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12 Turkish Soldiers Killed in Afghan Crash

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Turkey’s military says one of its helicopters has crashed into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul, killing 12 Turkish soldiers. Authorities say the Sikorsky helicopter crashed into the house Friday in the Bagrami district. The Turkish military said the aircraft belonged to the Turkish armed forces and was part of the […]

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Bodies of Swiss Bus Crash Victims Being Flown Back to Belgium

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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Belgian military planes are bringing home the bodies of 28 people, mostly children, killed in a bus crash earlier this week in a Swiss tunnel. Belgian officials declared Friday a national day of mourning, as the memorials outside two Catholic schools attended by nearly two-dozen victims continue to grow. Authorities say all the victims have […]

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Turkish Helicopter Crash Kills 10 in Afghanistan

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 3:20 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a helicopter has crashed into a house in the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul, killing 10 people. Authorities say the Turkish aircraft crashed into the house Friday in the Bagrami district. It was not immediately clear whether the helicopter was a Turkish military or civilian aircraft. In eastern Afghanistan, NATO says […]

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5 Die in Afghan Helicopter Crash

Posted March 16th, 2012 at 3:00 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a helicopter has crashed into a house in the outskirts of the Afghan capital Kabul, killing five people. Authorities say the aircraft crashed into the house Friday in the Bagrami district. It was not immediately clear whether the helicopter was a military or civilian aircraft. In eastern Afghanistan, NATO says one of […]

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Belgium to Hold Day of Mourning for Bus Crash Victims

Posted March 15th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgian officials have declared Friday a national day of mourning after a deadly bus crash in a Swiss tunnel killed 28 people, most of them children. Officials say the bodies will be flown back to Belgium aboard a military plane as early as Thursday evening. Seven Dutch citizens and 21 Belgians were killed when the […]

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Belgium Mourns 28 Killed During a Swiss Skiing Trip

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 10:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgium is mourning the death of 28 people, most of them children, who were killed Tuesday in a bus crash following a ski vacation in Switzerland. Family members and friends of the victims gathered for a candlelight memorial in Saint Peter’s Church, in Leuven, Belgium. Other mourners left flowers outside the Swiss morgue in Sion […]

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Belgium Mourns 28 Killed in Swiss Skiing Trip

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 5:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Belgium is mourning the death of 28 people, most of them children, who were killed in a bus crash following a ski vacation in Switzerland. Distraught parents flew to Switzerland Wednesday to identify the dead and attend to the surviving children. Doctor Cawen Mechiel, who is treating some of the injured children at a hospital […]

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Grieving Parents Head to Swiss Crash Site; 28 Dead, Including 22 Children

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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A skiing holiday in the Swiss Alps for Belgian tourists came to a terrible end late Tuesday when their tour bus crashed into a tunnel wall, killing 28 people — 22 of them children. Anguished and grieving parents began arriving Wednesday at the schools in Lommel and Heverlee , where many of the children had […]

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Bus Crash in Switzerland Kills 28 Belgian Tourists

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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A bus carrying Belgian tourists home from a skiing holiday has crashed inside a tunnel in Switzerland (Tuesday), killing 28 people including 22 children. The crash happened the Valais region, near the border with Italy. Twenty-four people were taken to the hospital. The two drivers are among the dead. Police say the bus with 52 […]

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Bus Crash in Switzerland Kills 28 Belgian Tourists

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 1:35 am (UTC-5)
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A bus carrying Belgian tourists home from a skiing holiday has crashed inside a tunnel in Switzerland, killing 28 people including 22 children. Tuesday’s crash happened the Valais region, near the border with Italy. The bus with 52 people on board smashed into a wall inside a highway tunnel. The two drivers were among the […]

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