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Oman bus crash kills 18 people, injures 14

The bus was carrying passengers from Salalah, in southwestern Oman, to Dubai, the Times of Oman reported citing Gulf Transport Company

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Eighteen people were killed and 14 injured when the bus they were travelling in crashed into a truck in central Oman on Tuesday morning, state news agency ONA reported.

The collision occurred on a roundabout connecting the districts of Ibri and Fuhud and the victims came from several countries, the statement said.

The bus was carrying passengers from Salalah, in southwestern Oman, to Dubai, the Times of Oman reported citing Gulf Transport Company, which operates the service.

The dead included six Omanis, four Saudis, two Pakistanis and a Yemeni, Al-Shabibi newspaper reported.

(With AFP)