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Two bodies recovered after boat collision off Singapore

Two bodies recovered after boat collision off Singapore

Singapore – Divers Wednesday recovered the bodies of two seamen who went missing after their dredger collided with a tanker off Singapore and rescuers were hunting for three still missing. The accident around the busy Singapore Strait occurred just weeks after a deadly collision involving a US warship in the same area. After the latest […]

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US Navy identifies 10 sailors killed, missing in Singapore destroyer collision

US Navy identifies 10 sailors killed, missing in Singapore destroyer collision

New York – The Navy released the names Thursday of one sailor who was killed, and nine others who are still listed as missing, after a collision between the destroyer USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore on Monday. All 10 sailors are presumed to have perished. It was the second fatal […]

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US launches probe after second deadly Navy collision

US launches probe after second deadly Navy collision

Singapore – The US Navy announced a fleet-wide global investigation on Monday after the latest in a series of accidents left another 10 sailors missing and five more injured. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson ordered crews to prepare pauses in their operations to allow a “comprehensive review” of practices after the destroyer USS […]

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12 dead, dozens injured in China bus-truck collision

12 dead, dozens injured in China bus-truck collision

Beijing – A head-on collision between a bus and truck in eastern China has left 12 people dead and dozens injured. The truck’s driver was detained for investigation following Monday afternoon’s crash on a national highway near the city of Yingtan in Jiangxi province. The bus driver was among the dead. Photos carried by online […]

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At least 6 killed, more than 100 injured in Pakistan train collision

At least 6 killed, more than 100 injured in Pakistan train collision

Islambad – At least six people were killed and over 150 others injured when a passenger train collided with a cargo train in Pakistan’s central Multan district on Thursday morning, China’s Xinhua news agency reported local officials as saying. City police officer Muhammad Rizwan said the death toll is feared to rise as 15 among […]

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At least 22 killed in Italy head-on train collision

At least 22 killed in Italy head-on train collision

Italy – At least 22 people were killed Tuesday and dozens injured in a head-on collision between two passenger trains in the southern Italian region of Puglia, in one of the country’s worst rail accidents in recent years. Emergency services raced to extract people from the wreckage of smashed carriages thrown across a single track […]

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Several dead, about 100 injured in German train collision

Several dead, about 100 injured in German train collision

Berlin – Several people died after two trains collided in the southern German state of Bavaria on Tuesday, a police spokesman said, adding about 100 people were also injured. “Two trains crashed head on,” said a police spokesman. “There are about 100 injured, scores of people seriously injured and several dead,” he said. The accident […]