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Bus-Lorry Crash in Tanzania Kills At Least 18

Bus-Lorry Crash in Tanzania Kills At Least 18

A bus crashed into a lorry and caught fire at Morogoro-Iringa highway in Ruaha Mbuyuni, Tanzania, on April 12. The accident happened when the bus was heading to Kilombero district headquarters town in Mogoro region while the lorry was en-route to Iringa. At least 18 people, including the lorry driver, were killed in the crash. Several others [...]

Passenger Buses Collided in Tanzania; 36 Killed, Atleast 79 Injured

Passenger Buses Collided in Tanzania; 36 Killed, Atleast 79 Injured

Two passenger buses collided head-on at Musoma-Mwanza Highway in Butiama district of Tanzania, in the afternoon of September 5. The authorities said that one of the buses was en route from Mwanza to Tarime while the other one was going from Musoma to Mwanza at the time of accident. According to Mara Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Philip [...]

Bus Crash in Tanzania Injured 41

Bus Crash in Tanzania Injured 41

A bus, going from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam, overturned at Kiyegeya Kariakoo in Morogoro, Tanzania, at 12:30 p.m. on September 2. The Morogoro regional police commander, Leonard Paul, said that the accident happened while the speeding bus was trying to avoid a head on collision with an on-coming lorry. Forty-one of the 60 people aboard the bus [...]

Bus Plunges Into Gorge in Tanzania: 7 Injured

Bus Plunges Into Gorge in Tanzania: 7 Injured

A Mitsubishi Fuso bus, registration number T-825 AKG, crashed into a gorge at Endabash Village in Karatu District, Tanzania, on August 31. The accident happened when the bus was transporting amateur singers, dancers and other performers from the local secondary schools from Kansay area to Endabash. They were travelling to participate in the [...]

17 Killed, 56 Injured after Bus-Lorry Collision in Central Tanzania

17 Killed, 56 Injured after Bus-Lorry Collision in Central Tanzania

A bus collided head on with a lorry at Pandambili area of district Kongwa in central Tanzania in the morning of July 30. The accident happened when the bus was en route from Mpwapwa to Darus Salaam. Seventeen people, including 12 men and 5 women, died on the spot. Drivers of both the vehicles are also included amongst the dead. Fifty-six [...]

Ten dead in Tanzania Bus Crash, Toll may rise

Ten dead in Tanzania Bus Crash, Toll may rise

In Tanzania, a bus full of Easter travelers struck houses and rolled, killing ten and injuring an unreleased number of victims. A witness told reporters, "I saw it leave the road at a high speed, knock ... several houses built along the road, and roll. There were screams everywhere." The bus was carrying sixty passengers to Mwanza. [...]