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School Bus Hits Two School Kids in India; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

School Bus Hits Two School Kids in India; 1 Killed, 1 Injured

A school bus hit two brothers on Ghatkopar-Andheri link road in Mumbai, India, on February 25th. The accident happened when 7-year-old Ashok Murgan and 12 year-old Suresh Murgan were returning home from Pant Nagar English High School. According to a Pant Nagar police officer, "While the brothers were crossing a road, a bus ferrying the R N [...]

San Francisco Tour Bus Collides with SUV; 8 Injured

San Francisco Tour Bus Collides with SUV; 8 Injured

A double-decker bus collided with an SUV on the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building in San Francisco, California, on December 26. It is believed that the accident happened after the SUV moved from left lane and entered into the path of the bus. Eight people sustained non life threatening injuries in the accident. The bus was operated by [...]

26 Killed as Ferry Capsized in Zambia

26 Killed as Ferry Capsized in Zambia

A ferry, taking parents and school children for a national celebration, overturned in Zambia on October 25. According to the authorities, the school children and their parents were on their way to another school across the Lake Kariba for participating in the 50th anniversary celebrations of the independence from Britain. Atleast 26 people, [...]

Capsized Ferry in Bangladesh

Capsized Ferry in Bangladesh

The M.V. Pinak (AKA Pinak-6) ferry was crossing the River Padma in Munshigann and capsized with up to 250 passengers at about 11:00 am on Monday August 4. The accident occurred between the Kawrakandi ferry terminal and the Mawa ferry terminal. Some of the passengers may have survived. Emergency workers and army teams are on the scene, as well [...]

Ferry Sinking Kills 200 Refugees

Ferry Sinking Kills 200 Refugees

Two hundred people drowned in the Nile when the boat they were in sank. They were refugees from Sudan. Those who had boarded the ferry were fleeing fighting in Malakal. The boat was overloaded. Those aboard were mostly women and children. Malakal is on the banks of the White Nile. 9,000 civilians fleeing the fighting have come to the UN base [...]