The police at the site of the crash.
"We are sorry to inform that as per local authorities and relatives it is so far confirmed that eight Indians have passed away in Dubai bus accident. Consulate is in touch with relatives of some of the deceased and awaits further details for others to inform their families," the CGI Dubai said in a tweet.
The Consulate has also revealed the names of the victims.
"The names of those who have passed away are: Rajagopalan, Feroz Khan Pathan, Reshma Feroz Khan Pathan, Deepak Kumar, Jamaludeen Arakkaveettil, Kiran Johnny, Vasudev, Tilakram Jawahar Thakur," it further tweeted.
According to the Dubai Police, the bus registered with Omani number plate was carrying 31 passengers of different nationalities.
The bus crashed in to a signboard at Al Rashidiya exit towards the metro station at 5:40pm, the Dubai Police said. Nine people were also injured in the accident, of which four were Indians.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.
Al Shehhi added police patrols and authorities moved to the scene where initial investigations proved the woman was running from an internal road to the highway. She was run over by a vehicle as she entered the highway.
The Dubai Police helped a French tourist find his lost cellphone, which he misplaced in a taxi on his way to the airport.
These vehicles were spotted by police traffic patrols after gathering information on this category of motorists, whose motoring menaces put lives at risk by turning the streets into a race track.
Rain was witnessed in Jebel Ali in the Emirate of Dubai and on Al Madam in the Emirate of Sharjah. Dibba Al-Fujairah,Khorfakkan also experienced moderate rain.
Under the theme, ‘Drivers of Change’, the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) will address the significance of legislation in accelerating women’s empowerment and gender equity in the private sector.
The 20th edition of the traditional event, Fazza Championship for Youlah, has kicked off at the Meydan Fort in Global Village.
Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, hosted on Saturday the last edition of Volunteer Emirates 2019, in support of Umm Al Qura School in Um Al Quwain. This edition, which was sponsored by DP World, witnessed a participation of 200 volunteers who helped in the renovation of the school to enrich the learning environment for1,200 students.