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North Macedonia: A bus carrying workers crashed into a ravine outside Skopje Wednesday, killing 14 people and injuring about 30

Daily Mail

“…………Venko Filipce, the newly renamed European nation’s health minister, said seven people were pronounced dead at the scene and the rest died after being taken to a hospital. Six of those injured had life-threatening conditions…..

The bus was carrying about 50 people when it veered off a highway linking Skopje with…. Tetovo and plunged 10 meters (30 feet) into a small ravine, landing upside down. The cause of the crash…wasn’t yet known…..”

At least six people were killed and 16 more wounded Wednesday in an accident that happened as a passenger train was crossing a long bridge between two islands in central Denmark.



A high-speed train hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass Thursday at a station in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing nine people and injuring dozens.


12/12/1917: More than 500 French soldiers are killed when their train derails in Modane, France.


Arkansas: One child was killed and at least 45 others were injured when a charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee rolled off an interstate off-ramp and overturned.


Uganda: At least 35 people died as overcrowded boat capsizes on Lake Victoria


China: At least 14 killed and 27 injured in highway pile-up.


China: 13 killed as fight between passenger and driver causes bus to plunge into the Yangtze River.

At least 18 people were killed and 178 others injured when a train derailed in Taiwan



At least 55 killed and 60 injured in northern India on Friday night after a train struck people celebrating a Hindu festival at a railway track




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