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Rescuers find 9 bodies after two buildings collapse in India

Rescuers find 9 bodies after two buildings collapse in India

Rescuers found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistory buildings east of New Delhi, an official said Thursday. No survivors have been found following the collapse on Tuesday night of a six-story building under construction onto an adjacent four-story apartment building. The second building, ready […]

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

All 33 coal miners trapped underground in a gas explosion earlier this week have been found dead, state media reported Wednesday, as work safety officials vowed to punish those responsible. Two miners survived Monday’s explosion but rescuers working around the clock found no others alive. All bodies have been recovered and rescuers were shown bowing […]

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Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247- regional officials

Italy earthquake death toll rises to 247- regional officials

Aug 25, – Hundreds of others were injured, some critically, and an unknown number were trapped under the ruins of collapsed buildings after Wednesday’s pre-dawn quake. The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Italy rise to 247 on Thursday, officials said, as rescuers desperately searched for survivors in the rubble of devastated […]

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Casablanca building collapse kills three

Casablanca building collapse kills three

Aug  07, –  At least 24 people were injured in the tragedy when a four-storey building in the Sbata district came down on Friday evening, a statement from the Casablanca municipality said earlier. Moroccan rescuers Saturday found the body of a woman trapped under a collapsed building in Casablanca, raising the death toll to three […]

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Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59- 76 still missing

Taiwan earthquake death toll rises to 59- 76 still missing

Feb 11, – The 16-story Weiguan Golden Dragon complex was the only building to collapse during Saturday’s magnitude-6.4 earthquake, which otherwise caused limited damage in the southern city of Tainan. The death toll from a weekend earthquake in Taiwan rose to 59 on Thursday, with 76 people still missing and presumed trapped under the rubble […]

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Myanmar mine landslide toll tops 100

Myanmar mine landslide toll tops 100

Nov 23, – Authorities in the remote town of Hpakant, the epicentre of the world’s production of highly valuable jade, have pulled scores of bodies from the earth since a huge mountain of debris collapsed onto dozens of flimsy shacks early on Saturday morning. Rescuers were searching for victims of a huge mine landslide in […]

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Police say rain, floods kill another 24 in northern Pakistan

Police say rain, floods kill another 24 in northern Pakistan

Jul 25, – The latest fatalities in Chitral in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province brought the number of deaths blamed on the flooding this week to 42 nationwide. Heavy monsoon rains lashed an already-deluged northern Pakistan before dawn Saturday, as rescuers found the bodies of another 24 people killed by the flooding inundating parts of the […]

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Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Bodies recovered in Mekong after Laos plane crash

Oct 17, – Thai Foreign Ministry spokesman Sek Wannamethee said search teams had recovered the bodies of 15 crash victims by the time their operations ended Thursday because of the strong current and darkness. He said they were unable to immediately identify them or their nationalities. Rescuers in fishing boats pulled bodies from the muddy […]

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Peru bus plunge kills 51, including 14 children

Peru bus plunge kills 51, including 14 children

Oct 13, – The accident occurred Friday night as the red-and-yellow cargo truck made its way back from a party in the provincial capital of Santa Teresa, an area about 310 miles (500 kilometers) southeast of Lima. It went off the road and fell about 650 feet (200 meters) into a deep ravine, ending up […]

October 13, 2013 | By | Reply More
Deadly tornado torn through Oklahoma City suburb killing dozens

Deadly tornado torn through Oklahoma City suburb killing dozens

May 21, AP – Rescuers were working to reach survivors into early Tuesday morning after a tornado with winds reaching speeds of up to 200 mph (320 kilometers) devastated the city of Moore, just south of Oklahoma City on Monday. A deadly tornado has torn through an Oklahoma City suburb, killing dozens of people and […]

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