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14 feared dead as Boat Sinks in River Congo.

At least 14 people are feared drowned after two overcrowded, rickety boats sank in the River Congo, the interior minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) told AFPWednesday, though local sources fear the toll could be much higher. “Fourteen missing, 108 survived,” the DRC’s interior minister, Henri Mova, said in an …

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Girl, 15, dies after suffering devastating injuries in horror bus stop crash that left three hurt.

A 15-year-old girl who was severely injured in a horror bus stop smash has died. The teen, named locally as  Katelyn Dawson, was fatally wounded in the crash this morning that left three others hurt. She was flown to hospital by air ambulance after a BMW car mounted the pavement in Huddersfield, …

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At least 48 dead after bus plunges 100m off ‘devil’s cliff’ at popular Peruvian backpacker destination.

At least 48 people have been killed after a bus plunged 100 metres off a cliff in a popular backpacking destination in Peru. The bus collided with a truck before it careened off along a sharply curving highway north of the capital, Lima, the country’s health ministry said. The accident …

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34 people dead in central Kenya bus crash

34 people have perished in yet another grisly road accident at one of Kenya’s most notorious blackspot on Sunday morning after the bus they were travelling in collided head-on with a trailer. At least 28 died on the spot while six others lost their lives while undergoing treatment at a …

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Egypt road accidents leave 26 dead

Two accidents on Egypt’s roads have killed at least 26 people in three days, authorities said. A collision on Saturday involving a minibus on a desert road 145km south of Cairo left 13 dead, the health ministry said. That came just days after a crash on the same road also …

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18 dead in DRC road accident

Eighteen people were killed on Friday when a truck carrying goods and passengers overturned on a major highway in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the government confirmed. The accident happened at Bulambika, on the highway linking Bukavu and Kisangani, in the northeast district of Bunyakiri. “The official toll on the …

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