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Thousands of Indian students to be hit by school place crisis in Oman

by Staff Reporter
The six Indian schools in the capital are in Muscat, Darsait, Ghubra and Wadi Kabir in addition to Seeb and Mabelah. - Times photo
Class sizes are expected to be as big as 55 children per room as Indian schools cope with rising numbers

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