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At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

At Least 34 Killed, 26 Injured After Train Crashes in Congo

A train crashed in Lualaba province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, on November 12th. The accident happened in Buyofwe, when the train was transporting passengers and cargo from Lubumbashi to Luena. Several train cars caught fire after the crash. At least thirty-four people were killed in the crash. At least twenty-six others [...]

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 [...]