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DAKAR -- Forty people were killed and several others injured in a collision between two buses in the Kaffrine region, central Senegal, Sunday, according to the local authorities in charge of relief and health.

Senegalese President Macky Sall decreed a three-day national mourning Sunday following the traffic accident. (Senegal-Road Accident-Casualty)

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YANGON -- Five women were killed and 23 others injured after a six-wheeled vehicle overturned in central Myanmar's Nay Pyi Taw on Saturday evening, according to a traffic policeman.

The accident occurred when the vehicle's right front tire blew, causing the car to veer off the road and overturn on the old Yangon-Mandalay highway near Yezin Agricultural University in Nay Pyi Taw. (Myanmar-Car Accident)

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MEXICO CITY -- At least one person died and 16 others were injured in a crash of Mexico City Metro trains, local authorities said on Saturday.

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said on Twitter that the wounded had been taken to local hospitals and three of the four people trapped in train cars had been rescued. (Mexico-Accident) Enditem

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