KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: At the time the Egyptian government has sent condolences to the families of the six Egyptians who died in a road accident on the Wafra road two days ago, diplomatic sources revealed the Egyptian consulate in Kuwait is working to complete the procedures for the return of the bodies of the deceased to be buried in their homeland, reports Al-Rai daily.
The Minister of Immigration and Egyptians Abroad Nabila Makram has sent condolences to the families of the victims, stressing that she was following up with the Egyptian Embassy in Kuwait the procedures for the return of the bodies to Egypt.
In the meantime, diplomatic sources told the daily senior officials at Egyptian Embassy in Kuwait are cooperating with the concerned Kuwaiti authorities to investigate the incident.
According to the same sources they were informed of a traffic accident on Route 500, leading to the Wafra farms. A Kuwaiti family consisting of a mother, three children and a Sri Lankan worker riding in a four-wheeler were injured. The six victims, including five from Asyut governorate, are Abdullatif Mohammadine, Abdul Rahim Ali Mohammed, Ahmad Muas Ali, Antar Muas Ali and Salem Mohammad Mohammad, while the sixth from Sohaj governorate, Khalid Maher Ghanem.