Dangerously Overloaded Transports: The Plight Of The World Beyond Your Borders [PHOTOS]

   on April 15 2012 9:11 AM
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    Men use ropes to try and right an overloaded supply truck along a road in Dargai Reuters
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    An overcrowded train leaves Dhaka's Airport rail station ahead of the Muslim festival Eid-al-Adha Reuters
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    A man rides a motorcycle carrying six children on their way back home from school at Greater Noida in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Reuters
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    A man tries to control a heavily loaded cart of corn plants, used as animal feed, after it lifted his donkey in Lahore Reuters
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    A delivery man peers out from behind the load of bamboo baskets he carries on his flat bed bicycle in a Beijing street Reuters
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    A vendor pulls a cart loaded with various rattan chairs for sale on a street in Shanghai. Reuters
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    A Palestinian family falls from a donkey cart after they crossed a breach on the border wall between the Gaza Strip and Egypt Reuters
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    An Indian labourer pulls his overloaded handcart on a road in the western Indian city of Mumbai. Reuters
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    North Koreans look at a Chinese boat for tourists on Yalu River near the North Korean town of Sinuiju Reuters
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    A labourer transports goods using a tricycle on a street in Shenyang, in northeast China's Liaoning province. Reuters
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    Commuters including school boys travel on a crowded passenger bus during morning rush hours at Khurja Reuters
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    A migrant worker pulls a cart loaded with discarded plastic foam for recycling in Nanjing. Reuters
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    Hindu devotees travel on a crowded passenger train to take part in the "Guru Purnima" festival in Goverdhan town near the northern Indian city of Mathura. Reuters
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    Residents ride on a pick-up truck that supplies milk and other items in Somalia's capital Mogadishu Reuters
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    A man drives children in a car after prayers to mark the first day of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha in Kano. Reuters
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    A collector pushes a cart of plastic materials for recycling, on a street in Qingdao, Shandong province Reuters
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    A recyclable materials collector stands in front of her overloaded tricycle on a main street in central Beijing Reuters
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    A man rides a camel loaded with fodder in Jammu Reuters
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    A bus is driven past a market in Maidan Shahr, capital of Wardak Province Reuters
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    A woman pushes a cart loaded with paper cartons as a child sits on top on a street in Manila Reuters
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It may be fun to watch the pictures of an overcrowded train with thousands of passengers trying to fit in the space by hanging or clinging the rods and the edges or a farmer trying to control an overloaded cart with his horse lifted in the air due to weight.

But have you ever thought about the plight of those people who have to apply this approach towards the life to meet the daily needs and financial strata. Well, there is a world beyond the synthetic borders of our nations which is still suffering a lot of pain and not provided with basic facilities like transport and conveyance to move forward with the oodles of work. And the worst is no one is taking any major step to improve the situation and the troubles of these citizens continue to prevail due to low economic conditions.

Flip through the slideshow and have a look at the dangerously overloaded transports, not for some casual fun but to understand that these someones face risk just fulfill their staple requirements.

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