World News

Zambia Road Collision Leaves Over 50 Dead

Police in Zambia say at least 51 people were killed when a bus carrying dozens of passengers collided with a truck.

The collision occurred Thursday on a busy road about 100 kilometers north of the capital, Lusaka.

Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Kanjela said the death toll could rise as rescue teams were looking for bodies trapped in the wreckage.

Authorities say it was not immediately clear what caused the accident.

Police say the bus was operated by the Zambian postal service, which also provides passenger service on vehicles carrying the mail.

Featured Story

Policemen collect evidence on Dec. 21, 2014 in Dijon on the site where a driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is great") drove into a crowd injuring 11 people, two seriously.

Video France Rocked by Attacks as Fear of IS-Inspired Terror Grows

Threat of 'lone wolf' attacks resonating across the Western world More