Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pakistan. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan. NO DEATHS FROM HEATWAVE IN KARACHI, AUTHORITIES CLAIM

Heatwave kills at least 65 in Pakistan
A heatwave has killed 65 people in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi over the past three days, a social welfare organization said on Tuesday, amid fears the death toll could climb as the high temperatures persist.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses

At least five dead, 12 missing after Pakistan bridge collapses
At least five students have died and twelve others are missing after a bridge collapsed at a tourist site in Pakistani Kashmir, officials have said, adding there was little hope of finding survivors.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Pre-monsoon heat builds across northern India

heat builds across northern India
Temperatures across central and northern India have been in excess of 40C in recent days, and after a brief respite over the weekend, it could become even hotter during the early to middle part of next week.

Thursday, August 03, 2017

105 killed, 140 injured as monsoon rains wreak havoc in Pakistan

monsoon rains across Pakistan
At least 105 people were killed and 140 others injured in separate accidents triggered out by the current spell of monsoon rains across Pakistan over the last one month, officials said Wednesday.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Monsoon rain kills 17 in Pakistan as flash flood warning issued

Last year in summer, torrential rains left over 200 people dead across Pakistan.
At least 17 people have died and scores of others injured in monsoon rain related incidents across Pakistan as the country issues flash flood warning.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Death toll from gasoline tanker fire climbs to almost 200 in Pakistan

The death toll in Pakistan's gasoline tanker fire has risen to almost 200 as some more victims of the incident succumbed to burn wounds on Thursday.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

China: 8 dead, 11 injured in Xinjiang earthquake (video)

Eight people have been confirmed dead and 11 others were injured after a 5.5-magnitude earthquake jolted Taxkorgan County in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:58 a.m. Thursday.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Heatwave builds across northern India and Pakistan

It may happen almost every year at around this time, but a developing heatwave in South Asia is raising concerns about the potential health hazard posed by extreme temperatures.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

At least 10 dead, 25 trapped after explosions on oil tanker in Pakistan

Multiple explosions on an oil tanker being dismantled Tuesday in western Pakistan have left at least 10 people dead and injured 54, while some 25 are still trapped, an official told EFE.

Saturday, October 01, 2016

One killed, dozens injured in Pakistan earthquake

At least one person was killed and around 30 others injured when an earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale struck northwest Pakistan -- including the capital, Islamabad -- on Saturday.

Monday, August 08, 2016

Geo News : 29 killed as rains play havoc in Pakistan

At least 29 people were killed and scores others went missing as heavy rains lashed Pakistan's south Sindh and southwest Balochistan provinces over the last three days, local Urdu media reported Sunday.

Sunday, July 03, 2016

30 killed as flash flood hits NW Pakistan

At least 30 people including women and children were killed, 35 injured and scores others went missing in flash flooding in Pakistan's northwest Chitral district, local media and officials said Sunday morning.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Rain, floods kill over 60 people in Pakistan and Afghanistan

A total of 63 people have been killed and hundreds of acres of farmlands have been destroyed by flash floods triggered by torrential rains in northwest Pakistan and Afghanistan, the countries' officials said Sunday.

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Rain, floods kill 36 in north-west Pakistan

A Pakistani national disaster management official says flash floods triggered by torrential rains have killed at least 36 people in the country’s north-west.

Monday, March 14, 2016

49 killed in rain-triggered accidents in Pakistan

At least 49 people were killed and 80 others injured in separate accidents caused by the current spell of torrential rains in Pakistan over the last four days, the authorities said Monday, according to Xinhua Agency.

Friday, December 25, 2015

Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake rocks northeast Afghanistan (Depth 200 km)

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck northeast Afghanistan around midnight near the country's borders with Pakistan and Tajikistan, according to the US Geological Survey.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

10 killed, 74 injured as factory building collapses in Pakistan's Lahore

At least 10 people were killed and 74 others injured on Wednesday evening after a four-storey building of a factory collapsed in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore, local media and officials said.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Desperation grows as Afghan-Pakistan quake victims wait for aid

Earthquake survivors in Pakistan and Afghanistan emerged from a third night without shelter Thursday, as village leaders warned they had nothing to protect children from the freezing conditions while rescuers struggle to reach isolated communities.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

China to provide assistance to quake-hit Afghanistan, Pakistan

The Chinese government is busy preparing emergency aid for earthquake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan and is willing to provide further assistance based on their needs, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Monday, October 26, 2015

Pakistan, India and Afghanistan rocked by deadly earthquake

A powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake killed almost 150 people in Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan Monday, officials said.

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