Rashid Al Nuaimi, Staff Reporter
The fans and followers of the young Indian model Roshni Moolchandani were shocked when they knew that the model was among the victims of the Omani crash, which claimed the lives of 17 people including 12 Indians.
The model was the only victim whose body was not transferred to her home country India for cremation in view of her severe injuries.
The body of the model was cremated in Jebel Ali Crematorium upon the request of her family, who came to Dubai.
Roshni, who worked in the sales department at a Palm Jumeirah hotel, recorded her travel diaries because she was very popular with more than 53,000 followers on Instagram.
Her last photo was taken with a suitcase and a comment: ‘It is time to go back home’ but she never came back.
Earlier, Roshni left for Muscat to spend the Eid holiday on a Mwasalat bus, which operated daily between Dubai and Muscat. She was with some of her friends and her cousin’s husband Vikram. Her photos and diaries which were still on her account on Instagram showed that she went to Salalah and Muscat where she had a wonderful time in many places and tourist attractions.
Her cousin Manisha Thakur, who was supposed to join them, had to remain in Dubai for some business at the last minute and was shocked to know the tragic end of her husband and his cousin.
The model’s Instagram followers who were shocked by the death news offered their heartfelt condolences to her family.
Meanwhile, Dr Khalid Al Jaradi, Omani ambassador to the UAE, visited the ambassadors of India, Pakistan, Ireland and Philippines to the UAE and offered his condolences, asking Allah to have mercy upon the victims and give patience and solace to their bereaved families.
Stressing that the Sultanate of Oman was sharing the grief of the victims’ families, Al Jaradi said the embassy was co-ordinating with the competent authorities to complete all the procedures related to this tragic accident. The ambassadors of the four countries thanked the Omani ambassador for his condolences and efforts exerted in this connection.
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