Oman road crashes killed 70 in January

MUSCAT - Traffic accidents claimed the lives of as many as 70 people in Oman in January, according to new statistics released by the Royal Oman Police (ROP). A further 956 were injured.

By (Our Correspondent)

Published: Mon 27 Feb 2012, 8:30 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 2:26 PM

The highest number of fatalities — 12 — was reported from the Northern Batinah governorate, followed by Northern Sharqiyah (10) and Dhofar and Southern Batinah (9 each).

The worst accident occurred in the wilayat of Ibra, Northern Sharqiyah — a head-on collision between two vehicles that killed four people.

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