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Bus crash in south India kills at least 45 people- Officials

Bus crash in south India kills at least 45 people- Officials

A bus carrying pilgrims from a Hindu temple in the hills of south India plunged off a road Tuesday, killing at least 45 people, officials said. At least 25 others were injured. The driver lost control as he tried to avoid another bus on the crowded road leading from the popular Anjaneya Swamy temple in […]

September 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Roadside bomb hits Afghan bus, killing 11 and wounding 31

Roadside bomb hits Afghan bus, killing 11 and wounding 31

A roadside bomb which hit a bus in restive western Afghanistan on Tuesday killed at least 11 people and wounded 31, mostly women and children, officials said. “It was a bomb planted by the Taliban to hit security forces but… it got a passenger bus,” Farah provincial police spokesman Muhibullah Muhib told. There was no […]

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At least 48 dead when bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru

At least 48 dead when bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru

At least 48 people died when a bus tumbled down a cliff onto a rocky beach Tuesday along a narrow stretch of highway known as the “Devil’s Curve,” Peruvian police and fire officials said. The bus carrying 57 people was headed to Peru’s capital when it was struck by a tractor trailer shortly before noon […]

January 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
A tough life on Lima’s rough edges

A tough life on Lima’s rough edges

Nov 12, – The dusty, chaotic peripheries of this capital of 9 million people bulge with dirt-poor peasants, many of them transplants from the Andean highlands who pour in every day, unprepared for life in the big city. Most join the more than 60 percent of Peruvians in the informal economy. A little more than […]

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