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At least 37 Killed, 22 Injured in Congo Bus Crash

At least 37 Killed, 22 Injured in Congo Bus Crash

A bus ran into something and caught fire near the Zambian border, Sakania, Haut-Katanga District, Congo, on May 20th. The accident happened when the bus, heading from Kitwe, Zambia, tried to use a muddy road as a shortcut through Congo. At least 37 people were burnt to death in the accident while 22 suffered injuries. The injured were [...]

Congo Cargo Train Casualties Mount

Congo Cargo Train Casualties Mount

A train carrying passengers and goods was in an accident between Lubumbashi and Kolwezi. Fifty-six people died, and sixty-nine were injured. Some reports say as many as sixty-three were killed, eighty injured and fifty more still trapped inside after the speeding train failed to negotiate a curve. The driver was running the train at 37 mph in a [...]