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Eight Dead in Bus Crash in Texas

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It’s been reported eight dead in bus crash in Texas. On Saturday 8 people died and 44 people injured in Charter bus crash. It was reported that “The driver of the bus lost control and rolled over,” Hein said. The driver was among the injured, Hein said. The driver’s name and the names of the passengers were not released.

It was raining at the time of the crash, Hein said, but the cause of the crash is still under investigation. “We are still looking into it,” he said.

The bus was taking 51 passengers to the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel near the Mexican border when the accident occurred on northbound U.S. Route 83, about 45 miles (72 km) north of Laredo, officials said.
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Unexplained Midair Russian Plane Crash in Egypt

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224 people aboard a Russian passenger jet died when the plane broke into pieces midair. The Kogalymavia Flight 9268 had been in the air 23 minutes after taking off from Sharm-el-Sheikh in Egypt when it fell apart. The incident happened on Saturday 30 2015.

“Disintegration of the fuselage took place in the air and the fragments are scattered around a large area” The executive director of Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee, Viktor Sorochenko is quoted as saying.

Debris from the wreckage can be seen covering the flat barren land for over a 20 square Kilometer area in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The area is known to be occupied by Islamic Insurgent groups.

Wide spread speculation is circulating over what may have caused the Russian passenger Jet to crush. Experts say knowing that the plane came disintegrated mid air narrows down the possibilities but say it is still too early to say what exactly caused it.
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Shocking: Investigators Unsure About What Caused Amtrak Crash

Screen Shot 2015-05-21 at 9.15.58 PMAn Amtrak train was on its way back to New York from Washington when it crashed. The Amtrak train crashed while passing through Philadelphia. The train was moving at over 100 mph when it hit a curve and crashed. The speed limit for that area was 50 mph. Eight people ended up dying as a result of the crash and over 200 people were injured.

There is an investigation to figure out what caused the crash. Unfortunately, the FBI isn’t sure what caused the train to crash. It was suspected that something hit the window of the train, but investigators aren’t sure if that was the cause of the accident. Investigators have ruled out a weapon hitting the window. Despite not knowing what hit the window, investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the train to derail on May 12, 2015. According to the National Transportation Safety Board, someone told the investigators that she overheard an Amtrak engineer talking to another engineer about the trains being hit. When the investigators listened to the tapes, they didn’t hear the engineer say anything about the train being hit.

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South Sudan bus crash kills at least 32, mainly Ugandans

JUBA (Reuters) – At least 32 people were killed and 10 seriously injured when a bus collided with a cargo truck in southern South Sudan, hospital officials said on Monday. Officials said it was still not clear what caused the accident early on Monday morning on a road that links the capital of South Sudan, Juba, to Uganda. Police spokesman James Monday Enocka told a news conference the majority of the dead were Ugandan citizens. Traffic accidents are common in the world’s newest country, where buses are the main form of public transport between towns and roads are often poor. … …read more

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