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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 […]

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‘Historic’ Louisiana Flooding- 3 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued

‘Historic’ Louisiana Flooding- 3 Dead, More Than 1,000 Rescued

Aug  14, – An elderly man drowned after slipping and falling in high waters amid heavy rain in East Baton Rouge Parish. And in St. Helena Parish, a man died when his pickup truck was swept off a flooded highway and submerged underwater, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said at a news conference today. A […]

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Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic

Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic

Dec 04, – The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocket. A video of Okene’s rescue in May – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArWGILmKCqE -that was posted on the Internet more than six months later has gone viral this week. Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat […]

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Drowning Prevention Measures to Keep Kids Safe in Water

Drowning Prevention Measures to Keep Kids Safe in Water

June 8, – However, with proper training and supervision, drownings and other injuries are avoidable, said David Schwebel, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Youth Safety Lab. Every day in the United States, three children drown. Although many people expect a drowning child to splash and yell for help, these accidents often happen […]

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