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32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

Sep 29, – A rescue operation was underway in Sucun village in China’s Zhejiang province, south of the financial hub of Shanghai, after it was hit by a landslide on Wednesday evening, leaving 26 missing, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages […]

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Italy quake death toll hits 281, state funeral planned

Italy quake death toll hits 281, state funeral planned

Aug 27, – Three days after the quake struck the mountainous heart of the country, sniffer dogs and emergency crews continued to scour the town of Amatrice, which was leveled in the disaster, but there was no sign of life beneath the debris. Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy’s powerful earthquake faded on Friday, […]

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Mexico hunts for missing after landslides kill 45

Mexico hunts for missing after landslides kill 45

Aug 09, – Trudging through mud that was sometimes up to their knees, emergency teams used sniffer dogs to find more bodies in the rubble and worked to dig damaged homes out of the muck. Hundreds of soldiers and rescue workers searched for the missing Monday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Earl triggered landslides […]

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Pakistan ‘mini-cyclone’ death toll rises to 44- officials

Pakistan ‘mini-cyclone’ death toll rises to 44- officials

Apr 27, – Intense rain and strong winds buffeted the city of Peshawar and adjacent districts late Sunday, felling trees, causing dozens of roofs and walls to collapse and blocking many roads. A severe storm in northwest Pakistan, dubbed a “mini-cyclone”, has killed 44 people and injured more than 200, officials said Monday, raising their […]

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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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Somali police struggle to stop deadly attacks

Somali police struggle to stop deadly attacks

Nov 28, – However, some cars had already passed through unrestricted and tension spreads among the jittery soldiers, who are chewing khat, leaves that are stimulants. They say they don’t want a bomb-laden vehicle to pass through their check-point and then explode in Mogadishu. A Somali police officer is warned on his walkie-talkie that a […]

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