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14 Dead, 33 Injured in West Burma Bus

14 Dead, 33 Injured in West Burma Bus

On January 23, an overnight bus en route from Rangoon to Arakan swerved off the road and 40 meters down a mountain, killing 14 and injuring 33. A report said the bus was having a problem with the brakes. Conditions made recovery difficult. It takes half an hour to get a body up from the road, according to authorities. 17 of 33 survivors are [...]

Myanmar Crash Injures 93, kills 25

Myanmar Crash Injures 93, kills 25

What: Myanmar Petrol Train Where: Chekgyi village, Myanmar When: Nov 10, 2012 Who: 93 injured, 25 fatalities Why: When the Myanmar Petrol train derailed, 25 died, and 62 were injured. Most of the injured were villagers trying to collect spilled fuel. Investigators are searching for clues for the cause of the train derailment. [...]