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

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Four climbers found dead in their tents on Everest

Nepali sherpas have found four climbers dead in their tents on Mount Everest, officials said, with suspicion they died of carbon monoxide poisoning.

21 killed, 6 injured after bus falls into gorge in N. India

At least 21 people were killed and six others injured after a bus carrying Hindu pilgrims skidded off a mountainous road and into a deep gorge in northern Indian state of Uttarakhand Tuesday, officials has said.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emergency declared at US Hanford nuclear waste site after tunnel collapse

The US Department of Energy has declared an emergency at the Hanford, Washington nuclear waste storage site, after a cave-in of a tunnel used to store radioactive materials and equipment.

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Excessive speed leads to one-third road traffic deaths: WHO

A new UN report suggests excessive or inappropriate speed contributes to 1 in 3 road traffic fatalities worldwide, said a spokesperson here on Friday.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ukraine, Belarus leaders mark Chernobyl anniversary

The presidents of Ukraine and Belarus toured the site of the Chernobyl plant to mark 31 years since the world's worst civil nuclear accident spewed radiation across Europe.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

285 killed, 1,073 injured during Myanmar's water festival

A total of 285 people were killed and 1,073 others injured nationwide during a four-day water festival, the official Global New Light of Myanmar reported Tuesday.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Chernobyl zone becomes biosphere reserve as wildlife flourishes

The Ukrainian government has recently declared the territory around Chernobyl nuclear power plant as a biosphere reserve because wildlife in the abandoned area is flourishing without human presence.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Sewol ferry hauled onto lifting ship in salvage operation (video)

South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been successfully hauled onto a giant heavy lifting ship, officials said, a step towards returning the vessel to port.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Ten Dead, 30 Missing after Boat Capsizes Off Malaysia

Ten people are confirmed dead and about 30 missing after a boat believed to be carrying Indonesian illegal immigrants capsized in rough seas off Malaysia, officials said Monday.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Turkish Airlines jet crash kills 32 in Kyrgyzstan

A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan's main airport Monday, killing 32 people and destroying homes after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Death toll in boat tragedy in eastern India rises to 23

The death toll in Saturday's boat tragedy in the eastern Indian state of Bihar has risen to 23, with more bodies being fished out of the Ganga river.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Blizzards, icy weather grip parts of Europe


Blizzards swept parts of eastern Europe on Friday, closing roads and causing traffic accidents, travel delays and leading to medical evacuations.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Russia’s Tu-154 Crashed Seven Minutes After Take Off – Source

Russia’s Tu-154 aircraft crashed in the Black Sea just under seven minutes after takeoff from the resort city of Sochi, a source in law enforcement agencies told RIA Novosti Sunday.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Friday, November 04, 2016

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

At least 21 dead, 38 missing after boat capsizes off Indonesia

A speedboat capsized off the coast of Indonesia on Wednesday, killing at least 21 people with another 34 missing.

33 dead in SW China colliery gas explosion

Thirty-three people were confirmed dead in a colliery explosion in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality as the bodies of 15 missing miners were retrieved early Wednesday morning.

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.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Myanmar boat accident death toll climbs to over 70

Burmese authorities have raised the death toll in the passenger boat accident in a river in western Myanmar to over 70, even as dozens remain missing, media reports said Thursday.

EL News