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08-Dec-2018 Rome

Italy nightclub stampede kills 6

At least six people were killed and dozens injured following a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, authorities said.The stampede happened early Saturday morning at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, about 141 km east of Florence. The...

30-Nov-2018 Hong Kong

At least 5 dead in road accident in Hong Kong

At least five people were killed and more than 30 injured in a car crash on early Friday in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).A tourist coach collided with a taxi on a road in Tsing Yi, an island to the northwest of Hong Kong Island, shortly...

28-Nov-2018 Shijiazhuang (China)

Blast near chemical plant kills 22 in north China

A blast near a chemical plant in Zhangjiakou city, in north China's Hebei province, has killed 22 and injured 22 others early Wednesday morning, local authorities said.The blast occurred near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. in Zhangjiakou at...

22-Nov-2018 Kathmandu

Bus crash kills 16 in Nepal

At least 16 people were killed and 27 others injured in a road accident in Nepal's Dadeldhura district on Thursday, the authorities said.District Administration Officer Mohanraj Joshi said the incident happened when the ill-fated bus veered off the mountain...

22-Nov-2018 Beijing

5 children killed as car rams into school kids in China

At least five children were killed and 18 injured on Thursday as a car rammed into a group of school children who were crossing a road in China's Liaoning province.A local media report said the accused has been identified as the son of a top Communist Party...

19-Nov-2018 San Francisco

California wildfires toll hit 80, over 990 missing

The death toll from the destructive wildfires have reached 80, with 993 people still unaccounted for, authorities said.As of Sunday evening, there were 77 deaths and 9,700 homes destroyed as a result of the 149,000-acre Camp Fire in Northern California,...

19-Nov-2018 Hanoi (Vietnam)

14 killed in Vietnam floods

At least 14 people were killed in floods and landslides caused by typhoon Toraji over the weekend in Vietnam, authorities said on Monday.Due to heavy rain and floods, many areas were still inundated including roads to Nha Trang city's airport, reports Xinhua...

17-Nov-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

7 killed as quakes, landslides hit Indonesia

Seven people were killed and more than 8,000 others fled their homes as landslides and quakes struck Indonesia's West Sulawesi province, officials said on Saturday.The victims died during evacuation, Pasamboan Pangloli, head of rehabilitation and reconstruction...

17-Nov-2018 San Francisco

74 killed in California wildfires, over 1,000 missing

The destructive California wildfires have so far killed at least 74 people with over 1,000 reported missing, authorities said.Butte County Sheriff and Coroner Kory Honea said on Friday evening that the number of people missing due to Northern California's...

11-Nov-2018 San Francisco

California wildfires toll reaches 25

The death toll in the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 25, while the fires have caused destruction to numerous communities across large areas of the US state, the media reported on Sunday.Fires continued to rage on both ends of California...

11-Nov-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

7 killed in Indonesia landslides

Seven people were killed when landslides struck Indonesia's North Sumatra province, a disaster management official said on Sunday.Heavy downpours triggered soils of a 100-metre high hill to slide down in Sukamaju village of Gomo sub-district, reports Xinhua...

11-Nov-2018 Sao Paulo

At least 10 dead, 11 injured in Rio mudslide

At least 10 people died and 11 others were injured on Saturday in a mudslide in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, official sources said.According to Rio firefighters, eleven people were rescued alive in Morro da Boa Esperança, in the municipality of...

10-Nov-2018 Amman

Flash floods in Jordan kill 11

At least 11 people have been killed in flash floods unleashed by heavy rain in Jordan and more than 3,700 tourists have been evacuated from the ancient city of Petra.Floods struck several areas of Jordan on Friday, including Petra as well as the regions...

10-Nov-2018 San Francisco

5 Dead, 150,000 evacuated as new wildfires hit California

At least five people died in the last few hours in California, where three large wildfires have forced 150,000 people to evacuate.The largest blaze, known as Camp Fire, has hit northern California and is the only one that has been deadly so far, devastating...

08-Nov-2018 Harare (Zimbabwe)

47 killed in Zimbabwe road accident

At least 47 people have been killed in Zimbabwe after two buses collided head-on, officials said.Police spokesman Paul Nyathi told Xinhua news agency on Wednesday that the accident happened near Rusape in Manicaland Province, 156 km from the capital Harare.Of...

04-Nov-2018 Beijing

15 killed in China highway accident

At least 15 people were killed and 44 others injured after a heavy truck lost control and crashed into dozens of vehicles waiting at a toll booth on a highway near China's Lanzhou city, the police said on Sunday.The accident took place on Saturday evening...

01-Nov-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia plane crash: Black box retrieved from sea

Indonesian authorities on Thursday said that the black box of the Lion Air Flight JT610 that crashed in the Java Sea on Monday, killing all 189 people on board, was retrieved by a diver."Based on an initial information, yes it (black box) has been found," Transport...

31-Oct-2018 Kabul

25 killed in Afghan military helicopter crash

At least 25 people, including senior government and Army officials, were killed when a military helicopter crashed due to bad weather in the region bordering Afghanistan's Farah and Herat provinces on Wednesday, authorities said."The 25 people on board...

29-Oct-2018 Jinan (China)

Death toll in China mine accident rises to 19

The death toll from a rock burst at a coal mine in east China's Shandong Province has risen to 19, as six more miners were confirmed dead, local authorities said on Monday.Rescuers found one body Sunday morning and five more bodies Sunday night, the resue...

29-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesian plane flown by Indian crashes off Jakarta with 189 aboard

An Indonesian Lion Air Boeing airliner carrying 189 people and flown by Indian pilot Bhavye Suneja crashed into the Java Sea on Monday minutes after taking off from here, with no sign of survivors.The Boeing 737, JT 610, disappeared from the radar 13 minutes...

29-Oct-2018 Islamabad

17 killed as passenger van plunges into ravine in Pakistan

At least 17 were killed and one woman was injured when a passenger van fell into a ravine in Pakistan's north Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province on Sunday night, media reported.The van, carrying 18 passengers, was on its way to Rawalpindi city of the country's...

26-Oct-2018 Amman

18 killed as Jordan flash flood sweeps away students

At least 18 people died and 35 were injured in an area near the Dead Sea, in the west of Jordan, as a result of flooding caused by torrential rains in the country on Thursday, according to the Jordanian Department of Civil Defence.The death toll could still...

22-Oct-2018 Bogota (Colombia)

Mudslide kills 9 in Colombia

At least nine people were killed and five more were missing after heavy rains triggered a mudslide in northern Colombia on Sunday, the fire department said.The early morning rains caused a mudslide that buried several homes in a poor neighbourhood, most...

22-Oct-2018 Islamabad

19 killed in bus collision in Pakistan

At least 19 people were killed and over 40 others injured in a head-on collision between two passenger buses in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday night, police and media said.According to reports, the accident happened on Multan road in Dera Ghazi Khan...

21-Oct-2018 Taipei (Taiwan)

22 dead as train derails in Taiwan

At least 22 people died and 171 other passengers were injured Sunday when a train derailed near the Taiwanese capital, the country's emergency services said.The high-speed Puyuma Express, which was carrying around 366 passengers, came off the tracks and...

21-Oct-2018 Beijing

22 miners trapped in China coal mine accident

Twenty-two miners were trapped following a coal mine accident in China's Shandong province, authorities reported on Sunday.The miners were trapped after a rock burst on Saturday night inside the mine in Yuncheng district, reports Efe news.According to the authorities,...

17-Oct-2018 Rabat

7 dead, 125 injured in Morocco's train derailment

A train derailed on Tuesday in northern Morocco, killing seven passengers and injuring 125 others, the media reported.The train, which connects northern cities of Casablanca and Tangier, derailed at 10.10 a.m. in Sidi Bouknadel, a small town situated between...

17-Oct-2018 Islamabad

9 killed in train-rickshaw collision in Pakistan

At least nine people were killed and seven others injured on Tuesday in a train-rickshaw collision in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, the media reported.According to the reports, a Khushhal Khan Khattak Express train hit a passenger rickshaw in Tangwani...

15-Oct-2018 Paris

Hurricane Leslie kills 6 in France, wreaks havoc across Europe

Hurricane Leslie, the most powerful Atlantic storm to hit Europe in decades, has claimed at least six lives in France and left devastation in its wake as it also blew across Portugal and Spain, officials said on Monday.Leslie dumped vast quantities of water across...

15-Oct-2018 Germany

Plane crash in Germany kills 3

At least three people were killed and another eight injured on Sunday when a small propeller plane crashed into a group of people at an airfield in the central German state of Hesse, police officials reported.Citing the police, local media reported that...

15-Oct-2018 Dhaka

4 killed in Bangladesh landslides

At least four people including three of the same family were killed after rain-triggered landslides struck their houses in Bangladesh's southeastern Chattogram city on Sunday.Jashim Uddin, Fire Service deputy assistant director in Chattogram, 242 km southeast...

14-Oct-2018 Istanbul (Turkey)

15 dead in Turkey accident

At least 15 people were killed on Sunday when a truck carrying illegal immigrants overturned in western Turkey, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.The truck skidded off the road and plunged into a ditch in Izmir Province, Xinhua news agency quoted Anadolu...

13-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

22 killed in Indonesia flash floods, landslides

At least 22 people including children were killed and 15 others wounded as flash floods and landslides struck West and North Sumatra provinces of Indonesia, officials said on Saturday.The disaster also destroyed 48 houses while evacuation and search operations...

13-Oct-2018 Kathmandu

Storm kills 9 climbers on Nepal mountain

Nine climbers, including five South Korean nationals, who were part of a trekking expedition, were killed after a snowstorm destroyed their base camp on a Himalayan peak in western Nepal, the police said on Saturday.Wangchu Sherpa, Managing Director at Trekking...

13-Oct-2018 Miami

Hurricane Michael kills 17 in US

The death toll from hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in the US mainland, has increased to 17, with coastal Florida cities damaged beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to...

13-Oct-2018 Lagos

Pipeline explosion kills 19 in Nigeria

A pipeline explosion in early hours of Friday had killed at least 19 people in two villages of Osisioma local government area of Abia state in southern Nigeria, a para military body said.Benito Eze, state commander of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence...

12-Oct-2018 Miami

Hurricane Michael toll reaches 6

The death toll from hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful storms to make landfall in the US mainland, rose to six, with authorities warning that the toll could further increase as search and rescue efforts continue.Now a tropical storm with winds of...

11-Oct-2018 Canberra

3 dead in Java quake, another 7.0 jolts Papua New Guinea

Two major quakes hit Indonesia and Papua New Guinea located in the Pacific Ring of Fire on Thursday, killing at least three people in Java.An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter struck off the coast of the islands of Java and Bali in Indonesia killing...

09-Oct-2018 Colombo

Toll in Sri Lanka rains reaches 9

The death toll from the heavy rains in Sri Lanka rose to nine on Tuesday, leading to thousands of people being evacuated from their homes, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.DMC spokesperson Pradeep Kodippili said that more than 100 mm of rain had...

08-Oct-2018 New York

20 killed in US car crash

At least 20 people have been killed when a limousine "failed to stop" at an intersection in upstate New York and hit a parked vehicle, police said.The accident occurred when the 2001 Ford Excursion limousine was travelling southwest on Route 30 in Schoharie,...

08-Oct-2018 Colombo

4 killed in Sri Lankan storm

At least four persons were killed and over 10,000 affected as heavy rains and strong winds lashed Sri Lanka over the weekend, the government said on Monday.Disaster Management Center (DMC) spokesperson Pradeep Kodippili in the latest update said the four...

07-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Death toll in quakes, tsunami climbs to 1,944 in Indonesia

The death toll from multiple strong quakes and a tsunami in Indonesia's central Sulawesi province jumped to 1,944 on Sunday, military and disaster agency officials said.A spokesman for the Joint Task Force for Central Sulawesi province said a total of 2,549...

07-Oct-2018 Port-au-Prince (Haiti)

1 killed in Haiti quake

At least 11 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale jolted northwestern Haiti, authorities said on Sunday.According to the US Geological Survey, the tremor's epicentre was recorded 20 km from Port-de-Pai at a depth of 15.3...

01-Oct-2018 Palu (Indonesia)

Indonesia races to aid quake, tsunami victims as toll passes 840

Rescuers continued on Monday to hunt for survivors in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that killed 844 people in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, leading to large-scale destruction and prompting food and fuel shortage.Palu, a city of 350,000, was the worst...

01-Oct-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Death toll from Indonesia's quakes, tsunami soars to 832

The death toll from Indonesia's strong quakes and tsunami in Central Sulawesi province soared to 832 on Sunday as lack of rescuers and vast stretches of land hard to access hampered search and rescue efforts, a government official said here.Vice President...

01-Oct-2018 Tokyo

2 killed in Japan typhoon

At least two people were killed and about 120 were injured as typhoon Trami, which is moving away from the northeast of Japan on Monday, passed over the country.The latest typhoon, the 24th this season, made landfall in western Japan at around 8 p.m., and...

30-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia earthquake, tsunami toll reached 832

The death toll in the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia's island of Sulawesi increased to 832 on Sunday as rescue workers combed through concrete and lumber searching for survivors, the country's disaster management agency said.The toll...

30-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

Indonesia tsunami toll reaches 405

The death toll from a tsunami that hit Indonesia's island of Sulawesi triggered after a 7.5-magnitude quake increased to 405 on Sunday, as rescue workers continued a desperate search for survivors, according to the country's disaster management agency.After...

29-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

385 die, thousands injured in Indonesia earthquakes, tsunami

Rescue workers were hunting for survivors on Saturday after earthquakes, including a powerful 7.5 magnitude tremor, and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing at least 385 people. The death toll was expected to rise amid continuing aftershocks,...

29-Sep-2018 Tehran

13 dead in Iran after drinking poisonous alcohol

At least 13 people died in Iran after drinking poisonous alcohol over the past 48 hours, Iran's Emergency Department said on Saturday.Pir Hossein Kolivand, the department head, said nine of the victims were from Hormuzgan province, two from Alborz province...

29-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

384 dead in Indonesia earthquakes, tsunami

Over 380 people were confirmed dead on Saturday after earthquakes, including a powerful 7.5 magnitude tremor, and tsunami struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. Rescue workers were struggling to reach certain affected areas amid fears that the toll can...

29-Sep-2018 Jakarta (Indonesia)

50 killed as 7.5-quake leads to tsunami in Indonesia

At least 50 people have been confirmed dead by officials on Saturday after a strong tsunami triggered by a 7.5-magnitude earthquake hit a coastal Indonesian city on Friday.Over 350 others were injured, a disaster agency official said on Saturday after three...

24-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Toll in Philippine landslides rises to 95

The death toll in two major landslides that struck the Philippines after super typhoon Mangkhut barreled the island nation last week has climbed to 95, authorities said.As of Sunday night, officials said a total of 49 bodies have been pulled out the mining...

23-Sep-2018 Dodoma (Tanzania)

Tanzania ferry toll reaches 225

The death toll in the Tanzania ferry capsize increased to 225 on Sunday with the recovery of seven more bodies, according to authorities.Regional commissioner, John Mongella, said the seven bodies were discovered on the fourth day of search operations, reports...

23-Sep-2018 Dodoma (Tanzania)

Tanzania ferry toll reaches 225

The death toll in the Tanzania ferry capsize increased to 225 on Sunday with the recovery of seven more bodies, according to authorities.Regional commissioner, John Mongella, said the seven bodies were discovered on the fourth day of search operations, reports...

21-Sep-2018 Dodoma (Tanzania)

79 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

At least 79 people have died after a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.The MV Nyerere ferry overturned on Thursday between two islands of Ukora and Bugolora in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa,...

21-Sep-2018 Washington

44 killed in Tanzania ferry capsize

At least 44 people were killed when a passenger ferry carrying hundreds capsized in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, officials said.The accident took place on Thursday between two islands in Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, which straddles the borders...

21-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

Philippines landslide toll reaches 22

The death toll from a landslide in Philippines has reached 22, an official said on Friday.Garry Cabotaje, the spokesman for Naga city government, expressed hope that more survivors will be rescued a day after the tragedy struck the mountainside community."We...

20-Sep-2018 Manila (Philippines)

4 killed in Philippines landslide

Four people died and at least 20 houses were buried on Thursday after a landslide in Philippines' Cebu province.The authorities recovered bodies a four-year old, two elderly women and a man while carrying out search and rescue work in the area, police spokesperson...

19-Sep-2018 Manila

Philippines' typhoon toll reaches 81 amid rescue efforts

Philippines authorities on Wednesday raised the death toll to 81 and the number of missing to 70 following typhoon Mangkhut's path through the country's north where rescuers continue searching for dozens of people trapped in a mine buried by a landslide.The strongest...

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