11 Omani pilgrims killed as bus collides with truck on Saudi highway

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11 Omani pilgrims killed as bus collides with truck on Saudi highway

According to media sources, the Omanis were returning home after performing Umrah in Mecca, when the bus crashed into a truck coming from the opposite direction.

By Agencies

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Published: Thu 30 Jul 2015, 5:09 PM

Last updated: Fri 31 Jul 2015, 10:17 AM

As many as 11 Omani nationals were killed and 34 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in had a head-on collision with a truck on Riyadh-Al Ehasa highway in Saudi Arabia early today morning.

According to media sources, the Omanis were returning home after performing Umrah in Mecca, when the bus crashed into a truck coming from the opposite direction.

The bodies of the 11 people were taken to a hospital morgue, while the injured were admitted for intensive care unit for treatment.

Police are investigating the incident.



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