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Bus Hits Fuel Tanker in Mexico; 24 Killed, 9 Injured

Bus Hits Fuel Tanker in Mexico; 24 Killed, 9 Injured

A bus collided into a fuel tanker near the Pacific Coast of Southwestern Mexico on April 13. The bus, carrying 36 passengers, was going for a holiday trip to the beach area of Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, at the time. The tanker exploded right after the crash. At least 24 people were killed in the crash, while another 9 sustained injuries [...]

Over 160 Die as Migrant Boat Sank Off Egyptian Coast

Over 160 Die as Migrant Boat Sank Off Egyptian Coast

A boat carrying migrants capsized 8 miles off Egyptian coast on September 21st. The incident happened when the boat was transporting hundreds of migrants of several nationalities to Italy. More than 160 dead bodies were recovered from the waters. The incident is being investigated.

Bus Crash in Brazil; 15 Killed, 40 Injured

Bus Crash in Brazil; 15 Killed, 40 Injured

A bus crashed on a highway near Paraty resort town in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 6. The bus was heading towards the coasts of Trinade in Southeast Brazil, at the time. The place of accident is believed to be an accident-prone area, locally known as “God Help Me Hill.” The accident took lives of around 15 people, while 40 [...]