dead are one Nepali, Sri Lankan and the Pakistani driver. Three remain unidentified," social worker M.M. Nasar Kanhangad said.

"Out of the 19 injured, majority are from Nepal. There are also a few people from Sri Lanka and Uganda," he added.

Six people were killed and 19 others injured after a bus rammed into a lorry in Abu Dhabi earlier on Thursday.

The crash that occurred on Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Street opposite Al Raha Beach during early morning, was caused by recklessness and careless behaviour, said Abu Dhabi Police.

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