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13 injured in Mount Alvernia shuttle bus accident on Braddell Road

The aftermath of a bus accident along Braddell Road on Wednesday (Jul 26). (Photo: Natasha Razak) SINGAPORE: Thirteen people were injured in an accident along Braddell Road on Wednesday (Jul 26) afternoon, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). Authorities were alerted to the incident, which involved a minibus, at about 12pm and sent two fire engines, four ambulances and two support vehicles to the scene. Channel NewsAsia understands that the bus, which was operating a regular shuttle service provided by Mount Alvernia Hospital, crashed into a bus stop. iLTARead More


Surgical forceps removed from Vietnamese man after 18 years

HANOI: Doctors in Vietnam have removed surgical forceps from a man who unknowingly carried them inside his body for 18 years, national television VTV reported. Ma Van Nhat, 54, said the forceps had probably been left in his abdomen in 1998 when he had emergency surgery after a traffic accident. Nhat had felt only the occasional pain and a clinic had given him medicine for a suspected stomach ulcer. An X-ray taken late last year showed the forceps were to blame. The 15cm-long instrument had broken apart and become lodgedRead More