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#BREAKING:  Ukrainian Airliner Crashes Near Tehran, After Take-off From Iran Airport
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#BREAKING: Ukrainian Airliner Crashes Near Tehran, After Take-off From Iran Airport

A Ukrainian airliner with 180 passengers and crew on board has crashed near Tehran's Imam Khomeini airport in Iran early on Wednesday. Iran's state television said all those on board the airliner were killed. According to the Iranian media, the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off. Iran's Red Crescent earlier said there was no chance of finding survivors. Images posted on social media also indicated that there were no survivors. According to Flighradar24 flight tracker, the Ukraine International Airline Flight 752 was scheduled to take off at 5:15am Tehran time heading to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. The actual departure time was delayed for almost an hour at 6:12am. A video...
BREAKING: 25 Dead As 2 Vehicles Collide In Bauchi
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BREAKING: 25 Dead As 2 Vehicles Collide In Bauchi

Twenty-five passengers have been confirmed dead following a head-on collision involving two vehicles at Gabi village along Bauch-Kano road. Bauchi State Police Command made the disclosure on Thursday in a statement issued by the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Jamal Datti Abubakar. Part of the statement reads; “With a heavy heart, the Bauchi State Police Command regret to inform the general public that, there was a fatal motor vehicles accident today, Thursday 12/12/2019 at about 0630hrs, at a location closed to Gubi village along Bauchi – Kano road involving two motor vehicles, Toyota Hummer bus conveying twenty two (22) passengers and J5 bus conveying four (4) passengers and twenty (20) cows. “The accident occurred when the two vehicles were coming towards opposite di...
Petrol Tanker Falls In Onitsha, Residents Flee
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Petrol Tanker Falls In Onitsha, Residents Flee

A tanker loaded with Petroleum Motor Spirit, PMS, on Thursday afternoon fell into a ditch along Onitsha/Enugu expressway by Chipex Filling station, Onitsha, spilling its product. Though, there is no fire outbreak, but residents of Onitsha around the area have begun running away from the area to avoid an outbreak of fire. As at the time of filling this report, PMS is still spilling out of the fallen tanker, a source said. The spokesperson of Anambra State Police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, confirmed the incident, saying that men of the command have also cordoned off the area, when residents of the area are being stopped from attempt to scoop fuel from the tanker. He said, “It is highly advisable you alert residents in the area through your medium to steer clear from the pre...