Showing posts with label deaths. Show all posts
Showing posts with label deaths. Show all posts

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Death toll in London tower block fire rises to 17

The death toll from the devastating tower block fire in west London has risen to 17 and police have warned it is expected to rise further.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Death toll in Sri Lanka flooding, mudslides tops 200

As waters recede in Sri Lanka, the country's disaster management agency said Wednesday the death toll from flooding and mudslides has topped more than 200.

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.

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.

Thursday, May 04, 2017

21 killed in coal mine blast in northern Iran

At least 21 miners were killed and scores injured in a coal mine explosion in the northern Iranian province of Golestan on Wednesday, state TV reported.

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

At least two dead in Iranian coal mine explosion

At least two miners died and up to 80 others were trapped Wednesday after an explosion at a coal mine, local officials said.

Monday, May 01, 2017

At Least 13 Killed by Storms, Flooding in US South, Midwest

At least 13 people were killed in weekend storms that brought tornadoes and flooding to the South and Midwest and also dumped a rare late-season blizzard in western Kansas.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Massive landslide kills 24 in Kyrgystan's Osh

Heavy rain triggered landslides in Kyrgystan's Osh region, burying part of a village and killing at least 24 people, including nine children.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Colombian landslide kills 17, seven missing

Colombian officials said at least 17 people died after a landslide in the city of Manizales, where rescue efforts were inhibited by ongoing rain.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

13 dead in Colombia landslides

At least 13 people are confirmed dead Wednesday and 20 others missing after heavy rains have caused landslides in Manizales.

At least 44 feared dead in road accident in India

At least 44 people are feared dead after a private bus swerved off a mountain road and plunged into a deep gorge in northern India's Himachal Pradesh state, according to a government official.

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.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

20 died in Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse

The death toll from the collapse of a garbage dump in Sri Lanka rose to 20 on Sunday, the disaster management center said.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

At Least 40 Killed in Flash Floods in NW Iran

Head of Iran’s Crisis Management Organization confirmed the deaths of over 40 people in severe flooding triggered by torrential rains in four northwestern provinces of the country.

Sri Lanka recovers 10 bodies from garbage dump

Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday said that they had recovered ten bodies from the site of a collapsed garbage dump just outside the capital Colombo.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Sunday, April 09, 2017

Death toll from Colombia mudslides climbs to 314, recovery work begins

The death toll from flooding and mudslides in the southern Colombian city of Mocoa climbed to 314 on Saturday with 106 people missing, local authorities said on a day when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos visited the disaster area to see how the humanitarian and infrastructure work was going.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

China Going to 'Make Skies Blue Again': 1.6 million people in China die annually from diseases caused by air pollution

China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection announced the start of intensified air pollution monitoring program in 28 cities, expected to be in force for one year, local media reported on Thursday.

Monday, April 03, 2017

St. Petersburg governor confirms 10 dead, at least 20 injured in metro explosion

St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko confirmed that 10 people were dead in a metro station blast.
"Ten people died and about 20 others were injured," Poltavchenko said.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

Death Toll of Massive Landslide in Colombia Rises to 254, President Santos Says

The death toll of massive landslide that in Colombia continues to grow, with country's President Juan Manuel Santos announcing that over 250 people were killed.

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