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50 Killed in Afghan Road Crash

Posted September 14th, 2012 at 4:45 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say at least 50 people have been killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck. Friday’s crash occurred in Ghazni province on the highway that connects the southern city of Kandahar with the Afghan capital, Kabul. Officials say the two vehicles burst into flames after colliding in the […]

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Dozens Feared Dead in Guinea Boat Accident

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of people are feared dead after an overloaded boat sank off the coast of Guinea. Officials said Saturday eight people were confirmed dead, including at least two children. Investigators say about 50 people were on the vessel Friday, traveling from the capital, Conakry, to an island off the west African coast. Some passengers on […]

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36 Killed in China Road Accident

Posted August 26th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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Chinese officials say a methanol tanker has collided with a bus, killing at least 36 people. Chinese state media reported the two vehicles burst into flames in the early morning darkness Sunday after the accident near the northern city of Yan’an in Shaanxi province. Only three people of the 39 passengers on the bus survived […]

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28 Killed in China Road Accident

Posted August 25th, 2012 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Chinese officials say a methanol tankers has collided with a bus, killing at least 28 people. Chinese state media reported the two vehicles burst into flames early Sunday after the accident near the northern city of Yan’an in Shaanxi province early Sunday. The report says the death toll could rise because it is not clear […]

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INDIA BUS ACCIDENT – V

Posted August 11th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northern India say a bus has plunged into a gorge, killing at least 40 people. Authorities say the passenger bus skidded off the road Saturday in the Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh state, falling at least 76 meters into the gorge. Officials say the death toll is likely to rise. India has the […]

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Indian Ferry Capsizes Killing 103, Many Others Missing

Posted May 1st, 2012 at 1:30 am (UTC-5)
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Divers and rescue teams in northeastern India have resumed their search for more than 100 people still missing after an overcrowded ferry capsized on one of the country’s largest rivers. At least 103 people drowned after the double-decker ferry capsized and broke into two pieces late Monday in the swollen Brahmaputra River. The police chief […]

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Indian Ferry Capsizes Killing 103, Many Others Missing

Posted April 30th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian officials say heavy rain and darkness have temporarily halted rescue operations after at least 103 people drowned when an overcrowded ferry capsized on one of India’s largest rivers. Efforts to find more than 100 people still missing are set to resume Tuesday morning. Jayanta Choudhury, the police chief of Assam state, where the boat […]

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Ferry Carrying 350 Capsizes in Northeast India; 68 Dead

Posted April 30th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities say at least 68 people are dead and 130 others are missing, after a ferry capsized in northeastern India. Police say the double-decker ferry carrying about 350 passengers broke into two pieces and sank Monday in the Brahmaputra River in Assam state. Some 150 people were rescued or managed to swim to safety in […]

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Ferry Carrying 350 Capsizes in Northeast India

Posted April 30th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities say at least 40 people are dead and 160 others are missing, after a ferry capsized in northeastern India. Police say the double-decker ferry carrying about 350 passengers sank Monday in the Brahmaputra River in Assam state. Roughly 150 people were rescued or managed to swim to safety in the Dhubri district, 300 kilometers […]

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112 Dead in Bangladesh Ferry Accident

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 8:50 am (UTC-5)
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The death toll from a ferry accident in southern Bangladesh has risen to 112, with dozens of people still missing. Authorities say more than 200 people were aboard the ferry when it capsized Tuesday south of Dhaka after colliding with an oil barge. Hundreds of distraught relatives waited at the Meghna River’s edge Wednesday for […]

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