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19 die as bus, fuel tanker collides in Iran

Collision between a bus and a fuel tanker killed at least 19 people in central Iran, state television reported on Tuesday. The collision, which occurred around 11:15 pm...

NSC donates bus to NMLA

NSC donates bus to NMLA 

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has donated an 18-seater bus to the Nigerian Maritime Law Association (NMLA). Executive Secretary of the Council, Mr. Hassan...

16 dead as train hits bus in Russia

16 dead as train hits bus in Russia

By Jite Eriabie   At least 16 people were killed on Friday when a train slammed into a bus that had broken down on a level crossing east of Moscow, authorities said....

18 oil workers die as bus plunges into Black Sea

18 oil workers die as bus plunges into Black Sea   

At least 18 people have been killed in southern Russia after a bus carrying construction workers plunged into the sea. Eight more people were injured, five seriously,...

18 oil workers die as bus plunges into Black Sea

18 oil workers die as bus plunges into Black Sea

At least 18 people have been killed in southern Russia after a bus carrying construction workers plunged into the sea. Eight more people were injured, five seriously,...

PHOTOS: Customs seize FUNAAB bus conveying Indian hemp

 

3 women, 4 children burnt to death in Abuja tanker fire

14 people burnt to death as tanker collides with commercial bus

No fewer than 14 persons have been reported dead in a ghastly tanker and bus collision in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Sunday. Witnesses said the dead, who were consumed in...

PHOTOS: 8 crushed to death as container falls on bus in Lagos

Tragedy struck in the early hours of Saturday when a container fell off a truck on to a fully loaded commercial bus popularly known as ‘Danfo’ in the Ojota area of...

container falls on commercial bus at Ojota

PHOTOS: Tragedy as container falls on commercial bus at Ojota

No fewer than five persons lost their lives in the early hours of Saturday after a truck fell on a bus in the Ojota area of Lagos. It was learnt that the occupants of...

How luxurious bus with 59 passengers plunged into Lagos river

Three persons, including a driver, Sidi Abudu, 40, Friday lost their lives after an interstate luxurious bus in which they were travelling plunged into the Maiden River...

At least three people were killed, while 23 sustained injuries after a luxury bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE plunged into a lagoon at Owode Elede in the Mile 12 area of Lagos state. Adebayo Kehinde, spokesperson for the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA), confirmed this, saying the ill-fated bus was returning to Lagos from Abia state when the incident occurred. Kehinde said the agency was informed about the accident around 3:23am, and it swung into action immediately. "The agency received a distress call at about 3.23 am today 17/2/2017 via the emergency toll free number 767/112 concerning a luxury bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE belonging to GUO Transport Service Co. LTD which was gathered to be enroute Maza Maza from Aba, Abia state," Kehinde said in a statement. "According to preliminary investigations conducted at the incident scene.The luxury bus was said to have skidded off its track while on top speed and plunged into the canal at Owode Elede, before Mile 12. Ikorodu road." Kehinde said there were 59 passengers in the bus, and that those who died fell into the water, where their corpses was recovered. "The bus with 59 passengers on board had 23 people injured and were treated on the spot by a joint team of LASEMA Paramedics and LASAMBUS, nine out of the treated victims were taken to the Lagos State Trauma Centre at the Toll Gate for further treatment, while two adult male and one female, which include the motor boy were recovered dead from the Canal," he said. "The three dead bodies, bus and their belongings were handed over to the men of the Nigeria Police, Owode Division. "The agency recovered the vehicle with the aid of its heavy duty equipment crane and towed it off the road to ensure free flow of traffic."

Three killed, 23 injured as bus plunges into river in Lagos

At least three people were killed, while 23 sustained injuries after a luxury bus with registration number Anambra GDD 386 YE plunged into a lagoon at Owode Elede in the...

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Three dead, 14 missing as bus plunges into river

By Foster Obi The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of three persons and declared 14 others missing after an...