Thursday, November 30
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Two Omanis dead, 18 injured in Saudi Arabia bus accident


Muscat –Two Omanis died and 18 others injured in a bus accident that occurred in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

In a statement, the Embassy of Oman in Saudi Arabia said, ‘The Embassy of Oman in Riyadh followed with great interest the tragic accident that took place on Wednesday on the Omani pilgrims’ bus, which was heading to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah, and resulted in the death of two Omani citizens, and the injury of 18 others with various injuries.’

It added that work is currently underway, in coordination with the Consulate General of the Sultanate of Oman in Jeddah and the concerned authorities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to quickly finish the procedures for transferring the bodies to Oman, treating the injured and providing them with the necessary medical care.

The embassy extends its sincere condolences and sincere sympathy to the families of the deceased, and hope for a speedy recovery for the injured.

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