The deceased was identified as 68-year-old Vijayanath from Anchal, Kollam, who was on a visit to see his son in Oman. 52-year-old Pavithran Damodaran hailing from Vallanna, Pathanamthitta and elder Mammootty aged 69, hailed from Kathirur in Kannur. 58-year-old Mohan, hailing from Chavakkad, Thrissur, died in Qatar. So far, 158 Malayalees have died in the Gulf.
Nine Malayalees die in Kozhikode Gulf Aboobacker Chullipparambil and Moideenkutty hailing from Changaramkulam in Malappuram died in Abu Dhabi. Both men were fifty-two years old. PTS Ashraf from Perinthalmanna died in Alun. With this the number of Malayalees who have died in UAE has reached 85.