Muscat: One person died and five others of an Asian nationality were injured after the tyres of their vehicle burst on the Adam-Thumrait road.
According to ROP, the Police Aviation department transported the injured people to the hospital in Nizwa.
Keeping the heavy rush to the Dhofar governate from all over the region, authorities have started imposing tougher measures to regulate the movement of tourists.
It may be noted that the Dhofar Governorate did not receive tourists during the Khareef Season in 2020 and 2021 due to the travel restrictions imposed by the authorities to limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) deployed special checkpoints and patrol teams on the roads leading to Dhofar Governorate.
The Directorate General of Police Aviation will also support the ROP efforts by providing flying ambulances in emergency cases such as traffic accidents occur that require urgent transportation of the injured.
ROP has advised all visitors to the Governorate of Dhofar to abide by the traffic laws and regulations and the speed limit to ensure their safety and that of the others and to pay attention to the presence of stray animals, especially at night, and sands that may accumulate on roads near desert areas.
Citizens and tourists heading to Dhofar Governorate can request service and assistance by calling the emergency phone (9999) or directly contacting the police personnel at checkpoints.