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    At Least 17 People Dead in Dubai Bus Crash – Officials (PHOTO)

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    DUBAI (Sputnik) – At least 17 people were killed in an Omani passenger bus crash in Dubai, local police wrote on Twitter on Friday.

    A bus belonging to Omani national transportation company Mwasalat rammed into a road sign as it was driving along the Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road from Muscat to Dubai on Thursday.

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    There were 31 passengers from various countries inside the vehicle. A lot of the passengers were returning from Oman after spending the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday there.

    Local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.

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