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.
Irish fighter of the mixed style (MMA) Conor McGregor announced that he had signed a contract to host the fight according to the rules of Boxing American Floyd Mayweather. The athlete said that now awaiting a decision by al Haimona, who is representing Mayweather, the boxer.
People's artist of Russia, founder of the direction of painting "economise" Alexander Tikhomirov died in Blagoveshchensk. About it reported in a press-service of the government of the Amur region. The artist was 61 years old. The cause of death is not known. Tikhomirov was born in 1956 in the town of Elektrostal, Moscow oblast.
The flight WZ-9382 Red Wings airlines from Yekaterinburg to Antalya was delayed for 7.5 hours. This is evidenced by the on-line website of the carrier. The Tu-204 had to leave awagaman Koltsovo at 6:00 local time (4:00 GMT) on Thursday, may 18, but the flight was postponed to 13:30 (11:30 GMT).