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Saturday, 18 February 2012

Goa Bus tragedy

18/02/2012
Today nearly at 12.45 PM,  in village of Calvim, Aldona a bus plunged into the river, at that moment nearly 15 passenger were aboard, most of them were school children. As per last reports, nearly 6 were dead, out of which 4 were children.
As per the driver the Bus went out of control due to brake failure, few meters away from  Calvim ferryboat ramp, when bus was travelling down the slope. And plunged straight in to the river. The ferry was on the other side of the river at that moment.

For more click on following links: 

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Goa: 7 killed as school bus falls into river

India Today
In view of the tragedy, the Goa government cancelled all carnival float parades on Saturday and announced a compensation of Rs.
 
 

Goa school bus mishap: 4 children among 6 killed

Zee News
Panaji: Four children were among six persons killed today when a school bus plunged into a river in Aldona village near here. Bodies of Priyal Salgaoncar (10), Diana Dias (8), Elvina Dias (11) and Nigel Gracias (10) along with Josephine Dias (58) and ..
 
 

School bus with 15 children on board falls into river in Goa, seven bodies recovered

Firstpost. com
Panaji: In the wake of a road mishap in which eight people were killed, Goa has called off the customary Carnival parade to be held in Panaji today and is taking a call on the similar performances to be held in other cities, an official said. 
 Six drowned in Goa as school bus falls into river
 Deccan Herald
Panaji, Feb 18, 2012, (IANS): At least six people, including four school children and two women escorting them, were drowned Saturday after their bus fell into a river in Goa, police said. Bodies of four victims were recovered and the bus driver was arrested.

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