Muscat: Seven people died, five were severely injured and 27 more were hurt when a bus heading to Salalah was involved in a collision on Saturday morning, according to a reliable source at Public Authority for Civil Defense and Ambulance.
The accident happened in Haima while in a different accident last night two more people were reported to have died in Khaboura.
The bus to Salalah was carrying 30 passengers when it collided with a car. According to sources, so far five victims have been identified. “Three Omanis in the car and two Indians, including a girl child, in the bus have been identified among the victims. Two more bodies have to be identified,” sources said. The two Indians are from the south Indian state of Kerala.
The bus was transporting employees from Lulu Bausher and their families to Salalah for a holiday. Meanwhile, four injured were transported from the accident site to the hospital by police helicopter.