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Bus Collision Kills 16 in Bangladesh

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladeshi police say a head-on collision between two passenger buses has killed at least 16 people and injured more than 50 others. Police say the two buses were traveling on a major highway just outside the capital of Dhaka when they collided early Tuesday. The cause of the accident was not immediately known. Prime Minister […]

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Bus Crash Kills 13 in Bangladesh

Posted August 2nd, 2011 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladeshi police say a head-on collision between two passenger buses has killed at least 11 people and injured more than 20 others. Police say the two buses were traveling early Tuesday on a major highway just outside the capital of Dhaka , when they collided with each other, instantly killing 11 passengers. Some of the […]

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Bus Crash in Zimbabwe Kills 18

Posted July 31st, 2011 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Zimbabwe say at least 18 people were killed when a bus swerved off the road and slammed into a tree. The crash occurred Saturday about 100 kilometers north of the capital, Harare. Police official Oliver Mandipaka said a rear wheel fell off while the bus was in motion, causing the accident. He said […]

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Bangladeshi Bus Collides With Truck, 17 Killed

Posted July 28th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Bangladeshi police say a bus has crashed head on with a truck in the country’s north, killing at least 17 people and injuring more than 20 others. Police say the accident happened Thursday as the bus was traveling north from the capital, Dhaka, with around 40 passengers. It collided with the truck in Bogra district, […]

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41 Dead in China Bus Fire

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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At least 41 people were killed and six injured Friday, when an overloaded bus caught fire in central China. China’s official Xinhua news agency said 47 people were on board when the 35-seat bus caught fire early Friday in Xinyang City, Henan Province. Xinhua said that among the six injured, one person was in critical […]

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US Tour Bus Crash Leaves Two Dead

Posted July 17th, 2011 at 11:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A tour bus accident Sunday in the U.S. state of New York has left two people dead and 35 injured. There were 37 passengers on the bus at the time of the accident. A New York State Police spokesman said investigators are not sure of the cause of the accident, but speculate a tire blowout […]

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Gas Explosion on Pakistan Bus Kills 10

Posted July 12th, 2011 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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Police in Pakistan say at least 10 people were killed after a bus exploded on a busy highway near the capital, Islamabad. Officials say Tuesday’s blast was caused by a faulty gas cylinder. Several people were also injured in the explosion. Pakistan has a large number of buses and other vehicles which use compressed natural […]

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40 Bangladeshi Students Killed in Crash

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh police say at least 40 school children were killed when their bus plunged off a road Monday. Officials say the students were returning from a football match when the accident happened outside the southeastern city of Chittagong. Police say at least 50 children were on the bus.

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11 Bangladeshi Students Killed in Crash

Posted July 11th, 2011 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Bangladesh police say at least 11 school children were killed and dozens more are feared dead after their bus crashed into a roadside ditch Monday. Officials say the students were returning from a football match when the accident happened outside the southeastern city of Chittagong.

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School Bus Accident in Pakistan Kills 12

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in Pakistan say at least 12 children have died and at least two more are injured after a bus veered off the road and plunged into a canal Friday. Reports say the accident took place in Pakistan-held Kashmir, as the bus was carrying the children to schools in Mirpur district. Rescuers are searching the […]

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