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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.

Twenty Killed after Passenger Trains Collided in Italy

Twenty Killed after Passenger Trains Collided in Italy

Two passenger trains collided head-on between the towns of Corato and Andria in southern Italy, on July 12th. The accident happened as one train was coming from Corato and the other was travelling from Andria. Twenty people were killed in the accident. Dozens others were injured and were taken to hospitals. The cause of crash is being [...]

Train Crash in Italy Injures more than 70 People

Train Crash in Italy Injures more than 70 People

Two metro trains crashed into each other in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy on the morning of January 19. According to sources, the trains were going in opposite directions on the same track, which resulted in the crash. More than 70 people sustained injuries of various intensities. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus-Car Collision in Northern Italy Killed 1

Bus-Car Collision in Northern Italy Killed 1

A tourist bus smashed into a car on a highway near Ferrara city in northern Italy on July 4. The accident happened when the bus was taking children back from a day trip to the seaside. The car driver, a man aged 66, died on the spot while 18 children, aged between 6 and 12, suffered minor injuries. Both the vehicles caught fire after the [...]

Bus Veers Off the Road in Italy, 38 Students Injured

Bus Veers Off the Road in Italy, 38 Students Injured

A bus, carrying around 40 students of ages 12 to 16 years, swerved off the road and fell on its side in Italy. The accident happened when the bus was taking 3 swimming teams to a swimming championship in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy. 38 students were injured in the accident and were shifted to the local hospitals. The bus was also [...]

15 Injured in Sharjah Bus Crash

15 Injured in Sharjah Bus Crash

Fifteen people were injured after a bus, carrying tourists from the US, UK, Pakistan, Italy, Egypt and Yemen, crashed on Maleiha Road in Sharjah. The tourists were on their way back to Dubai, after an excursion trip to northern emirates, when their bus crashed late night on Friday, April 25. Authorities confirmed that fifteen people, [...]

Costa Concordia Final report

Costa Concordia Final report

The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport (MIT) released the long awaited English translation of its report on the safety technical investigation into the marine casualty on January 13, 2012 involving the cruise ship Costa Concordia. The ship capsized as a result of large-scale internal flooding from a 53-meter long breach of its hull [...]