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24 children killed when school bus, truck collide in northern India

24 children killed when school bus, truck collide in northern India

A truck loaded with sand collided with a school bus early Thursday, killing at least 24 young children in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police said. At least two dozen other children were injured when the speeding truck collided head-on with the bus, said Javeed Ahmed, the state’s top police official. The children, […]

January 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Photo of dazed Syrian boy symbolises Aleppo’s plight

Photo of dazed Syrian boy symbolises Aleppo’s plight

Aug 19, – As international concern mounted, President Bashar al-Assad’s key ally Russia said it was ready to halt fire in the battleground northern city for 48-hour “humanitarian pauses” from next week. A shocked Syrian boy pictured sitting in an ambulance covered in blood and dust after an air strike has become a symbol of […]

August 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Aug  14, – Doctors Without Borders, a Paris-based relief agency also known as MSF, said the children were killed Saturday in coalition raids on a school in Haydan, a town in rebel-held Saada province. The Saudi-led coalition Sunday denied targeting a Yemeni school in air strikes that killed 10 children, instead saying it bombed a […]

August 14, 2016 | By | Reply More