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Seven including baby killed in Nepal helicopter crash

Seven including baby killed in Nepal helicopter crash

Aug 08, – The Kathmandu-bound Fishtail Air helicopter was carrying six passengers when it lost contact with air traffic control about 30 minutes after taking off from the western district of Gorkha. A helicopter crashed into a hillside in Nepal on Monday, killing all seven people on board including a baby, officials said. Among them […]

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India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

India hangs only man sentenced to die for 1993 Mumbai blasts

Jul 30, – The police barred media from publishing images of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon’s funeral, apparently fearing a backlash against the execution that many said was driven by politics. Ignoring pleas and petitions by civil society groups, India on Thursday hanged an accountant convicted of supporting the 1993 Mumbai bombings that killed 257 people […]

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Hundreds search for missing U.S. helicopter after second Nepal quake kills scores

Hundreds search for missing U.S. helicopter after second Nepal quake kills scores

Apr 13, – The Himalayan nation is still reeling from a devastating quake measuring 7.8 last month that killed more than 8,000 people and injured close to 20,000. Hundreds of Nepali troops were searching for a missing U.S. Marines helicopter with eight people on board on Wednesday, a day after the second powerful earthquake in […]

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Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Thousands still missing after Nepal quake

Apr 02, – The death toll could rise further. Bodies are still being pulled from the debris of ruined buildings, while rescue workers have not been able to reach some remote areas. Thousands of people were still missing in Nepal on Friday as food and help began to trickle through to those stranded in remote […]

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Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours

Nepal quake survivor drank urine while trapped for 82 hours

Apr 29, – Rishi Khanal, 27, had just finished lunch at a hotel in Kathmandu and had gone up to the second floor when everything suddenly started to move and fall apart. He was struck by falling masonry and trapped with his foot crushed under rubble. A man pulled from the rubble of a collapsed […]

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Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief, many flee capital

Nepal scrambles to organize quake relief, many flee capital

Apr 27, – By afternoon, the death toll from Saturday’s 7.9 magnitude earthquake had climbed to more than 3,700, and reports trickling in from remote areas suggested it would rise significantly. Nepalese officials scrambled on Monday to get aid from the main airport to people left homeless and hungry by a devastating earthquake two days […]

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