Bus carrying Omani haj pilgrims crashes in Abu Dhabi

Bus carrying Omani haj pilgrims crashes in Abu Dhabi
The bus crashed into a metal barrier on the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed highway
Published: 17 July 2019 - 7 a.m.
By: Priyanka Praveen
A bus that was carrying 52 Omani haj pilgrims from Makkah to Oman, crashed in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday, 16 July 2019.

According to a report in Emirates News Agency (WAM), the bus crashed into a metal barrier on the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed highway.

No casualties or major injuries were reported in the accident.

Colonel Mohammad Salem Al Shehhi, director of Traffic and Patrols at the Abu Dhabi Police told WAM that all the passengers were safe, and were provided with shelter, food and drinks.

Alternative transportation was arranged for the pilgrims.

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