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Bus Crashes in Egypt; 14 Dead, 42 Injured

Bus Crashes in Egypt; 14 Dead, 42 Injured

A tourist bus fell off a bridge in Beni Suef province of Egypt, on August 29th. Authorities said the bus collided with a pickup truck before plunging off the bridge. Fourteen people were killed in the crash. Forty-two others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

At Least 18 Dead After Bus Crashes in Russia

At Least 18 Dead After Bus Crashes in Russia

A bus plunged into the Black Sea in Krasnodar region of Russia, on August 25th. The bus was carrying construction workers when it plunged into the sea, near the village of Volna. At least eighteen people were killed in the crash. Eight others were injured. The cause of accident is being investigated.

Bus Plunges into Ditch in Thailand Leaving 22 Injured

Bus Plunges into Ditch in Thailand Leaving 22 Injured

A passenger bus lost control and plunged into a ditch on Phektasem Raod, Ban Klang, Ao Luk District, Thailand, on the night of January 6th. According to sources, the bus travelling from Phuket to Trang when it hit some rocks on the road, causing it to lose control and overturn into a ditch. At least 22 people were taken to hospital with [...]

Bus Plunges off Cliff in Peru; at Least 13 Killed

Bus Plunges off Cliff in Peru; at Least 13 Killed

A passenger bus veered off a steep road and plunged down into a ravine in Andes, central Peru, on December 25th. At least 13 people were killed whereas several other suffered injuries of varying intensities. The crash remains under investigation.

Bus Crashes in Malaysia; 14 Killed, 17 Injured

Bus Crashes in Malaysia; 14 Killed, 17 Injured

A bus plunged over a cliff and crashed on the North-South Expressway, Muar, Johor, Malaysia, on the midnight of December 24th. The bus was travelling from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lampur, at the time. At least 14 people were killed whereas, 17 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the [...]

Tour Bus Plunges into Ravine in Thailand; 18 Killed, 20 Injured

Tour Bus Plunges into Ravine in Thailand; 18 Killed, 20 Injured

A tour bus plunged off a hillside road and into a ravine on Khao Pueng Mountain, Ban Dan Nakham, Muang District, Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, on the morning of November 22nd. According to sources, the bus was carrying 36 retired employees and was travelling to Bangkok at the time. At least 18 people were killed in the crash whereas, 20 [...]

Bus Slides Down Hill and Lands into Hospital Grounds in New Zealand

Bus Slides Down Hill and Lands into Hospital Grounds in New Zealand

A bus careered down a hill and plunged over a steep embankment, narrowly escaping the building of Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand, on September 29th. According to sources, the bus driver had gotten off the bus to use the toilet, when the incident occurred. The only passenger onboard remained unhurt in the crash. It is unknown [...]

Bus Falls into Neelum River in Azad Kashmir; 23 Killed, 3 Injured

Bus Falls into Neelum River in Azad Kashmir; 23 Killed, 3 Injured

A bus fell off a mountainous road and plunged into Neelum River in Nausehri, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan, on the night of September 23rd. According to sources, the bus lost control and veered off the road due to over speeding. More than 23 people were presumably killed, however, only 3 bodies and 3 injured could be found. The rest were swept away [...]

Bus Falls into River in Nigeria; 3 Killed, 14 Missing

Bus Falls into River in Nigeria; 3 Killed, 14 Missing

An 18-seater bus plunged into River Rijana, Kaduna State, Nigeria, on the night of September 20th. The bus carrying 18 people of a family was travelling from Kano to Lokoja, at the time. According to the sole survivor, the accident happened due to over speeding. At least 3 people were killed while 14 others went missing. The rescue [...]

At Least 6 Killed after Bus Crashes in Crimea

At Least 6 Killed after Bus Crashes in Crimea

A bus veered off a mountain road and plunged 50 meters down into a ravine in Crimea, on August 11th. The accident happened when the bus was transporting 19 passengers from Sudak to Kerch, Crimea. At least 6 people were killed in the crash while others were injured. The cause of crash is being investigated.

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