Rajasthan: 24 killed as bus falls into river

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on February 26, 2020
At least 13 people were killed and 15 others sustained injuries as a private passenger bus taking a wedding party fell into Maiz river on Kota-Dausa mega highway near Papdi village under Lekhari police station, around 60 kilometers from Bundi district headquarters early on Wednesday morning.

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Published on February 27, 2020 -  01:56
Bus full of passengers rescued using backhoe after getting stuck in flash flood in the Philippines
A bus full of passengers was rescued after getting stuck in a flooded river in the Philippines on (February 22). The silver jeepney vehicle was carrying more than a dozen locals as well as food supplies for their village. But it was submerged by a flash flood from heavy rain while driving through the river in Antique province. Footage shows how local construction workers used a backhoe excavator to drag the bus to safety after its engine cut out. Aron Paller from the nearby town of San Remigio said that the jeepney's engine suddenly stopped after a flash flood hit them as they crossed. He said: "We were not hurt, but all the food was wet. We are still thankful that help came immediately." The San Remigio town locals are using rafts to cross the river during rainy season but the rafts can only carry a few people and heavy items so they used the jeepney to cross. Aron also said that local officials promised to build a bridge immediately after the incident has been reported.

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