Sunday, August 15, 1999
|25 pilgrims die in accident
SITAMARHI, Aug 14 (PTI) Twentyfive pilgrims were killed and 15 seriously injured when a bus overturned and plunged into a 25-feet-deep ditch near Janar village on the Muzaffarpur-Sitamarhi road, near here last night, official sources said today. Sitamarhi District Magistrate R.N. Prasad said the accident took place when the driver of the bus lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a sharp bend.
Suharto in ICU
JAKARTA, Aug 14 (Reuters) Indonesia's former President Suharto was rushed to hospital today for emergency treatment after he was diagnosed with a bleeding intestine, doctors treating him said. Hospital workers earlier said he had suffered a second stroke. Hospital sources said Mr Suharto was in intensive care. Doctor Ibrahim Ginting said in a statement that Mr Suharto was stable but needed further checks and treatment.
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