Muscat – A child from the Sudanese community, aged 8, died after she was left behind in the school bus on Thursday morning in Ruwi.
She was taken to the hospital in critical condition but died later, said a statement from ROP.
The child is a second grade student at a primary school.
ROP urged drivers to make sure that the buses are free of the students immediately after they are dropped either at home or school to avoid similar incidents.
Mwasalat said in a statement that the bus does not belong to its fleet.