Car kills 5, injures several in Trier pedestrian zone
06 December 2020 | 11:00 am
At least five people, including a 9-month-old baby, were killed in Trier after a car drove into a pedestrian zone in a "zigzag" pattern. Authorities said the driver, a 51-year-old man, has been arrested.
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Militants killed at least 31 people in central Mali on Friday (December 3) when they fired upon a bus ferrying people to a local market, local authorities said - the latest deadly attack in a region racked by violent insurgency. The bus was attacked by unidentified gunmen as it travelled its twice-weekly route from the village of Songho to a market in Bandiagara, 10 kilometres (6 miles) away, said Moulaye Guindo, mayor of the nearby town of Bankass.
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This pedestrian bridge at Five Star Bus Stop, along the ever-busy Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, is anything but a five-star facility. With nothing acting as a barrier between pedestrians and a probable 40-foot plunge to their doom, it’s sadly one of the most dangerous bridges in the world.
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