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Groom, 12 Others Dead as Bus Crashes in Vietnam

Groom, 12 Others Dead as Bus Crashes in Vietnam

A minibus collided head-on with a large container truck in Quang Nam province, Vietnam, on July 30th. The accident happened when the bus was carrying a wedding party. Thirteen people were killed in the crash, including the groom. Four others were injured.

5 School Buses Hit Each Other in New Jersey; 24 Injured

5 School Buses Hit Each Other in New Jersey; 24 Injured

Five school buses rear-ended into each other at Tuckerton Road and Lenape Trail in Medford Lakes, New Jersey, on the afternoon of July 16th. The chain-reaction involving more than a hundred passengers injured 21 children and 3 adults. The injuries were non-life threatening. The buses were dropping of JCC Medford Dat Camp participants at the [...]

10 Killed, 25 Injured in Egypt Bus Crash

10 Killed, 25 Injured in Egypt Bus Crash

A bus collided with a truck on Alexandria-Marsa Matrouh highway in Egypt, on July 12th. Authorities said the bus was speeding when it crashed into the goods vehicle at the 95th kilometer of the highway. Ten people were killed in the crash. Twenty-five others were injured.

Train Crashes in Northwest Turkey; 10 Killed, Over 70 Injured

Train Crashes in Northwest Turkey; 10 Killed, Over 70 Injured

A passenger train derailed in northwest Turkey, on July 8th. The train was heading from Uzunkopru in Edirne province, to Istanbul, when five wagons came off the tracks. Ten people were killed in the crash. Over seventy others were injured. Authorities believe the accident happened due to heavy rain and a landslide on the tracks.

Bus Crash in Cameroon Leaves At Least 28 Dead

Bus Crash in Cameroon Leaves At Least 28 Dead

A bus veered off the road and plunged into a river in the town of Boutorou, Cameroon, on July 6th. The accident happened when the bus was travelling on a road connecting Yaounde and Bafoussam. At least twenty-eight people were killed in the crash. Five others were injured.

At Least 11 Killed in Bus Crash in Pakistan

At Least 11 Killed in Bus Crash in Pakistan

A bus crashed into a van and a car in Sindh, Pakistan, on July 6th. The accident happened on Mehran Highway near Nawabshah. At least eleven people were killed in the crash. Several others were injured.

Over 40 Dead After Bus Falls into Gorge in India

Over 40 Dead After Bus Falls into Gorge in India

A bus plunged into a gorge in Uttarakhand, India, on July 1st. The accident happened in Nanidhanda area of Pauri Garhwal district, when the bus was transporting fifty-eight people to Ramnagar in Nainital district. At least forty-five people were killed in the crash. Several others were injured.