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Turkey: German tourists killed, injured in bus accident

seattlepi.com/ap – Turkey’s official news agency says three German tourists have been killed and 10 injured in a bus accident at a popular tourist destination.

The Anadolu news agency said a tourist bus tipped over Saturday after hitting a palm tree on a traffic island in the southern Antalya province, killing three Germans. Read Article

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Australia: Four tourists from U.S., pilot killed in plane crash

huffingtonpost.com/By Mary Papenfuss reported a small plane carrying American tourists to a golf outing crashed in a ball of flames into an Australian shopping mall just seconds after takeoff from Essendon Airport in suburban Melbourne. All five on board were killed. The mall, next to a freeway, was closed when the plane went down about […]

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Australia: British Backpacker dies from knife wounds while trying to assist fellow Briton

telegraph.co.uk reported a 30-year-old British backpacker in Australia who was hailed as a hero after he tried to defend fellow Briton during a knife attack at a hostel has died of stab wounds in hospital. Tom Jackson, from Congleton in Cheshire, was repeatedly stabbed in the head, face and body last Tuesday night by French […]

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Mexico: Tourist bus crashes in route to Cancun, 12 killed, 30 injured, driver flees

telegraph.co.uk/AP reported, Twelve people including two children died and 30 were injured when their bus turned over Monday near the Mexican tourist resort of Cancun, emergency services said. The bus crashed in the early hours in a wooded area of the Carrillo Puerto municipality, said Reyes Silvestre, head of the local civil protection rescue team. […]

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Montanita Ecuador: Two Missing Tourists Found Dead, Injuries to Skull and Body

ecuadorinmediato.com The two young women from Argentina who were vacationing in Ecuador in Montanita have been found dead. Interior Minister reported both young women were found with trauma injuries to the head. The victims are Marina Menegazzo age 21 and Maria Jose Coni age 22. The parents have been notified of the tragic news. Authorities […]

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Instabul Turkey: Suspected IS member kills ten people in tourist area

A suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) group has killed 10 people, at least eight of them German tourists, in a suicide bomb attack in the Turkish city of Istanbul, officials say. Istanbul Sultanahmet district…8 of the dead were German tourists. Germany issues alert warning for Turkey. Read Article

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France: Three dead in avalanche at ski resort

bbc.com reported two French schoolchildren and a Ukrainian tourist have been killed in an avalanche at a ski resort in the French Alps, officials say. Three others – two pupils and a teacher – were seriously injured. The two pupils were found in state of cardiac arrest and the teacher was unconscious. All members of […]

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Two tourists from Britain killed in train derailment

BBC.COM reported…One of the two British tourists killed after a train derailed in northern India has been named as Joan Nichols.A family member told the BBC the 71-year-old from South Shields was on a “once in a life time holiday”. Her husband John, 72, has been released from hospital. Their two daughters and son are […]

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Egypt: Security Forces fire on Tourists, killing at least 12

theguardian.com reported…Visitors were said to have been travelling in convoy in an area of desert when they were attacked At least a dozen tourists and their guides have been killed in what is reported to be an accidental attack on their convoy by Egyptian security forces. Some of the tourists are reported to be Mexican […]

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Foreign Tourists Killed in Tunisia Beach Resort ( massacre of 39 people)

npr.org reported The man who opened fire on tourists at a Tunisian beach resort, killing 39 and wounding 36 others, has been identified by the country’s prime minister as a 23-year-old aviation student studying at the nearby University of Kairouan. Premier Habib Essid also said that he believed most of the tourists killed in Friday’s […]

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