Two Indian workers were among five persons killed when a mini-bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck in Sharjah emirate of the UAE.
Seven workers were seriously injured in the accident, which disrupted traffic in the area for nearly 90 minutes, police said.
The collision took place on Wednesday morning between the mini-bus that was transporting 12 workers of a cleaning company based in Ajman, and a truck coming from the opposite direction.
Three Bangladeshi workers died on the spot while two Indians succumbed to their injuries in the Al Dhaid Hospital.
The Indian driver of the truck was reported to be safe.