Friday 22 May 2015
School bus

Six remanded over Bahrain schoolboy's death

Six people have been remanded in custody for 45 days in connection with the death of a five-year-old boy, who was locked inside a school bus for almost six hours. Four women and two men are in custody in connection with the incide


Bahrain to review school bus safety measures

Bahrain has ordered a tough review of safety standards for school buses following the death of a five-year-old student after allegedly being left inside the bus for up to six hours as temperatures outside reached nearly 40°C.


47 people killed in Egypt bus crash

Up to 47 people, mostly school children, were killed when a train crashed into their bus which had crossed the tracks at an unmanned railway gate in a city south of Cairo on Saturday, the official state news agency and a doctor said. A


26 school girls killed in Iran bus crash

A passenger bus in southwestern Iran overturned on Friday evening, killing 26 female high school students on board, Iranian media reported on Saturday. Eighteen others were injured when the bus, carrying students from the town of

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