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At Least 10 Killed After Bus Collides with Lorry in Kenya

At Least 10 Killed After Bus Collides with Lorry in Kenya

A bus collided with a lorry on Bangal-Ukasi Road in Tana River County, Kenya, on August 29th. The bus was heading from Wajir to Nairobi when it collided with the lorry coming from the opposite direction. At least ten people were killed in the crash. Several others were injured and were taken to hospitals.

Bus Crashes into Truck in Russia; 14 Killed

Bus Crashes into Truck in Russia; 14 Killed

A long-haul passenger bus crashed into a truck on the Volga river in Moscow, Russia, on July 2nd. The bus, travelling from Samara, to Izhevsk, caught fire right after the crash. At least fourteen people lost their lives in the crash; two of them were children. Initial investigation shows the bus driver was blinded by the headlights, [...]

Bus Falls in Gorge in India; 24 Killed, 8 Injured, 3 Missing

Bus Falls in Gorge in India; 24 Killed, 8 Injured, 3 Missing

A bus fell into a gorge near Bhagirathi river in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India, on the night of May 23rd. The bus was transporting pilgrims from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, at the time. Ar least 24 people lost their lives in the crash, while another 8 sustained injuries of various intensities. Another 3 people have been missing. The incident [...]

Bus Overturns in South Africa; 9 Killed, Dozens Injured

A bus overturned on the N1 near Touws River, Laingsburg, Western Cape, South Africa, on the morning of October 16th. At least 9 people were killed whereas more than 20 suffered injuries of varying intensities. The injured were taken to hospital. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Bus Falls off Mountainous Road in Nepal; 14 Killed, 13 Injured

Bus Falls off Mountainous Road in Nepal; 14 Killed, 13 Injured

A bus fell off a narrow mountain road and landed on the bank of Trishuli River in Dhadingbeshi, Dhading District, central Nepal, on the morning of September 27th. The bus was travelling from Dhadingbeshi to Kintang, Nepal, at the time. At least 14 people were killed in the crash whereas 13 others suffered injuries of varying [...]

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 [...]

17 Injured as Norfolk City Public Schools Bus Crashes in Virginia Beach

17 Injured as Norfolk City Public Schools Bus Crashes in Virginia Beach

A Norfolk City Public Schools bus veered off road and fell into a ditch in Virginia Beach, Virginia, on May 17th. The accident happened at the Indian River Road when the bus was transporting Ingleside Elementary School students back after a field trip at Brookdale Farms. Seventeen people, including fifteen children and two adults, were [...]

Bus Falls into River in Peru; 15 Dead, 16 Injured

Bus Falls into River in Peru; 15 Dead, 16 Injured

A bus veered off the road and fell into the Mapacho River, Ocongate District, Quispicanchi, Lima, Peru, on the early morning of April 8th. At least 15 passengers lost their lives in the accident, while 16 sustained injuries. The injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of the accident is yet to be determined.

Pipeline: 3,000 barrels of oil Leaked in Amazon

Pipeline: 3,000 barrels of oil Leaked in Amazon

A landslide in Peru ruptured the main Petroperu pipeline, and now the jungle is a sludgy mess, and oil is polluting the Chiriaco and Morona rivers. Petroperu said there are two breaks in the pipeline. Before the rupture, the oil pipeline daily delivered 5,000 to 6,000 barrels. Petroperu’s first containment effort was ruined by heavy rain which [...]

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