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Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured

A runway tram has caused a major road accident in Almaty for the second time.

Driverless tram causes second accident in Almaty with 5 injured
Photo © Territoriya Proishestviy
Runaway tram crashes 17 cars in Almaty, 5 injured

A large road accident involving over a dozen cars and a runaway tram has taken place in Almaty. Several people were severely injured.

Runaway tram crashes 17 cars in Almaty, 5 injured
Photo courtesy of fireman.kz.
Shopping mall under construction collapses in Karaganda, one injured

A shopping mall under construction has collapsed in Karaganda city in central Kazakhstan.

Shopping mall under construction collapses in Karaganda, one injured
Barys Arena Construction site. Photo courtesy of the press office of Barys hockey club
6 Kosovo construction workers fall 20m in Astana, 4 dead

Six workers have fallen 20 meters at a stadium construction site in Astana; four died, two in severe condition.

6 Kosovo construction workers fall 20m in Astana, 4 dead
Photo © Rosa Yessenkulova
SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty

Black Toyota Land Cruiser has crashed into a kindergarten playground killing a five-year-old child in Almaty’s Taugul 1 Mikroraion.

SUV crashes into kindergarten playground killing a 5 y.o. girl and injuring 8 children in Almaty
©Daniyar Bozov
Massive traffic accident in Almaty: passenger bus, garbage truck, 12 cars

A passenger bus crashed into a garbage truck after grazing a dozen cars in Almaty. Seven people injured.

Massive traffic accident in Almaty: passenger bus, garbage truck, 12 cars
Svetlana Yakovleva, the student killed in the explosion. Photo from Svetlana's VKontakte page.
Explosion in Almaty college kills one, injures 12

A grenade explosion has rocked the College of Fashion and Design in Almaty this morning killing a female student and injuring twelve others.

Explosion in Almaty college kills one, injures 12
After the explosion. ©Tengrinews
Cafe explosion in Kazakhstan leaves 18 injured

An explosion in Almaty, Kazakhstan's largest city, has left 18 injured. Causes of the explosion are being investigated.

Cafe explosion in Kazakhstan leaves 18 injured
Tengrinews file photo
Two injured in gas refinery fire in western Kazakhstan

Two people have been injured in a fire at Zhanazhol gas refinery of CNPC AktobeMunaiGas oil company.

Two injured in gas refinery fire in western Kazakhstan
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators

Russian investigators said on Wednesday they had detained two Moscow metro workers in a probe into a devastating crash that killed 22 people and injured dozens.

Russia detains two over deadly Moscow metro crash: investigators
©Reuters/Benoit Tessier
25 injured as Hong Kong-bound jet hits turbulence

Twenty-five people were injured when a passenger jet from South Africa to Hong Kong hit turbulence on Wednesday, police said, with two men seriously hurt and hospitalised in the southern Chinese city.

25 injured as Hong Kong-bound jet hits turbulence
One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails
One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails

One person died and dozens were injured after a train derailed in the Moscow metro on Tuesday, the Interfax news agency reported citing medics.

One dead, dozens injured as Moscow metro train derails
©Reuters/Bobby Yip
Twenty injured in Hong Kong ferry crash

Twenty people were injured when a Hong Kong ferry crashed into a seawall off the coast of the gambling enclave of Macau Friday, officials said, the latest accident to hit the cities' busy waterways.

Twenty injured in Hong Kong ferry crash
©Reuters/Carlos Barria
Several injured as construction crane topples in Swiss town

A construction crane toppled late Wednesday in a Swiss town, injuring several people, two of them critically, police and media reports said.

Several injured as construction crane topples in Swiss town
Girl's death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33
Girl's death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33

The death toll from a Colombian bus fire rose to 33 children after a girl hospitalized with severe burns succumbed to her injuries, authorities said.

Girl's death raises Colombia bus fire toll to 33
One dead in Istanbul as anti-government protests flare
One dead in Istanbul as anti-government protests flare

One man died and about 10 others were injured in Istanbul during violent clashes between police and protesters Thursday, officials said, in the latest eruption of anger against the Turkish government.

One dead in Istanbul as anti-government protests flare
Six policemen injured, 27 people detained in Macedonia violence
Six policemen injured, 27 people detained in Macedonia violence

Six policemen were injured and 27 people were detained Tuesday when a peaceful protest over the death of a Macedonian teenager in Skopje turned violent, a police spokesman said.

Six policemen injured, 27 people detained in Macedonia violence
Photo © press office of Department of Emergency Services of Semey
8 people injured in explosion at Semey factory

8 people have been injured in an explosion at the Flour and Combine Fodder Factory in Kazakhstan's Semey.

8 people injured in explosion at Semey factory
©Reuters/Joe Penney
Malian soldier killed, 46 injured in crash

A Malian soldier was killed and 46 others were injured Thursday when their military transporter crashed, the army said.

Malian soldier killed, 46 injured in crash
Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial
Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial

A Turkish court heard testimony on Monday that eight men, including four police officers, pummelled a teenage protester to death with baseball bats and truncheons during anti-government demonstrations last year.

Turkey court hears witnesses in police murder trial