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DUBAI: At least 12 Indians have been a few of the 17 other people killed in a horrific bus coincidence in Dubai when the vehicle, coming from Oman, rammed right into a low-clearance signal, police and the Indian undertaking here mentioned on Friday.

Nine persons have been significantly injured when the driving force of the bus, belonging to the Omani bus delivery corporate Mwasalat, wrongly entered a street no longer designated for buses against Al Rashidiya metro station here on Thursday.


Dubai Police government mentioned that there are nonetheless some unidentified our bodies and the number of Indians who died within the coincidence may building up further.

"With great sadness we inform that Indian fatalities in Dubai bus accident have gone up to 12," Vipul, Indian Consular General in Dubai, tweeted. He mentioned that the embassy officials are on the Rashidiya police station and mortuary to extend all assistance to the families of the sufferers. "Our effort now is to get formalities completed soon so that mortal remains can be repatriated soon," he mentioned.

The bus, carrying 31 passengers, crashed right into a top barrier that cut the left facet of the bus and killed passengers sitting on that facet, the Gulf News reported.

Minister of exterior affairs S Jaishankar expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased.

"Deeply grieved by the unfortunate bus accident in Dubai that has claimed 12 Indian lives. My sincere condolences to the families," he tweeted.




Vipul also released an inventory of the Indians killed within the coincidence.

The names of those who passed away are Vikram Jawahar Thakur, Vimal Kumar Karthikeyan Kesavapilaikar, Kiran Johny Johny Vallithottathil Paily, Firoz Khan Aziz Pathan, Reshma Feroz Khan Pathan, Jamaludeen Arakkaveettil, Vasudev Vishandas, Rajan Puthiyapurayil Gopalan, Prabula Madhavan Deepa Kumar, Roshni Moolchandani, Ummer Chonokatavath Mammad Puthen, Nabil Ummer Chonokatavath.



The Indian Consulate had previous tweeted that 4 Indians have been discharged after first help and 3 are receiving treatment in Rashid hospital.

"The Consulate along with other officials and community members met the concerned relatives as well as hospital and police authorities late in the night to assure of all help," it tweeted.

It also issued a helpline number- +971-565463903- for any queries related to those travelling on the fated bus.

The Dubai Police too expressed its condolences.


"The general directorate of Dubai Police extends its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased who were involved in a bus crash at Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road, which killed 17 passengers," it


Transport corporate Mwasalat issued a remark on Twitter pronouncing the suspension of their day by day products and services between Muscat and Dubai and vice versa, until further realize.


"Mwasalat family expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured," the company tweeted.


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