7 Indians among 15 killed in Kuwait bus collision

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Apr 01, 2018, 09.06 PM(IST)

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Two buses collided in a fatal accident on Sunday in Southern Kuwait causing casualties.

15 oil workers died among which seven were Indian nationals.

Reportedly Five Egyptians and three from Pakistan were also among the deceased.

The buses reportedly were transporting employees of contracting firms that work for Kuwait Oil Company near Burgan oil field in southeastern Kuwait.

Among the injured, one Indian is in critical condition. One Kuwaiti was also injured.

According to reports four people are still trapped in the crash.

AFP quoted Colonel Khalil al-Amir of the fire department, saying that the victims were employees of Burgan drilling a private subcontractor for Kuwait Oil Company.

(With inputs from AFP)

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