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22 Asian workers killed in UAE road accident



ABU DHABI—A concrete truck slammed on Monday into a bus transporting workers near Al-Ain city in the UAE, killing 22 of them and wounding 24 others, police said.

The accident took place in the morning when the truck crashed into the bus which was carrying Asian 46 workers and ended up on top of it, General Hussein al-Harithi, director of Abu Dhabi traffic said, according to WAM state news agency.

The 22 killed died instantly, he said.


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Tags: Asia , Road accidents , UAE


  • bogli_anakdami

    sana walang flip ofws… kc, mababawasan ang remittance ng flipland…

    that alone would gravely affect flipland’s gdp…

    on the flipside, meron na namang opening na trabaho doon…

    yun lang, di ba?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/3X43S4N6I3YMC7M7YO6ST3LL3E hubert

       F UCK U, I hope it wil happen to you f ucking relatives

      • bogli_anakdami

        saan ako mag-aaply? gusto ko ring makapag-abroad eh…para sikat…

        at saka ‘sang tambaks ang aking palamunins dito sa flipland… sa pang load na lang sa cell phone, namumulubi ako eh…

        yun lang…

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/3X43S4N6I3YMC7M7YO6ST3LL3E hubert

         apply ka doon sa mental hospital, retarded ka naman cguro.

      • bogli_anakdami

        mga retarded eh ginagawang presidente ng nga flip gung gongs, di ba?

        just lookit prez gung gong akin’o ~ down syndrome…
        and the rest of the administrasyones de flipland… puro magnanakaws…

        yun lang…

    • BatchDekada80

      If your a Filipino, you don’t deserve to be one! A$$#0l3, i second the motion mr. Hubert comment. jerk!!!

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_BL2GYU35SO6HTJUEAUTXS3QFYM George Lapulapu

      uy andito na naman ang pseudo americano.

      apat na line na di naman sentence, nag edit pa!!!

      • bogli_anakdami

        i-edit ko kc, flip gung gongs speakingnesed goot engltcxhsdched eh…

  • pepito gwaps

    Sarap na sarap mag over speed ang mga drivers dyan kasi nga nasa gitna ng disyerto ang mga daan at malalayo ang mga residential sa express way. At siguradong tulog ang mga pagod na pagod na mga foreign workers. Then in instant ” kaboom”… Dami casualties…

  • opinyonlangpo

    Most probably none of them are Filipinos. Most Filipinos there enjoy driving their own flashy cars.

    • Adam_d_langgam

      Kabayan, correction. “Most” filipinos cannotmge

      • opinyonlangpo

        I see. Yeah many can not afford specially those crammed in the villas wherein twenty people live in one room. I was referring to the Filipinos I know over there and mostly are engineers and have their own flats and villas.

    • Adam_d_langgam

      Ooops … Mali ang napindot.

      Most filipinos cannot afford to buy a car in the emirates. Kung kaya man, the driver’s exam so difficult to secure. You obviously haven’t been there.

      • opinyonlangpo

        I am in and out of the Emirates for the last thirty five years. Our Middle East branch is based in Dubai. Very easy to secure a license if one is really a driver. I have approved car loans for so many and down payment for some is as low as AED2000.

      • Adam_d_langgam

        Brader, lived there many moons ago. No worry about securing my driver’s license. The company took care of it. But for those with no connection, good luck. And the flat and other expenses, theyntookmcare

      • opinyonlangpo

        Its the fine I am worried about everytime I am behind the wheels over there, can’t feel it if it goes over 90 and it beeps only above 130, bad car.

      • opinyonlangpo

        Anyway, before the road radars were installed in 1990, I remember driving that Dubai to Al Ain road for thirty minutes and thirty five minutes from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi. Oh yeah thats well above 200kph. You were probably not born yet at that time.

      • Adam_d_langgam

        Nice to exchange tidbits with someone who’d been there. Nah …. Never would drive a car at 200 kph. Don’t have the skills to handle a vehicle in the event something goes awry. Yup, was there when speed was no issue. The fastest i got myself to go was 160 kph. Too many accidents on the road to remind me. No need to go home in a box.

        Kabayan, considering that our idiot politicians visited other countries as well, why can’t we come up with good roads? Drove the whole emirates and the roads at night are well lighted. The cat eyes (did i get the term right) are all over that even sleepy drivers can’t miss it

      • opinyonlangpo

        Sad to say that in the Philippines I seen with my own eyes that many look at road works as a way to fill their pockets. Good roads will always be a dream in the foreseeable future unless Filipinos will have a change of heart for the betterment of their country.

  • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

    This has got to be the most poorly written news ever.

    • bogli_anakdami

      dang!  i sell shirts with that quotes here at my bangketa ~ don’t englis me, i’m panic?  did you buy that from me?

      bili ka ulit, suki…. 

      • Jesse_Bruce_Pinkman

        I don’t know, I already have this line for the past two years but if my recollection serves me right, I remember this line way back in college. It’s actually from a joke about a Filipino guy who wanted to go to the US.

        And no. I did not buy it from you.

  • rodben

    Sana walang Pinoy OFW or kung mayron man sagot naman halat yan ng company hanggang sa huling hatungan na walang utang pamilya. Eh kong sa Pinas yan namatay baka 1,000Pesos lang bigay ng company serbesyo 100,000 pesos may utang pang 99,000pesos ang maiiwanang pamilya. IBA ANG PINOY EMPLOYER.



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