Showing posts with label collapse. Show all posts
Showing posts with label collapse. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

At least 25 dead as powerful earthquake hits Indonesia (local time: 05:03, Depth 10 km)


At least 25 people have died and dozens were feared trapped in rubble after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island, officials and local media said.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

At least 40 killed in construction collapse in China

At least 40 killed in construction collapse in China
At least 40 people died after scaffolding collapsed at an under-construction nuclear cooling tower in eastern China early Thursday morning, according to official state reports.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A second powerful earthquake 6.1 magnitude struck central Italy near Perugia (local time: 21:18 Depth 20 km)

Two earthquakes have struck central Italy - the second registering at a magnitude of 6.1 - in the same region struck in August by a devastating quake that killed nearly 300 people.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Multiple building collapses in China kill at least 8

Eight people have been killed after a series of unexplained building collapses in eastern China and there are fears the death toll could rise as rescuers searched through the rubble.

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Israeli army announces end of search for survivors in Tel Aviv collapsed building

Israel's military said on Saturday that it concluded the searches for survivors and casualties in a collapsed Tel Aviv construction site, five days after the accident that cost the lives of six men.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aftershocks cause new damage to quake-hit areas in central Italy

Fresh tremors hit central Italy on Sunday afternoon, and caused new damage to a school building in the town of Amatrice.

Thursday, August 04, 2016

India bridge collapse: Rescuers recover 3 bodies amid search for missing people

Three bodies have been recovered from the flooded Savitri River amid search for missing in bridge collapse in Indian state of Maharastra, official said Thursday.

Sunday, May 08, 2016

Kenya halts demolition of "unsafe" houses as death toll rises to 49

Kenyan officials on Saturday stopped demolition of houses unfit for habitation in Nairobi for seven days as death toll from the collapsed residential building rose to 49.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Death toll from collapsed building in Kenya rises to 22

Death toll from a residential building which collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi last Friday has risen to 22 after two more bodies were retrieved on Monday.

Monday, May 02, 2016

Death toll from building collapse in Kenya rises to 16. (73 others are still missing)

The death toll from a building which collapsed in Kenyan capital Nairobi on Friday night, due to heavy rains rose to 16 on Sunday.

According to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), some 135 people have been rescued from the six-story residential building while 73 others are still missing.

Monday, April 04, 2016

Gülhane Park: Two killed as wall collapses in Istanbul

Two people were killed on April 4 after they became trapped under rubble when a wall collapsed in a park in central Istanbul.

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, March 04, 2016

8 Severely Injured as Balcony Collapses at New Zealand Concert

Authorities said eight people suffered serious injuries on Friday when a house balcony collapsed during a rock concert in the city of Dunedin.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Cliff collapses after 5.7-magnitude quake rocks Christchurch in New Zealand

A cliff near New Zealand city of Christchurch collapsed on Sunday after a 5.7-magnitude quake struck the South Island city.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Five-storey building collapses in central Istanbul (video)

A five-storey building has collapsed in dramatic fashion in the centre of Istanbul, but Turkish authorities say that no one was believed to be trapped under the rubble.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Rare Winter Foods Ravage Central and Southern China

Local officials reported on Monday that rare winter floods have hit Hunan Province since November 11, affecting 253,000 people. The Hunan Provincial Commission for Disaster Reduction said incessant rainstorms that started on Wednesday have created flood crests in the upper and middle reaches of the Xiangjiang River, causing the worst winter floods in the region since 1961.

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.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

China stresses housing renovation safety after fatal collapse

China emphasized building safety and ordered a nationwide review of substandard buildings on Saturday following the death of 17 people in a building collapse.

Rescue ends after building collapse kills 17 in central China

Search and rescue work ended early Saturday morning on a collapsed building in central China's Henan Province where 17 workers died, with several people responsible now in police custody, authorities said Saturday.

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Glacier collapses in China's Xinjiang

A huge body of glacier has collapsed in China's Xinjiang, burying more than 100 cattle, crushing dozens of houses and damaging 1,000 hectares of grassland, local government said on Saturday.

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