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Passenger Trains Collide Head-On in Algeria; 1 Killed, 78 Injured

Passenger Trains Collide Head-On in Algeria; 1 Killed, 78 Injured

Two passenger trains collided head-on into each other in Boudouaou, Boumerdes, Algeria, on September 24th. According to sources, the trains were travelling on the route between Algiers and Thenia, when the collision occurred. One of the train drivers was killed in the crash, whereas more than 78 people suffered injuries of varying [...]

At Least 33 Killed, 22 Injured in Algeria Bus-Truck Collision

At Least 33 Killed, 22 Injured in Algeria Bus-Truck Collision

A truck crashed into a bus near the city of Aflou in Algeria, on June 4th. Authorities said the bus ploughed into an embankment due to the impact and caught fire. At least 33 people were killed in the accident while 22 others were injured.

Bus-Lorry Crash in Algeria Kills 11

Bus-Lorry Crash in Algeria Kills 11

A long-distance bus crashed into a lorry at Trans-Sahara Highway near oasis town of In Salah, Algeria, on March 14. The accident happened when the bus was travelling from Bejaia city to Tamanrasset town. Eleven people were killed in the accident while 25 others sustained injuries. The cause of accident is not clear at the moment.

20 Dead, 30 Injured in Algeria Bus Crash

20 Dead, 30 Injured in Algeria Bus Crash

Two buses collided in Laghouat city of Algeria, on September 30. Atleast 20 people were killed in the accident while around 30 others sustained serious injuries. According to the authorities, the death toll is likely to rise. The cause of accident is being investigated.

Algerian Bus Crash: Fatalities Rise to 21

Algerian Bus Crash: Fatalities Rise to 21

What: Bus en route from Hassi Messaoud to Oran Where: Guertoufa, Tiaret When: March 25, 2012, 2:00 a.m. Who: 28 injured, 21 fatalities Why: The bus driver was outside of Guertoufa driving in foggy weather when he failed to negotiate a turn, and lost control of the bus, careening into a ravine. Nineteen the fatalities occurred on [...]