Six Indians were burnt alive in a horrific head-on collision between two trucks near Mamur town in the north-west of Muscat in Oman on Sunday evening.
Six Indians were killed and two Omanis seriously injured when two pickup trucks collided and one carrying six workers caught fire, local media quoted a policeman as saying.
Four of the six died on the spot, while two succumbed to their burns in a hospital, P M Jabir, welfare secretary with the Indian Social Club told Gulf News.
The victims have been identified as Anil Kumar Sadanandan (35), Vishnu [ Images ] Bhargavan Villappil (42), Prasad Balakrishna Pillai (34), Sajukumar Unnikrishnan Pillai (29), Johanson Anil (43) and Das.
He said that bodies of the four were kept at the Bahla hospital while two were taken to the Nizwa hospital in Oman.
"All the deceased worked for a construction company and were travelling in a twin-cabin pick up to go to their work site," he said.
"We will provide whatever help the company may need in completing formalities," Jabir told the newspaper.