Showing posts with label deaths. Show all posts
Showing posts with label deaths. 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, January 14, 2018

Strong 7.1 earthquake jolts Peru, more than a dozen missing ( local time: 04:18)

Strong 7.1 earthquake jolts Peru
A strong magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck the coast of southern Peru on Sunday morning, leaving two dead, 17 missing and several dozen injured, while causing homes and roads to collapse.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Up to 43 people still missing after California mudslides; dead identified

California mudslides
Search and rescue teams are looking for dozens of people who are still missing after this week's torrential rains caused mudslides in Southern California, authorities said.

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

Sunday, October 15, 2017

California death toll rises to 40, 235 people still missing

The fires have damaged or destroyed about 5,700 structures
Authorities in the US are hoping weaker winds will help the more than 10,000 firefighters battling the deadliest fires in Californian history, which have killed at least 40 people and have forced thousands more to evacuate.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

California declares state of emergency amid hepatitis A outbreak

hepatitis a outbreak california
California's governor Jerry Brown declared Friday a state of emergency amid the deadly hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the western US state.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dozens killed as powerful earthquake jolts Mexico

Dozens killed as powerful earthquake jolts Mexico
At least 149 people were killed as a 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central part of Mexico on Tuesday, the EFE news agency reported citing information from local authorities.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Death toll from Mexican earthquake climbs to 90

search and rescue in the state would continue
The number of victims from a strong earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale in Mexico Thursday night has climbed to 90, authorities confirmed on Sunday.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

16 dead, more than 500 injured as Typhoon Hato batters South China

Typhoon Hato batters South China
At least 16 people have been killed and 500 more injured after the strongest typhoon of the year, Typhoon Hato, made landfall in southern China on Wednesday.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

At least 46 dead, dozens missing in landslide in India

landslide in India
At least 46 people were killed and 10 missing after a landslide triggered by a cloudburst swept away several vehicles and stretch of a busy highway in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday.

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, 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.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

15 found dead in SW China landslide burying at least 118

Fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a landslide in southwest China's Sichuan Province early Saturday that buried more than 120 people from 62 homes.

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

An explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia killed at least eight people, as rescuers scrambled to find five others still missing, authorities said Saturday, updating earlier figures.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Manslaughter charges considered in Grenfell fire inquiry

Manslaughter charges are being considered by detectives investigating the Grenfell Tower fire in London as it emerged the structure had failed fire safety tests.

Monday, June 19, 2017

79 now presumed to have died in London fire

The death toll from the Grenfell Tower fire has risen to 79, police said this morning.

Death toll from forest fire rises, search and investigation underway

The death toll from the forest fires raging in central Portugal rose to 62 on Sunday, with 54 others injured, and search for more bodies and investigation into the cause of the disaster were still under way.

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Forest fires kill 24 in central Portugal. The death toll may rise further

The death toll in forest fires in central Portugal has risen to 24, says Prime Minister Antonio Costa.
The majority died while trying to flee the Pedrogao Grande area, 50 km (30 miles) south-east of Coimbra, in their cars, according to the government.

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Britain left 'somber' by tower inferno, says Queen

Queen Elizabeth II said Saturday that Britain had been plunged into a somber mood after the deadly London tower block inferno, as public anger swelled and dozens were still reported missing.

Bangladesh faces more landslide risks as death toll rises to 151

Bangladesh Army and Fire Brigade Rescuers Friday wrapped up search operations after two more bodies were recovered from debris of rain-triggered devastating landslides that struck the country's southeastern region Tuesday.

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