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20 Pilgrims Die in Pakistan Bus Accident

Posted August 14th, 2011 at 6:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say at least 20 people were killed and 20 more injured Sunday when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell into a ravine in the country’s southwest. The officials said the bus was carrying pilgrims from the Shah Noorani shrine in Baluchistan province to Sindh province when the driver lost control […]

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1Killed, 50 Hurt in Poland Train Derailment

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Poland say a passenger train has derailed, killing at least one person and injuring more than 50 others. Officials initially reported that four people had been killed. The train was traveling between Warsaw and Katowice when it derailed near the town of Baby. The engine and three cars left the tracks, and at […]

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Poland Train Derailment Kills 4

Posted August 12th, 2011 at 2:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A passenger train has derailed in Poland, killing four people and injuring at least 20 others. The train was traveling between Warsaw and Katowice when it derailed near the town of Baby, with the engine and three cars leaving the tracks, and at least one car tipping over on its side. The cause of the […]

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Road Accident Kills 17 in China

Posted August 6th, 2011 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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China’s official news agency says a multiple-car accident in southern Jiangxi province has killed at least 17 people and injured four others. Xinhua news agency reported the accident happened early Saturday on the Shanghai-Kunming expressway. It said the pileup involved four vehicles and was triggered when a truck rear-ended another truck, overturned, and then flipped […]

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Russian Pleasure Boat Hits Barge in Moscow River, 9 Killed

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian pleasure boat has collided with a barge on the Moscow River, killing nine of the 16 people on the boat. Officials say the overloaded riverboat crashed into a docked barge near the Luzhniki soccer stadium in pre-dawn darkness Sunday and sank to the bottom of the river. Seven passengers were rescued or swam […]

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One Dead as Trains Collide in India

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Two passenger trains collided head-on Sunday in the east of India, killing at least one person. The number of injured is unclear, and more casualties are feared. The accident occurred in West Bengal province. The engine of the Guwahati-Bangalore express derailed as it collided with a local train. The two engines then caught fire. After […]

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Russian Pleasure Boat Hits Barge in Moscow River, 9 Killed

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian pleasure boat has collided with a barge on the Moscow River, killing nine of the 16 people on the boat. Seven passengers were rescued or swam to safety. Russian media say the overloaded pleasure boat was hosting a party before dawn Sunday, when it struck the barge and sank near Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium. […]

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5 Dead, 5 Missing in Moscow Boat Collision

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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Russian officials say five people drowned and another five are missing and feared dead in a collision between a pleasure boat and a barge on the Moscow River. An emergency services spokesman said the private craft, carrying 17 passengers and crew, struck the barge and sank at about 1 a.m. Sunday . He said five […]

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China High-Speed Train Crash Kills 32

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A lightning strike knocked out power to a high-speed train in eastern China late Saturday, sparking a crash and derailment that killed at least 32 people and injured more than 90 others. China’s official Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was traveling from Hangzhou, the capital of eastern Zhejiang province, to the […]

Lightning Sparks Chinese Train Crash, 16 Dead

Posted July 23rd, 2011 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A lightning strike knocked out power to a high-speed train, sparking a crash and derailment that has killed at least 16 people in China and injured almost 90. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency said an older generation bullet train was hit by lightning late Saturday while traveling between the provincial capital of Hangzhou to the […]

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