Three Nepalis died and 14 sustained injuries in a bus accident that happened in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

The bus was carrying Nepali migrant workers employed at the local MBM Company. It had crashed after colliding with a moving lorry at Al Raha on Thursday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Krishnakumari Adhikari of Jhapa, Bhawana Kunwar of Pyuthan and Amisha Moktan Tamang, according to the Nepali Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Tamang’s address is yet to be known.

Similarly, 14 Nepali migrant workers were injured in the accident. The injured are Maya Tamang of Sindhupalchowk, Sarita Thapa, Tulsa Thapa of Jhapa, Pavitra Tamang and Muna Rai. Likewise, Sita Subba of Ilam, Rita Siwakoti of Makwanpur Tistung Palung, Mina Singh Chapagain of Hetauda, Kamala Nepali of Lalitpur, Asha Gharti Magar of Dang Ghorahi, Sarita Tamang of Nuwakot, Barsha Bishwakarma of Sunsari Dharan and Nirmala Praja of Chitwan and Sujala Bishwakarma.

Nirmala has already returned to her residence after treatment at the local Muffarak Hospital. The other 13 are being treated at Mufarak, NMC and Al Raha hospitals in Abu Dhabi.

It has been learned that the company where the injured worked is currently taking care of their medical expenses.