Showing posts with label victims. Show all posts
Showing posts with label victims. Show all posts

Sunday, July 22, 2018

10 killed, 11 missing in Vietnam's floods sparked by Typhoon Son Tinh

Typhoon Son Tinh
Heavy rain and flash floods triggered by Typhoon Son Tinh killed 10 people and left 11 others missing in Vietnam's central and northern regions, the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control said on Saturday.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

17 dead after tourist boat sinks in US

tourist boat sinks in US
An amphibious tourist boat carrying 31 people sank in a lake in the US state of Missouri Thursday night, killing 17 people, including children, as severe thunderstorms struck the area, officials said.

Friday, July 20, 2018

At least 14 dead in Tokyo as heatwave grips Japan

At least 14 dead in Tokyo heatwave
More than a dozen people have died in Tokyo as Japan struggles to cope in record-breaking heat.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Death toll from Guatemala volcano eruption rises to 116

volcano eruption
The death toll from the eruption of Fuego volcano on Jun. 3 has risen to 116, the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala announced on Monday.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Death toll in Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters rises to 56

Death toll in Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters rises to 56
The death toll from Nepal's monsoon-induced disasters since the beginning of monsoon season has risen to 56, the Ministry of Home Affairs confirmed on Saturday.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Blast in Sichuan - Illegal constructions : Suspects detained after chemical plant blast in SW China

Blast in Sichuan
Several suspects have been detained over an explosion in southwest China's Sichuan Province, local authorities said at a news briefing Friday.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Japan Struggles to Restore Water to Flood-Hit Towns

Japan Struggles to Restore Water to Flood-Hit Towns
Municipal workers in western Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supplies a week after floods caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst such disaster in 36 years.

Saturday, July 07, 2018

Death Toll in Quebec's Killer Heat Wave Rises to 50 - Reports

Heat Wave
At least 50 people died in Canada’s province of Quebec from conditions complicated by extreme heat, media reported on Friday.

Friday, July 06, 2018

'Historic' rain in Japan kills several, evacuates thousands

'Historic' rain in Japan
Several people have died and many are missing amid heavy rains, flooding and landslides in Japan, officials said Friday.

Thursday, July 05, 2018

At least 19 people die in Canada heatwave

heatwave in Quebec
A heatwave in Quebec has killed at least 19 people in the past week as high summer temperatures scorched eastern Canada, according to health officials.

Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Indonesia resumes search for 41 missing in ferry capsizal, 29 corpses recovered

indonesia ferry
Rescuers Wednesday resumed search and rescue operations after a deadly ferry sank a day earlier in waters off central Indonesia; so far 29 bodies have been recovered and 41 people are still missing, according to officials.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Flooding Damages Roads, Homes in Vietnam; Deaths Rise to 15

Floods  Vietnam
Flash floods and landslides have damaged roads, homes and crops in northern Vietnam, where 15 people have died and authorities are searching for 11 more missing.

Friday, June 15, 2018

One year on, London remembers victims of Grenfell Tower fire

Grenfell Tower fire
London fell silent on Thursday as the British capital paid tribute to the victims of one of the biggest fire tragedies in Britain since World War II -- the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower high-rise apartment block.

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Thunderstorms, Lightning Kill 27 in Eastern Indian State

Thunderstorms, Lightning Kill 27 in Eastern Indian State
At least 27 people were killed and 34 others injured after thunderstorms and lightning struck them at different places in India's eastern state of Bihar, officials said Saturday.

Thursday, June 07, 2018

99 killed in Guatemala volcano eruption

99 killed in Guatemala volcano eruption
The death toll from the eruption of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has risen to 99 as more bodies were found Wednesday, according to Guatemala's National Forensic Sciences Institute (INACIF).

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Onze morts, 25 personnes piégées par une explosion dans une mine en Chine

Onze morts, 25 personnes piégées par une explosion dans une mine en Chine
Onze personnes ont été tuées et neuf autres ont été blessés dans l'explosion d'un camion transportant des explosifs à proximité de l'entrée d'une mine de fer dans le nord-est de la Chine, a rapporté mardi la télévision d'Etat chinoise CCTV.

Guatemala volcano explodes again. - Nearly 200 missing

Fuego volcano
Nearly 200 people are missing and at least 73 people were killed since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

69 dead as search for Guatemala volcano victims continues

Fuego volcano
The death toll from the eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano has risen to 69 as family members desperately searched for the missing in makeshift morgues and on streets blanketed with ash.

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.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Deadly protests in India spark suspension of copper smelting plant’s expansion

copper smelting plant’s expansion
An Indian court has halted the expansion of a Sterlite Copper smelter after 11 protesters were killed during rallies demanding the closure of the existing plant due to pollution.

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