15 people killed in Kuwait bus collision
Four other people were trapped in the vehicles following the collision.
Two buses, packed with passengers, collided into one another in Kuwait on Sunday, leaving 15 people dead and four others wounded, Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said.
Two people and a Kuwaiti citizen were injured in the tragic accident that involved two buses on Al Artal road, located close to the seventh ring road, the KFSD added.
It was a head on collision, which resulted in the high number of casualties, the statement added.
Firefighters immediately rushed to the scene to rescue the injured. One of them was taken by an ambulance and the other was flown to a hospital.
The firefighters immediately launched a rescue operation to help four workers who were trapped in the wreckage of the mangled bus.
Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) announced that the buses were transporting employees of contracting firms that worked for the company when the crash occurred near Burgan oil field.
In a statement to KUNA, KOC pointed out that medical emergency teams promptly responded to the incident, adding that they will share more details on the tragedy as they became available.
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