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Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 250 – Iraq’s Health Ministry

Death toll from Baghdad blast rises to 250 – Iraq’s Health Ministry

July 06, – The attack, claimed by Islamic State militants which the government is battling in the country’s north and west, was the deadliest of the many car bombings in Baghdad since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. The death toll from a massive suicide bombing in Baghdad over the weekend has reached 250, Iraq’s Health Ministry […]

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Floods triggered by rains kill 12 more people in Pakistan

Floods triggered by rains kill 12 more people in Pakistan

Jul 24, – Friday’s statement by the National Disaster Management Authority says seven of the deaths were reported in flood-hit areas in the southwestern Baluchistan province while three people died in the eastern Punjab province. Floodwaters also killed two people in the northern Gilgit Baltistan region. Pakistani authorities say flash floods, triggered by monsoon rains, […]

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Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Devastating Nepal quake kills over 900, some in Everest avalanche

Apr 25, – There were reports of devastation in outlying, isolated mountainous areas after the midday quake of magnitude 7.9, Nepal’s worst in 81 years, centered 50 miles (80 km) east of the second city, Pokhara. A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing hundreds of people, toppling a […]

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Death toll hits 7 in collapse of building in Bangladesh

Death toll hits 7 in collapse of building in Bangladesh

Mar 13, – The search was called off after the death toll rose to seven, said M. Jahangir Alam, the local chief government administrator in Mongla in Bagerhat district, where the factory was located. Authorities in Bangladesh on Friday ended a search for bodies or survivors from the collapse of the roof of a five-story […]

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Car bomb in northern Syria kills at least 15

Car bomb in northern Syria kills at least 15

Oct 14, – The bomb went off at a market in the town of Darkoush in Idlib province, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Local Coordination Committees. The marketplace was busy with shoppers buying on the eve of Eid al-Adha, one of the most important Muslims holidays. A car bombing […]

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Death toll in Pakistan quake rises to 182

Death toll in Pakistan quake rises to 182

Sep 25, –  A spokesman for the chief secretary of Baluchistan province, Kamran Asad, gave the updated death toll on Wednesday. Previously, officials had put the death toll from Tuesday’s quake at 39. Another spokesman for the provincial government, Jan Mohammad Bulaidi, put the death toll as high as 216. A Pakistani official says the […]

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Iraq officials say suicide attack kills 16

Iraq officials say suicide attack kills 16

Sep 22, – Iraqi authorities say a suicide attacker killed 16 people and wounded 35 others at a Sunni funeral in Baghdad. Police officials said the Sunday evening attack took place when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt inside a tent where a Sunni funeral was being held in Baghdad’s southern neighborhood of Dora. […]

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40 dead, around 100 injured in Turkey car bombings near Syria

40 dead, around 100 injured in Turkey car bombings near Syria

May 11, ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s interior minister says the death toll in the explosions in a town across the border from Syria is around 40, according to private NTV television. Muammer Guler said Saturday around 100 other people were injured in the two car bomb explosions and that 29 of them are in […]

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Death toll in Bangladesh building collapse rose above 500

Death toll in Bangladesh building collapse rose above 500

May 3, AP – The death toll from Bangladesh’s worst industrial accident rose above 500 on Friday, as workers continued to use cranes to remove the concrete rubble of the garment-factory building, which lies 20 miles (30 km) north of the capital, Dhaka. More than 500 bodies have been recovered from the Bangladesh garment-factory building […]

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