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Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni

September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

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NATO oil tanker crashes into van in Afghanistan, killing 7

April 7th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least seven people were killed on early Friday morning when a NATO oil tanker truck crashed into a passenger van in southern Afghanistan, officials said ... Read more...

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British fuel tanker drivers postpone strike

March 31st, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have decided to postpone a strike until after the Easter holidays in early April, the representing union said.Unite, the largest union ... Read more...

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British fuel tanker drivers to go on strike

March 27th, 2012 - 3:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have voted to go on strike in a bid to improve their working terms and conditions, the Unite union said Monday.About 61 ... Read more...

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Man rams tanker into ex-wife’s house

January 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) An estranged husband in Britain made his wife run for life as he tried to blow up her house by ramming it with a fuel tanker.Christine ... Read more...

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Oil washes on to New Zealand shore from grounded ship

October 10th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 10 (IANS) Oil spilled from a Liberian-flagged cargo ship stuck on a reef off New Zealand began washing ashore around the port city of Tauranga Monday. Maritime New ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Iraq violence

July 31st, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 31 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 23 wounded in separate attacks in Iraq Saturday, police said. In western province of Anbar, a fuel tanker was blown up near ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force in Congo evacuates injured in tanker accident

July 6th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 6 (ANI): The Indian Air Force helicopters on United Nations mission in Democratic Republic of Congo carried out 'Casualty Evacuation' of the seriously injured patients from Sange village to ... Read more...

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200 killed in Congo explosion (Second Lead, changing dateline)

July 3rd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Bukavu, July 3 (DPA) At least 200 people, among them many children, died when a fuel tanker exploded in eastern Congo, local administrative officials reported Saturday. The accident occurred late Friday in the ... Read more...

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Business jet crashes into fuel tanker truck at Boeing Field Airport in Washington

April 9th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by BNO News
SEATTLE (BNO NEWS) -- A business jet crashed into a fuel tanker truck at Seattle's Boeing Field Airport on Thursday, leaving the driver of the truck trapped inside.The wing of the turbo-jet ... Read more...

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9 killed in accident near Jordan-Iraq border

March 4th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Amman, March 4 (DPA) Nine people were killed and 13 injured Wednesday when a bus carrying soldiers collided with a fuel tanker near the Iraqi border, a Public Security Directorate statement said. The ... Read more...

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Militants destroy NATO fuel tanker in Pakistan

March 1st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 1 (DPA) Suspected Islamist militants in Pakistan's restive northwestern region Monday torched a tanker carrying fuel for US and NATO troops in Afghanistan, police said. The attack took place on ... Read more...

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70 killed in multiple vehicle inferno in Nigeria (Lead, Changing dateline)

October 10th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Abuja, Oct 10 (DPA) Some 70 people were killed, many of them burnt to death, in a multiple-vehicle inferno in Nigeria caused after a fuel tanker crashed, the online edition of This ... Read more...

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At least 80 die in Nigerian highway horror

October 10th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by BNO News
UMUNYA, NIGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Scores of people died when a fuel tanker exploded on a highway in Nigeria's Umunya on Friday, destroying at least nine other vehicles, including a loaded ... Read more...

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Don’t mention the war - Germany’s Afghanistan taboo

September 24th, 2009 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
By Jeff Black Berlin, Sep 24 (DPA) When Colonel Georg Klein sealed the order for two American F-15 fighter-bombers to strike at a Taliban fuel-tanker convoy in Kunduz Sep 4, he probably ... Read more...

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10 killed in Bolivia road accident

August 10th, 2009 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 10 (EFE) Ten people were killed when the farm cart in which they were travelling collided with a bus coming from the opposite direction in central Bolivia, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Over 90 people killed as oil tanker catches fire

February 1st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Feb 1 (Xinhua) Over 90 people were burnt to death when a fuel tanker from which they were siphoning off petrol burst into flames near Molo town in northwest Kenya, the ... Read more...

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Kabul suicide attack kills four Afghans, one US soldier (Roundup)

January 17th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 17 (DPA) A blast believed to have been triggered by a suicide bomber killed four Afghan civilians and one US soldier and wounded more than 30 others near the German ... Read more...

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Bomb Blast rocks German Embassy in Kabul, 7 dead

January 17th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
At least 7 people have died after a fuel tanker "full of explosives" exploded in Kabul.As per Associated Press, atleast four US troups have been wounded.The German Embassy sits across the street ... Read more...

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Baitullah Mehsuds lieutenant emerging biggest threat to NATO supply routes

December 25th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 25 (ANI): The attack on NATO supplies provided the latest evidence of how extensively militants now rule the critical region east of the Khyber Pass, the narrow cut ... Read more...

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At least 21 dead in Ghana fuel tanker blast

November 26th, 2008 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Accra, Nov 26 (DPA) At least 21 people died in Ghana when the broken down tanker they were trying to collect fuel from exploded, reports said Wednesday.The BBC reported that locals were ... Read more...

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Six killed in Kandahar bomb attack

November 12th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 12 (DPA) Six civilians were killed when a bomb-filled fuel tanker exploded close to the building where the brother of President Hamid Karzai was attending a meeting in the southern ... Read more...

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Fuel tanker crushes five to death in Delhi

September 8th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Five people including an assistant sub-inspector of police were crushed to death, and five others injured by a speeding fuel tanker in the capital, the police said ... Read more...

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Dozens dead in Cameroon fuel tanker explosion: Report

August 29th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 29 (DPA) Dozens of people have died in northern Cameroon after a fuel tanker exploded, reports said Friday.`The BBC reported that around 30 villagers were trying to collect petrol from ... Read more...

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Normalcy returns to Kashmir valley as protests end

July 2nd, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) Schools, shops and offices in the Kashmir valley reopened Wednesday as normalcy returned after nine days of violence over allotment of land to the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board ... Read more...

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Oil companies insist on marketing branded fuel: retailers

June 29th, 2008 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, June 29 (IANS) The fuel outlet owners in Kerala say they find it difficult to go ahead with the business, as petroleum companies are insisting on selling branded petrol and diesel. ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage drives people off roads in Britain

June 17th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) Fuel shortages across Britain have forced people off the roads and left them looking for alternative fuels like vegetable oil as hundreds of petrol pumps have ... Read more...

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Strikes disrupt transport and government services in Greece

May 16th, 2008 - 6:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Athens, May 16 (DPA) Strikes by union groups upset by Greek government privatisation plans and pension reforms disrupted air transport, bank and state services Thursday. Ships remain anchored at the ports of ... Read more...

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