At least twelve passengers killed after two buses plunge into ravine in Pakistan

A volunteer looks at the wreckages of passenger buses that plunge into 50 meters ravine after colliding with each other in Salgran near Murree on Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014. – AP Photo

(SOURCE)  ISLAMABAD: At least 12 passengers were killed and over 30 sustained injuries when two buses plunged into a ravine after colliding with each other near mountainous valley of Murree in northern Pakistan Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

Initial reports suggested deaths of more than 15 passengers. However, officials of Rescue 1122 have now confirmed that 12 dead bodies were recovered from the 50 meters deep ravine at Salgran. The officials said reckless driving and slippery road conditions amid rain and snow in the evening caused the accident.

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Indian train kills elephants crossing tracks

An Indian elephant. Seven elephants were killed in the train collision while 10 others were seriously injured. Photograph: Duncan Willetts/Sportsphoto

Seven elephants, including two calves, die after train hits herd in West Bengal forest, the worst such crash in recent memory

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4 dead after car drives into path of freight train

Police officers examine the scene of an accident in Fresno, Calif., on Monday, August 19, 2013.

Police officers examine the scene of an accident in Fresno, Calif., on Monday, August 19, 2013. KGPE-TV

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FRESNO, Calif. Authorities say four people are dead and one other injured after their vehicle drove into the path of a freight train in Fresno.

California Highway Patrol officer Scott Jobinger says a car carrying five people drove onto the tracks and was broadsided by the train early Monday.

Jobinger said the Union Pacific train was traveling at about 40 miles an hour and was sounding its horns and had its headlights on around 1:45 a.m.

The dead victims include two 20-year-olds, a 21-year old and an 18-year-old. Their names have not been released.

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Four dead, dozens injured after bus and truck collide

Rescue services say some 35 hurt in accident between No. 377 Metropolin bus and garbage truck on Route 6

Police and rescue personnel seen at the site of an accident that left four people dead and dozens injured after a bus and a garbage truck collided on Route 6, Sunday, August 4, 2013 (photo credit: David Buimovitch/Flash90)

Police and rescue personnel seen at the site of an accident that left four people dead and dozens injured after a bus and a garbage truck collided on Route 6, Sunday, August 4, 2013 (photo credit: David Buimovitch/Flash90)

(Times of Israel) – Aug 4, 2013  –  Four people were killed and dozens more injured when a bus and a truck collided on a major highway near central Israel Sunday.

Rescue services said some 35 people were hurt, three critically, in the accident on Route 6 near the Sorek interchange outside Gedera.

The Metropolin No. 377 bus was traveling from Rishon Lezion to Beersheba. Pictures from the scene showed a garbage truck on its side near the bus.

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