Showing posts with label accidents. Show all posts
Showing posts with label accidents. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

17 dead after tourist boat sinks in US

tourist boat sinks in US
An amphibious tourist boat carrying 31 people sank in a lake in the US state of Missouri Thursday night, killing 17 people, including children, as severe thunderstorms struck the area, officials said.

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Indonesia resumes search for 41 missing in ferry capsizal, 29 corpses recovered

indonesia ferry
Rescuers Wednesday resumed search and rescue operations after a deadly ferry sank a day earlier in waters off central Indonesia; so far 29 bodies have been recovered and 41 people are still missing, according to officials.

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Onze morts, 25 personnes piégées par une explosion dans une mine en Chine

Onze morts, 25 personnes piégées par une explosion dans une mine en Chine
Onze personnes ont été tuées et neuf autres ont été blessés dans l'explosion d'un camion transportant des explosifs à proximité de l'entrée d'une mine de fer dans le nord-est de la Chine, a rapporté mardi la télévision d'Etat chinoise CCTV.

Monday, May 28, 2018

All victims of plane crash in Havana identified

All victims of plane crash in Havana identified
Cuba's Institute of Forensic Medicine (IFM) has identified the remains of all the victims of the plane crash which took place on May 18 near Havana's Jose Marti International Airport, the daily Juventud Rebelde reported on Sunday.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Timeline of airplane accidents in Cuba

crash of a Boeing 737 outside Havana
The news of the crash of a Boeing 737 outside Havana on Friday caused consternation across Cuba.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

Friday, February 02, 2018

About 900 miners trapped underground in S. Africa

Beatrix Mine
The South African Congress of Trade Unions (Cosatu) on Thursday said around 900 mine workers are trapped underground at the Beatrix Mine in the Northern Free State.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

China reports fewer coal mine accidents in 2017

china coal mines
China's coal production safety conditions continued to improve in 2017, with fewer accidents and deaths.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

3 killed, dozens injured after train derails near Milan

train derails near Milan
At least three people have now been confirmed dead and 13 seriously injured when a packed regional train derailed Thursday near Milan in northern Italy, emergency services said.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

No efforts spared in rescue for tanker Sanchi: China

tanker Sanchi
China has set up an efficient interministry coordination team to handle the aftermath of the sunken oil tanker Sanchi, which includes monitoring and cleaning up the marine oil slick that was left and conducting regular search and recovery operations, senior officials said on Friday.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Worse than Exxon Valdez? Fears rise ‘all fuel escaped’ from ill-fated Iranian oil tanker

Sanchi IRAN
Chinese authorities are struggling to contain what may be the worst oil tanker spill and environmental disaster of its kind in history, after the stricken Iranian ship. The Sanchi, finally sank over the weekend.

Monday, January 08, 2018

US Joins Search for Missing Crew After Vessels Collision off China's Coast

U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft
The US Navy has joined the rescue operation searching for the crew members of vessels that collided off China's eastern coast on Saturday, the navy's press service said in a press release on Monday.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

48 killed in Peru bus accident

Peru bus accident
The death toll from a bus that plummeted off a steep cliff near Peru's capital Lima on Tuesday has climbed to 48, police said.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

4 children dead after school bus, train crash in France

children dead after school bus, train crash in France
Four children were killed and 19 are reported injured after a school bus collided with train Thursday in southern France.

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Explosion at Indian power plant kills 18, injures up to 100

Indian coal-fired power plant
An explosion at an Indian coal-fired power plant operated by state-run NTPC Ltd on Wednesday killed 18 people and injured up to 100 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, in one of the country's most deadly industrial accidents in recent times.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Outdated Railways Plague India's Infrastructure

four train derailment accidents
India has had four train derailment accidents in the last few weeks. One of the accidents, in Uttar Pradesh on August 19, killed 23 people and injured more than 150 people. This series of serious accidents led to the resignations of Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu and Chairman of the Railway Board A.K. Mittal.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Two more Hong Kong beaches closed after palm oil spill, bringing total to 13

Two more Hong Kong beaches closed after palm oil spill
Two more Hong Kong beaches have been closed due to the regional palm oil spill as environmental officials revealed that 1,000 tonnes of oil fell into the water following a ship collision in the Pearl River estuary last Thursday.

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Death toll rises to 4 in Shanghai demolition accident

Shanghai china
The death toll has risen to four after an accident during the demolition of a multi-story building in Shanghai Friday afternoon, the local government said.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Portuguese official says cannot confirm plane crash

Portugal's National Civil Protection Authority (ANPC) said on Tuesday that they cannot confirm the earlier report that a Canadair plane from Spain crashed in Louriceira, Pedrogao Grande.

Friday, June 09, 2017

Hunt for Missing Myanmar Plane Enters Third Day; Total of 31 Bodies Recovered

The tally of retrieved bodies rose to 31 on Friday as Myanmar's hunt for a military transport plane that went missing over the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board stretched into a third day.

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