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Kuwait bus crash kills 15 Indians, Egyptians and Pakistanis

April 2, 2018

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait’s state-owned oil company says a bus collision has killed 15 of its workers.

The Kuwait Oil Company said in a statement that the victims of Sunday’s head-on bus collision include seven Indians, five Egyptians and three Pakistanis. At least two Indian workers and a Kuwaiti were injured in the accident.

The company says the buses were transporting employees of contracting firms that work for the Kuwait Oil Company, and that the crash took place after the end of the workers’ shift.

The crash occurred near Burgan oil field, in the southeastern desert.

The company says ambulances and helicopters were dispatched to the site of the crash to assist in rescue operations.

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