The scene of the accident in Oman. Image Credit: Source: Royal Oman Police

Dubai: Four people were killed and 49 injured on Friday when a bus carrying 53 passengers overturned in Oman, local media reported.

According to the Royal Oman Police, the accident occurred at the exit leading from Aqaba Qantab to Al Bustan-Wadi Al Kabir Road.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, while the authorities are working to clear the area.

Investigations are underway to know the reasons behind the overturning of the bus.

The Royal Oman Police has called on drivers to exercise caution and follow traffic rules to prevent accidents.