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  • Rs29 million fine to bus driver in fatal crash

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Additional District and Sessions Judge Ishfaq Mehmood Sheikh on Thursday sentenced a driver to pay Rs29 million as compensation money to the families of 12 people run over by his bus when they were sitting alongside a road at Notak Ada in Kot Chhuta tehsil in April 2014...

    Sources said the bus skidded into a 200-foot deep ditch near Rakhi Gaaj Border Military police station...

  • Afghan official says at least 18 dead in bus crash

    KABUL: An Afghan official says at least 18 people died and another three were injured when a minibus plummeted into a ravine in a remote area of the northwestern Badghis province...

    Mirwais Mirzakwal, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the accident was probably caused by excessive speed and careless driving
  • Mob burns bus after road crash

    BAHAWALNAGAR: A mob set ablaze a passenger bus on Friday after a motorcyclist died under its wheel in the jurisdiction of Madressa police...

    The bus knocked down motorcyclist Safdar, of Basti Hasanka...

  • PA mourns copter crash, condemns bus attack

    LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly unanimously adopted on Friday resolutions on the Naltar helicopter crash and the Karachi terrorist attack, tabled by the treasury and opposition...

    Law Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman with other treasury MPAs presented the resolution expressing deep grief over the helicopter crash in Naltar on May 8, wherein Norwegian and Indonesian ambassadors, the wives of Malaysia and Philippines ambassadors as well as...

  • London bus crash injures passengers, causes shop to collapse

    A London double-decker bus crashed into a shop on a busy street in the British capital on Thursday, leaving two people trapped and others hurt after the driver blacked out, witnesses said...

    Pictures on social media showed shattered glass and paramedics tending to passengers on the upper deck of the red bus...

  • 16 Hindu pilgrims killed in bus crash in India-held Kashmir

    At least 16 Hindu pilgrims were killed and several others injured in a bus crash on Sunday in India-held Kashmir, said police...

    The bus carrying pilgrims to a Himalayan cave — revered as the abode of the god Shiva — where hundreds of Hindus make annual pilgrimage plunged into a ravine...

  • Bus crash kills 44 in northern India

    A bus has swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep ravine in northern India, killing at least 44 people, an official said Wednesday...

    The bus with 56 passengers on board plunged into a river in northern Himachal Pradesh state around 115 kilometres from the capital Shimla...

  • Argentine footballer loses four toes in team bus crash

    CARACAS: An Argentine footballer lost four toes when his team bus crashed in Venezuela after playing a qualifying match in the Copa Libertadores regional club tournament, officials said...

    Patricio Toranzo, 33, was one of several members of Argentine club Atletico Huracan hurt in the crash as the team headed to the airport after their 1-0 win over local side Caracas FC...

  • India bus crash kills 21, injures 17

    NEW DELHI: At least 21 people were killed and 17 injured on Wednesday when a bus collided with a truck at high speed in central India, local media reported...

    The accident occurred when the bus carrying 38 passengers collided head-on with a truck on the Khandwa-Indore road, in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the Press Trust of India news agency reported, quoting police...

  • Bus-train crash claims 16 lives in Indonesia

    Barata said that a team from the ministry and the National Transportation Safety Committee would be deployed to investigate the cause of the crash, the spokesman added...

    The bus drove past a closed gate at the level crossing before it was hit, she said...

  • Opera troupe bus crash kills 25 in India

    NEW DELHI: A bus carrying artists of an opera troupe plunged 76 metres into a gorge in eastern India Sunday, killing at least 25 people, media reports said...

    The bus was returning from Deogarh district to Bargarh, PTI said, adding that 11 people were also critically injured...

  • At least 42 killed in French bus crash, worst in decades

    PUISSEGUIN: At least 42 people died when a bus carrying elderly day-trippers collided head-on with a truck and caught fire near Bordeaux early on Friday, in France's worst road crash in more than 30 years...

    The bus was carrying about 50 pensioners south to the Bearn region from their homes in the village of Petit Palais and surrounding hamlets, all just a few kilometers away from the crash site, said officials...

  • At least 42 killed in Argentine police bus crash, 9 injured

    BUENOS AIRES: A bus carrying Argentine border patrol officers crashed into a ravine in the northern province of Salta on Monday, killing 42 people, while nine were being treated for injuries, provincial emergency official Francisco Marinaro told local television...

    “We have 42 dead so far,” he said in a TV interview from the scene, where an overturned bus was shown, swarmed with emergency workers...

  • India bus crash kills at least 37

    AHMEDABAD: A packed passenger bus plunged off a bridge into a river in western India Friday killing at least 37 people, an official said, in one of the deadliest road accidents in recent years...

    Television images showed locals and rescuers in the water, using their bare hands to shift parts of the mangled bus wreckage and carrying people to ambulances in bedsheets...

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