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Taiwan train crash kills 18 in deadliest rail tragedy in decades

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Eighteen people died and 175 were injured when a train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, authorities said, in the island’s worst rail disaster in more than three decades. Rescuers tend to injured passengers after a train derailed in Yilan, Taiwan October 21, 2018. Military News Agency/Handout via REUTERS Four carriages overturned in the crash, which occurred ...

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Taiwan train crash kills at least 18, injures 160

TAIPEI (Reuters) – At least 18 people died and 160 were injured when a train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday, authorities said. Rescuers tend to injured passengers after a train derailed in Yilan, Taiwan October 21, 2018. Military News Agency/Handout via REUTERS Several carriages were overturned in the crash, which occurred in Yilan County near the coast on a ...

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Appeal after boy, 6, killed in crash in Luton

Image copyright South Beds News Agency Image caption Flowers were left at the scene of the crash A six-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash in White Horse Vale, close to the junction with Kirby Drive, Luton, at about 14:20 BST on Saturday. Bedfordshire Police said a ...

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Third death after M4 minibus and lorry crash

The driver of an autism school minibus involved in a crash with a lorry has died along with two other staff members, police have confirmed. Thames Valley Police said a third person died in hospital earlier on Friday after two people died at the scene of the collision on the M4 motorway on Thursday. The victims, who were staff members ...

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M4 crash: Six injured in minibus and lorry ‘serious collision’

Image copyright Twitter/@sash2708 Image caption Motorists are queuing on the eastbound carriageway of the M4 Six people have been injured in a “serious collision” between a minibus and a lorry on the M4. The crash happened just after 12:00 BST on the eastbound carriageway between junction 14 at Hungerford and junction 13 at Newbury. South Central Ambulance Service said three ...

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Two killed in light plane crash near Beverley Airfield

Image caption A major search was carried out to find the aircraft Two people were killed when a light aircraft crashed near an airfield in East Yorkshire. Both the pilot and passenger suffered fatal injuries in the crash reported at about 19:30 BST on Wednesday, Humberside Police said. A major search had taken place in the area to find the ...

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Limo Tragedy Claims 20 Lives, Deadliest Car Crash in Over a Decade

SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) – The site of a devastating accident that killed two pedestrians and 18 occupants of a limousine headed to a birthday party, including four sisters, is a known danger spot that has long worried locals, according to a manager of the store that sits at the intersection where the accident happened. The intersection had been redone in ...

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News Daily: Climate warning, and 20 dead in limousine crash

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign-up here Image copyright Getty Images Act now on climate change, world told How bad are the risks of global warming? Very, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which says keeping the long-term temperature increase below 1.5C requires “unprecedented changes in the way people live”. In fact, it warns ...

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