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12 Killed In Bus-Truck Collision In Egypt

Cairo: At least 12 persons were killed after a bus collided with a truck on a highway in Egypt’s Monufia province on Wednesday. The bus was carrying workers to their factory in Sadat city, Xinhua news agency reported. Other wounded persons were moved to Sadat Central hospital, the report added. Egypt suffers a high rate […]

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Three Killed As Tourist Vehicle Rams Into Truck In Odisha

Balasore: At least three persons were killed and 10 others sustained critical injuries after a tourist vehicle they were travelling in rammed into a truck near Shergarh petrol pump in Balasore district in the wee hours on Sunday. According to reports, nearly 25 people from Balisahi area in Puri had booked a light commercial vehicle […]

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Class II Girl Dies, 4 Others Injured As School Auto-Rickshaw Overturns

Kendrapara: A Class II girl was killed and four others including three students and a teacher of Oupada Sishu Vidya Mandir sustained critical injuries after an auto-rickshaw carrying them overturned near Gara Chhak under Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district today. The deceased girl has been identified as Subhasmita Swain. All the injured have been rushed […]

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Four Killed, Three Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Kalahandi/Jajpur/Bhadrak: At least four persons were killed and three others sustained multiple injuries in separate road mishaps in different places in Odisha on Thursday. In the first mishap, a couple out for morning walk died after being run over by an unidentified vehicle at around 5 AM near Mahichala village chhak on NH-26 under Junagarh […]

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One Killed, Nine Injured In Separate Road Mishaps In Odisha

Nayagarh/Jharsuguda: At least one person was killed while nine others sustained injuries in two separate road mishaps in Jharsuguda and Nayagarh districts today. A speeding truck reportedly hit a car near Mahima Chhak under Belpahar Police limits in Jharsuguda district killing the owner of the car. Another person in the car, who sustained critical injuries […]

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Truck Carrying Jatra Artistes Overturns In Odisha, 13 Injured

Cuttack: At least 13 artistes of a Jatra (orchestra) troupe sustained injuries after the truck in which they were travelling overturned near Barabati pond on old Cuttack-Sambalpur road. According to reports, the truck skidded off the road when its driver was trying to evade a motorcyclist on the road. Odisha Fire Services Personnel and local […]

10 Killed In Bus Collision In Bangladesh

Dhaka: At least ten people were killed when a microbus they were travelling in collided with a passenger bus near Dhaka on Friday afternoon, a senior police official said here. The accident happened in the Munshiganj district, around 27 km south of capital Dhaka, reported the Xinhua news agency.

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2 Killed As Truck Falls Into 50-Ft Deep Gorge In Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj/Balasore: At least two persons were killed while another sustained critical injuries after a truck in which they were travelling fell into a 50-feet deep gorge at Bangiriposi ghat in Mayurbhanj on National Highway-59 this morning. Reportedly, the iron-laden truck was enroute to Kolkata from Chandigarh when the mishap occurred. Soon after the incident, locals […]

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Nine Tourists From Gujarat Injured In Road Accident In Odisha

Balasore: At least nine persons of a family hailing from Gujarat sustained injuries after the van they were travelling in hit a truck near Talanagar under Soro Police limits on National Highway-16 in Balasore district Friday morning. All the injured have been identified as residents of Aravalli area in Gujarat. Three persons who received critical […]

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Three Killed After Motorcycle Collides With Truck In Odisha

Jajpur: Three motor-cycle borne persons were killed early on Tuesday when their two-wheeler collided head-on with a truck on National Highway-16 in Odisha’s Jajpur district, a police officer said. While one of them died on the spot, two others succumbed to their injuries in the district headquarters hospital, he said. According to Ajay Kumar Jena, […]

Container Truck Crushes Vehicles In Andhra, 12 Died

Tirupati: At least 12 people were killed when a container trailer-truck crushed an Omni van and two other vehicles after its brakes failed in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district on Friday, police said. The accident occurred near Mogili Ghat on Chittoor-Bengaluru highway at around 7 p.m. The container crushed an Omni van, an auto-rickshaw and a […]

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One Dead, Over 50 Injured In Two Separate Mishaps In Odisha

Ganjam/Dhenkanal: One person was killed while as many as 50 others were injured in two separate road mishaps in Odisha. In Gangpur Police limits of Ganjam district, one man was killed and over 15 were injured on Wednesday night after a mini-bus they were travelling in, overturned. As per reports, the mini-bus named ‘Darpa’ was […]

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Odisha Governor’s Escort Vehicles Meet With Accident, 7 Injured

Mayurbhanj: At least seven persons were injured after two escort vehicles accompanying Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal met with an accident near Purunapani in Udala during his visit to Mayurbhanj district on Friday. The Governor was on his way to Baripada from Udala when the mishap occurred. However, the mishap occurred when the Governor’s vehicle had […]

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Brother-Sister Duo Killed In Road Mishap In Odisha

Bolangir: In a tragic incident, a brother-sister duo was killed in a road accident at Mahipur Square under Tushura Police Limits of Bolangir district, today morning. The deceased have been identified as Mantu Benia and his sister Sanju of Phangania village under Muribahal block. Reportedly, Mantu was going to drop Sanju at her school after […]

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Odisha Minor Girl Works As Labourer To Send Siblings To School

Koraput: At the age of 17, she is the sole bread earner and caretaker of a family of five – not by choice but due to harsh circumstances. After losing her father in a road mishap five years back, Laxmi Nayak, a resident of Khudiguda village in Koraput district is the last ray of hope […]

Ten Killed, Eight Injured In Assam Road Mishap

Guwahati: At least ten people died and eight others were badly injured in a tragic road mishap at Demow in Upper Assam’s Sivasagar district on Monday morning, police said. The incident took place at Thaora Dol in Demow when two passenger vehicles travelling in opposite direction collided head on. Police said that while four people […]

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‘Hitting’ Stray Bull Proves Costly For Illegal Liquor Traders

Balasore: People often suffer due to stray cattle on roads but the roaming of a bull on the Balasore road has helped police nab illegal liquor traders and seize more than 400 litres of liquor. On Sunday, the officials of Soro Excise department seized more than 400 litres of liquor being smuggled by three youths […]

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Man Along With His Two Sons Killed In Road Mishap

Khurda: A pall of gloom descended on Malipada village in Khurda district after the death of a local resident along with his two sons in a road accident on NH-16 near Gada Khordha last night. Krushna Palta Singh along with his two sons Bikram Palta Singh and Sanjay Palta Singh of Malipada were killed after […]

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16 Killed As Speeding Truck Collides With Tempo, Van In UP's Shahjahanpur

Shahjahanpur (UP): Sixteen people were killed and five others seriously injured in an accident involving three vehicles on National Highway 24 on Tuesday morning, police said. The accident took place on Jamka crossing when a speeding truck hit a tempo and another van and then overturned, SP (City) Dinesh Tripathi said. All those killed were […]

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39 passengers injured as bus falls into gorge in Odisha

Phulbani: At least 39 passengers were injured after a bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Kotgarh in Kandhamal district today. As per reports, the mishap occurred after the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle while crossing a bridge over Daduma Ghat. Sources said there were nearly 50 to […]

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4 Killed, Several Injured In Two Mishaps In Odisha

Baripada/Sambalpur: At least four persons were killed and 17 others sustained critical injuries in two separate mishaps in Mayurbhanj and Sambalpur districts on Saturday. A passenger bus en route to Sambalpur from Bhubaneswar overturned near Maneswar area killing two persons on the spot. Ten other passengers left injured were admitted to Sambalpur hospital for treatment, […]

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5 Youths From Odisha Killed, 3 Injured In Road Mishap In Kolkata

Bhubaneswar: As many as five youths from Odisha were killed and three others sustained critical injuries in a road accident in Dhulagarh area near Kolkata of West Bengal Tuesday late night. All the victims are stated to be residents of Jajpur, Cuttack and Kuansa area of Bhadrak district. The two among the deceased have been […]

25 Cows Killed As Cattle-Laden Truck Overturns In Odisha

Balasore:  A truck carrying around 60 cattle overturned on NH 60 near Alalpur under Jaleswar police limits in the district today, killing at least 25 cattle on the spot. According to sources, the cattle-laden truck was en route to West Bengal when the driver lost control and the vehicle turned turtle. More than 35 cattle […]

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Tragic! 9 killed in separate road mishaps in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At least nine persons were killed in separate road mishaps in Angul, Malkangiri, Koraput, Keonjhar and Balasore districts on Saturday. In Angul, three persons were killed and two others sustained critical injuries after the car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a speeding truck coming from the opposite direction near Pitiri road […]

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Women more vulnerable in car accidents than men: Study

New York: Researchers have found that women are significantly more likely to suffer injuries than their male counterparts in frontal car crashes. Researchers said that belted female occupants have 73 per cent greater odds of being seriously injured in frontal car crashes compared to belted males (after controlling for collision severity, occupant age, stature, body […]