Muscat: The body of an Indian truck driver, who died after cargo offloaded by a crane fell on his truck died in Ghala, will be repatriated in two days, the victim’s friends said.
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“We are coordinating with company and embassy officials to complete the paperwork to repatriate the body. We expect it may happen in two days,” friends of the victim said.
The victim, identified as the father of two, Francis Devassy, 51, is from the south Indian state of Kerala.
According to a company official, the accident happened due to a technical glitch when the cargo fell on the cabin of the truck where Devassy was sitting.
“He was rushed to the hospital. However, they couldn’t save him,” the official added.
Meanwhile, the victim’s cousin brother from Kerala said that Devassy’s family has still not emerged out of the shock.
“Francis has two girl children, who are still studying. He was the sole bread winner of the family and a hard working person. He used to work extra hours and send money to his family. It is an irreparable loss,” the cousin added.