At least 17 students were killed in road accidents in the South African province of Mpumalanga. About it reports Reuters.
In turn, the local edition of Eyewitness News writes about 20 victims. At the scene arrived rescuers and physicians.
According to News 24, a minibus carrying students overturned and caught fire. About the causes of accidents are not reported.
20 March in Romania on one of the trails rolled over a bus carrying schoolchildren. In the accident, 13 children were injured and were taken to the hospital where they have provided the necessary medical assistance. The alcohol content in the blood of 61-year-old driver amounted to 0.34 ppm. The man told police that from fatigue fell asleep at the wheel.
Members of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) attempted to declare the vote of no confidence in the head of the Assembly, Pedro Agramunt because of his trip to Syria during which he met with President Bashar al-Assad. However, this procedure is not stipulated by the regulations.
The head of the Central Council of Jews in Germany Josef Schuster urged to make anti-Semitism a Central theme of integration courses for refugees. According to him, many asylum-seekers coming to Germany, "come from countries that hate Jews and Israel."
In the Indian state of Chhattisgarh Naxalites (militants-Maoist) killed 24 policemen. The guards were on duty for the protection of workers who are building the road in the district Sukma. Information from the scene is controversial, according to some, the number of attackers reached 300 militants.
In the case of the introduction of charges for the use of "Yandex.Navigator and Yandex.Cards" for business taxi drivers EN masse move to other applications. About it in conversation with "ru" said the head of the interregional trade Union of workers of public transport Yaroslav Scherbinin.
A group of scientists from the South Korean Institute for astronomy and space research has discovered a galaxy that is shaped like a jellyfish. It is located in the galactic cluster Abell 267, which is removed from the earth at a distance of about a billion light-years. The object has a "tail" and teardrop-shaped structure.
In Alma-ATA was evacuated of metro passengers from all stations, the reason for the security measures was a call about the alleged bomb scare. "Anonymous call came in about 7 PM (16:00 GMT) the police Department about the alleged subway bomb", — said the press-Secretary of the enterprise "Metropolitan" Azhar Chabieva.