Showing posts with label survivors. Show all posts
Showing posts with label survivors. Show all posts

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.

Friday, May 04, 2018

Rescue teams give up searching for survivors in collapsed Sao Paulo building

Sao Paulo building
Rescue teams have begun using excavators to clear the rubble of the 24-storey building which collapsed in Sao Paulo on Tuesday after a fire tore through it, saying that finding any more survivors was highly unlikely.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

A majority of the 58 people missing in Taiwan quake have been rescued

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 10
Search and rescue teams in Taiwan continued to brave the intense cold and repeated aftershocks on Thursday and rescued 50 of the 58 people who went missing after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake had hit the island earlier this week.

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.

Friday, December 22, 2017

At least 4 killed, 7 still missing in Philippine ferry mishap

Philippine ferry mishap
At least four people were killed when a ferry carrying 251 passengers and crew sank off Quezon province in heavy waves on Thursday, but majority of those on board were rescued, authorities said.

Thursday, October 05, 2017

Search for bodies concludes in quake-stricken Mexican capital

ruins of a building
The search and rescue operation in this capital following the magnitude-7.1 earthquake that struck central Mexico on Sept. 19 formally concluded Wednesday with the retrieval of the last remaining body from the ruins of a building.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

15 killed, 12 injured after collapse of 117-year-old Mumbai building; many feared trapped

Mumbai building collapse
At least 15 people were killed and over 30 feared trapped after a 117-year-old five-storey residential building collapsed in the congested Bhendi Bazaar area of south Mumbai on Thursday, days after torrential rain pounded India’s financial capital, officials said.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Three brothers rescued alive after Italian earthquake

Three brothers rescued alive after Italian earthquake
Rescue workers have pulled three young brothers from the rubble of a collapsed building after an earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia last night.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Sunday, January 29, 2017

25 people rescued 3 dead from Malaysia's missing boat: authorities

Three people on board a boat which sank off Malaysia's Sabah state on North Borneo passed away after being rescued, officials said Sunday.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Italy hotel avalanche death toll rises to 24, 5 still missing

At least 24 people died in an avalanche that crushed a ski resort in Italy's central Abruzzo region last week, Italian authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Rescue efforts yield survivors days after Italy hotel avalanche

Rescue workers continued to pull survivors from the wreckage of an Italian hotel more than three days after it was buried in a massive avalanche.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Video: Survivors pulled from Italy avalanche

Local media in Italy reported Friday that eight survivors pulled from an avalanche which hit a hotel were recovering from their ordeal.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Search for survivors after avalanche hits Italian hotel

A huge avalanche swallowed up a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris.

Monday, December 19, 2016

All 39 people onboard crash-landing Russian jetliner alive

All the 39 people onboard a Russian Il-18 plane that crash-landed in Siberia have survived, but at least 16 of them were injured, the RIA Novosti news agency quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Monday.

Saturday, November 26, 2016

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.

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.

Monday, October 31, 2016

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