NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/04/2013

DAILY DISASTER NEWS SHEET

 Archive  [ 2005 ]  [ 2006 ]  [ 2007 ]  [ 2008 ]  [ 2009 ] [ 2010 ] [2011] [2012] Home  [ > ]

Vehicle crash - RTC / MVA extrication rescue and pre-hospital trauma care,  mechanisms of injury, natural and man-made disasters occasioning multiple deaths - Only news items likely to occasion 5 or more deaths are recorder via Google search.

resQmed - Sharing, collection, research and study programs                    
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/04/2013       
5 dead, 20 injured in road accident
China Daily
ZHENGZHOU - At least five people have been confirmed dead and another 20 were injured after a coach hit on a truck at an expressway section early Wednesday morning in Henan province. Police in Hebi city said the coach, carrying 35 people, rolled over ...
See all stories on this topic »
18 killed in head-on bus crash in central Nigeria
WLOS
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- Authorities say 18 people have been killed in a head-on collision between two buses in central Nigeria. Jonas Agwu, a spokesman for Nigeria's Federal Road Safety Corps, said the crash happened early Wednesday morning near ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/04/2013
Fire Kills 13 in Myanmar, Fueling Suspicions
Wall Street Journal
A fire at a mosque in downtown Yangon that killed 13 schoolchildren Tuesday fueled fears among Myanmar's minority Muslim population that they had been targeted, though officials quickly insisted that the blaze had been caused by an accidental ...
See all stories on this topic »
5 dead in head-on crash on I-85 - NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News
WWBT
Police have identified one of the drivers in a two-car crash that killed five people. Police say Walter Edward Skinner was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of I-85. It is still unknown if alcohol was a factor. The deadly crash happened in ...
See all stories on this topic »
Bangladesh tornado toll climbs to 23
Business Line
The death toll from a tornado that swept through some 25 villages in eastern Bangladesh, rose to 23 with rescuers finding three more bodies in debris, a day after the deadly storm which also left nearly 500 injured. The storm which hit the area ...
See all stories on this topic »
Fire kills 5 near Sherrard, Illinois
World Socialist Web Site
Early last Wednesday morning, five people were killed in a fire that engulfed a double-wide mobile home four miles south of Sherrard, Illinois. The fire, which killed a woman and four girls, is the deadliest in Illinois this year. According to Mercer ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/04/2013
12 Killed in Eastern Mexico Bus Crash
ABC News
12 Killed in Eastern Mexico Bus Crash. VERACRUZ, Mexico March 31, 2013 (AP). Share. 0. Officials say a bus traveling on a mountain road collided with a truck in thick fog and plunged over a cliff, killing 12 people and injuring 14. The Veracruz state ...
See all stories on this topic »
France house fire kills 5 children
GlobalPost
Five children were killed in a house fire in northern France. The fire occurred in Saint-Quentin, a town about 130 kilometers (80 miles) northeast of Paris, and early reports showed that it appeared to be accidental. A divorced father had his children ...
See all stories on this topic »
Military chopper crashes during patrol in South Africa, killing 5
WireUpdate
It was not immediately known what caused Saturday's accident. "We certainly hope that investigations will shed light on the circumstances of the crash but the whole country is saddened by the loss of our National Servicemen on duty," said President ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/03/2013
6 killed, 23 injured as bus carrying children crashes in central Russia
RT
Earlier reports confirmed that the 6 dead are adults. The bus was traveling from St. Petersburg to Vologda when the accident occurred, about 10 km from the town of Cherepovetz. A truck was driving on the wrong side of the highway when it crashed head ... see all stories on this topic »
Mumbai factory fire kills 5 
GlobalPost
The explosion took place in the industrial Sakinaka region of Mumbai, wrote the Times of India, which added that four fire engines and three ambulances were immediately dispatched to the scene of the incident, transporting eight victims to the hospital.
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/03/2013
Illinois mobile home fire kills 5, including 4 kids at sleepover
CBS News
SHERRARD, Ill. Authorities say a fire that swept through a western Illinois mobile home has killed five people, including four children at a sleepover. Mercer County Coroner Ron McNall says the victims of the blaze in the small village of Sherrard ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/03/2013
'Freak tornado' leaves 12 dead
Rappler
COTABATO, Philippines - Twelve people died when a mini-tornado caused an overloaded boat to capsize in Maguindanao, a local official said on Wednesday, March 27. The small motorboat, designed for 10 passengers, was carrying 18 people from a small ...
See all stories on this topic »
Bangalore: Factory fire kills 6 workers
Deccan Herald
The fire department was alerted around 5:30 am by Balaram, owner of a neighbouring factory. “My workers alerted me around 5 am and said the unit opposite my factory had caught fire. I rushed to the spot and called the fire force,” he said. Eleven fire ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/03/2013  
Tornado kills 20 people in Bangladesh
Reuters
DHAKA (Reuters) - A tornado swept through nearly two dozen villages southeast of the Bangladeshi capital, killing at least 20 people, tearing roofs off houses and uprooting trees and power pylons, officials said. The death toll could rise sharply as ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/03/2013
Thai camp fire death toll reaches 45
NEWS.com.au - ‎33 minutes ago‎
THE toll from a blaze that swept through a camp in northern Thailand has risen to 45, authorities say, after hundreds of shelters for refugees from Myanmar were reduced to ashes. Over 100 people were injured in Friday's fire, which destroyed about 400 ..
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/03/2013
11 dead, 4 missing after ferry sinks in east China
WireUpdate
The latest incident happened at around 9 am local time on Wednesday when a ferry capsized and sank on the Minjiang River in Xiadao, a township which is part ...
24 dead as tornado, hailstorms lash south China
NDTV
Beijing: At least 24 people died and scores were injured after a tornado carrying huge hailstones lashed southern China, causing widespread devastation and a ferry to capsize, domestic media reported on Thursday. The ferry overturned in a river in the ...
See all stories on this topic »
Car Accident Leaves 6 Dead Near Texas Border
Fox News Latino
"The more people he can pack into a vehicle and get through, the more money he makes," said Captain Tom Copeland, of the Goliad County Sheriff's Office, following a July 2012 accident that left 15 people dead in Texas, according to the Chicago Tribune.
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/03/2013
Fire Kills Mother, 5 Children
Leadership Newspapers
The eyewitness, who pleaded anonymity, said that the fire occurred when Zuwaira carried a kerosene lantern close to a generator. He said the fire razed the house completely. The governor directed that the burnt house be rebuilt. He also ordered that a ...
See all stories on this topic »
37 dead, 15 injured after packed bus falls off a bridge in western India
New York Daily News
AP. The packed bus crashed through a guard rail and fell off a bridge, killing at least 37 people and injuring another 15, police said. RELATED: BUS CRASH IN ZAMBIA LEAVES AT LEAST 53 DEAD. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear.
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/03/2013
Plane crash kills 10 in northern Brazil
Xinhua
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Ten people were killed when their single-engine plane crashed in the small town of Almeirim, in northern Brazil, local authorities said Wednesday. The plane disappeared from the radar screens late Tuesday, but the ... See all stories on this topic »
East China fire kills 6 family members
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
NANCHANG, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Six members of a family were killed and one injured in a house fire in a village in east China's Jiangxi Province on Tuesday night, the local fire department said Wednesday. Preliminary investigation showed that flammable ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/03/2013
Assam: Fire kills 5 
indiablooms
Guwahati, Mar 12 (IBNS): At least five people of a family, including three children, were killed in a massive fire in Assam's Barpeta district on Monday night, official said on Tuesday. The incident took place at Kachumara in the district, where five ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/03/2013
6 teens killed in car accident in Warren
Plain Dealer
An Ohio State Patrol vehicle sits along Pine Avenue S.E. in Warren, Ohio, where six teens were killed in an accident where the vehicle they were traveling in went off the roadway and into a pond, Sunday, March 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Tribune Chronicle, ...
See all stories on this topic »
Kentucky house fire kills 7, including five young children
Los Angeles Times
A small town in southeastern Kentucky was in mourning Sunday after a weekend house fire killed seven people, including five young children and a pregnant woman. Officials have not yet determined the cause of the fire in Gray, a hamlet about 90 miles ...
See all stories on this topic »
Germany: Apartment fire kills 8,  7 children and their mother
GlobalPost
Seven children and their mother were killed after a fire broke out in their apartment building in Backnang. Apartment fire germany Enlarge. Firefighters search for bodies after a pre-dawn fire engulfed a row of old apartments in Manila. (Noel Celis/AFP ...
See all stories on this topic »
Plane crash in Congo's east city of Goma kills 7
GOMA, Congo (AP) — A plane crash in the center of the eastern city of Goma killed seven people and injured three, Congolese officials said Tuesday.
bigstory.ap.org/.../plane-crash-congos-east-city-goma-kills-7
Boat mishaps in Philippines, S.Korea kills 13
Gulf Today
By Manolo B. Jara/Agencies MANILA/SEOUL: At least 13 people were killed in ... minor drowned and 21 others were rescued when a passenger ferry capsized and ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/03/2013
At least 12 killed as ferry capsizes in Bangladesh
Malaysia Sun
At least 12 passengers were drowned in the ferry accident Friday on the ... Malaysia - Malaysian troops Wednesday claimed to have shot dead at least 14 ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/03/2013 
Plane crash in northwestern Peru kills 9: Officials
Press TV
Nine people have been killed when a small airplane carrying mining company personnel crashed in northwestern Peru, officials say. The small jet crashed Wednesday morning after getting ensnared in power lines, just minutes before landing at an airport ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/03/2013
Congolese Plane Crash in Goma Killed 6 People, Minister Says
Bloomberg
Six people died when an airplane crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday while attempting to land during a rainstorm in the eastern city of Goma, Transport Minister Justin Kalumba said. The three passengers on the Compagnie Africaine ... See all stories on this topic »
Fire kills nine children at Senegalese Koranic school
Reuters
DAKAR (Reuters) - Nine children were burnt to death in a fire that broke out while they were sleeping in a crowded room at a Koranic school in the Senegalese capital Dakar, witnesses said on Monday. The fire occurred late on Sunday while some 40 ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/03/2013
6 family members die in Ky. highway crash
USA TODAY
Lynn Brucker of Dayton, Ohio, said she and her husband, Roger, were driving home in their camper when the crash occurred behind them. They had slowed because of an accident ahead of them. She said her husband looked back and saw a fireball and ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/03/2013 
China coal mine fire kills 11 workers
The Hindu
A fire at a coal mine in northern China has killed 11 workers. Two others are missing. The official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday that the workers at the coal mine in Zhangjiakou city died from carbon monoxide poisoning when an air compressor ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/03/2013
5 killed, 3 injured in car accident in Egypt
Nzweek
28 — A total of five people were killed and three others injured in a car accident on Thursday along the Cairo-Alexandria desert highway, state-run al-Ahram online reported. The accident occurred when a truck crashed with a bus carrying about 14 persons.
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/02/2013
Kolkata market fire kills at least 18
Reuters India
KOLKATA (Reuters) - A fire swept through a six-storey building housing an illegal market in Kolkata before dawn on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people. Most of the victims, including a woman, died of asphyxiation after the fire broke out around 3 a.m ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/02/2013 
Madagascar cyclone death toll climbs to 23
NDTV
email. Madagascar cyclone death toll climbs to 23. Antananarivo: The death toll from tropical cyclone Haruna and heavy rains that have battered Madagascar has risen to 23 with 16 people missing, the national disaster management agency said on Tuesday.... See all stories on this topic »
Egypt balloon crash kills 19, mostly foreign tourists
Reuters
Transport accidents are frequent in Egypt. Dozens of children were killed in November when the bus they were on collided with a train. Accidents affecting foreign tourists are rarer, but not unusual. Five Germans were killed in December in a bus crash ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/02/2013
10 dead as Cyclone Haruna lashes Madagascar
Times of India
ANTANANARIVO: Tropical cyclone Haruna and rains that lashed the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar killed 10 people and affected nearly 3,000 this week, the disaster management agency said Saturday. The cyclone struck on Friday morning in the ...
See all stories on this topic »
Fire kills 8 in East China city
Global Times
Photo taken on Februray 23, 2013 shows a fire-stricken residential building in Muxi Village of Zeguo Town, Wenling, East China's Zhejiang Province. A fire that broke out here early Saturday morning has killed eight people before it was put out an hour ...
See all stories on this topic »
Fire kills 5 in northern Santiago
Santiago Times
Among those killed in the blaze in Quinta Normal were a 16-year-old mother and her infant daughter, as well as two other children. Early accounts of the fire reported the baby girl as missing until her body was found underneath a five-year-old victim ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/02/2013 
5 dead in Georgia plane crash
NBCNews.com (blog)
By Denise Ono, Staff Writer, NBC News. A small plane crashed near Thomson-McDuffie regional airport, about 25 miles west of Augusta, Ga., killing five people, WXIA-TV reported Wednesday night. McDuffie County Fire Chief Bruce Tanner told WXIA that ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/02/2013 
2 EMS workers killed in Saturday morning crash - 13 WTHR ...www.wthr.com/.../one-emt-killed-another-in-critical-condition-after-...
The second IEMS employee involved in the accident Saturday morning is Specialist Cody Medley, Paramedic. He remains in critical condition at Wishard ...
Yemeni warplane crashes in capital Sanaa, 12 dead
Reuters
SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni air force plane crashed in the capital Sanaa on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, security sources said. State news agency Saba said three women and two children were among those killed when the plane, on a training flight ...See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/02/2013
'UAE car crash leaves 5 dead'
Press TV
Five people, including three children, have been killed in a car crash in the northern United Arab Emirates (UAE) emirate of Sharjah, media say. The deadly accident happened on Saturday evening when a small sedan car carrying a Pakistani family swerved ... See all stories on this topic »
Central Texas Fire Kills 2 Firefighters
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)
Central Texas Fire Kills Two Firefighters. Two Firefighters die, Two others injured in Central Texas fire. Saturday, Feb 16, 2013 | Updated 9:57 PM CST. View Comments (. ) |. Email. |. Print. Central Texas Fire Kills Two Firefighters. NBC Local Media ...
See all stories on this topic »
2 firefighters killed in Victoria fire: police | SBS World News  www.sbs.com.au/news/.../Two-firefighters-killed-in-Victoria-fire-poli...
5 days ago – Two firefighters have been killed as they worked on a large bushfire burning in Victoria's ... 15 Feb 13 | 2:00 .... The Australian Workers Union Victorian branch says two DSE firefighters have been killed in the line of duty in a ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/02/2013
5 Killed in Passenger Plane Crash In Ukraine
Voice of America
At least five people were killed Wednesday when a passenger plane carrying 45 passengers crashed in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Emergency officials say several other people were injured when the Soviet-designed AN-24 aircraft skidded past ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/02/2013 
Guinea army chief, 10 others killed in plane crash in Liberia
Press TV
... army chief, 10 others killed in plane crash in Liberia. Rescue team members work on the rubble of a plane carrying a military delegation from Guinea that crashed today in the Liberian town of Charlesville, killing the army chief of staff and 10 ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/02/2013
Hotel fire kills 5, owner flees from police
Tico Times
Hotel Las Águilas in Santiago de Puriscal burned to the ground early Friday morning killing five people. The three surviving occupants, including the hotel manager, jumped out of a second story balcony to safety. The cause of the fire remains ...
See all stories on this topic »
Gas explosion and ensuing fire kills 6 in Russia
Times of India
MOSCOW: Six people died in a gas explosion and ensuing fire at a construction site in Russia's northern region of Komi, the emergencies ministry said on Sunday. The blast occurred shortly after midnight on Saturday in a building where construction ...
See all stories on this topic »
Southern Indiana mobile home fire kills 5 people
A southern Indiana sheriff says an overnight mobile home fire believed started by a wood stove has killed five people in a small Ohio River town.
www.wkyt.com/.../Southern-Indiana-mobile-home-fire-kills-fi...
Plane crash kills 5 in Belguim, closes intl. airport
Press TV
At least five people have been killed in a plane crash at Belgium's Charleroi airport, forcing the international hub used by low-cost carriers to close. The incident occurred at about 10 a.m. local time on Saturday, after the small aircraft, Cessna ...
See all stories on this topic »
Policewoman killed in crash involving stolen vehicle
BBC News
The 27-year-old was on a routine patrol, in an unmarked police car, when the collision happened on the Limavady Road at 03:40 GMT on Saturday. Two other police officers were hurt but not seriously injured. It is believed the stolen car may have gone ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/02/2013 
Solomon Islands Tsunami and Earthquake Leave 19 Dead, 460 Homes Destroyed
Christian Post
Lata, on Santa Cruz in Temotu, seemed to be the epicenter of the earthquake. Friday at about 6 a.m. local time, a vicious aftershock struck, this time registering 6.7 on the Richter scale. Fortunately, some of the more low-lying residences in the area ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/02/2013 
8 dead after tour bus crashes east of Los Angeles
Fox News
The crash occurred when the speeding bus rear-ended a Saturn sedan on the mountain road, flipped and hit a Ford pickup truck, said California Highway Patrol spokesman Mario Lopez. One person in the truck was injured. The fate of the passengers in the ...
See all stories on this topic »
14 killed, 32 injured in Gansu bus accident
China.org.cn
2, 2013 shows the damaged bus after an accident occured in Ningxian County of Qingyang city, in northwest China's Gansu Province. The death toll has risen to 14 as the rescuers found another five corpses at the accident site on Saturday morning. A bus ... See all stories on this topic »
6 killed, three missing in Madagascar cyclone
GlobalPost
Six people have died and three are missing after tropical cyclone Felleng raged through Madagascar, the national disaster management agency said Saturday. "Felleng has gone, it's now 500 kilometres (300 miles) east of (southern) Fort Dauphin. We have ... See all stories on this topic »
Mystery Fire 5 Children in Kaduna
AllAfrica.com
An early morning mysterious fire outbreak yesterday claimed the lives of five children of the same parents in Kaduna. The incident occurred between 12 to 1 am yesterday when a house E36 at Faskare Street in Kaduna metropolis caught fire when the entire ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/02/2013 
Mexico blast kills at least 33, flagging Pemex safety woes | Reuters www.reuters.com/.../us-mexico-pemex-idUSBRE90U1FF20130201
12 hours ago – MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Rescue workers pulled out more bodies from debris at the headquarters of Mexican state oil giant Pemex on Friday ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/01/2013
20 Killed as: Passenger plane crashes in Kazakhstan
Huffington Post
ALMATY, Kazakhstan — News agencies in Kazakhstan say a passenger plane carrying more than 20 people has crashed outside of Almaty, the country's principal city. Interfax cites the deputy governor of Almaty province, Amandyk Batalov, as saying the ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/01/2013 
Nightclub fire kills 233 in Brazil
Reuters
SANTA MARIA, Brazil (Reuters) - A nightclub fire killed at least 233 people in southern Brazil on Sunday when a band's pyrotechnics show set the building ablaze and fleeing partygoers stampeded toward blocked exits in the ensuing panic. Most of those ...See all stories on this topic »
Nightclub fire kills 15 veterinary students
Nightclub fire kills 15 veterinary students. Posted on February 27, 2013. The fire at the Kiss nightclub Jan. 27 in Santa Maria, Brazil, claimed the lives of more ...
https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/.../130315p.aspx
New Bangladesh Fire Kills 7
Wall Street Journal
DHAKA, Bangladesh—A fire at a garment factory in the capital of Bangladesh killed seven workers, barely two months after a factory blaze left 112 workers dead and prompted widespread calls to improve safety in the sector. The fire at the Smart Export ...
See all stories on this topic »
Building fire kills 10 in Russia
KRNV My News 4
The Russian flag flies at the Opening Ceremony Of The Russian Pavilion held at the Pavilion 142 in the International Village during the 62nd International Cannes Film Festival. (Francois Durand, Getty Images) ...
See all stories on this topic »
Mumbai fire kills 6
Saudi Gazette
An Indian woman cries as she speaks on her phone after a fire gutted a shanty town in Mumbai, India, Friday. Six people were killed and seven others were injured when the fire broke out just before dawn as most of the victims were asleep in their tin ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/01/2013 
13 Police Recruits Killed in Auto Crash
AllAfrica.com
For them, it was a stillborn dream. All the hopes and preparations to be members of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), at the end of the day, have turned out to be a fruitless endeavour. Up till yesterday, it was a dream they had all thought they had ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/01/2013  
Fire kills 6 in Pakistan
UPI.com
LAHORE, Pakistan, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Officials said at least six people were killed after a fire broke out early Sunday at a building in Lahore City in Pakistan. The exact number of individuals inside the building at the time of the fire is not known ...
See all stories on this topic »
Building fire kills 8 in Russia
Global Times
Eight people died in a fire broke out Sunday morning near the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, emergencies authorities said. Local emergencies branch received fire information at about 4:30 am Moscow time (0030 GMT) in the Sadovy settlement near ...
See all stories on this topic »
5 people killed in Rowan wreck, including 2 children
Charlotte Observer
Catherine Cathcart, 48, places a pinwheel near the tree where a car wrecked in Spencer Friday while Kentrell Cathcart, 30, looks on. 10-year-old Da'Ja Cathcart, daughter of Kentrell and granddaughter of Catherine, died in the single-car crash. CAMERON ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/01/2013 
Plane crash in southern Mexico kills 8: Officials
Press TV
Eight people have been killed when a small airplane crashed seconds after it took off from an airport in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, officials say. The private airplane crashed on Thursday shortly after takeoff from Angel Albino Corzo ...
See all stories on this topic »
Jordan: Fire Kills 7 Family members at Camp for Syrian Refugees
New York Times
A fire caused by a kerosene heater that flipped over in a center for refugees who had fled the Syrian civil war killed seven members of a family, a civil defense spokesman said Wednesday. The center is a temporary shelter for refugees before they are ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/01/2013
Firefighter dies battling bushfires in Tasmania | The Australia www.theaustralian.com.au/...firefighter-dies.../story-e6frg6n6- ...
VICTORIA'S hero firefighter who lost his life battling the Tasmanian bushfires yesterday has been named as 61-year-old Peter Ronald Cramer.
19 Killed in Egypt Train Crash | TIME.com
The railway's worst disaster was in February 2002, when a train heading to southern Egypt caught fire, killing 363 people. Media reports quoting official statistics ...
world.time.com/2013/01/14/19-killed-in-egypt-train-crash/
5 dead, 19 injured in SW China coach accident
China.org.cn
Five people died and 19 others were injured after a coach rolled over Sunday morning in southwest China's Guizhou province, local rescuers said. A coach collided with a guardrail and rolled over around 5 a.m. Sunday on an expressway in Xifeng county, ...
See all stories on this topic »
Oil pipeline fire kills 30 in Nigeria
The Week
Abuja: At least 30 people were killed in a fire that broke out while rival gangs were trying to scoop fuel from a burst pipeline in Arepo village in Nigeria's southern state of Ogun, police said today. The inferno was sparked yesterday by gun shots ...
See all stories on this topic »
Bahrain Labor Camp Fire Kills 13 Migrant Workers
Migrant Rights
A fire in a Manama labor camp killed at least 13 migrant workers on January 11. No information regarding the cause of the fire has been released, but Bahraini labour camps hold a seriously dangerous safety record: In May, a fire in an overcrowded labor ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/01/2013
Nepal bus crash on mountain road 'leaves 29 dead'
BBC News
Police in Nepal say 29 people have died after a bus veered off a mountain road and crashed. The accident happened near the village of Chhatiwan in the western district of Doti. Police and local residents helped pull the dead and injured from the scene ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/01/2013 
Philippines hotel fire kills 7, including Americans
Press TV
At least seven people, including three Americans, have been killed in a hotel fire near a former US naval base in northern Philippines. The incident occurred at Dryden Hotel in Olongapo city west of the capital, Manila, on Friday. One South Korean ...
See all stories on this topic »
11 Killed In Hugo Chavez Rally Coach Crash
Orange UK News
Police said a fatal crash occurred on a highway in the western Venezuelan ... one of those injured in the accident, told local media the buses were "heading ...
6/01/2013
Shanghai Market Fire Kills 6
The Epoch Times
A fatal fire in Shanghai's large Agricultural Wholesale Center, located in Pudong, killed six people and injured more than ten others. Authorities say rescue workers are searching for survivors, and that the cause of the fire is under investigation ...
See all stories on this topic »
killed as small plane crashes near Grenoble
Reuters
LYON, France (Reuters) - A French-Moroccan family of five were killed on Saturday when their small, twin-engined private plane crashed near Grenoble airport in the foothills of the French Alps, a local government official said. The plane, which had ...
See all stories on this topic »
6 Russians killed, 2 injured when their snowmobile crashes on Italian slopes
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The Russian consul general in Milan, Alexei Parmonov, said on Russian state television that he was in contact with Italian investigators, who he said suspect the crash was caused by excessive speed. They also were checking the possibility of a ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/01/2013 
China Orphanage Fire Kills At Least 7 Children
Huffington Post
A man who would only give his surname, Zhou, from the Lankao county Communist Party propaganda department confirmed that seven children were killed in the fire. Zhou said one more child was injured, but added that authorities did not know how many ...
See all stories on this topic »
Moscow Plane Crash Death Toll Rises to 5
A flight attendant who was critically injured when a Russian airliner crashed onto a highway near Moscow has died of her injuries.
www.nycaviation.com/.../moscow-plane-crash-death-toll-rises-...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/01/2013
Paris fire kills 5, injures 18 people
Xinhua
PARIS, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Five victims including a kid were found dead following a blaze in Gennevilliers city in Paris Suburbs that broke out early on Wednesday, according to local report. Two flats in a six-storey building were on fire at 04:15 a.m ...
See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/01/2013  
House Fire Kills 5: Father Speaks
KOKH FOX25
After a house fire that killed five people, the father of the four children who died in the fire is telling his story. The fire happened early Wednesday morning at 2816 Dorchester in Northwest Oklahoma City. Fire officials say a space heater sparked ...
See all stories on this topic »
Canadian bus crash in Oregon kills 9 - News - MSN CA
Authorities say a Vancouver-bound tour bus crashed Sunday on an icy stretch of interstate in Oregon; killing nine people and injuring at least 18 others.
news.ca.msn.com/top-stories/cbc-storyviewer.aspx?cp...
Car Crash Claims 6 Lives in Mississippi
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians lost six tribal members after a tragic car crash on Sunday, December 30. “It's always sad to hear of the death of a tribal member, but today our tribe experienced a great tragedy with the loss of six beautiful ...
See all stories on this topic »

[ Go to TOP ]