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07-Nov-2020 Mexico City

19 dead in Mexico due to floods, landslides

Floods and landslides caused by heavy rains have left at least 19 people dead and more than 900 houses damaged in Mexico's Chiapas state, authorities said.So far, 20 municipalities in different regions of the state have been affected by overflowing rivers and...

03-Nov-2020 Ankara

4-year-old girl rescued 91 hours after Turkey quake

Turkish rescue workers on Tuesday rescued a four-year-old girl from the debris of a building, 91 hours after a strong earthquake hit the country's western province of Izmir, local media reported.The live footage of the NTV broadcaster showed rescue workers pulling...

03-Nov-2020 Hanoi

Typhoon Molave toll in Vietnam increases to 36

The death toll due to typhoon Molave that slammed Vietnam last week has increased to 36, while 46 others were still reported missing, disaster management officials said on Tuesday.The fatalities were recorded in Quang Nam, Nghe An, Dak Lak and Gia Lai provinces,...

02-Nov-2020 Manila

Death toll from typhoon Goni in Philippines reaches 16

The death toll due to typhoon Goni, this year's strongest storm to hit Philippines this year, has increased to 16 on Monday, a day after it made landfall in the the country's main Luzon island, according to the disaster management agency.The Office of Civil...

31-Oct-2020 Hanoi

Typhoon Molave leaves 27 dead, 50 missing in Vietnam

Floods and landslides triggered by typhoon Molave in Vietnam have left 27 people dead, 50 missing and 67 injured as of Saturday morning, according to authorities.The country's Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said the fatalities...

29-Oct-2020 Hanoi

8 dead, 45 missing in Vietnam landslides

At least eight people died and 45 others were reported missing in two separate landslides in Vietnam on Thursday after the country was hit by typhoon Molave, bringing with it heavy rains and strong winds, according to state media.Two separate landslides...

27-Oct-2020 Manila

3 killed, 13 missing in Philippines typhoon

At least three people were killed and 13 others reported missing as typhoon Molave slammed the Philippines, triggering flash floods and widespread destruction, a disaster  agency official said on Tuesday.National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management...

25-Oct-2020 Hanoi (Vietnam)

130 dead, 18 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

At least 130 people have died, while 18 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by incessant rains in Vietnam, disaster management authorities said on Sunday.In a statement, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention...

21-Oct-2020 Karachi

5 dead, 20 injured in Karachi building explosion

At least five people were killed and 20 others injured in an explosion in a multi-storey building in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area on Wednesday, according to officials.While the cause of the explosion suspected to have taken place on the second floor is...

19-Oct-2020 Hanoi (Vietnam)

90 dead, 34 missing in Vietnam floods, landslides

At least 90 people have died, while 34 others were reported missing due to floods and landslides caused by the incessant rains in Vietnam over the last two weeks, disaster management authorities said on Monday.In a statement, the Central Steering Committee...

14-Oct-2020 Hanoi (Vietnam)

Death toll rises to 36 in Vietnam's floods, landslides

Floods and landslides triggered by heavy downpours have killed 36 people and left 12 others missing in central Vietnam over the past days, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Wednesday.The death toll increased...

14-Oct-2020 Kabul

15 feared dead after two army helicopters collide in Afghanistan

At least 15 people were feared killed after two Afghan army helicopters collided in midair in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province.The accident occurred in Nawa-i-Barakzayi district, southwest of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah, on Tuesday midnight,...

22-Sep-2020 Jakarta

2 killed, 20 injured in Jakarta floods

At least two people were killed, 20 others injured and one person reported as missing after flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, disaster agency officials said on Tuesday.Due to torrential rains...

14-Sep-2020 San Francisco

Around 19 killed, 3.2 mln acres burned in California wildfires

There have been at least 19 people killed in the past month, 3.2 million acres (about 12,950 square km) burned, and 4,000 structures destroyed in the fires across the US state of California, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection...

13-Sep-2020 Kathmandu

9 killed, 22 missing in Nepal landslides

At least nine people were killed and 22 reported missing in two separate landslides in Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district on Sunday, a senior official said."Nine dead bodies have been recovered from the landslides while search operations are undergoing to...

20-Aug-2020 Islamabad

Heavy rains kill 24 in Pakistan

At least 24 people were killed as heavy rains lashed Pakistan's Punjab province on Thursday, officials said.Rescue officials told local media that several houses have been completely destroyed and the majority of the victims were killed due to roof collapse...

16-Aug-2020 Kathmandu

18 dead, 21 missing in massive Nepal landslide

At least 18 people have been killed and 21 others reported missing after a massive landslide hit Nepal's Sindhupalchowk district, authorities said on Sunday, adding that a search and rescue operation was ongoing in the affected area.The landslide, which...

06-Aug-2020 Beirut

Satellite images show scale of destruction after Beirut explosions

New satellite imgages show the aftermath of explosions at a port here that has left at least 135 people dead and thousands injured.An image taken by the satellite company BlackSky shows extensive damage at the port following the blasts that took place on...

05-Aug-2020 Beirut

100 killed, nearly 4K injured in Beirut blasts

As many as 100 people were killed and nearly 4,000 injured in two huge explosions that rocked downtown Beirut, the Lebanese Red Cross said on Wednesday.The blasts took place on Tuesday evening (around 6.10 p.m. local time), shaking buildings all over the...

01-Aug-2020 Kabul

16 killed in Afghan flash floods

At least 16 people were killed in flash floods in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, a senior official said on Saturday.The flash floods took place on Friday night in the Qalatak area following heavy rains, said TOLO News quoted Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman...

18-Jul-2020 Jakarta

67 missing, 14k displaced in Indonesia floods

Sixty-seven people have been reported missing, while more than 14,000 others were displaced due to flash floods in Indonesia's Sulawesi province, authorities said on Saturday, adding that search and rescue operations were underway.So far, rescue teams have retrieved...

16-Jul-2020 Ankara

Reconnaissance plane crash in Turkey kills 7

Seven security personnel were killed after a reconnaissance plane crashed in Turkey's Van province, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Thursday.Soylu, who has arrived at the accident site, told reporters that the plane crashed on Mount Artos at an altitude...

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...

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