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mobile cranes lift overturned semi truck (india)

An overturned semi-trailer truck ended-up deep ditch (India)

The drivers were not injured, and mobile cranes arrived to get the trailer off the ditch and back on the road.­

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April 15, 2013
National Highway 2, Akbarpur, Uttar Pradesh 281406, India
India 2013 1558 photos

Photos taken in India in 2013

The highlight if this trip was the Maha Kumba Mela Hindu Festival, the largest human gathering on earth, which happens once every 12 years.­

Other regions visited include the springs of the Ganges river, Varanasi, the Konark sun temple.­

See also my photos of Nepal that I took the same year.­

卐卐卐 - Horn Please! - 卐卐卐

Photos of traffic accidents on the roads of India and Nepal.­

Most accidents involve overturned trucks.­

Approximately 140,000 people die from traffic accidents every year in India.­

The swastika (卐) is a Hindu symbol of auspiciousness or good luck, and it is painted on almost all trucks in India, as a good luck charm to protect against traffic accidents.­ Its efficiency is not scientifically proven :)