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30-Jul-2019 Islamabad

Rain claims 16 lives in Pakistan's Sindh

As many as 16 people died in Karachi and other parts of Pakistan's Sindh province as the first spell of monsoon rain wreaked havoc causing gridlock and flooding in several districts, officials said.The two government-run healthcare facilities in the city...

30-Jul-2019 Rawalpindi

18 killed in Pakistan Army plane crash

At least 18 people were killed and 13 injured on Tuesday when a Pakistan Army training aircraft crashed into a residential area near Rawalpindi city.Five crew members, including two pilots, and 13 civilians were among the dead, according to rescue services.The...

30-Jul-2019 Rawalpindi

17 killed in Pak army plane crash

At least 17 people were killed, including two pilots and five military personnel, when a plane of the Pakistan Army Aviation crashed in Rawalpindi on Tuesday.Soon after the crash near Mora Kalu area, a massive fire broke out that engulfed several houses...

29-Jul-2019 Yangon

18 killed in landslide at jade mine in Myanmar

Rescue efforts continued on Monday in the search for survivors amid the debris following an accident inside a jade mine in northern Myanmar, from which at least 18 bodies have been recovered so far.The fire services department said that a landslide occurred...

27-Jul-2019 Manila

8 killed, 60 injured in series of quakes in Philippines

At least eight persons were killed and around 60 injured in the Philippines after a series of earthquakes struck the northern Batanes islands in the early hours of Saturday, authorities said.Authorities warned the people to stay inside their homes ahead...

27-Jul-2019 Seoul

S.Korea nightclub wall collapse: 2 killed, many injured

Two persons were killed and dozens injured, including athletes participating in the ongoing World Aquatic Championships, following a wall collapse at a popular South Korean nightclub on Saturday, officials said.Nine of the injured are foreign athletes comprising...

24-Jul-2019 Beijing

12 killed, 34 missing in China landslides

At least 12 people have been killed after two landslides hit China's Guizhou province, authorities said on Wednesday.State broadcaster CCTV reported that a landslide on Tuesday night buried 21 houses and caused 11 deaths in Guizhou province's Shuicheng...

20-Jul-2019 Beijing

15 killed in China gas factory blast

At least 15 people have been killed and 15 others severely injured after an explosion ripped through a gas plant in China's Henan province, authorities said on Saturday.A device in the gas factory owned by the Henan Coal...

19-Jul-2019 Dhaka

Floods put over 4 million people at risk in Bangladesh

Torrential rains in the northern and southeastern parts of Bangladesh have put more than 4 million people at risk of food insecurity and disease, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said.Thousands are left stranded, without...

14-Jul-2019 Kathmandu

Toll in Nepal floods, landslides reach 43

The death toll in the Nepal floods and landslides caused by torrential rain has increased to 43, while 21 were reported missing and 26 others injured, authorities confirmed on Sunday.The toll was confirmed by the Home Ministry, adding that 2,000 people had...

13-Jul-2019 Kathmandu

21 killed in Nepal floods, landslides

At least 21 people were killed while 10 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by incessant rain in Nepal, police said on Saturday.According to the police, at least 10 people have sustained injuries, while a total of 50 others...

12-Jul-2019 Puebla (Mexico)

Mudslide in Mexico leaves at least 7 dead

Seven people - three adults and four minors - died when part of a hillside collapsed in central Mexico due to heavy rainfall, local authorities said Thursday."Based on preliminary reports, seven bodies without vital signs have been recovered corresponding...

11-Jul-2019 Nanchang (China)

China floods: 22 killed, 7 mn affected since June

Twenty-two people have been killed and over 7 million people affected by heavy rain that has brought floods in China's Jiangxi Province since June, authorities said here on Thursday.The floods have forced evacuation of over 594,000 people and affected about 469,300...

11-Jul-2019 Islamabad

14 killed, 79 injured in Pak train accident

At least 14 people were killed and 79 others injured when a passenger train collided with a freight train in Pakistan's Punjab province on Thursday, authorities said.The accident occurred around 4 a.m. at the Walhar Railway Station in Sadiqabad.Rahim Yar...

08-Jul-2019 Abuja

19 killed in Nigeria multiple car crash

Nineteen people were killed in a multi-car crash in a Nigerian village, police said on Monday.Seven people were hurt on Sunday in the accident at Dinyar Madiga village, about 85 km away from the Kano metropolis, said state Commander of the Federal Road Safety...

03-Jul-2019 Aizawl

3 dead, 11 hurt as buildings collapse in Mizoram

Three people including two children were killed and 11 others injured when three blocks of a government housing complex collapsed due to a landslide here in Mizoram, officials  said on Wednesday.Officials of the NDRF (National Disaster Response Force)...

02-Jul-2019 Abuja

50 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker explosion

At least 50 people have been killed and 70 others injured after a fuel tanker exploded in Nigeria'a Benue state, authorities said on Tuesday.Eyewitnesses said the petrol tanker flipped over when the driver was trying to dodge a bump in the road and exploded...

02-Jul-2019 Buenos Aires

13 killed in Argentina bus accident

At least 13 people were killed and 30 others injured when a bus carrying retirees overturned on a foggy road in Argentina, media reported.According to the police, the incident took place around 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the intersection of the highways 157...

24-Jun-2019 Dhaka

4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment

At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday.The fire service official told Xinhua news agency that the accident took place at around 11.50 p.m. on...

24-Jun-2019 Islamabad

14 killed as vehicle plunges into Pakistan river

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a vehicle plunged into a river in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Monday.A senior police officer...

24-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 24

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building in Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 24, according to authorities on Monday."As of 6.30 a.m. on Monday, 24 people were found dead under the debris, and 24 others...

23-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

Cambodia building collapse toll rises to 17

The death toll in the collapse of a seven-storey under-construction building inCambodia's Preah Sihanouk province has increased to 17, according to authorities on Sunday.Rescue officials on Sunday morning unveiled a list saying that 17 people were found...

22-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

7 dead in Cambodia building collapse

Seven people were killed after a seven-storey under-construction building collapsed in Cambodia's coastal city of Sihanoukville on Saturday.The incident happened early in the morning in Preah Sihanouk province. The Preah Sihanouk Province's Administration...

22-Jun-2019 Los Angeles

9 killed in Hawaii aircraft crash

A twin-engine skydiving aircraft has crashed near an airfield on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, killing all nine passengers on board, authorities said."There were 9 souls on board the King Air twin engine plane that went down near Dillingham Airfield with...

22-Jun-2019 Phnom Penh

3 dead, dozens trapped as building collapses in Cambodia

Three people were killed and dozens others trapped after a seven-storey under-construction building collapsed on Saturday morning in Cambodia's Preah Sihanouk province."So far, three people were found dead, as 19 others were rescued," Xinhua news agency quoted...

17-Jun-2019 Beijing

6 killed, 75 injured in China earthquake

Six people were killed and another 75 were injured after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattled China's Sichuan Province at 10:55 p.m. Monday (local time), according to local authorities.The epicentre, with a depth of 16 km, was monitored at 28.34 degrees north...

17-Jun-2019 Jakarta

12 killed, 43 injured in Indonesia road accident

Twelve people died and 43 others were injured in a traffic accident on the island of Java on Monday, officials said.A bus lost control and collided with two cars and a truck on a toll road early in the morning on its way from Jakarta to the port city of Cirebon,...

11-Jun-2019 Beijing

16 killed in China rains

Sixteen people were killed and 12 were reported missing after torrential rains caused havoc in China, authorities said on Tuesday.In Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, week- long downpours have triggered floods in six cities and 32 counties, killing nine and...

09-Jun-2019 Manila

13 killed in truck rollover crash in Philippines

A truck carrying at least 53 people rolled over while going down a mountain road in Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, killing 13, including a bride-to-be and two children aged 4 and 5, police said on Sunday.The dump truck accident happened along...

08-Jun-2019 Islamabad

5 killed in Pakistan bus-trailer collision

At least five people were killed and 20 others injured in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a trailer in Pakistan's Punjab province, the media reported on Saturday.The accident occurred on Friday night when an over-speeding trailer collided...

07-Jun-2019 Dubai

12 Indians among 17 killed in Dubai accident

At least 12 Indians were among the 17 people killed in a horrific crash in which a bus full of holiday makers returning from Oman met with an accident in Dubai, the Consulate General of India (CGI) said here on Friday.The tourist bus was carrying 31 passengers...

03-Jun-2019 Islamabad

13 killed in Pakistan van-truck collision

At least 13 people were killed when a van collided with a truck Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said on Monday.The accident took place on Sunday night when the van  was heading to Zohb from Quetta when it collided with a truck in Ali Khel area,...

01-Jun-2019 Moscow

Blasts at Russian munitions factory injure 19

At least 19 people have been injured in blasts at a factory that manufactures explosives in western Russia, emergency services said on Saturday.The incident took place at the Kristall factory in Dzerzhinsk city in Russia's Nizhny Novgorod region.The victims...

30-May-2019 Mexico City

23 pilgrims killed in Mexico bus accident

At least 23 Catholic pilgrims were killed when a bus carrying them hit a cargo truck and erupted in flames in Mexico, authorities said.The collision took place on Wednesday in the state of Veracruz. The pilgrims were returning home to the Archdiocese of...

06-May-2019 Moscow

41 killed as Russian plane crash lands in Moscow

At least 41 people, including two children, on board a Russian Aeroflot plane were killed after it burst into flames while making an emergency landing at a Moscow airport.Aeroflot flight SU 1492 skidded down the runway at the Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday,...

05-May-2019 Dhaka

Cyclone Fani : Bangladesh death toll reaches nine

The death toll due to cyclone Fani that slammed into Bangladesh after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, has increased to nine, authorities said on Sunday.While confirming the toll, state Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Enamur...

04-May-2019 Dhaka

Cyclone Fani kills 6 in Bangladesh

At least six people were killed as cyclone Fani slammed into Bangladesh's coastline after striking the Indian states of Odisha and West Bengal, officials said.Bangladesh State Minister for Disaster Management Enamur Rahman said that 63 people were injured...

28-Apr-2019 Jakarta

12 killed in Indonesia floods, landslides

At least 12 people were killed, eight others reported missing and almost 15,000 evacuated as floods and landslides hit the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and Bengkulu province, a disaster official said on Sunday.Of the 12 victims, 10 were reported in the...

26-Apr-2019 Maputo (Mozambique)

Cyclone Kenneth: Storm-battered Mozambique hit again

Three persons have been killed in northern Mozambique after cyclone Kenneth made landfall only a month after another huge storm battered the coastal nation, authorities said.The category 4 cyclone brought 220kmph (140mph) winds and killed three people on the...

17-Apr-2019 Islamabad

49 killed as rain wreaks havoc in Pakistan

At least 49 people have been killed as torrential downpours wreaked havoc, damaging more than 100 houses since the beginning of April in parts of Pakistan, officials said on Wednesday.The toll included 15 deaths since Monday. Most of the casualties were...

14-Apr-2019 Kathmandu

Three killed in Nepal chopper-plane collision

At least three people were killed on Sunday when a plane collided with a parked helicopter while taking off from an airport in Nepal's Lukla town, a major gateway to Mt Everest.The police said the incident occurred at around 9.10 a.m. at the Tenzing-Hillary...

12-Apr-2019 Dhaka

8 killed as bus falls into ditch in Bangladesh

At least eight people, including three children, were killed and 20 others injured when a passenger bus veered off the road and fell into a ditch in Bangladesh on Friday.The accident took place in the country's Joypurhat district, 249 km northwest of Dhaka,...

12-Apr-2019 Beijing

6 dead in China as train derails, hits house

At least six people have died after a freight train carrying aluminium ore derailed in China's Henan province and crashed into a house, authorities said on Friday.The train, owned by a branch of the logistics subsidiary of Aluminium Corporation of China,...

05-Apr-2019 Seoul

S. Korea fire destroys houses, thousands evacuated

A massive fire has ripped through around 500 hectares of forest and urban areas along the northeastern coast of South Korea, killing at least one person, damaging hundreds of buildings and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people.South Korea declared...

05-Apr-2019 Tehran

70 killed, hundreds injured in Iran floods

The unprecedented floods across Iran over the past weeks have claimed the lives of at least 70 people, the chief of the Iran Emergency Organization, Pir Hossein Kolivand said on Friday.A total of 791 people have been injured in the floods, Kolivand said....

01-Apr-2019 Kathmandu

31 killed in Nepal thunderstorm

At least 31 people have been killed and hundreds injured as a violent thunderstorm lashed through parts of southern Nepal, authorities said on Monday.According to authorities, most of the victims were from the country's Bara district. The storm accompanied...

30-Mar-2019 Ghazni (Afghanistan)

4 killed as mortar mine hits school in Afghanistan

At least four students were killed and 17 others, including two teachers, sustained injuries as a mortar mine struck a school in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Saturday, officials said.According to provincial government spokesman Aref Nuri, the mortar...

27-Mar-2019 Machakos (Kenya)

14 killed in road accident in Kenya

Fourteen people were killed and several others injured in a road accident early on Wednesday when a bus rammed onto a stationary truck in Machakos county in eastern Kenya.A police official said the commuter bus was speeding towards Nairobi when it hit the truck,...

24-Mar-2019 Yangon

16 killed in Myanmar warehouse explosion

As many as 16 people were killed and 48 others injured in a warehouse explosion in Myanmar on Sunday, an official said.Nyi Rang, External Relation Officer of the United Wa State Army (UWSA) in Lashio, said: "The explosion took place in Mongmao town in the...

22-Mar-2019 Changsha

At least 26 dead, 28 injured in China coach fire

Twenty-six people were killed and 28 others injured after a tour coach caught fire in central China's Hunan Province on Friday, local authorities said.The injured, including five in critical condition, were rushed to three local hospitals for treatment, according...

22-Mar-2019 Beijing

China chemical blast toll increases to 47

The death toll from a blast that ripped through a chemical plant in China's Jiangsu province has increased to 47, with 90 others seriously injured, authorities said on Friday.The blast took place at 2.48 p.m. on Thursday following a fire that broke out in...

22-Mar-2019 Accra (Ghana)

Buses collide in Ghana, at least 50 dead

At least 50 people were killed and several others injured on Friday after two buses collided head on in Ghana and one of them caught fire, media reports said.The public transport buses were carrying over 50 passengers each when the accident took place in...

22-Mar-2019 Beijing

7 dead after man ploughs car into crowd in China

A man was shot dead by the police on Friday in China after he ploughed his car into a crowd, killing six persons including a child.The incident was reported at about 6 a.m. at Taiping city in Hubei province.The 44-year-old driver was identified as Cui...

18-Mar-2019 Jakarta

Toll in Indonesia floods, landslides now 79

The death toll from flash floods and subsequent landslides in Indonesia's Papua province has increased to 79, with search and rescue operations continuing on Monday to locate 43 missing people.Due to the floods and landslides that hit villages in Jayapura...

17-Mar-2019 Islamabad

3 killed, 6 injured in Pakistan train blast

Three persons were killed and six others injured after a blast at a passenger train in Pakistan's Balochistan area on Sunday, police said.District Police Officer Irfan Bashir said that suspected miscreants planted an improvised explosive device at the rail...

17-Mar-2019 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia floods: Death toll rises to 63

The death toll in the flash floods that hit Indonesia's Papua province rose to 63 on Sunday even as rescue operations are underway to search for the dozens missing, a disaster official said.Torrential rains triggered the floods at around 6 p.m. in several...

17-Mar-2019 Harare

24 dead as Cyclone Idai wreaks havoc in Zimbabwe

At least 24 people have been killed as Cyclone Idai wreaked havoc in southeastern Zimbabwe, officials said on Saturday.The Ministry of Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services tweeted on Saturday that most of the deaths were in Chimanimani district....

14-Mar-2019 Tehran

5 killed in Iran gas pipeline explosion

At least five people were killed on Thursday in an explosion of a pipeline that links the gas network from Mahshahr city to Ahvaz city in Iran, the state media reported.Six other  people were injured in the explosion, Ahvaz Governor Jamal Alami Nisi...

14-Mar-2019 Lagos

12 killed in Nigeria school building collapse

At least 12 people were confirmed dead on Thursday following the collapse of a three-storeybuilding which housed a primary school in the Nigerian city of Lagos, the media  reported."Some of the victims were brought in dead," a doctor told Xinhua news...

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