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The Dubai-Muscat bus services that were temporarily suspended following the horrific road accident on Thursday, have resumed, transport operator Muwasalat Oman announced on Saturday.

According to a statement issued by Muwasalat, the daily bus service has resumed with immediate effect even as investigations into the accident continue.

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Dubai-Muscat bus service back on the road Image Credit: Supplied

The statement said that the service was suspended as a precautionary measure for the safety on passengers and is being resumed with the agreement of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) Dubai.

The accident happened on Thursday evening when a Muwasalat bus carrying 31 passengers took a wrong turn and ran through a height barrier, killing 17 passengers.