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  • Zimbabwe truck accident kills 21: state media

    At least 21 people were killed at the weekend when a truck overturned in western Zimbabwe, state media reported on Sunday...

    The truck was carrying 69 passengers when it “failed to negotiate a curve and overturned” at a business centre in the district of Tsholotsho on Saturday evening, according to Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC)...

  • The elusive history and politics of Pakistan’s truck art

    Pakistan’s ‘truck art’ is now quite a well-known ‘genre’ around the world...

    For long, it has been an homegrown art-form in South Asia, especially in Pakistan, where the whole idea of decorating trucks (also, lorries and even rickshaws) with complex floral patterns and poetic calligraphy, has evolved in the most radiant and innovative manner...

  • Five killed as van ‘chased by robbers’ collides with truck

    GUJRANWALA: Five men died while three dancing girls injured critically when the van they were traveling by collided with a truck while allegedly being chased by robbers near kot Ladha on Hafizabad Road on Sunday...

    Following the accident, the relatives of the deceased blocked the traffic by placing the bodies on the road, demanding arrest of the chasing “robbers”...

  • 8 killed as truck driver plows through bike path in New York 'act of terror'

    Eleven others were seriously hurt when the truck driver struck in broad daylight just blocks from the 9/11 Memorial, on the West Side of Lower Manhattan, close to schools as children and their parents geared up to celebrate Halloween...

    Television networks identified the 29-year-old as an Uzbek citizen living in Florida who had recently been staying in New Jersey, where the truck was rented...

  • Trump to terminate US visa lottery programme after New York truck attack

    United States President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he would end the popular US green card lottery as police said the radicalised Uzbek man who staged the deadly truck ramming in New York on Tuesday had entered the country under that programme...

    According to Trump, Sayfullo Saipov, identified by authorities as the man who ploughed a rented truck into cyclists and pedestrians on a New York City bike path on Tuesday, came to...

  • Germany resumes Afghan deportations months after Kabul truck bomb

    Eight Afghans expelled from Germany arrived in Kabul on Wednesday as Berlin resumed deportations of rejected asylum seekers from the war-torn country months after a huge truck bomb hit the Afghan capital...

    The men face an uncertain future in a country struggling with high unemployment, a weak economy and masses of refugees being ejected from Pakistan and Iran, as well as hundreds of thousands of others uprooted by war...

  • Five tonnes of charas seized from truck in Karachi

    A spokesman for the Sindh police said that the police team led by SSP West Younis Chandio spotted a suspicious truck on Northern Bypass moving to the city area...

    Sensing danger, the driver stopped the truck on the main bypass and ran away leaving the vehicle abandoned...

  • Four Mepco poles collapse as truck hits dangling wires

    SAHIWAL: Four Mepco poles along with five 100-KV transformers fell down on the road on Saturday when a truck hit the dangling high voltage wires on Sahiwal Road, ?Pakpattan, causing a great deal of inconvenience to commuters from Nageena Chowk to Darbar Chowk...

    They said when the truck’s top hit the dangling wires, the poles collapsed, suspending power supply...

  • 20 dead as huge truck bomb rocks Somali capital

    MOGADISHU: A truck bomb exploded outside a hotel at a busy junction in the Somali capital on Saturday causing widespread devastation that left at least 20 dead, with the toll likely to rise...

    “There was a huge blast caused by a truck loaded with explosives...

  • Driver killed as truck plunges into river

    CHARSADDA: A driver was killed and two other people were injured when a truck loaded with cement fell into a river in the early hours of Saturday...

    The incident happened because a British-era bridge on the Kabul river, in the Sardaryab area, gave way when the truck carrying 1,040 cement bags reached its middle...

  • NY marathoners undaunted by deadly truck attack

    NEW YORK: This week’s deadly truck attack in New York could not deter blind Japanese runner Toshiaki Ito from joining 50,000 fellow competitors in the city’s marathon this Sunday...

    “I will not be defeated by it,” Ito, a 59-year-old banker, said as he picked up his race number three days after an Uzbek immigrant drove a truck down a Manhattan bike path, killing eight people and injuring a dozen more...

  • Truck sales rev up

    KARACHI: A total of 3,130 trucks were sold in July-April 2014-15 compared to 1,975 a year earlier, according to Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (PAMA)...

    Master and Isuzu truck sales increased to 630 and 648 units compared to 420 each...

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