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At least 20 dead,10 missing as boat capsizes in India

At least 20 dead,10 missing as boat capsizes in India

At least 20 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges river in eastern India, police said. “We can confirm that 20 people have died. Rescue operations are on to find those still missing,” Manu Maharaj, senior police superintendent, told. TV footage showed emergency […]

January 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
24 dead, including 10 children, in Greek migrant boat sinking- coastguard

24 dead, including 10 children, in Greek migrant boat sinking- coastguard

Jan 28, – Eleven people from a dinghy carrying 45 people were still listed as missing following the latest tragedy involving overladen migrant boats crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece. The bodies of 24 migrants, including 10 children, were discovered off the Greek island of Samos Thursday after their boat capsized, the Greek […]

January 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
10 dead after South Korean fishing boat capsizes

10 dead after South Korean fishing boat capsizes

Sep 06, – Three people were rescued and flown to a hospital with injuries that weren’t life-threatening, Jeju coast guard officers said on condition of anonymity because of office rules. Dozens of ships searched the area for survivors. Ten people died and an undetermined number of others were missing after a fishing boat capsized off […]

September 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Attack on Pakistani church kills over 60 people

Attack on Pakistani church kills over 60 people

Sep 22, –  A pair of suicide bombers detonated their explosives outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing over 60 people in the deadliest-ever attack on the country’s Christian minority, officials said. The bombing in Peshawar, which wounded another 120 people, underlines the threat posed by Islamic extremists as the government seeks […]

September 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Rescuers pulled more than two dozen Survivors from Bangladesh factory

Rescuers pulled more than two dozen Survivors from Bangladesh factory

April 28, AP – From within the wreckage, “We are still getting response from survivors though they are becoming weaker slowly,” said Brig. Gen. Ali Ahmed Khan, the head of the fire services. “The building is very vulnerable. Any time the floors could collapse. We are performing an impossible task, but we are glad that […]

April 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Bangladesh: Rescuers search for survivors after factory collapse

Bangladesh: Rescuers search for survivors after factory collapse

April 25, AP – Rescue teams on Thursday worked to save survivors as Bangladesh mourned those who died in the Wednesday morning collapse, with flags flying at half mast and the country declaring a day of mourning. Rescuers have been searching the rubble for survivors after the collapse of a factory building in Bangladesh. Over […]

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