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20 killed, 15 injured in train-bus collision central Thailand

20 killed, 15 injured in train-bus collision central Thailand

A train crashed into a bus in Thailand's Chachoengsao province on Sunday morning, killing 20 bus passengers, while 15 injured people were taken to the local hospital.

Rescuers shaken by 'blood and death' of India jet disaster

Rescuers shaken by 'blood and death' of India jet disaster

Indian authorities had practised for years for a jet overshooting the ‘table-top’ runway at Kozhikode airport, but local resident Fazal Puthiyakath was not prepared for the ‘blood and death’ of the real thing.

Vietnam bus crash kills 13 on high school reunion trip

Vietnam bus crash kills 13 on high school reunion trip

A high school reunion trip in Vietnam took a fatal turn on Sunday when a bus carrying the alumni crashed and flipped over at a bend on the highway, killing more than a dozen passengers.

At least 29 dead after passenger ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least 29 dead after passenger ferry capsizes in Bangladeshi river

At least 29 people have died after a passenger ferry capsized on a river near the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, officials said on Monday, with fears the toll could rise higher.

Member of Canada air force aerobatics team dies in plane crash

Member of Canada air force aerobatics team dies in plane crash

A member of an elite Canadian air force aerobatics team died and another was injured when their plane crashed Sunday in Canada's west during a performance to honour public efforts against the coronavirus ...

28 feared dead after Solomons ferry ignores storm warning

28 feared dead after Solomons ferry ignores storm warning

At least 28 ferry passengers were swept overboard in a powerful storm off the Solomon Islands, reports said Saturday, with the captain unaware he had lost anyone until the boat docked.

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

Plane catches fire on takeoff at Philippine airport, eight dead

A Japan-bound plane caught fire on takeoff at Manila airport in the Philippines late Sunday, killing all eight people on board, airport authorities said.

Ethiopian Airlines marks one year since plane crash

Ethiopian Airlines marks one year since plane crash

Ethiopian Airlines on Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the crash of Flight 302 by bringing relatives of the dead together for a ceremony at the crash site southeast of the capital, Addis Ababa.

Six die at collapsed China quarantine site; virus spread slows ex-Wuhan

Six die at collapsed China quarantine site; virus spread slows ex-Wuhan

Six people have died and 28 remain trapped after the collapse of a hotel that was being used to quarantine people under observation for the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Quanzhou, authorities said on Sunday.

13 killed as boat sinks in Brazilian Amazon

13 killed as boat sinks in Brazilian Amazon

At least 13 people were killed when a riverboat sank in the Amazon rainforest region, Brazilian authorities said Monday, as survivors described fleeing the foundering boat in terror.

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon army blames accident for village 'massacre'

Cameroon's army on Monday denied opposition charges that it had massacred villagers in a restive anglophone region, blaming instead an ‘unfortunate accident’ caused by an explosion of fuel during a firefight.

Crash sends Indian bus tumbling into well, killing 26

Crash sends Indian bus tumbling into well, killing 26

Twenty-six people including a seven-year-old girl were killed after the bus they were travelling in crashed with an autorickshaw and fell into a well in western India, officials said Wednesday.