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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 31/12/06       
Over 120 survivors of Indonesian boat-sinking accident rescued ...
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
... fated ship under the command of captain Wiratno carried 542 passengers, 57 crew members, and 29 drivers of trucks and buses on board when the accident occurred ...
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Five hundred missing in ferry disaster
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
Navy ships scoured the rough Java Sea Sunday in search of survivors from a ferry that sank in a storm off central Indonesia, leaving more than 500 people ...
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15 killed in accident near Vehari
Pakistan Dawn - Karachi,Pakistan
... Burewala ASP Dr Masroor Alam Kolachi said the accident had taken place owing to dense fog and over speeding by the bus driver while crossing the turn of 201/EB ...
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Two-day road accident death toll stands at 109
Bangkok Post - Thailand
Sixty-eight people were killed and 760 injured in road accidents throughout the country on Dec 29, the second day of the New Year casualties-counting period. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/12/06
Nigeria: 14 Perish in Dawn Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
The accident, which left about 16 other passengers badly burnt, also killed a nursing mother whose two months old baby was said to be sucking breast before ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/12/06
Indonesian leader orders search of 205 missing in Aceh flood
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
... Wednesday ordered the national disaster mitigation agency to continue the search and rescue of the estimated 205 people missing in the flood and landslide that ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/12/06  
Nigeria: Scarcity - 200 Roast in Lagos Pipeline Fire
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
... The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), whose vandalised pipeline triggered the fire, warned that the current fuel shortage in parts of the country ...
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26 killed in Ormoc fire
Sun.Star - Philippines
CEBU CITY -- A display of firecrackers exploded and began a fire that killed 26 shoppers, including children, and razed a warehouse-type supermarket in Ormoc ...
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Indonesian flood toll 87
Hindu - Chennai,India
BANDA ACEH: Authorities found more than 70 bodies in flood-ravaged villages in western Indonesia on Sunday while looting broke out in Malaysia in districts ...
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Eleven killed in traffic accident in Russia's North Caucasus
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, December 25 (RIA Novosti) - At least 11 people have been killed in a traffic accident in the republic of Kabardino-Balkaria in Russia's North Caucasus ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/12/06 
12 killed in horrific bus accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Traffic officials say 12 people including four children have been confirmed dead in the tragic bus crash near the Liberty Mall in Pietermaritzburg in the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/12/06 
KENYA: Rift valley fever kills 11 in flood-affected northeast
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
"We are also asking the people living in flood affected areas to seek medical assistance if they experience any of the symptoms," he said. ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/12/06
At Least 13 Killed, 50 Injured In Bus Accident In India
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
by Playfuls Team. At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 injured in a bus accident in India's north-eastern Manipur state Thursday, news reports said. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/12/06
Fire, stampede kill bride and 26 others at Pakistan wedding
USA Today - USA
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A fire broke out in a tent at a wedding party in eastern Pakistan, triggering a stampede and wall collapse that killed 27 women and ...
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Bus accident leaves eight dead
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
... Machaea said the accident happened after a tyre burst on the vehicle. "A right-front tyre burst, causing the driver to lose control and the bus overturned.". ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/12/06   
Eight Labourers Killed In Dubai Traffic Accident
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
by Playfuls Team. Eight labourers from Asian nationalities were killed in the biggest traffic accident of its kind in Dubai Thursday, said the police. ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/12/06
Twenty killed in DRC truck accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
... Wednesday. The accident occurred late on Tuesday 20km outside Brazzaville on the main road leading north from the capital. Police ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/12/06  
Seven killed in road accident at Ramban in J&K
Hindustan Times - India
... Rath, "All seven people including two females, two children and driver of the Tata Sumo bearing registration number JK08A-3814 were killed in the accident.". ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/12/06 
15 die, scores injured in grisly road accident
Kenya Times - Kenya
Among those who died in the accident were 10 men, two women and three children who were travelling from Nairobi to Kitale for Christmas holidays. ...
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Second Russian hospital fire kills nine
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
Up to nine people have been killed in a fire in a clinic in Siberia, Russia's second lethal hospital blaze of the weekend, Russian news agencies reported. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/12/06
Fire In Moscow Hospital Kills 45, Arson Suspected
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
A fire at a Moscow drug rehabilitation clinic killed 45 people - all women - in what Russian justice authorities were treating as a possible arson case. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/12/06
20 die in Pakistan bus accident
DailyIndia.com - Jacksonville,FL,USA
... The accident occurred at 2.30 am in Keru area when the bus fell into a deep gorge near Indus river, Geo TV reported quoting police sources. ...
8 killed in road accident in southeastern Bangladesh
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
... rammed into another bus coming from Chittagong. The accident left six dead on the spot while two others died on the way to hospital.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/12/06
Road accident in Korat, more than 30 students hurt
Bangkok Post - Thailand
... Nakhon Ratchasima, police said. The accident happened at 8 am on Ratchasima-Kabin Buri Road in Pak Thong Chai district. The truck of ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/12/06
At least 50 killed in bus accident in Peru
Xinhua - China
The accident occurred at dawn when the coach was speeding near the town of Macusani, in the tourist area of Puno, a police statement said, adding that the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/12/06
Bhagalpur train accident toll up to 35
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
... asked to hold an inquiry into the mishap, has reached here, railway sources said adding Agrawal would hold the statutory probe into the accident when a 140-year ...
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Over 150 dead in flood in East Africa
ITAR-TASS - Moscow,Russia
... humanitarian agencies said. The situation is the worst in Somalia where the flood has affected 350,000 people, said UNICEF. The amount ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/12/06 
Death toll reaches 32 in north India train accident
Xinhua - China
... so far and the rescue operation was coming to an end, said Dhananjay Thakur, Civil Sub-Divisional Officer of Bhagalpur district where the accident took place. ...
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14 killed, 29 hurt bus accident near Solan
Hindu - Chennai,India
The bus, carrying about 50 passengers, was on its way from Shimla to Delhi when the accident took place near Kandaghat, 10 kms from Solan on Shimla-Kalka ...
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388 dead in Philippines disaster
RTE.ie - Ireland
The Red Cross has reported that 388 people were swept to their deaths and hundreds more are feared dead after rivers of mud and volcanic ash swamped villages ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/12/06
Massive accident claims 14 lives
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
... Mogale. "Those killed and injured in the accident were occupants of the taxi that was travelling from Benoni to Groblersdal.". The ...
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Road accident kills 7 in western Nepal
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
At least seven persons were killed and dozen others were injured when a minibus met with an accident at Deurali area in western Bardiya district, some 600 km ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/11/06  
East African flood toll grows, 25 dead in Rwanda
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... "The victims were caught unawares as flood waters poured over their doorsteps ... sweeping them away along with their property.". ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/11/06
9 die in Dominican nightclub fire
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
AP. SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- A fire inside a Santo Domingo nightclub killed nine people early Monday, officials said. ...
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Divers search for 19 missing in ferry accident as storm nears
Gulf News - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
AP. Manila: Philippine divers combed the sea yesterday for 19 people missing in a ferry accident as an approaching typhoon and rough waters threatened to ...
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Fire at Missouri home for mentally ill kills 10
Reuters - USA
The state's fire marshal office was investigating the blaze that engulfed the single-story building, called the Anderson Guest House, near Joplin, Missouri ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/11/06 
Asia : 11 dead in Pakistan truck accident
Telugu Portal - Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh,India
... newspaper reported. Fourteen people survived the accident. Some were rescued by villagers while others managed to swim to safety.
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killed, 57 injured in S. India road accident
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
The accident took place late Sunday in Kathripallam village as the driver lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a sharp curve, Deputy Inspector General ...
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Somalia flood toll nears 100
News24 - South Africa
Mogadishu - Floods killed at least seven people, including five of them children, on Sunday as the fourth week of heavy rains pounded Somalia, bringing the ...
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23/11/06
No survivors in Polish mine blast - 23 dead
Monsters and Critics.com - 56 minutes ago
Warsaw - The last of the miners missing after an explosion at a coal mine in south-western Poland were found dead Thursday, bringing the death toll to 23 in one of the country's worst mining accidents in years.
No Survivors in Polish Mine Blast Sofia News Agency
Poland mine toll rises to 21 dead BBC News
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/11/06  
Nine dead, 18 injured in Kolkata factory fire
Hindustan Times - India
AP. At least nine people were killed and 18 injured after they were trapped in a burning factory in Kolkata early on Wednesday, fire officials said. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/11/06     
Eighteen feared dead in Nicaragua boat accident
Reuters.uk - UK
... said. Five bodies were found, including those of two children, after the accident on the Tuma River in the department of Matagalpa. ...
Guatemala fire kills 15 in market
CNN International - USA
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- An enormous fire at Central America's largest open-air market Monday killed 15 people, including three minors, and sent up columns of ...
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Kenya: Flood Toll Hits 10 After Five More Die
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Five more people drowned in Garissa as the fate of 119 farmers reported missing in a marooned lagoon, remained unknown. The five ...
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Crocodiles kill five in flood-hit Somalia
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
MOGADISHU, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Crocodiles have killed five people forced to wade through floodwaters devastating Somalia, officials said on Sunday, as the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/11/06 
Afghan flood death toll climbs to 120
Boston Globe - United States
... The delivery had taken more than two days of travel by donkey and horse to reach flood-affected villages in the mountainous region. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/11/06
Road accident kills 10 in Sri Lanka
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: Ten people were killed when a speeding passenger bus crashed into two cars traveling in the opposite direction ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/11/06 
Afghan flood death toll rises to 53, dozens missing
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. KABUL, Afghanistan: Flash floods in a mountainous province of western Afghanistan have killed at least 53 people, including six ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/11/06
At least 20 feared dead in SAfrican train accident
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... The accident occurred shortly after 0500 GMT when the truck carrying the workers stalled at a crossing near the Eerste River station outside Faure, about 25 km ...
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24 dead in China coal mine accident
Telugu Portal - Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh,India
Taiyun (China), Nov 13 (Xinhua) At least 24 people were confirmed dead and 10 reported missing in a coal mine accident early Monday in north China's Shanxi ...
Six die, 40 hurt in gruesome traffic accident
Peninsula On-line - Qatar
Doha • Six people died and more than 40 were injured in a gruesome traffic accident that occurred on the Salwa (Abu Samra) Road early yesterday morning. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/11/06 
Thai tour bus accident leaves 19 dead
Bangkok Post - Thailand
Survivors said the accident occurred about noon Saturday when the bus driver passed a van and then lost control, swerving off the road and down a ravine, said ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  9/11/06  
SOMALIA: Flood toll rises to 18 as more rain falls in the south
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
NAIROBI, 9 November (IRIN) - The human death toll from flooding in southern Somalia has risen to 18, with thousands people more forced to leave their homes ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  8/11/06 
Truck accident in MP, 29 killed
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
Twenty-nine people killed and 40 injured when a truck fell from a bridge into a drain at Piparia near Hoshangabad on Wednesday. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  6/11/06
17 dead; 30 missing in China mine accident
Hindustan Times - India
... Rescuers are still 400 to 500 metres away from the site of the explosion. There were 393 workers in the mine at the time of the accident. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  3/11/06 
Turkeys flood toll rises to 35
NTV MSNBC - Turkey
DIYARBAKIR - At least 34 people have lost their lives after heavy rains brought flooding to large parts of southern and south eastern Turkey over the past two ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  1/11/06 
Hotel Fire in Downtown Reno Kills 6
New York Times - United States
Six people died and another was in critical condition today after a fire raced through a residential hotel in downtown Reno, Nev, late Tuesday night. ...
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ETHIOPIA: Flood toll rises amidst appeals for aid
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
NAIROBI, 1 November (IRIN) - The death toll following flash floods in southeastern Ethiopia has risen to 67 with thousands more displaced, humanitarian ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  30/10/06
Shack fire kills eight family members
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
A man is in a critical condition in hospital after his shack caught fire killing eight members of his family, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday. ...
Nine died in car crash in central Bosnia
Raw Story - Cambridge,MA,USA
Sarajevo- Nine people, including two children and two babies, died Monday in a road accident near the central Bosnian town of Zenica, local police confirmed. ...
Eight killed, 36 injured in bus accident in north India
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
... reported Monday. The accident took place on Sunday night in Mathura district of the state, the local police said. The passengers ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  31/10/06  
Eight dead, 36 injured in Mathura bus accident
India eNews.com - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
The accident took place Sunday night near Pani village under Mant police station. The newly married couple however escaped as they were in a different vehicle. ...
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Nearly 100 killed in crash of Nigerian 737
HeraldNet - 49 minutes ago
By Bashir Adigun. AP. ABUJA, Nigeria - A Nigerian airliner with 104 people onboard slammed into the ground moments after takeoff Sunday, and aviation authorities said six people survived with the rest feared dead.
Nigeria opens crash investigation BBC News
Up to 100 people dead after jet crashes in Nigeria CTV.ca
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  29/10/06 
Death toll in Philippine road accident rises to 17, official says
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. MAKILALA, Philippines Four more people died in a hospital after they were hit by a truck, bringing the death toll in the road accident to 17 in a southern ...
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killed in accident in mid-western Nepal
Xinhua - China
28 (Xinhua) -- At least 29 people were killed Saturday morning when a passenger bus met an accident at Bhatta river in Salyan district in mid-western Nepal, a ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  28/10/06  
Six killed in Austrian road accident
Raw Story - Cambridge,MA,USA
Vienna- Six persons were killed Saturday in a road accident when two cars collided head on north of Vienna, police reported. The ...
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Bus accident kills 40 in Nepal
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
AP. KATMANDU, Nepal -- A bus plunged off a mountain road in western Nepal, killing at least 40 people and injuring another 30, police said. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  27/10/06  
Blaze claims 4 firefighters Captain says fast-moving fire set in ...
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
... from the desert bushland community 25 miles west of Palm Springs, was one of about 600 residents who were awakened before dawn by the rampaging fire and who ...
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At least 22 people dead in long-distance bus accident in Peru
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
The police said the accident took place in the early morning hours. ... An investigation is underway to determine the causes of the accident. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/10/06 
Sikkim bus accident toll 25
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Gangtok, Oct 26 (IANS) The death toll in a bus accident in Sikkim mounted to 25 with four more people succumbing to their injuries at a hospital, officials ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  24/10/06
Bus catches fire, kills 18 in Panama
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Panama City - A loaded passenger bus caught fire in Panama, killing 18 people and injuring more than 20 in one of the worst accidents in the tiny Central ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  22/10/06
At least 29 dead in bus accident
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
La Paz - At least 29 people were killed in a serious night- time bus accident in Bolivia that injured 14 people, media reports said Saturday. ...
Road accident kills 9 in Pakistan
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Nine people were killed and 12 wounded Sunday morning when a passenger van collided with a truck at Indus Highway near Shikarpur, 350 km north of Pakistan's ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  21/10/06 
NINE KILLED IN GUJARAT TRUCK ACCIDENT
Bahrain News Agency - Bahrain
... STATE. NEWS REPORTS INDICATED THAT THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED NEAR AHMEDABAD LOCATED 70 KILOMETRES SOUTH OF THE STATE CAPITAL GANDHINAGAR. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  17/10/06 
Flood death toll reaches at least 75
The Brunei Times - Bandar,Brunei,Brunei Darussalam
... Flood barriers have become nearly as common as temples in the central plains provinces of Thailand in efforts to hold back an overflowing Chao Phraya River. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  16/10/06 
Faulty wiring blamed in Chinese mine fire that killed 10
International Herald Tribune - France
BEIJING Chinese authorities have detained the owners and managers of a mine where a fire killed 10 people and blamed faulty electric cable for the blaze, state ...
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Report: 13 killed in road accident in central Turkey
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. ANKARA, Turkey Two passenger buses and a truck collided on Sunday in central Turkey, leaving 13 people dead and more than 20 ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  15/10/06 
Six cadets killed, 19 injured in car accident in central Russia
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, October 15 (RIA Novosti) - Six cadets were killed and 19 injured in a traffic accident in central Russia, the Russian Defense Ministry said Sunday. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  14/10/06
Road accident kills 12 aid workers
Nhan Dan - Hanoi,Vietnam
A terrible accident occurred at 2.45 am on October 13 in Suoi Hiep commune, Dien Khanh district, Khanh Hoa province when a van collided with a bus, killing 12 ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  13/10/06
8 dead, 50 injured in Nepal bus accident
Hindustan Times - India
According to the report, two children were among those killed in the accident in Dhading district, about 50 km west of the capital. ...
Twelve die in Mozambique minibus accident
Irish Examiner - Cork,Ireland
The accident happened yesterday when a minibus loaded with passengers overturned in the northern province of Niassa, the Mozambique News Agency (AIM) reported. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  12/10/06
Thailand flood kills 40
CCTV - Beijing,China
Heavy flooding continues to affect areas of Thailand. Officials say at least 40 people have died, and thousands more have been infected ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  8/10/06 
Boat accident kills 19 children in Vietnam: official
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
The body of a 14 year old boy, Ngan Quoc Hung, was the only one found by rescue workers after the accident, but there was no doubt the others were killed ...
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At least 12 killed in a road accident in northern India
Raw Story - Cambridge,MA,USA
The accident occurred when a jeep collided with a tanker near the town of Faizabad, located 130 kilometres east of the state capital Lucknow, the PTI news ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  6/10/06 
Typhoon, flood kill 63 in Vietnam
Xinhua - China
... first locality hit by the typhoon, has suffered the biggest human losses with 22 deaths and four missing, said Nguyen Sy Nuoi, vice head of the Flood and Storm ...
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Flood toll now 138
Kolkata Newsline - New Delhi,India
... The meeting had been called to take stock of the flood situation in the state. Eighty-three lakh people have been affected and the ...
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Mandalay Flood Toll Tops 20
The Irrawaddy News Magazine - Chiang Mai,Thailand
By Shah Paung. The death toll in the Mandalay flood disaster has risen to at least 20, according to local residents. More than 3,000 ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  3/10/06   
Flood sweeps bus off bridge: 23 dead
Sun.Star - Philippines
... overcrowded bus was crossing a bridge in Igbaras town in mountainous Iloilo province, about 430 kilometers southeast of Manila, when a flash flood swept into ...
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12 dead in 30-car crash
NEWS.com.au - Australia
... police said. The crash triggered a fire and many victims suffered severe burns as well as crash injuries, rescue officials said. News ...
Somalia: Car accident kills 13 people near Kismayo city
SomaliNet - USA
(SomaliNet) 13 people were reportedly injured in car accident in area of Madamato, some 5km north of the Kismayo city, the provincial capital of Lower Juba ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/10/06   
Flash flood kills 19 in Philippines
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
A flash flood swept away an overcrowded minibus filled with people returning from the burial of a schoolteacher in the central Philippines on Monday, leaving ...
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At least 23 presumed dead in boat accident in Liberia
International Herald Tribune - France
AP. MONROVIA, Liberia At least 23 people were presumed dead after an overloaded boat capsized in Liberia, officials said Monday. ...
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16 dead, 30 missing in MP flash flood
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
BHOPAL: Sixteen pilgrims were killed and over 30 were missing after a flash flood in the Sindh river in Madhya Pradesh's Datia district, an official said on ...
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Hopes fade for 155 in remote jet disaster
The West Australian - Perth,Western Australia,Australia
All 155 passengers and crew on a new Brazilian Boeing 737 were killed when it crashed in remote and dense forest, a spokesman for President Luiz Inacio Lula da ...
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Flood toll 90, govt raises relief amount
Kolkata Newsline - New Delhi,India
The death toll rose from 85 to 90. The state government has raised the amount of relief and rehabilitation for flood victims from Rs 90 crore to Rs 104 crore. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  29/09/06     
R23 KILLED 8 INJURED IN ACCIDENT
PakTribune.com - Pakistan
... bodies and the injured. According to the eyewitnesses, the accident occurred due to overtaking by the wagon driver. Six out of 23 ...
Flood toll 77, Buddha goes on recce
Kolkata Newsline - New Delhi,India
Kolkata, September 28: The flood toll in the state has risen from 59 to 77 in the last 24 hours. The loss incurred by the state’s ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/09/06
Flood toll 39, says Asim
Kolkata Newsline - New Delhi,India
... The government has also decided to distribute 1.20 lakh pieces of tarpaulin sheets and 3,700 metric tonnes of food materials among the flood victims. ...
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Flood hits north India, killing 14 people
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
At least 14 people were killed by floods caused by heavy rains, which have wreaked havoc on the north Indian state of Bihar, according to an official report ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/09/06
Family outing ends with 47 dead in Ecuador accident
Raw Story - Cambridge,MA,USA
Quito- A double family outing ended in one of the country's worst road tragedies of past years when 47 people died in a bus accident southeast of the capital ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  20/09/06
Ukraine coalmine accident kills 13
ITAR-TASS - Moscow,Russia
KIEV, September 20 (Itar-Tass) - An accident at the Zasyadko coalmine in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday has left 13 miners dead and 62 injured. ...
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I13 killed, 16 injured in road accident in Iran
International Herald Tribune - France
The deadly accident took place on a road linking Kerman, in southeastern Iran, to Mashhad, in the northeast, the broadcast said. ...
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Romania car crash kills eight, injures 12
United Press International - USA
19 (UPI) -- Eight people were killed and 12 injured, including three children, in a car crash on a highway west of Bucharest, Romanian media reported Tuesday. ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  11/09/06  
Death Toll in Russia Gold Mine Fire Hits 25
FOX News - USA
MOSCOW — Rescuers worked Sunday to recover the bodies of the last of 25 miners killed by a fire in a Siberian gold mine, while Russia's top emergency ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  9/09/06     
Rescuers recover 12 bodies from Siberian gold mine fire; 21 others ...
Mainichi Daily News - Japan
MOSCOW -- Rescuers pumped fresh air into smoke-choked shafts in the hope that 21 miners were still alive more than a day after a fire erupted at a 105-year-old ...
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Rescuers retrieve 43 bodies of 50 killed in mine accident in ...
International Herald Tribune - France
PATNA, India Rescuers working through the night retrieved the bodies of 43 of the 50 miners killed in an explosion in a coal mine in eastern India, an official ...
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Death toll in boat accident rises to 22
Raw Story - Cambridge,MA,USA
Accra- The death toll in a weekend boat accident on Ghana's Lake Volta has risen to 22, government officials said Tuesday. Christopher ...
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15 dead, 35 hurt in Egyptian train accident
Hindustan Times - India
... said. The death toll was likely to rise as rescue operations continue on the accident site. The accident occurred late on Monday. ...
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Fire kills 6 children in Chicago
Boston Globe - United States
... About 12:20 am yesterday, a candle started a fire that raced through the three-bedroom apartment, killing six children ranging in age from 3 to 14 years old. ...
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Road accident kills 29 in central Iran
IranMania News - Iran
... reported. The accident happened at around 4:40 am (0110 GMT) on the road between the city of Isfahan and the town of Naeen. Iranian ...
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Eight miners die in latest Chinese collery accident
Reuters - USA
BEIJING, Sept 3 (Reuters) - A gas explosion in a mine in southwest China killed eight workers and injured four, the official Xinhua news agency reported on ...
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Plane crash claims 29 in Iran
The Herald - 48 minutes ago
The aircraft, which was carrying 148 people, caught fire after skidding off the runway while landing. TEHRAN, Iran - A landing Iranian passenger plane skidded off the runway and raked its wing along the ground ...
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10 killed in accident on Indus Highway
Pakistan Dawn - Karachi,Pakistan
By Qurban Ali Khushik. DADU, Aug 29: Ten people were killed and 26 others injured in accidents involving four vehicles, including ...
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Takeoff disaster kills 49
Ottawa Sun - Ontario, Canada
By JEFFREY MCMURRAY, AP. LEXINGTON, KY. -- A commuter jet mistakenly trying to take off on a runway that was too short crashed into ...
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Forty-seven die in water tank accident in India
Reuters - USA
JAIPUR, India (Reuters) - Forty-seven people were killed and 30 injured on Sunday when a water storage tank they were sitting on collapsed in the western ...
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Rajasthan flood toll rises to 130
Times of India - India
... missing. Officials said bodies were found on Sunday beneath 25 feet of stagnant flood waters by navy divers and rescue teams. In ...
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24 students killed in Iranian bus accident
Jerusalem Post - Israel
At least 24 students were killed Saturday when a tour bus they were riding in overturned on a highway in northern Iran, state-run radio reported. ...
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Bus accident in India kills 16
Houston Chronicle - United States
JAMMU, India — A crowded bus swerved off a steep mountain road and plunged into a gorge in Indian-controlled Kashmir, killing at least 16 people and injuring ...
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Traffic accident kills 8, injures 15 on east China's expressway
EastDay.com - Shanghai,China
A traffic accident killed eight people and injured 15 others on an expressway in east China's Jiangxi Province yesterday morning, local authorities said. ...
18 feared dead in Gujarat accident
Times of India - India
AHMEDABAD: Eighteen people were feared killed in Gujarat on Wednesday when a truck overturned on the busy Ahmedabad-Rajkot highway crushing them underneath. ...
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Flood kills 233 in Pakistan
DailyIndia.com - Niskayuna,NY,USA
... The flood warning centre in NWFP said that the flooding situation in the province would continue at least till Sept 30, according to Geo Television. ...
Fourteen killed in Assam accident
Times of India - India
... The accident occurred at around 11:30 am when the bus with 25 onboard collided with a speeding truck from the opposite direction at Makrijhara.
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Death toll from bus accident in Egypt's Sinai rises to 10
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The death toll from a bus accident in a town in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Tuesday afternoon rose to 10, an Egyptian police source said. ...
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'Freak accident' downs Russian airliner
Independent - London,England,UK
... apparently being struck by lightning. All 170 people on board died in what appeared to have been a freak accident. "The plane most likely ...
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Diarrhoea kills 150 in flood-hit Ethiopia
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Diarrhoea has killed 150 people and infected nearly 12 000 in flood-ravaged Ethiopia, the UN said today, as aid agencies and governments struggled to deliver ...
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Eight killed, dozens injured in Spanish train accident
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
... wreckage. Several helicopters and 25 ambulances participated in the rescue effort. The cause of the accident was not immediately known.
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Train crash kills 80 in Egypt
ITV.com - 45 minutes ago
At least 80 people were killed and 163 injured when two trains collided in a Nile Delta town north of Cairo. About 25 ambulances rushed to the crash site, along with 1,000 people anxious for news of relatives ...
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Vietnam flood toll rises to 42
Reuters.uk - UK
HANOI (Reuters) - Flooding, landslides and lightning have killed 15 people and left one missing since Friday night in Vietnam, bringing the country's toll in a ...
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Ethiopia struggles to aid 48,000 marooned by floods
Scotsman - United Kingdom
... "The death toll could run into thousands, because of the increasing flood waters that are surging from the river ... "We were in a deep sleep when the flood hit us. ...
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Orissa flood: death toll rises to 24
Kerala Online - Kerala,India
The flood in July and August were due to the depression formed over the Bay of Bengal.Officials said that though the depression has crossed the state's coast ...
Vietnam flood toll hits 26
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
... We don't know yet how many more are missing," said Dinh Quoc Thinh, an official of the Cao Bang provincial committee on flood and storm control. ...
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Pakistani flood toll at least 15
Reuters - USA
... reports of damage to crops. "The flood situation is also under control so far," the spokesman said. Weather officials said more ...
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17 killed, 26 others injured in bus accident in Turkey
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The accident occurred late Thursday in Caldiran town when the bus rammed into a truck loaded with stone, according to Anatolia. ...
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Water level in Godavari rises, 19 deaths reported in flood
Hindu - Chennai,India
... administration was assessing the damage caused to the crops due to the rains and floods, while Rs 1.43 core has been distributed to flood-affected people ...
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Ethiopia's flood death toll rises to 194
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
... this month. State television also said 6 000 people were stranded and needed emergency assistance in the latest flood. "Two army ...
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Toll in rain and flood related incidents in MP reaches 55
Hindu - Chennai,India
... that lashed Bhopal and the surrounding districts of Madhya Pradesh killed twenty more people taking the toll to 55 today, while the flood situation remained ...
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Flood kills 125 in southern Ethiopia
Swissinfo - Switzerland
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A flash flood has killed 125 people in remote southern Ethiopia a week after more than 250 died in a similar disaster in the east of ...
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23 killed in road accident in southern Iran province
Iran Focus - Iran
... Iran's highways are considered to be among the most dangerous in the world, with some 100,000 road-accident deaths occurring in the last five years, the ...
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Surat's flood death toll could cross 200 figure
Times of India - India
SURAT: The toll is mounting in flood ravaged Surat as hospitals, mortuaries, cremation and burial grounds get a steady trickle of human bodies from the still ...
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10 smothered to death in SW. China workshop fire
EastDay.com - Shanghai,China
Ten people have been confirmed to be smothered to death and another two injured in a workshop fire that occurred yesterday afternoon in Kunming, capital of ...
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Typhoon kills over 100 in China
Swissinfo - 1 hour ago
By Ben Blanchard. XIAPU, China (Reuters) - The strongest typhoon to hit China in half a century killed more than 100 people, dozens of whom had taken shelter in a house that collapsed, Xinhua news agency said on Friday. ...
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Ethiopia Flood Death Toll Reaches 250
Forbes - USA
... "This is the worst flood that we have ever recorded," Fikru said. "We are no longer looking for survivors. We are now concentrating on finding dead bodies.". ...
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300 Die and 4.5 Million Flee as Rains Flood India
New York Times - United States
By REUTERS. AHMEDABAD, India, Aug. 9 (Reuters) — Swollen rivers swamped thousands of villages and towns across southern and western ...
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Driver charged in rollover accident that killed 9
Boston Globe - United States
... The seats in the Chevy Suburban were down so the passengers were probably stacked inside when the accident happened Monday, said Yuma County Sheriff's Major ...
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Andhra flood toll 106, Maharashtra 70
Hindustan Times - India
... said. The flood has claimed 106 lives in the state so far. ... Wednesday. The home ministry said it was providing full support for flood relief. ...
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Thai government declares 29 provinces as bird flu disaster zone
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Thailand's government on Tuesday declared 29 central and northeastern provinces as bird flu disaster zone as part of measures to curb the epidemic, government ...
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PAKISTAN: Flood havoc kills over 110 in north
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... Abdul Wali Yousafzai, coordinator of NWFP's flood relief cell, said on Monday that there was "much flooding in the Charsadda District and that several rivers ...
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Maharashtra flood death toll rises to 20
Moneycontrol.com - Mumbai,India
The flood situation in Maharashtra continues to be grim. Several parts are still inundated and the death toll has risen to 20, reports CNBC-TV18. ...
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Ethiopian Flood Kills 191 and 300 are Missing
New York Times - United States
7 — As the river waters began to recede, the death toll continued to rise from a flash flood that killed up to 500 people in Ethiopia, according to Ethiopian ...
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Fears N Korea flood toll could pass 800
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
... But the South Korean Government has now said it would consider contributing to non-governmental aid shipments for the flood victims, amid growing calls at home ...
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Hundreds Die In Ethiopian Flood
newswire.co.nz - Havelock Nth,Hawkes Bay,New Zealand
Almost 200 people are reported to have died after a river burst its banks and floodwaters swept through the city of Dire Dawa in eastern Ethiopia. ...
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Indian flood toll rises to 62
News24 - South Africa
Mumbai - Another 16 people have been reported killed in floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains in part of India, taking the toll in the past five days to 62 ...
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Saudi accident kills 21
AME Info - United Arab Emirates
A major road traffic accident that claimed at least 21 lives occurred near the town of Al Ghala in Saudi Arabia late on Friday, reported Arab News. ...
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35 feared dead as flash flood sweeps abandoned ECL mine
Hindustan Times - India
... Saturday. The accident occurred when a flash flood swept the mine under Neturia police station area some 250 km west of Kolkata. ...
70 hospitalized in tour bus accident
ABC7Chicago.com - IL, USA
August 4, 2006 - Seventy people have been transported to area hospitals after an accident on Interstate 80/94 in Hammond. Two coach ...
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18 killed in northern China coal mine accident
ABC Online - Australia
The accident occurred on Friday at the Dahuiyao coal mine in Ningwu county as 34 miners were working underground, said Xinhua news agency, quoting local ...
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Flood situation grim, toll 40
Hindu - Chennai,India
HYDERABAD: The flood situation in Andhra Pradesh turned grim on Friday as torrential rains in the wake of the weakening depression left a trail of death and ...
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13 die in Afghan flood
Pakistan Dawn - Karachi,Pakistan
JALALABAD, July 31: Flashfloods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 13 people with another 19 feared dead in eastern and southeastern provinces of ...
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At least 30 killed in Uganda bus accident
Hindustan Times - India
... Officer James Wakholi. Seven other people who sustained injuries in the accident were rushed to hospital, Wakholi said. "The three ...
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Flash flood kills 18 Chinese highway builders
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
BEIJING, July 31 (Reuters) - A flash flood this month killed at least 18 Chinese workers building a highway in the country's southwest and 17 were missing and ...
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Bahrain building fire kills 16
Reuters.uk - UK
... Interior Ministry statement carried on BNA news agency said the 16 died from smoke inhalation and another seven people were injured when the fire broke out at ...
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11 killed in bus accident in northern Malaysia
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The accident occurred in the early morning when the chartered bus was traveling from Ipoh, capital of the Perak State, to Bukit Mertajam, a tourist destination ...
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Flood kills 25 in northwestern Pakistan
Islamic Republic News Agency - Tehran,Iran
... on Saturday. Most of the deaths have been in flood-hit provinces of NWFP and eastern Punjab as well as the northern areas. Eleven ...
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16 Indians killed in Bahrain fire
Times of India - India
NEW DELHI: Many Indians are feared to have perished in a fire at a labour camp in Bahrain in which at least 16 people have been killed, Minister for Overseas ...
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Six killed in Rangpur road accident
The New Nation - Bangladesh
By UNB, Rangpur. Six people were killed and 30 others injured in a triangular road accident at Boiragiganj in Mithapukur upazila of the district early Friday. ...
6 die, 25 injure in road accident
PakTribune.com - Pakistan
CHICHAWATNI: At least six persons including two women and a child died and 25 others were injured in a road accident here on Friday. ...
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15 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
India eNews.com - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
... official. Police rushed to the accident site, rescued injured passengers and recovered the bodies with the help of locals. Twelve ...
Eleven Killed In Latest China Coal Mine Disaster
All Headline News - USA
Beijing, China (AHN)- At least eleven people were killed and six others remain missing following an explosion at a coal mine in northern China on Monday. ...
23 Died In Nepal Bus Accident
Sofia News Agency - Bulgaria
... Dhulikhel town. The accident took place around 11:00 am local time, in the Chanaute area of the Nepalese Sindhupalchok district.
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China's flood, storm death toll jumps to 482
ABC Asia Pacific - Australia
China's official death toll from rainstorms and flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Bilis has spiked dramatically to 482. The sudden ...
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7 Dead in Okla. House Fire
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
A fire caused by an electrical problem in a refrigerator swept through a home early Thursday, killing seven family members who were overcome by smoke before ...
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Japan's flood toll rises to 14, with eight missing
ABC Asia Pacific - Australia
Japan's death toll from floods and mud slides triggered by torrential rain has risen to 14, with at least eight people still missing. ...
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Bus-accident kills eight, injures 24 mostly Saudis, Bahrainis in ...
Kuwait News Agency - Kuwait
AMMAN, July 19 (KUNA) -- At least eight people were killed and another 28 injured, most of whom are from Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, in a traffic accident in the ...
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15 killed in road accident in Negros Oriental
INQ7.net - Philippines
... day. The accident happened at 3:45 am in Sitio (sub-village) Malaete, Barangay Guihob, some 15 km from the highway, they said. “The ...
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Java Tsunami Leaves 570 People Missing or Dead
Environment News Service - 47 minutes ago
JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 19, 2006 (ENS) - The death toll from Monday's disastrous tsunami on the south Java coast has risen to 341 people, Indonesian officials report. In addition, 229 others are counted as missing. ...
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TSUNAMI WARNING IGNORED
Special Broadcasting Service - 2 hours ago
As the death toll from the Javanese tsunami soars past 500, Indonesian officials have admitted they didn’t pass on warnings it was about to strike, for fear of causing alarm. But it seems that none of Indonesia's warning buoys were working anyway. 
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Blast, flood in China coal mines kill 64
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
BEIJING - An explosion in one mine and flooding in another killed 64 workers and left seven missing in the latest disasters to strike China's mining industry ...
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Eight dead in accident near Warden
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
... The other four died when they were thrown out of the Hyundai in the accident, which happened at about 2.30pm , Veronica Ntepe, a superintendent said. ...
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Mumbai blasts toll 182: Disaster Management Cell
Zee News - Noida,India
... the toll in the Tuesday's serial bomb blasts in suburban trains has gone upto 182, according to official figures released by the Disaster Management Cell (DMC ...
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Seven dead after Amajuba accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Seven people are dead after an accident on the Amajuba Pass on the N11 highway near Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal today. One of them died later in hospital. ...
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Eight burn to death in shack fire, police inquire
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Cofimvaba police in the Eastern Cape are investigating a case of culpable homicide after eight people burnt to death in a shack fire at Nququ Forest Sawmill. ...
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Mumbai seeks blasts evidence and its missing
Aljazeera.net - 1 hour ago
Police in Mumbai investigated an evening of carnage as residents searched through the night for those missing after more than 180 people were killed and hundreds wounded in serial blasts on commuter trains. ...
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Series of bombs hit Bombay's rail network
Telegraph.co.uk - 1 hour ago
At least three explosions have hit Bombay's commuter rail network during the evening rush hour, reportedly injuring dozens of people. Indian television news channels broadcast images of the wounded lying on train tracks and being carried through stations. ...
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Eight killed in E Cape shack fire
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
... Qinisile said they were sleeping in the shack and had made a fire to warm themselves. The shack caught fire and, although neighbours ...
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45 dead in a Pakistani plane accident
Kuwait News Agency - Kuwait
... Sources said the accident badly damaged the plane and put it on fire. ... They confirmed that no passenger survived in the accident. (end) amn.
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Monsoon hits North India, 21 dead in UP, flood threat in HP
Hindu - Chennai,India
... mixed tidings of relief from the prolonged spell of heat, but killing 21 people in house collapse incidents in Uttar Pradesh and spawning flood threats in two ...
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120 Dead in Russian Plane Disaster
Zaman Online - Istanbul,Turkey
The number of bodies taken out of the plane wreck reached 120 and reportedly the crash might have been caused by either a technical or human error. ...
Seven killed in Joburg highway accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
At least seven people have died in an accident on the N1 highway in Johannesburg on Saturday, emergency services reported. Spokesperson ...
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Kenyan factory fire claims 11
News24 - South Africa
Nairobi - A fire ripped through a paint factory in the Kenyan capital on Saturday, killing four people and leaving another seven missing feared dead. ...
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23 pilgrims killed in bus accident
The Tribune - Chandigarh,India
At least 23 persons, including four women and two children, were killed in a bus accident at Dharasu, in Uttarkashi district of Uttaranchal today. ...
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China flood death toll rises to 25
Scotsman - United Kingdom
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The death toll from a flash flood in central China's Hunan Province rose to 25 on Saturday after the bodies of ten more victims were found ...
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Eight killed, two injured in Ukraine bus fire
WHO-TV - Des Moines,IA,USA
KIEV, Ukraine The ministry of Emergency Situations in Ukraine says eight people on a bus were killed in an explosion and fire today. ...
Monsoon rains kill 41 in India, flood Mumbai
Washington Post - United States
KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Monsoon rains have killed 41 people across India over the past two days and continued to disrupt life in the financial hub of Mumbai ...
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Road accident kills 15 in central Kazakhstan
EastDay.com - Shanghai,China
The accident happened on a highway connecting the capital Astana with Almaty, said Emergencies Agency spokeswoman Natalia Kim. The ...
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Seven of wedding party killed in Jammu accident
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
... Wednesday. According to police, the accident occurred at 12:30 am at Chaan Rorian on the highway, about 55 km south of here. The ...
Death toll in India's monsoon rains rises to 308 (Roundup)
Jul 4, 2006, 16:27 GMT
New Delhi - At least 34 people were killed in landslides and floods as heavy rains pelted states across India, raising the death toll in the country's monsoon rains to 308, reports said Tuesday. ....more
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At Least 41 Killed in Spain Train Accident
ABC News - USA
... The accident brought back memories of the 2004 terrorist attack on Madrid commuter trains that killed 191 people. ... It was the second accident on Valencia's No. ...
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15 dead across Northeast as flood-swollen rivers surge
Chicago Sun-Times - United States
... There were no immediate damage estimates. But Corzine said the flood looked a lot like one in April 2005 that caused $30 million in damage. ...
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17 people killed in Himachal bus accident
Hindustan Times - India
The accident took place near Ghanahatti, on Shimla-Bilaspur highway when the private bus carrying about 40 people was coming to Shimla from Dhami, official ...
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Ten killed in Shimla road accident
Times of India - India
The accident occurred on Shimla-Bilaspur highway, 13 kms from here, when the bus carrying about 40 people was coming to Shimla from Dhami, official sources said ...
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Eight killed in Pretoria accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
At least eight people were killed after a double-cab bakkie and truck collided in Pretoria. It is reported that the truck landed on top of the bakkie. ...
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China finds 56 bodies as mine disaster strikes again
Reuters.uk - UK
... The state-run Fuxin group's Sunjiawan mine was hit by China's worst coal mine disaster in decades when a gas blast killed 214 people in February 2005. ...
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Fifteen dead in ferry accident off North Sumatra: Official
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
Fifteen people have been confirmed dead and 22 are still missing after a ferry sunk off North Sumatra last week, an official said Monday. ...
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Chinese flash flood kills 18, leaves 18 missing
Shanghai Daily - Shanghai,China
FLASH flooding caused by torrential rain in south China's Hunan Province killed 18 people and left 18 missing, Xinhua news agency reported today. ...
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Indonesia flood toll nears 300
Bangkok Post - Thailand
Jakarta (dpa) - The death toll from floods and landslides in eastern Indonesia province of South Sulawesi reached more than 280 on Sunday, with dozens of ...
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Up to 11 People Killed in Dormitary Fire in Central Russia
MOSNEWS - Russia
A fire in a dormitory for workers has killed up to 11 people in the Khanty-Mansi autonomous district in the Russian Urals. The fire ...
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9 killed 30 injured in accident
PakTribune.com - Pakistan
Dadu: Nine passengers were killed and 30 injured when a speeding bus turned turtle near Mehar bypass, some 70 Kilometers off Dadu on Saturday. ...
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Death Toll in Southwest China Traffic Accident Rises to 14
CRI - Beijing,China
The accident occurred at around 6:00 pm when the 29-seat vehicle carrying 22 passengers went over a 100-meter cliff in Baitu Township, Wanzhou District ...
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Road Accident Kills 30 In Cameroon
All Headline News - USA
A witness tells the BBC both vehicles were traveling at high speeds when the accident occurred 43 miles outside the capital of Yaounde. ...
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Traffic accident kills 11, injures 50 in southern Cuba
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The accident happened in Guama, a town in the southern province of Santiago de Cuba province, 80 km from Santiago, on the main highway linking the nation's ...
Fourteen killed in minibus accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Fourteen people have been killed and another two injured in an accident involving a minibus taxi and a truck near Lichtenburg in the North West. ...
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40 still missing in Indonesia ferry accident
Bangkok Post - Thailand
... "Up to now, there are 94 passengers that have been evacuated from the accident," Navy commander Lieutenant Colonel Djaka Santosa told the online news agency ...
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Twelve Killed, Eight Injured in Traffic Accident in Hubei
CRI - Beijing,China
The accident occurred at 7:15 am on Friday when a 32-seat passenger bus with 20 people on board fell into a 20-meter-deep ravine in Chongyang County, Xianning ...
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Seven Killed in Traffic Accident in NE China
CRI - Beijing,China
Seven people were killed and ten injured in a traffic accident in northeast China 's Jilin Province Wednesday, local police authority said. ...
Fears grow as Indonesia flood toll rises
InTheNews.co.uk - London,UK
Nearly 100 people are feared dead after flash floods and landslides decimated an Indonesian island in the early hours of this morning. ...
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Nine killed in air accident in west Nepal
Bangkok Post - Thailand
... kilometre from the Jumla airport. The officials said the cause of the accident was not yet known but the bodies have been identified.
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Ten die in Kroonstad bus accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Ten people were killed in a bus accident on the road between Kroonstad and Koppies on Monday, said Free State police. Captain Rosa ...
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16 killed in Jammu bus accident
Times of India - India
... mountainous areas of Jammu. In Rajouri district, 40 people were killed in a bus accident in September 2005 and 53 in January this year.
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Six killed in head-on car crash
Guardian Unlimited - UK
Six people have died - five of them from the same extended family - in a head-on crash between two cars. A young couple, their four ...
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Seven dead, 37 injured in Kapilvastu bus accident
Gorkhapatra - Kathmandu,Nepal
BUTWAL, June 17: Seven passengers died and 37 others were injured when the bus they were travelling in met with accident at a turning at Patharkot of ...
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28 dead in J&K highway accident
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
At least 28 people have been killed and 20 others injured in a bus accident in Jammu early on Sunday. The bus, carrying labourers ...
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Flood death toll in south China rises to 93, 11 missing
Kuwait News Agency - Kuwait
(With Map) TOKYO, June 10 (KUNA) -- The death toll from the continuous rain in southern China since May 28 has risen to at least 93, with 11 people reported ...
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54 die in Tanzania accident
India eNews.com - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
... The police also said that initial investigation indicated that overloading caused the accident. The bus was designed to carry 26 ...
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28 people killed in Tanzania truck accident
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
... The accident occurred near Lusahunga, a small town about 400 miles (640 km) northwest of Dar es Salaam, at about 6 am (0300 GMT) on Tuesday.
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Zimbabwe accident kills 18 on way to funeral
Reuters - USA
Police spokesman Inspector Andrew Phiri said 42 people were injured in the accident in Zimbabwe's northern district of Chirundu as the mourners travelled to ...
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At least 12 killed, 40 injured in Bangladesh bus accident
Zee News - Noida,India
The bus was heading for Khulna from Dhaka when the accident occurred at Kaliganja area in Jhenaidah district, 128 kms west of the capital city, police said. ...
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Taxi passengers burn to death in KZN accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
About 11 people burnt to death today in an accident involving a taxi in Isipingo near Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police said. Rani John ...
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Bus accident kills at least 17 in north Ethiopia
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The accident occurred late Tuesday in Kelto town, about 520 km northeast of the capital Addis Ababa, police said in a news release. ...
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16 children die in Kashmir boat accident
Expressindia.com - New Delhi,India
Srinagar, May 30: At least 16 school children and a teacher were drowned today when the boat carrying them on a joyride capsized in the Wullar lake in ...
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13 killed in horror road accident
Standard - Nairobi,Kenya
Thirteen people were killed and 20 seriously injured in an accident involving a bus and a trailer on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway on Monday night. ...
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30 killed in Nigeria traffic accident
Telugu Portal - Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh,India
Lagos, May 30 (Xinhua) At least 30 people are feared killed in a multi-vehicle traffic accident on the Ife-Ibadan expressway in southwest Nigeria, a road ...
Death toll from road accident in Afghanistan rises to 25
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The death toll from a road accident involving a US military convoy and Afghan civilians reached 25 on Monday. ... Dozens others were also wounded in the accident. ...
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Disaster death toll hits 4,200
Mirror.co.uk - London,UK
... much as shelter.". The earth-quake is the worst disaster to hit Indonesia since the 2004 tsunami, which killed 170,000. Fears grew ...
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10 killed, 30 hurt in road accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
... Jamal was the driver of the tempo traveller. Nearly 30 persons, including some bus passengers, were injured in the accident. They ...
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Nine killed in Nepal accident
DailyIndia.com - Niskayuna,NY,USA
By Indo Asian News Service. Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and nearly a dozen injured in a road accident in central Nepal Sunday. ...
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EARTHQUAKE REPORT == Region:                        JAVA, INDONESIA                                                
Geographic coordinates:         8.007S, 110.285E
Magnitude:                    6.2 Mw
Depth:                        17 km
Universal Time (UTC):         26 May 2006  22:54:01
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Toxic fumes kill eight in Xinjiang mine disaster
Taipei Times - Taiwan
Toxic fumes in a northwestern China mine killed eight people, state media said yesterday, the latest tragedy to strike the country's lethally chaotic mining ...
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Flood death toll hits 115
Bangkok Post - Thailand
The official death toll of this week's flash floods and mudslides in northern Thailand reached 62 on Friday, with another 53 listed as missing and presumed dead ...
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Thai soldiers search mud for flood victims
CBC News - Canada
Soldiers slogged through deep mud in northern Thailand on Thursday as they searched for bodies after flash floods killed more than 100 people. ...
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Latest China mine disaster kills 8, more trapped
Reuters - USA
BEIJING (Reuters) - A gas explosion at a Chinese coal mine has killed eight miners and trapped an unknown number just days after a flood at another mine ...
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China 'prepares for worst' after mining disaster
Mail & Guardian Online - Johannesburg,South Africa
Electricity shortages were slowing attempts to clear a flooded mine shaft on Monday, and community members began to lose hope for 57 miners trapped for a ...
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Hostel fire kills 8 in Russia
News24 - South Africa
Moscow - Eight people, including two children, have died after a fire broke out in a military hostel outside Moscow on Monday, said the emergencies ministry. ...
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13 killed, 18 injured in bus accident in northwest China
NewKerala.com - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
The accident occurred yesterday evening at the Shule County section of No. ... Rescue efforts and investigation into the cause of the accident are underway.
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Seven people dead and 17 hurt at bus accident outside Madrid
EiTB - Euskadi,Spain
... One of the fatalities was a child, Prada said. The accident happened 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of the Spanish capital. The ...
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Death toll from Turkey's traffic accident rises to 44
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Death toll from a Friday traffic accident in southern Turkey rose to 44, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported on Saturday. ...
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Textile company fire kills 13 in southern China city
Xinhua - China
GUANGZHOU, May 19 (Xinhua) -- A fire has killed 13 people and seriously injured another one at a textile company in the southernChinese city of Shantou on ...
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39 Catholic choristers die in an accident
Public Agenda - Ghana
Communities in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District were thrown into a state of mourning and uncontrolled wailing when news of an accident that claimed the lives of ...
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Pakistan road accident kills 15, injures 50
Islamic Republic News Agency - Tehran,Iran
At least 15 people were killed and some 50 others were injured in a road accident in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Sunday, witnesses said. ...
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Thirteen TRS workers killed in Andhra road accident
Times of India - India
HYDERABAD: At least 13 workers of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident on Saturday, police said. ...
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200 Feared Dead in Nigeria Oil Blast
An oil pipeline exploded Friday in Nigeria and up to 200 people are feared dead, a local television station reported. Nigeria's Channels Television reported the fiery blast came as villagers flocked to a ruptured ...
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Ten Egyptian riot police die in bridge accident [11/05/2006]
Times of Malta - Valletta,Malta
... said. Twenty others were injured in the accident, when the van veered off the bridge in the working class Cairo area of Abbasiya. ...
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Death toll rises to 11 from bus accident in Sichuan
Xinhua - China
CHENGDU, May 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the latest bus accident in southwest China's Sichuan province has risen to 11 as three more bodies were ...
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10 die in road accident in west India
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
... In another road accident on the expressway from Ahmedabad to Vadodara, a Gujarat state transport bus caught fire on Wednesday morning, the police said. ...
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Eight people killed in Thailand disco fire
Hindustan Times - India
At least eight people were killed and 54 injured after a fire engulfed a disco in the Thai seaside resort town of Pattaya, police said on Monday. ...
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13 school kids killed in 3-wheeler accident
Nepalnews.com - Kathmandu,Nepal
Thirteen schoolchildren were killed and 12 injured when a tempo (three-wheeler vehicle) they were traveling in fell into the Chatara canal in the eastern ...
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Seven killed, dozens hurt in nightclub fire
Ireland Online - Dublin,Ireland
A fire broke out at a nightclub in the Thai resort town of Pattaya today, killing at least seven and injuring 49, police said. Others ...
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24 dead in bus accident in central Mexico
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
... north of Mexico City. Initial police reports said that the bus was speeding at the time of the accident. Survivors said that the ...
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Traffic accident kills ten, injures one in southwest China
Xinhua - China
KUNMING, May 8 (Xinhua) -- A fatal traffic accident on Sunday night in southwet China's Yunnan Province left ten dead and one other injured, local traffic ...
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Omnibus accident kills nine, injures eight in Zimbabwe
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Nine people were killed while eight others were injured when a commuter omnibus they were traveling in veered off a bridge and plunged into a river in a ...
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Ten people killed in bus accident in Tibet
Xinhua - China
... available due to communication difficulties in the region. Local police in Qamdo has sent a work group to the accident site. Enditem.
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14 Chinese miners killed in gas-burning accident
Irish Examiner - Cork,Ireland
The accident occurred late yesterday in Weining county of Guizhou province during a so-called “gas deflagration” burning procedure, which produces a ...
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Gas accident kills 14 miners in southwest China
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
The accident happened late Tuesday in Guizhou province's Weining county, when a chemical reaction produced carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and intense heat ...
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Aircraft crashes off Russia's Black Sea coast
Mail & Guardian Online - 32 minutes ago
The crash of an Airbus A320 carrying 113 people off Russia's Black Sea coast on Wednesday was mostly likely a result of poor weather conditions, Russian and Armenian officials said. The crash occurred as the ...
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Nine girl students killed in Oman accident
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
MUSCAT — Nine Omani girl students were killed and seven others injured, one of them seriously, in a gruesome traffic accident in Oman yesterday. ...
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19 killed in Uttar Pradesh bus accident
NewKerala.com - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
Lucknow: Nineteen people were killed and 25 injured when their bus ran through the railing of a bridge and fell into the dry bed of a river in Uttar Pradesh ...
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Truck accident kills 20 workers in India
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
Ten other workers were injured in the accident in the Krishna region of the southern Andhra Pradesh state, said Murgesh Kumar Singh, the district ...
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Road accident kills 11 in S. Nigeria
Xinhua - China
LAGOS, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Eleven people were killed in a traffic accident which occurred at 5:00 pm (1600 GMT) along the Akure-Owo Road in Nigeria's southern ...
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Nine killed in Uttaranchal paper mill fire
Xinhua - China
NEW DELHI, May 1 (Xinhua) -- At least nine people were killed and 35 others injured when a fire broke out in a paper mill in Uttaranchal in north India Monday ...
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8 of a family among 9 killed in car crash
The Statesman - Kolkata,India
KOLKATA, May 1: Nine persons including eight from a same family were killed and six injured when a car rammed into a tree while trying to save a cyclist near ...
11 killed in Orissa road accident
Times of India - India
BHUBANESWAR: At least 11 people were killed after a vehicle in which they were travelling hit a truck parked on the highway in Orissa's Sambalpur district ...
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Arson fire kills 10 in east China
Reuters.uk - UK
BEIJING (Reuters) - A arsonist in eastern China set fire to a migrant workers' dormitory, killing 10 people including five who jumped to their deaths, state ...
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28 Feared Dead in Tanzania Ferry Accident
Guardian Unlimited - UK
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) - A ferry carrying passengers and cargo on East Africa's Lake Victoria capsized a week ago, and 28 people were missing and feared ...
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Ten killed, six injured in Yunnan traffic accident
Xinhua - China
The accident took place at 17:40 pm Tuesday when a truck carrying 18 people plunged into a 11-meter-deep ravine in Zhanyi County under Qujing City. ...
10 killed in chairlift accident in Pakistan
Ireland Online - Dublin,Ireland
... police said. It was not immediately clear what caused the accident in Battagram, about 150 miles northeast of Peshawar. “So far ...
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9 killed, 27 injured in Colombo blast
Xinhua - 49 minutes ago
COLOMBO, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Nine people were killed, another 27 people including Army Commander Sarath Fonseka were injured in a powerful explosion at Sri Lanka Army headquarters in Colombo Tuesday afternoon, police said. ...
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Quang Binh road accident kills 9, injures 8
VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi,Vietnam
VietNamNet – A serious traffic accident at 10.10am of April 24 on the National Highway 1A, Quang Dong Commune, Quang Trach District, central province of ...
Blasts in Egypt kill 23
Deseret News - 1 hour ago
By Steven R. Hurst. CAIRO, Egypt — The beachfront promenade along the Gulf of Aqaba was jammed with tourists strolling, shopping or looking for a restaurant or bar for the evening. An image taken from Egypt TV shows damage from Monday evening's bombings. ...
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Eight Killed, Three Hurt in Tabuk Car Crash
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
... Six people of an eight-member family, including the head of the family, his wife and four children, died in one car, while a man and his wife died in the other ...
12 killed in Bangladesh road accident
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
DHAKA: Rescuers in Bangladesh found three more bodies Saturday after a bus carrying wedding guests plunged into a river, bringing the death toll 12, and one ...
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Death toll climbs to 15 in Tibet's road accident
Xinhua - China
... Salvagers have retrieved two more dead bodies from a river in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, bringing the death toll in Friday's road accident to 15 ...
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Traffic accident kills 8, injures 5 in Guangxi
Xinhua - China
NANNING, April 20 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed and five others injured in a traffic accident in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region ...
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Assam bus accident toll rises to 64
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
GUWAHATI: With 10 more bodies recovered, the toll rose to 64 in the bus mishap at Surupeta in Assam's Barepeta district, a police official said on Friday. ...
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11 construction workers killed in fire in Moscow region
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
MOSCOW - A fire at a makeshift barracks for construction workers in the Moscow region killed 11 and injured four on Thursday, authorities said. ...
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THE Chernobyl nuclear accident will kill nearly 100,000 people ...
Glasgow Daily Record - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
They said recent studies suggested more than a quarter of a million additional cancers would be caused by the accident - and nearly 100,000 victims would die. ...
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At least 20 killed in Lake Tanganyika boat accident
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... strong winds struck the vessel late on Sunday. "The accident took place in Fizi territory. The information I have says 20 people ...
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Flood kills 23 in Indonesia
Xinhua - China
JAKARTA, April 20 (Xinhua) -- A rain-triggered flood swept through the Indonesian town of Trenggalek in East Java province, on Thursday, leaving at least 23 ...
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http://news.independent.co.uk/world/americas/article358408.ece  Authorities said the death toll last night stood at 67 last night - all of the victims Mexican. Of those killed, at least 10 were said to be children. A further three people were injured. The bus was traveling between the western city of Guadalajara and the Gulf coast state port of Veracruz when it left the mountain road and crashed 650ft into a ravine....
Ghana: Eight die, 22 injured in road accident
African News Dimension - Johannesburg,South Africa
Eight people died instantly and 22 others received various degrees of injury when a '207' Mercedes mini bus was involved in an accident at Huniano near Tarkwa
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12 killed, 32 injured in traffic accident in Hunan
Xinhua - China
The accident happened at about 7:50 am Tuesday when a passenger bus suddenly overturned into a 20-meter-deep ravine in Suining County of Shaoyang City, which ...
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GHANA : 120 perish in boat accident
African News Dimension - Johannesburg,South Africa
... Survivors of this accident say the overloaded ferry split after hitting a submerged object 18 kilometres from Abotoase during bad weather. ...
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Tent fire death toll up to 100
News24 - South Africa
Meerut - A blaze which engulfed tents packed with shoppers in northern India, killing at least 100, was the latest in a series of fire and stampede tragedies ...
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50 confirmed dead, 70 injured fire in north India
Xinhua - China
NEW DELHI, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Fifty people are confirmed dead and around 70 injured in Monday evening's fire at a trade fair in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh of India ...
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At least 29 dead after accident at Pakistani religious meeting
CBC News - Canada
... hospital.". The accident occurred at the Muslim Faizan-e-Medina center in downtown Karachi, said Hanees Billu, an official at the centre.
Twelve die in bus accident near Pretoria
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
... this morning. Pretoria police said another 71 people suffered minor injuries in the accident about 60km from Pretoria. Anton Breedt ...
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Fire kills nine in residential building in Fujian
Xinhua - China
FUZHOU, April 8 (Xinhua) -- A residential building caught fire early Saturday morning, leaving nine people killed and at least four injured in Longhai City of ...
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Second weather disaster in a week causes 12 deaths, additional ...
Houston Chronicle - United States
By THEO EMERY. GALLATIN, TENN. - Tabithia Whitby shivered in her T-shirt Saturday as she surveyed the crushed and battered cars in ...
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Toll rises to 113 in Djibouti disaster
Gulf Times - Doha,Qatar
DJIBOUTI: Rescuers in Djibouti found 41 more bodies yesterday from an overloaded boat that sank two days ago, bringing the death toll to 113 in one of the Red ...
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70 feared dead in Jammu bus accident
Times of India - India
JAMMU: Atleast 70 passengers are feared to have drowned when a bus carrying them fell into the mighty Chenab River in Doda district on Friday, official sources ...
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At least 69 killed in Djibouti boat accident
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
... Television reports said the boat, a traditional wooden vessel, was carrying between 250 to 300 people when the accident occurred around midday as it left the ...
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67,000 died from Chernobyl disaster
Bangkok Post - Thailand
... At least 67,000 people are thought to have died in Russia alone from the after-effects of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear reactor disaster, ecological experts said ...
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Plane accident kills many people in Brazil
EiTB - Euskadi,Spain
... Mauro Almeida said the company was "providing all the necessary support to the victims' relatives." Almeida said it was the airline's first accident since it ...
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Uganda: Fire Kills 19 Children At Fort Portal School
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Residents of Fort Portal Municipality in Kabarole district were yesterday (Friday) gripped with shock and horror when fire gutted Kabarole Islamic Primary and ...
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Earthquake kills up to 50 in Iran
By Alireza Ronaghi. TEHRAN (Reuters) - A strong earthquake hit Lorestan province in west Iran on Friday, killing about 50 people and heavily damaging villages in the area, a senior provincial official said. ...
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Britons among Bahrain boat disaster dead
By Times Online, and Michael Theodoulou. At least 57 people are believed to have died when a leisure boat sank off the coast of Bahrain last night. British nationals are among the victims, Embassy officials confirmed today. ...
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12 killed, 33 injured in Johannesburg building fire
Times of India - India
JOHANNESBURG: A fire swept through a downtown building on Wednesday, killing 12 people and injuring 33 others trapped inside by locked security gates and ...
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28 Killed in Traffic Accident in Yunnan
CRI - Beijing,China
The death toll from a traffic accident in Southwest China has risen to 28 with three others badly injured by Tuesday night, a local government official ...
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At Least Six Dead in I-80 Accident in Blizzard Conditions
KGWN - Cheyenne,WY,USA
The accident scene was cleared overnight but weather conditions kept a 150-mile section of the interstate closed between Cheyenne and Rawlins until about 7:45 ...
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Mine flood death toll rises to 23
Ireland Online - Dublin,Ireland
The death toll in a flood in a northern Chinese coal mine has risen to 23 and five miners remained missing, the government said. ...
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Over 100 dead in ferry disaster
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
By AP. YAOUNDE, Cameroon -- Fishermen searched the seas off Cameroon yesterday for 127 people feared dead after a ferry sank. The ...
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Twelve die, 15 injured in W. Sulawesi bus accident
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
The accident reportedly took place at 5 am when all the passengers of the bus, which left from the Central Sulawesi town of Palu on Wednesday noon on its way ...
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1000 BRIT BABIES WERE KILLED BY DISASTER
Glasgow Daily Record - Glasgow,Scotland,UK
By Mark Mcgivern. MORE than 1000 British babies may have died as a result of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. On the eve of the 20th ...
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Death toll of N. China coal mine accident rises to eight, 20 still
Xinhua - China
... headquarters. The accident took place at 3:30 pm Saturday in the FanjiashanCoal Mine, located in the county of Linxian. Altogether ...
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Eleven Colombian boy scouts killed in flash flood
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
BOGOTA, Colombia, March 20 (Reuters) - Eleven Colombian Boy Scouts were killed during the weekend by a flash flood while bathing in hot springs in the ...
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Seven people killed in Uruguay reality TV show disaster
Reality TV World - Mansfield,MA,USA
By Steve Rogers, 03/20/2006. Seven residents of a Uruguayan town were killed on Friday when they were run over by a train that they ...
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12 students dead, 23 injured in bus accident
Bahrain News Agency - Bahrain
19 (BNA) Speeding and a blown out tyre may have caused a schoolbus accident on a bridge that killed 12 pupils and left 23 others injured, Mexican police said ...
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Fire deaths in Texas rise to 11
Houston Chronicle - United States
... watching it burn and smoke," said 59-year-old Linda Jones, whose town was eventually spared Sunday evening when firefighters air-dropped fire retardant on the ...
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 Tenn. House Fire Kills 9 Family Members
Forbes - USA
A house fire killed nine members of a family, including six children, in eastern Tennessee early Saturday, officials said. The fire ...
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Traffic accident kills 13 in Hubei
Xinhua - China
WUHAN, March 11 (Xinhuanet) -- Thirteen people were killed in a traffic accident which occurred Saturday evening in Central China's Hubei Province, local ...
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Nine killed, 19 injured in Assam accident
Hindustan Times - India
Nine musicians, including two women, were killed and 19 others were injured when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned in Assam's Sonitpur district ...
Death toll rises to 20 in bus accident in Turkey
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
... Tokat Deputy Governor Izzet Ercan, who said that there were two drivers, two stewards and 39 passengers on the bus, speculated that the accident might have ...
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42 die in Nepal accident
Pakistan Dawn - Karachi,Pakistan
KATHMANDU, March 8: Twelve bodies have been found and at least 30 people are still missing after a crowded bus plunged into a river from a mountainous road in ...
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Death toll from sand mine accident rises to 12
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
Two other people survived the accident on Tuesday in Cipatat district near the provincial capital of Bandung."Twelve people are known to have died. ...
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11 killed in Indonesia boat accident
Hindustan Times - India
Eleven people were killed in a boat accident in rough waters off the Indonesian province of North Maluku, media reports said on Monday. ...
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Coach fire leaves 16 dead in S. China
China Daily - China
Sixteen people have been killed as a coach caught fire Wednesday afternoon when driving through Hengxian County in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous ...
Death toll rises to 18 in Hunan coal mine accident
Xinhua - China
CHANGSHA, March 1 (Xinhuanet) -- The death toll rose to 18 in a coal mine accident in Longhui County in Shaoyang, central China's Hunan Province, with the last ...
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Bus accident kills nine in Yunnan
Xinhua - China
KUNMING, Feb. 27 (Xinhuanet) -- Nine people were killed and 20 others injured in a bus accident occurred in southwest China's Yunnan Province Sunday afternoon. ...
11 killed in accident near Rohtak
Webindia123 - India
... Police officials said the accident took place when the Haryana Roadways bus tried to overtake another vehicle and collided with the mini-truck head-on.
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24 killed, seven critically injured in N2 accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Eastern Cape authorities say 24 people have been confirmed dead and six injured after an accident on the N2 at Kinkelbos, east of Port Elizabeth. ...
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Hopes Dim in Mexican Mine Accident on Rescue Effort's Fifth Day
Voice of America - USA
By VOA News. Efforts to rescue 65 miners trapped in a mine in Mexico encountered new obstacles on the fifth day, as hopes dimmed for finding any of them alive. ...
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Russian market disaster death toll rises to 65
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
Workers unload coffins at a Moscow morgue February 25, 2006 for those who died when the roof of a market building collapsed. Russian ...
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23 killed, 24 injured in southwest China bus accident
Kuwait News Agency - Kuwait
... Careless driving was the likely cause of the accident, according to a local traffic police officer. The World Health Organisation ...
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Tanzania bus accident kills 14
Hindustan Times - India
As many as fourteen people were killed when a bus driver lost control of the vehicle and it turned over near Tanzania's capital Dodoma, police said on Friday. ...
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Textile mill fire kills 52 and injures over 150 in Bangladesh
Taipei Times - Taiwan
... recovered 46 more bodies from the charred debris of a textile mill in southeastern Bangladesh yesterday, raising the death toll from the devastating fire to 52 ...
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Iraqi government orders daytime curfews after more than 100 killed
Canada.com - 39 minutes ago
An Iraqi police officer stands guard on a deserted street next to a Sunni mosque, in Baghdad on Friday. (AP Photo/Mohammad Hato). BAGHDAD (AP) - Religious leaders summoned Iraq's Shiites and Sunnis to joint ...
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Architect held as 56 die in collapse of market roof
Times Online - 12 hours ago
RUSSIAN rescue workers called off their search for survivors last night at an indoor market where 56 people were killed when the roof caved in at dawn. For 13 hours they had sifted through a mountain of snow ...
Dozens killed as roof collapses at giant market hall in Moscow Independent
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Death toll rises to 31 in Moscow market hall collapse
Monsters and Critics.com - 37 minutes ago
Moscow - The death toll in the collapse of a market hall in Moscow rose to 31 as emergency workers recovered further bodies from the scene, officials reported. The number of injured was put at 25, with some ...
Moscow Market Roof Crashes, Killing 38 ABC News
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Sivakasi fire toll rises to 10
Chennai Online - Chennai,India
Madurai, Feb 23: The toll in the fire mishap at a cracker manufacturing unit near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu rose to 10 with three women ...
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32 killed in N Sulawesi's flood and Landslides
Antara - Antara,Indonesia
Manado, N Sulawesi (ANTARA News) - Floods and landslides that hit Indonesia`s North Sulawesi province over the past ten days have taken the lives of 32 people. ...
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Death Toll Rises to 10 in Road Accident
CRI - Beijing,China
Ten people were confirmed killed in a highway accident which took place on Monday in Southwest China's Guizhou Province, sources with the provincial bureau of ...
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Philippine military official estimates death toll at about 1,800
Calgary Sun - 49 minutes ago
By HRVOJE HRANJSKI. GUINSAUGON, Philippines (AP) - Rescue workers on Saturday searched a sea of mud in vain for survivors of a massive landslide that killed up to 1,800 people, as officials worried about a repeat of the disaster. ...
Hopes fade for mudslide survivors Mail & Guardian Online
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200 killed, 1,500 missing in Philippines' landslide
Xinhua - 1 hour ago
MANILA, Feb. 17 (Xinhuanet) -- About 200 people were believed to be killed and 1,500 were missing as a landslide buried an entire village on the island of Leyte in the central Philippines on Friday, the head of the Red Cross said. Enditem. MANILA, Feb. ...
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15 die in road accident in far-western Nepal
Xinhua - China
16 (Xinhuanet) -- At least 15 people died in a passenger bus accident in a district of far-western Nepal on Thursday, a local police officer said. ...
Scots fire death rate twice that of UK
Scotsman - United Kingdom
SCOTLAND had more than twice as many fire deaths per head of population as any other part of the UK in 2004, it emerged yesterday. ...
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Traffic accident kills 19 in SW China province
China Daily - China
KUNMING, February 12 (Xinhua) -- A traffic accident killed 19 people in Hekou County in the Hani-Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Honghe, Southwest China's Yunnan ...
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Bus accident kills 12
News24 - South Africa
Johannesburg - Twelve people were killed in a bus accident near Ixopo, KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday morning. KZN police spokesperson ...
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12 die in Chinese mine accident
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Officials said 41 miners escaped after the accident in Central China`s Henn Province, the government Xinhua news agency reported. ...
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PE bus accident leaves eleven dead
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
... on the R61 between Aberdeen and Beaufort West on Wednesday, a day after two Anne Pienaar Memorial School pupils were killed in a bus accident outside Malmesbury ...
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Several killed in German school bus accident
Forbes - USA
COPPENBRUEGGE, Germany (AFX) - Several people were killed today when a truck rammed into a school bus in the northern German town of Coppenbruegge, police said ...
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Freak boating accident kills 11 students
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Zanzibar, Tanzania - Eleven students from a Zanzibari school were killed and one injured on Wednesday in a freak boating accident just off the shores of the ...
12 Turks killed, 18 injured in Rome bus accident
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
... one of the highlights of their incentive trip to Italy - and were heading back to their hotel in Rome's exclusive Via Veneto when the accident occurred on the ...
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Nine killed in bus accident in India-controlled Kashmir
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Nine people were killed and 20 injured in a bus accident in India-controlled Kashmir in the wee hours of Tuesday, Indo-Asian News Service reported. ...
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15 killed, 25 injured as bus catches fire in MP
Times of India - India
BHOPAL: At least 15 people were killed and 25 injured when a bus caught fire in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh on Monday, reports reaching here said. ...
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Egyptian ferry disaster feared to have killed 1,000
Forbes - USA
SAFAGA, Egypt (AFX) - Close to 1,000 people were feared dead as chances dwindled of finding many more survivors from an aging Egyptian ferry that caught fire ...
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Dozens of Bodies, Survivors in Red Sea
San Francisco Chronicle - 55 minutes ago
By SALAH NASRAWI, Associated Press Writer. An Egyptian ferry carrying about 1,300 people sank in the Red Sea early Friday during bad weather, and rescue ships and helicopters pulled dozens of survivors and bodies from the water, an official said. ...
Sea search for 'vanished' cruise ship Times Online
Egyptian Ferry Carrying 1,400 Sinks in Red Sea New York Times
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At least 30 feared dead in Indonesian ferry disaster
Zee News - Noida,India
Jakarta, Feb 1: Rescuers searched today for survivors after a ferry carrying scores of passengers capsized in heavy seas in Eastern Indonesia, leaving at least ...
Scores killed in traffic accident in India
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Lucknow, India - A small truck carrying a wedding party collided head-on with an oil tanker on Tuesday night on a highway in northern India, killing at least ...
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18 killed in 2nd road accident in Egypt
Xinhua - China
... reported. Egyptian official news agency MENA quoted a local official as saying that the bus's high speed was to blame for the accident. ...
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Fourteen tourists from Hong Kong die in bus accident in southern ...
Canada.com - Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
... The tour group had set off from Hong Kong on Friday, and the bus accident happened at about 7 am local time, said the tour agency spokesman, Chow Wing-keung. ...
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15 die in road accident in Bangladesh
Mid-Day Mumbai - Bombay,India
The accident occurred in Natore district, 160 kilometers northwest of the capital, Dhaka, United News of Bangladesh reported, citing unnamed police sources. ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/01/06
Roof Collapse in Poland Takes 60 Lives
Zaman Online - 2 hours ago
By Anadolu News Agency (aa), Warsaw. The roof of an exhibition center in Poland has collapsed due to heavy snowfall. The number of deaths rose to 60 in the accident that injured 141. The Crisis Management Center's ...
Polish Crews Brave Cold to Find Victims ABC News
Polish roof collapse kills 60 NDTV.com
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/01/06
Indonesian boat accident leaves at least 21 dead or missing, say ...
Hindu - Chennai,India
Jakarta, Jan. 27 (AP): An Indonesian boat overturned in heavy seas off Sulawesi Island nearly one week ago, killing or leaving missing ...
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Six killed, 8 injured in car crash on US 281
Corpus Christi Caller Times - Corpus Christi,TX,USA
By Adriana Garza/Caller-Times. LA GLORIA -- Authorities are trying to determine the nationality of six people, five men and one ...
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Seven children in family killed in car crash in Florida
Seattle Times - United States
By Ron Word. LAKE BUTLER, Fla. -- Seven children who had been adopted by a single family were killed Wednesday in a fiery crash when their car was crushed ...
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Many dead, injured in Montenegro train disaster
Mail & Guardian Online - Johannesburg,South Africa
Thirty-nine people were killed and 135 injured when a packed passenger train derailed on Monday in one of the worst accidents to date in the tiny Balkan state ...
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Eight People Killed In Traffic Accident In Ankara
Turkish Press - Plymouth,MI,USA
ANKARA - Eight people died in a traffic accident in Ankara on Monday according to initial information. This morning a municipality ...
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Death toll in M'rashtra bus accident rises to 23
Hindustan Times - India
With one more woman succumbing to her injuries, the death toll in a luxury bus accident near Vani, about 47 km from Nasik has gone up to 23, police said. ...
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Jammu bus accident toll climbs to 56
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
JAMMU: With four more persons succumbing to their injuries on Saturday, the death toll in Friday's bus accident in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir has ...
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Minibus-trailer accident death toll rises to 14
Daily Nation (subscription) - Nairobi,Kenya
... The right side of the minibus, which was on its way to Machakos, was ripped off on impact. Thirteen people died at the scene of the accident. ...
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Office fire in Russian Far East kills nine
Science Daily (press release) - USA
17 (UPI) -- Twelve people in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok remained in serious condition Tuesday after surviving an office building fire that killed ...
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13 killed in bus accident
Daily Nation (subscription) - Nairobi,Kenya
... yesterday morning. Among those who died in the grisly accident at Mlolongo was the bus driver, named only a Rosepa. Travelling from ...
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Vladivostok fire kills 8, injures 15
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
VLADIVOSTOK, January 16 (RIA Novosti, Anatoly Ilyukhov) - At least eight people have died in a fire in an office center in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok ...
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At least 15 dead in boat accident
Australian - Australia
... in a sea parade off the coast of San Ricardo in Southern Leyte province to celebrate the annual feast of the infant Jesus when the accident happened, police ...
11 killed in an accident in Chhattisgarh
Times of India - India
The accident took place around 9 pm on Saturday on the Mumbai-Howrah national highway near Tumgaon village, 80 km north of the state capital. ...
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20 killed in Bangladesh bus accident
Times of India - India
DHAKA: At least 20 people were killed as a bus skidded off a highway and plunged into a roadside ditch in dense fog on the outskirts of the Bangladesh capital ...
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Report: 21 Killed in Russia Train Accident
Brocktown News - NV, USA
The accident occurred at an unguarded train crossing near the village of Voronezhskaya under heavy fog, and the engine car derailed, he said. ...
Disaster in Mecca
Channel 4 News - London,UK
345 people have been killed in a stampede at the Hajj stoning of the devil ceremony. It started as a few people tripping over luggage ...
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Multiple accident claims 48 lives in Benin
The Tide - Port Harcourt,Niger Delta,Nigeria
The happy mood of Eid-el Kabir celebration was yesterday in Benin, Edo State, dampened by a fatal multiple road accident that claimed over 48 persons including ...
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Eight killed, four injured in Philippine dormitory fire
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
MANILA, Philippines - A fire raced through a student dormitory at dawn on Sunday, killing at least eight people in Manila's congested university district, a ...
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Death toll in Mecca disaster rises to at least 76; 62 hurt
Chicago Tribune - United States
... released. The disaster marred the start of the annual gathering of millions of Muslims for the hajj pilgrimage that begins Monday. ...
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13 handicapped children killed in Tajikistan fire
Newindpress - Chennai,India
DUSHANBE: Thirteen children died in an overnight fire at a home for children with physical difficulties in the Tajik capital, police said on Sunday. ...
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Mecca accident toll at 53, none Thai
Bangkok Post - Thailand
Riyadh (dpa) - Rescue operations were still underway today in the Saudi holy city of Mecca where a four-storey building collapsed yesterday killing at least 53 ...
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Jember Flood Death Toll Reaches 118
Antara - Antara,Indonesia
Jember, E Java (ANTARA News) - Massive floods in Panti subdistric, Jember district, East Java province, since Sunday evening (Jan 1) have so far left at least ...
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Bombing Near US Envoy Kills 10
Washington Post - 2 hours ago
By Daniel Cooney. KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 5 -- A suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowded provincial market Thursday about 500 yards from where the US ambassador was meeting with local leaders, officials reported. ...
Around the world Detroit Free Press
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134 killed at holy site, police post in Iraq
Boston Globe - 3 hours ago
By Nelson Hernandez and Saad Sarhan, Washington Post | January 6, 2006. BAGHDAD -- Suicide bombers carried out twin assaults yesterday on one of Shi'ite Islam's most sacred sites and a police recruitment center ...
Across Iraq, a day of death Baltimore Sun
Suicide Attacks, Bombings Leave Nearly 130 Dead in Iraq Los Angeles Times
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Traffic accident kills 8, injures 19 in S. China city
China Daily - China
Eight people were confirmed dead and 19 others injured in a vehicle collision accident on Wednesday noon in Shaoguan City, south China's Guangdong Province ...
At Least 15 Killed in Mecca Hotel Collapse
By SALAH NASRAWI , 01.05.2006, 10:26 AM. At least 15 pilgrims were killed Thursday and 39 injured when a building near the Grand Mosque collapsed around them just after they returned from midday prayers, the Interior Ministry said. ...
Hotel collapses in Mecca, dozens killed, wounded Jerusalem Post
At least 4 killed as building in Mecca collapses MSNBC
Indonesian flood death toll rises to 71
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
JAKARTA: The death toll from flash floods that devastated villages in Indonesia's East Java province has risen to 71, police said on Thursday. ...
German ice rink disaster death toll rises to 15
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... An ice hockey club training session scheduled for late Monday was cancelled just minutes before the disaster, apparently due to concerns about the snow on the ...
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Accident kills 11 in Germany
CCTV - Beijing,China
... Germany's southeast. At least 11 people, including six children, died in the accident, in the town of Bad Reichenhall. Rescue efforts ...
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Sole Survivor of Deadly US Mining Disaster Reported Stable
Voice of America - USA
The sole survivor in a coal mining disaster in the US state of West Virginia was the youngest of the 13 miners who were trapped 80 meters underground ...
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Update 44: Rescue Work Halted at German Ice Rink
Forbes - 27 minutes ago
By STEPHEN GRAHAM , 01.03.2006, 10:31 AM. Rescuers halted their search Tuesday for survivors feared trapped for nearly a full day under the wreckage of a fallen ice rink roof that killed 11 people, including ...
Rink collapse toll expected to rise Toronto Star
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Eight die in Durban accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Eight people have been killed and a number of others injured in an accident involving three cars at Isipingo, south of Durban. Alec ...
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Rescuers hunt for Indonesian flood victims as toll rises to 57
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
Rescue workers are picking through debris and mud Tuesday searching for victims of flash floods that inundated villages in Indonesia's East Java, as the death ...
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Durban accident death toll rises to 10
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
The death toll in yesterday's horror accident at Isipingo Rail, south of Durban, has risen to 10 after another of the critically injured passengers died in ...
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Latest China mining accident claims 13 lives so far
ABC Asia Pacific - Australia
... northern Shanxi province. The death toll from last week's accident now stands at 13, with four workers still missing. There have ...
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Flash flood kills at least 32 in East Java
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
JEMBER, East Java (Antara): At least 32 people were killed when a flash flood swept through four villages in the district of Panti in Jember regency, East Java ...
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