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A tree saved life of a 35 old man after falling off a 4,000-foot cliff

Mamitho Lendas, 35, became the first person known to have survived a fall from the World's End mountain in Sri Lanka, a major tourist attraction. He is lucky to be alive after falling off a 4,000-foot cliff. He was trying to take a photo of his new wife Saturday. But he stepped backwards, slipped off the cliff and plummeted more than 100 feet below.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Unique Indian wedding, with terrible trouble and an unexpected final

Jugal Kishore, 25, of Moradabad, was preparing to garland his 23-year-old bride, Indira, from Rampur. But it was a wedding with adventure and finally the result was different. During the event, Kishore had an epileptic fit and fell to the ground in front of the gathering. This was too much for his bride, at the time.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Dozens dead in Bangladesh, in a ferry accident

A river ferry carrying 140 passengers capsized Sunday after being hit by a cargo vessel,in Manikganj district, on the Padma River , one of the largest rivers in Bangladesh ,about 25 miles northwest of Dhaka, in Bangladesh. The death toll rose to 70 on Monday. At least nine were children. The ferry was brought to the surface and towed to the shore.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

Huge pileup occurred on a cross-sea bridge in South Korea

A pileup involving about 100 vehicles occurred in foggy weather and icy road conditions on a 4,400-meter (14,400-foot) cross-sea bridge near the Incheon International Airport, in South Korea, Wednesday. Two people were killed and at least 65 were injured, seven of them being in critical condition, said Byeon Tae-u of the Incheon Fire and Safety Management Department.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Asia

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