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36 killed, over 50 injured after express train derails in India

36 killed, over 50 injured after express train derails in India

Rescuers have been battling to pull survivors form the wreckage of a train crash which killed at least 36 and left another 50 injured in southern India. Eight coaches and the engine of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar express were derailed at around 11:00 pm on Saturday in the latest of a series of disasters on the country’s […]

January 22, 2017 | By | Reply More
Death toll at 32 in renewed air strikes on rebel-held east of Aleppo

Death toll at 32 in renewed air strikes on rebel-held east of Aleppo

Air strikes pounded neighborhoods around a children’s hospital and a blood bank in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Wednesday in a second day of renewed bombing that has killed at least 32 people, a war monitor, medics and emergency workers said. The air raids formed part of a wider military escalation by the Syrian government and […]

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hope fades for survivors as India flyover toll hits 25

Hope fades for survivors as India flyover toll hits 25

Apr 01, – But emergency authorities said there was little hope of finding any more survivors after pulling almost 100 people from under the rubble of the road that collapsed onto a busy street in Kolkata on Thursday, crushing cars and pedestrians. The death toll from a collapsed flyover in eastern India rose to 25 […]

April 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Oct 29, – After canceling some festivities for a national holiday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu both visited the town of Ermenek in Karaman province, where the Has Sekerler mine is located close to Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Rescue workers desperately pumped water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey and […]

October 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Explosion fells building outside Paris, killing at least 2

Explosion fells building outside Paris, killing at least 2

Aug 31, – An 8-year-old child died in the building’s collapse, and firefighters found an unconscious 80-year-old woman in the debris who died while being taken out, fire department spokesman Gabriel Plus said. A four-story building in a Paris suburb collapsed after an explosion on Sunday morning, killing a child and an elderly woman, and […]

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