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Accident claims 6 Egyptians on Wafra road

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One of the vehicles involved in the accident.

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: Six people died and five Kuwaitis were injured Friday evening following a head-on collision on a road leading to the Wafra farms, reports Al-Rai daily.

The Public Relations and Information Department of the Ministry of Interior said a four-wheel drive and taxi was involved in the collision.

All people riding the taxi, believed to be Egyptians, died in the accident, while the Kuwaitis in the four-wheel drive were seriously injured and taken to the hospital.

The Operations Room of the Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) said the incident resulted in the death of all passengers of the taxi whose nationalities were not known, but the Egyptian consulate in Kuwaiti announced the death of six Egyptians in this tragic accident and that preparations are being made to repatriate their remains to Egypt.

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