Three-member Indian family killed in UAE road accident

June 9th, 2008 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, June 9 (IANS) A three-member expatriate Indian family, hailing from Kerala, died in a car crash in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday. The three died after the car they were travelling in collided against a heavy vehicle, the Gulf News reported, quoting Major Juma’a Kanfash, head of the Road Accidents Planning Section at Ras Al Khaimah’s Traffic and Licensing Department.

According to the report, the car went out of control when one of its tyres burst and hit the heavy vehicle loaded with empty gas cylinders.

A police vehicle rushed to the scene of the accident, but the three had died on the spot.

The three have been identified as Naushad, 35, his wife Shabina, 25, and their daughter Nashwa. They were residents of Abu Dhabi and were in Ras Al Khaimah to visit relatives.

The bodies would be sent to Kerala for burial, the report said.

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