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16 Dec
In 2019, Otache Sunday Emmanuel survived a building collapse, but his pregnant wife and three children were not so lucky. The Benue State native who lives in Lagos and is still grieving the loss of his family shares his story and life after the accident.
2 Oct
Police are searching for missing after an overcrowded ferry carrying pilgrims flipped over in the Karotoa River. Hundreds die every year in Bangladesh in similar river accidents.
30 Mar 2022
Last night, a container-laden truck fell on three vehicles in Igando, a suburb of Lagos. The injured have been taken to hospital by officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency.
26 Sep 2021
More than 30 passengers died, including two children, and more than 20 were injured when a bus plummeted from a cliff in Peru early on Tuesday, in the country's third major transport accident in four days.
24 Sep 2021
Nine people are reported to have died after Nigerian air force jets fired on a village in Yobe State whilst targeting Boko Haram militants in the area.
26 Aug 2021
Letitia Wright has been hospitalised following an accident on the set of ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’, as a spokesperson insisted her injuries were only "minor".
24 May 2021
At least 13 people were killed after a cable car plunged into the side of a mountain in northern Italy. The ministry of infrastructure said in a statement that the accident occurred around 12:30 pm (1030 GMT) as the cabin was about 100 metres from the summit.
27 Mar 2021
Two passenger trains have crashed into each other leaving at least 19 dead and almost 200 injured. On Saturday, the Health Ministry revised down the initial death toll of 32.
23 Dec 2020
14 Sep 2020
After two days of searching, rescue teams recover the first bodies of gold diggers missing since the accident that struck their artisanal gold mine in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday.
16 Jul 2020
Tolulope Arotile, the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force, died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna.
23 Nov 2019
Japanese authorities have seized a record shipment of cocaine worth $73 million in the port city of Kobe. Sources believe the drugs may have been sent there by accident.

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