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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3012/07       
New Year's road accident death toll rises to 188 across Thailand
Xinhua - China
31 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from road accidents in the first three days of the so-called seven dangerous days of New Year break rose to 188, ... See all stories on this topic
Rescue effort ends in China coal mine accident, 19 confirmed dead
Xinhua - China
An initial investigation showed operators of Shunfa Coal Mine, whose license had been suspended, illegally resumed production before the accident occurred. ... See all stories on this topic
Toll in Indonesia's landslides and floods climbs to 153
Xinhua - China
30 (Xinhua) -- The number of fatality of landslides and floods in Java Island, Indonesia, has climbed to 153, the National Disaster Management Agency said ... See all stories on this topic
Twelve die in car crash in Zimbabwe
Afrique en ligne - Angers,France
Police said 75 other people, most of them passengers on the bus, were also hurt in the crash with three of them battling for life in hospital. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2912/07 
13 killed in Andhra Pradesh road accident
Hindustan Times - India
The accident occurred at Marripadu village in Nellore district, about 350 kms from Hyderabad. The marriage party was travelling in a Tata Sumo from ... See all stories on this topic
With 34 dead in fires, year is the city's worst since 1998
Baltimore Sun - United States
Without an early warning to escape, he and state fire officials said, individual fires are becoming more deadly, killing three or more people at a time. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2712/07 
Nigeria: Accident Claims 22 in Lafia
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Twenty-two persons were yesterday confirmed dead in Lafia, Nasarawa State, following an auto accident on Lafia-Abuja road. Speaking with the News Agency of ... See all stories on this topic
At Least 120 Dead - Indonesian landslide toll mounts
BBC News - UK
Landslides and floods are regular in Indonesia and many blame deforestation. The latest flood, said to be the worst in a generation, came on the third ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2612/07 
Christmas Day pipeline fire kills 45 near Lagos
Reuters - USA
(NNPC), which operates the pipeline, were still trying to extinguish several fires. The site is located about 2 km (1.25 miles) from the shore of one of the ... See all stories on this topic
Scores dead or missing in Indonesia floods, landslides
AFP -
TAWANGMANGU, Indonesia (AFP) — Floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains left close to 100 people dead or missing on the main Indonesian island of ... ee all stories on this topic
Mine accident kills eight in north China
Xinhua - China
SHIJIAZHUANG, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- Eight miners were confirmed dead due to a lack of oxygen in a local lead and zinc mine at Laiyuan, a county in Baoding ... See all stories on this topic
11 feared death in Indonesian boat accident
Xinhua - China
The accident occurred in the busy waterway Malacca Strait Monday when giant waves struck the boat whose most passengers were women and children. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2212/07 
Egypt ferry accident kills 11
ITN - London,UK
Security sources said the bodies had been recovered after the accident near the town of Minya. It is the third major tragedy in Egypt since the start of the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2012/07    
14 killed in accident near Lahore
United Press International - USA
The accident occurred near Pattoki, 60 miles from Lahore. Seven of the victims were members of one family, the report said. Police were quoted as saying the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1912/07 
More than 90 killed and injured in traffic accident in Cote d'Ivoire
Xinhua - China
20 (Xinhua) -- More than 30 people were killed and about 60 injured in a traffic accident on Wednesday on the trunk line linking Cote d'Ivoire's Bouake and ... See all stories on this topic
Dozens Die in DRC Boat Accident
Voice of America - USA
This was the second boat accident in less than 10 days in the chaotic, war-torn country. Naomi Schwarz has more from VOA's West and Central Africa bureau in ... See all stories on this topic
At least 45 killed in Pakistani rail accident
Radio Netherlands - Netherlands
Karachi (19 December) - A train crash in Pakistan has killed at least 45 people according to official figures. However ambulance personnel say nearly 60 ... See all stories on this topic
14 children killed in road accident in Pakistan
Xinhua - China
19 (Xinhua) -- At least 14 children were killed in a road accident in Pakistan's eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, the News Network International news ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1812/07 
Floods in Malaysia worsen, 26 die
Xinhua - China
18 (Xinhua) -- The number of deaths caused by the floods in Malaysia stood at 26 and thousands more forced to flee homes on Monday, local media reported on ... See all stories on this topic
At least 16 killed in Mexico truck accident
Reuters - USA
Road accidents are common on Mexico's narrow, poorly paved interstate roads. (Reporting by Cyntia Barrera Diaz; Editing by Jason Lange and Bill Trott) See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1412/07
India accident kills at least 10
BBC News - UK
Children were among those killed in the accident in Moga district. Railway official Sriprakash said the bus rammed into a manned railway crossing and hit a ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1212/07
Fires at apartment building, restaurant claim 10 lives in China
International Herald Tribune - France
AP BEIJING: A restaurant fire in southern China killed has killed 10 people, state media reported Thursday, hours after an apartment fire killed 21 in the ... See all stories on this topic
Fire Kills 19 in Central China
The Associated Press -
BEIJING (AP) — A fire tore through an apartment building in central China early Wednesday, killing 19 people and leaving hundreds of other residents trapped ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/12/07  
Fire kills five children in Mexico
Xinhua - China
11 (Xinhua) -- Five children were killed Tuesday in a city northeast of Mexico City when their home caught fire early in the morning, local authorities said ... See all stories on this topic
At least 40 dead in River Congo boat disaster: delegate
AFP -
... out by the naval police near Lisala," in the northeast of DR Congo, a member of an interior ministry delegation visiting the disaster scene told AFP. ... See all stories on this topic
Eight killed, 11 injured in Bolivian traffic accident
Xinhua - China
LIMA, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people were killed and 11 were injured when a bus collided with a truck in Bolivia Monday, according to media ... See all stories on this topic
43 drowned in Turkey accident
Financial Times - London,England,UK
By Vincent Boland At least 43 people were drowned and more were missing after a boat carrying illegal migrants capsized off the western coast of Turkey, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1012/07
Kenya: Highway Accidents Claim 30 Lives
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
In one of the accidents, a University of Nairobi student lay dead in a pool of blood in his full graduation regalia, only moments after he had graduated. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  7/12/07
Death Toll Reaches 105 - Police detain 33 following China coal mine disaster ...
Forbes - NY,USA
BEIJING (Thomson Financial) - Police have detained 33 people in an investigation into a coal mine explosion that has claimed the lives of at least 105 ... See all stories on this topic
Toll rises in China mine accident
Aljazeera.net - Qatar
On Friday rescuers recovered another 26 dead miners from the site of the accidents in Shanxi province, the official Xinhua news agency said, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  2/12/07    
Maxi-Cab Accident Kills 16 Of Marriage Party In Himachal
myHimachal - Sirmour,Himachal Pradesh,India
The accident occurred at about 9 pm on Saturday, he said. Cause of the accident could not be immediately ascertained but the vehicle has rolled down a ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/11/07
'None survive' Turkey plane crash
By Signs of the Times(Signs of the Times)
All 56 people on board a passenger plane which crashed in the early hours in south-western Turkey have died, the airline's chief executive has said. Signs of the Times - http://www.sott.net
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/11/07  
Fire on passenger bus kills 12 in central Indonesia
International Herald Tribune - France
AP JAKARTA, Indonesia: A fire on a crowded passenger bus in central Indonesia killed 12 people including three children Saturday, police said. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/11/07 
Death toll rises to 15 in shipping accident off Shandong coast
Xinhua - China
25 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from Wednesday's shipping accident off the coast of east China's Shandong Province has increased to 15, with one person still ... See all stories on this topic
Kenya: Nine Die in Morning Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Nine people died in an early morning accident between a matatu and a lorry on the Nyeri-Nairobi highway. The crash occurred near Kakuzi head offices at 9am. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/11/07
Road accident kills 6, injures 20 in Bangladesh
Xinhua - China
21 (Xinhua) -- At least six people were killed and 20 people injured in a tragic road accident in Bangladesh's Narsingdi district, 45 northeast of capital ... See all stories on this topic
Flood toll reaches 153 in Papua New Guinea
Xinhua - China  1 (Xinhua) -- The number of death toll from flooding in Oro province of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has risen to 153, local newspaper The National reported on .. See all stories on this topic
Saudi Arabia says gas pipeline fire killed 40
Reuters UK - UK
RIYADH, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The final death toll from a gas pipeline fire in Saudi Arabia on Sunday was 40, Saudi Aramco said on Tuesday. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/11/07  
Nigeria: Road Accident Claims 24 in Abia
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
The poor condition of federal roads in the Southeast has continued to claim lives as 24 persons died at the weekend in a ghastly motor accident. ... See all stories on this topic
Ukraine mourns worst-ever mine disaster
AFP - "The bodies of 88 miners have been found" and 12 others are missing, the statement said after the toll passed that of the 2000 disaster at the Barakov mine ... See all stories on this topic
Cyclone death toll in Bangladesh rises to 3447
Xinhua - China
20 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from cyclone which hit Bangladesh last Thursday night reached 3447 at 11 am Tuesday, according to the Bangladesh Army disaster ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/11/07
Cyclone death toll in Bangladesh rises to 2407
Xinhua - China
19 (Xinhua) -- Deadly cyclone Sidr that ripped through Bangladesh's coastal district last Thursday night so far killed 2407, a spokesman for the Disaster ... ee all stories on this topic
Fire at Saudi gas pipeline kills at least 28 people
Daily Star - Lebanon - Beirut,Lebanon
By Agence France Presse (AFP) RIYADH: Twenty-eight people were killed and 12 others are missing after a fire broke out on a gas pipeline in an oil-rich ... ee all stories on this topic
PNG flood toll reaches 71
ABC Online - Australia
By PNG Correspondent Steve Marshall More than 70 people are reported to have been killed in Papua New Guinea because of heavy flooding caused by Cyclone ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/11/07
Death toll in Vietnam flood rises to 45
Hindustan Times - India
At least 45 people have been killed, 61 injured and seven others missing in heavy floods caused by torrential rain in Vietnam's central region, ... See all stories on this topic
Eight Killed in Traffic Accident
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
TABUK, 16 November 2007 — Eight people died when a minibus carrying five teachers and a car carrying a Saudi family of nine collided on a road 50 km away ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll in China elevator plunge reaches 11
Reuters - USA
BEIJING, Nov 15 (Reuters) - The death toll from a building site accident in eastern China when an elevator plunged more than 20 storeys has reached 11 after ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/11/07  
Chile declares disaster zone in the wake of earthquake affecting ...
Granma International - La Habana,Cuba
The Chilean government today declared the northern part of the country a disaster zone after a 7.7 degree earthquake on the Richter scale occurred on ... See all stories on this topic

Region:                            ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE
Geographic coordinates:            22.189S,  69.843W
Magnitude:                        7.7 Mw
Depth:                            60 km
Universal Time (UTC):             14 Nov 2007  15:40:53

7 Omagh fire bodies to be removed
Irish Times - Ireland
It is hoped that the remains of a family of seven that perished in a house fire in Omagh this week will be removed from the debris of their home today. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/11/07
Mexico flood death toll 13
PRESS TV - Tehran,Iran
Death toll from one of the worst floods in Mexico has soared to 13 while the government has put a lot of effort to keep the figure low. ... See all stories on this topic
11 Die in China Karaoke Hall Fire
The Associated Press -
BEIJING (AP) — A fire in a karaoke hall killed at least 11 people in northern China early Wednesday, state media said. Xinhua News Agency said the 11 were ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/11/07
Floods kill 20, leave 6 missing in central Vietnam
China Daily - China
HANOI - Flooding in Vietnam's central region has killed 20 people, left six others missing and injured six since November 10, according to the Central ... See all stories on this topic
Executive jet crash kills 8 in Brazil - CNN.com
The plane, owned by an air taxi company, was en route to Rio de Janeiro ... Killed in the crash were the pilot, the co-pilot and at least six people on the ...
Family of seven feared dead in house fire
Guardian Unlimited - UK
A couple and their five children were feared dead today in one of Northern Ireland's worst ever fire tragedies. The youngest of the victims was a baby, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/11/07 
Somali flood death toll rises
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Mogadishu - At least 16 bodies were found on Saturday in the Somali capital, bringing the death toll from some of the worst fighting in Mogadishu in months ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/11/07 
29 Dead in China Coal Mine Accident
The Associated Press -
Xinhua News Agency said the accident happened at the Qunli mine in Nayong county in Guizhou province. It said rescue workers had recovered 28 bodies. ... See all stories on this topic
Blaze in Tula Region Kills 32 Pensioners
Moscow News - Russia
Firefighters say that the 50 year old building completely lacked fire safety systems. The fire in the retirement home started at about 1:30 pm Moscow time ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/11/07 
Report: South African nursing home fire kills 12
International Herald Tribune - France
The fire occurred at the nursing home near the KwaZulu-Natal town of Nkandla, SAPA said, citing emergency officials. It was not immediately how many people ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/11/07
Kenya accident kills 16 people
Aljazeera.net - Qatar
An explosion triggered by the collision between a bus and a lorry carrying petroleum has killed 16 people in Kenya. "The bus burned out completely and this ... See all stories on this topic
Flood toll in Vietnam rises to 70
Xinhua - China
6 (Xinhua) -- Floods, which have hit Vietnam's central region since Oct. 29, have killed 60 local people and left 10 others missing, according to the ... ee all stories on this topic
Death toll in retirement home fire in Russia made 31
Moscow News - Russia
MOSCOW (RIA Novosti) - The death toll in a fire at a retirement home in the central Russian region of Tula on Sunday rose to 31 people as emergency workers ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 511/07
Road accident kills 14 after wedding in Azerbaijan
International Herald Tribune - France
AP BAKU, Azerbaijan: A minibus slammed into a parked truck on a road in Azerbaijan early Monday, killing 14 people on their way home from a wedding and ... See all stories on this topic
Russian nursing home fire kills at least 23 people
Globe and Mail - Canada
AP MOSCOW — A fire tore through a nursing home in Russia, killing at least 23 people, an emergency official said Monday — the latest in a series of deadly ... See all stories on this topic
Flooding claims 42 lives in Vietnam
Xinhua - China
5 killed 42 people and left six others missing, according to the Central Steering Committee for Flood andStorm Prevention on Monday. ... See all stories on this topic
Eight killed in Sao Paulo plane crash
Eight killed in Sao Paulo plane crash An executive jet crashed in a heavily populated neighbourhood of Sao Paulo yesterday afternoon, killing eight people and injuring three others just months after the city suffered the nation's ...
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29 Dead in Argentine Prison Fire
The Associated Press -
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A fire apparently set as part of an escape attempt swept through an Argentine prison cellblock and killed at least 29 inmates ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/11/07 
12 people killed in road accident in Syria
International Herald Tribune - France
SANA said the accident occurred late Friday on the Hasakah-Tel-Temr road about 600 kilometers (375 miles) north of Damascus. Dr. Marwan al-Hammoud, ... See all stories on this topic
4 Firefighters die - Fire becomes Warwickshire's 'worst nightmare'
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
The fireman's words summed up the shock and despair felt by his 80 colleagues from Warwickshire, the West Midlands and Hereford and Worcester fire services ... See all stories on this topic
10 family members killed in an accident in Punjab
Hindustan Times - India
The accident occurred late Friday night when the car driver failed to negotiate a curve on a road near Buchhar Kalan village in Tarn Taran, a district on ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/11/07
Flood toll reaches 20 in Vietnam
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
"We have sent soldiers, doctors and volunteers to help local people to overcome the flood consequences and to make sure that no one is left hungry and ... See all stories on this topic
Flood toll rises to 23, low pressure persists
Hindu - Chennai,India
(Right) A helicopter pressed into service for supplying food packets to the flood-hit in Allur and Kavali mandals. HYDERABAD: Rain lashed South Andhra with ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/10/07
Nigeria: Accident - 40 Burnt to Death, Several Others Injured On ...
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
NO fewer than 40 persons were burnt to death while several others were badly injured in a multiple accident Sunday night along the Lagos/Ibadan expressway. ... See all stories on this topic
14 killed in AP flood fury
Times of India - India
Floods wreaked havoc in Kadapa, Prakasam and Chittoor districts, disrupting road and rail traffic. Nellore district bore the brunt with 14 people perishing ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/10/07 
China bus accident kills nine, injures 20
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
BEIJING (Reuters) - Nine people were killed and at least 20 others injured when a bus crashed through a guard rail and tumbled off a highway in northwest ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/10/07
Rains Flood Capital of Congo, 30 Die
The Associated Press -
Regions outside the capital had already been suffering from heavy rain and flooding for three days. More than 200 homes were flooded in the village of ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/10/07
Mexico Oil Rig Accident Kills 18
The Associated Press -
Pemex said it would take three to five days to control the leak caused by Tuesday's accident, but noted that it mainly involved gas. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/10/07
CHINA: FIRE IN SHOE FACTORY, 37 DEAD
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia - Italy
(AGI) - Beijing, Oct 22 - At least 37 have died and 19 were injured in a fire inferno which broke out in a shoe factory in Fujian province, in southeast ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/10/07
15 Killed in Indonesian Boat Accident
The Associated Press -
Overcrowding and poorly enforced safety standards mean accidents are common. (This version corrects that boat capsized, sted sank) ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/10/07
At least 35 feared dead in Gambia boat accident
Africasia - London,UK
At least 35 Senegalese are missing and feared dead after their boat capsized late last week off Gambia's shores, new figures released by rescue officials ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/10/07   
14 Egyptians killed in road accident in South Sinai
International Herald Tribune - France
There were no casualties in the water tanker, but all the van's passengers died in the accident. Deadly road accidents are common in Egypt and tend to be ... See all stories on this topic
Flood avalanche kills 14 in Costa Rica
AFP -
SAN JOSE (AFP) — Flooding from days of heavy rain left 14 people dead in a mudslide in Costa Rica and sowed chaos in neighboring Panama, displacing scores ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/10/07
Sixteen shot dead as bereaved dad opens fire
NEWS.com.au - Australia
A BEREAVED father led an armed group that opened fire on his daughter's in-laws in central Pakistan killing 16 people including three children, police said. ... See all stories on this topic
Briton among eight dead in Thai cave hit by flash flood
Independent - London,England,UK
A Belgian tourist was killed by a flood in the same cave several years ago. The province's governor, Winai Phopradit, said he had ordered the park to close ... See all stories on this topic
21 dead, 16 missing in Colombia mine disaster
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Twenty-one Colombian miners died and 16 were missing in a landslide at an open pit gold mine in the southwest part of the country on ... See all stories on this topic
23 dead in flood-ravaged Haitian town
CBC News - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
At least 23 people are dead as a result of flooding that swamped a town in central Haiti, government officials say. A rain-swollen river overflowed in ... See all stories on this topic
Seven killed in Bogota plane crash
By India eNews
At least seven people, including two on the ground, were killed when a small private plane crashed shortly after take-off from Bogota's El Dorado airport, the Spanish news agency EFE said quoting officials.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/10/07
9 killed, 5 injured in road accident in southern Egypt
International Herald Tribune - France
Deadly road accidents are common in Egypt and tend to be blamed on poorly maintained vehicles, bad roads and a lack of respect for traffic regulations. ... See all stories on this topic
41 Hindu Pilgrims Killed in Bus Accident
The Associated Press -
The accident took place at Vishnuprayag, in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state, when the driver of the bus, which was carrying 45 passengers, ...  See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/10/07
28 dead, 90 injured in Brazil accidents
Hindustan Times - India
The first accident occurred late on Tuesday when a truck collided with a bus while trying to pass another vehicle on a curve, while the second incident, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/10/07  
Uganda: 14 Killed On Lake Albert Boat Disaster, Grenade Hits 3 Kids
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
AT LEAST 14 people died on Sunday morning in Bulisa district when a boat capsized at Butiaba landing site on Lake Albert. The boat, carrying 25 passengers, ... See all stories on this topic
Ten confirmed dead in Washington plane crash
By - wcpn  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Search crews have found the bodies of all nine skydivers and the pilot in the wreckage of an airplane that went missing over the Cascade mountains of Washington state on Sunday, a state spokeswoman said on ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/10/07  
Ten die in Free State accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Spokesperson Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said the accident happened at about 6.45pm on Sunday about 30 kilometres outside Memel on the R34. ... See all stories on this topic
Underground fire kills illegal miners
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
An underground fire has claimed the lives of 23 miners illegally working inside a disused shaft at the St Helena Mine, in Welkom, on the Free State ... See all stories on this topic
Flood toll in Vietnam reaches 67
Xinhua - China n the most severe flood in the country over the past 45 years, central Nghe An province suffered the biggest human loss with 20 deaths and 11 missing, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/10/07
28 dead in Cuba as train slams into bus
AFP - HAVANA (AFP) — At least 28 people were killed and 73 injured in Cuba's deadliest accident in years Saturday after a train slammed into a bus, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/10/07
17 killed, 21 injured in road accident in northern Iran
International Herald Tribune - France
AP TEHRAN, Iran: At least 17 people were killed and another 21 injured early Saturday in a road accident in northern Iran, state television reported. ...
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21 killed in Vietnam flash floods triggered
Hindustan Times - India
Floods triggered by a tropical storm are being blamed for the deaths of at least 21 people in Vietnam and with 22 others missing, the toll is expected to ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll from Congo plane crash rises to at least 50; transport ...
KINSHASA, Congo - Congo fired its transport minister Friday as emergency workers extinguished the last flames from a plane crash in the capital and found still more bodies... Home - BostonHerald.com - http://www.bostonherald.com/
Flooding, landslides kill 18 in Vietnam
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
Flooding after typhoon Lekima hit on Wednesday night has killed four people and swept away 16 others in the central province of Nghe An, state-run Voice of ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/10/07 
8 killed, 11 hurt in road accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
Wreckage: The mangled remains of a sports utility vehicle that was involved in an accident on Kanakapura road, near Bangalore, on Thursday. ... See all stories on this topic
DR Congo plane crash kills 38
By uusjio "The aircraft "messed up its takeoff" for unknown reasons at the nearby international airport of Kinshasa-Ndjili and crashed around 0940... read more. The News is NowPublic.com - World:... - http://www.nowpublic.com/developing?filter=news&order=recent
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/10/07 
West Bengal flood situation improves, toll mounts to 65
Press Trust of India - New Delhi,India
Kolkata, Oct 3 (PTI) The death toll due to flood in West Bengal rose to 65, even as the overall flood situation in the state today further improved with ... See all stories on this topic
Moscow institute fire toll reaches nine overnight
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The death toll from a fire at a business institute in Moscow climbed to nine on Wednesday, after three more people died overnight from ... See all stories on this topic
Bus fire kills at least 27
Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
TWENTY-SEVEN people were killed when a bus caught fire in southwest China, the state Xinhua news agency said, citing rescuers. The remaining 11 passengers ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/10/07
West Bengal flood situation improves, toll rises to 54
Hindu - Chennai,India
Kolkata, Oct. 1 (PTI): The overall flood scene in West Bengal improved today, except in some areas in West Midnapore district, even as the death toll ... See all stories on this topic
South Asia Flood Death Toll Rises to 4000 as UN Seeks More Aid
Bloomberg - USA
By Michael Heath Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- The death toll from monsoon floods in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan rose to more than 4000 people and the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/10/07 
Tourists among eight killed in road accidents
Daily Nation (subscription) - Nairobi,Kenya
Eight people were yesterday killed in two separate road accidents. Three tourists and their Kenyan driver died, while two others were injured in an accident ...
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Two more found in bridge disaster but more missing
Viet Nam News - Hanoi,Vietnam  - Can Tho Bridge Collapse 47 people were killed and 82 injured
Hung asked the Ministry of Transport to urgently identify the cause of the accident, address problems related to the disaster and ensure bridge work ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/09/07
Twelve killed in road accident in eastern Guinea
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
One of the vehicles was carrying passengers on the treacherous route into Mali, an accident hotspot in the West African country. State television blamed the ... See all stories on this topic
Flood toll rises to 48
The Statesman - Kolkata,India
29: The flood situation took a grim turn in West Midnapore in Daspur area, while the situation improved slightly in Howrah and Hooghly. ... See all stories on this topic
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Flood death toll reaches 11
The Statesman - Kolkata,India
28: The flood situation of the district remained unchanged despite the recession of the water level of different river. The death toll has reached to 11. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/09/07
Rwanda: Flood Death Toll Rises to 17 People
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Two more bodies of flood victims have been retrieved in Bigogwe Sector in Nyabihu District, bringing the death toll to seventeen. The dead persons could not ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/09/07  
Seven die in highway car crash
Kathimerini - Athens,Greece
Seven people were killed in a crash on the Athens-Thessaloniki national road near Thebes on Saturday after a car carrying three people crashed through the ... See all stories on this topic
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Ghana: Recent Flood in U/E Region - 31 People Confirmed Dead, Over ...
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
The team was in the region to assess the extent of damage caused by the heavy rains that preceded the floods. The team was made up of the Ghana Armed Forces ... See all stories on this topic
16 killed, four injured in Qila Saifullah road accident
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
QUETTA: At least 16 people were killed and four injured on Friday when a Qila Saifullah-bound passenger van collided head on with a Balochistan Frontier ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/09/07 
Seven Egyptians die in rural septic tank accident
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
CAIRO, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Six Egyptian men died one after another as they descended into a rural septic tank in a failed attempt to rescue a 17-year-old ... See all stories on this topic
Flood fury in Andhra, 36 killed in 3 days
Sify - Taramani,Chennai,India
Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy reviewed the flood situation through a teleconference with district collectors and asked them to be on alert to evacuate ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/09/07
Eight killed in Henan traffic accident
China Daily - China
At least eight people died and 24 others were injured in a traffic accident in Central China's Henan Province on Monday, local police said on Tuesday. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/09/07
Road accident kills 11, injures 12
China Daily - China
The accident occurred at around 7:20 am on Sunday in the Hanjiaoshui Township, Zhongning County, Zhongwei City, killing five instantly, a spokesman for the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/09/07
88 killed, 42 injured in plane crash in Thailand
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As many as 88 people were killed and 42 injured when a budget airliner crashed in attempting to land at the et International Airport in southern Thailand Sunday afternoon, reports here said. Channel: News Tags: plane crash.
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29 more die in South Asia floods
AFP -More than 2.5 million people have been marooned or displaced while crops across two million acres (800000 hectares) of land have been damaged, Flood ... ee all stories on this topic
Bangladesh flood death toll crosses 1000
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan  The government's health department said in the last two days 23 people have died in the low-lying nation, mostly drowning in swirling flood water, ...
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Death toll rises to 11 in traffic accident
China Daily - China
CHENGDU -- Rescuers have pulled out two more bodies from a river, bringing the death toll of Thursday's traffic accident in Southwest China's Sichuan ...
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15 Pilgrims Killed in Accidents
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
The first accident took place when a Mercedes bus carrying 51 pilgrims overturned after hitting a barrier along the Hijrah Road, 60 kilometers southwest of ...  See all stories on this topic
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Nine US soldiers killed in Baghdad accident
AFP - BAGHDAD (AFP) -- Nine US soldiers have been killed in Iraq, including seven in a vehicle accident in western Baghdad on Monday, the military said. ... See all stories on this topic
Road Accident in Mexico Kills 37 in Huge Explosion
New York Times - United States
The accident occurred about 20 miles from Monclova on the two-lane highway toward San Pedro de las Colonias, just outside the city of Torreón. Gov. ... See all stories on this topic
9 killed, 9 hurt in Tabuk City road accident
Manila Bulletin - Philippines
... Elf truck bearing license plate number DTW-421, fully loaded with corn to be sold in Tabuk City and Tuguegarao, Cagayan, when the accident happened. ... See all stories on this topic
Smelter fire kills eight in China
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
A fire caused by embers from a new lead smelter killed eight people and injured 10 in northwestern China, state media said. The fire on Saturday in Gansu ... see all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/09/07 
Seven dead, 23 injured in NW China bus accident
China Daily - China
XI'AN -- Seven people were confirmed dead and 23 others were injured when a bus veered off the road and hit a mound on Saturday in northwest China's Shaanxi ... See all stories on this topic
27 Killed in Tanzania Bus Accident
The Associated Press -
ARUSHA, Tanzania (AP) -- At least 27 people were killed in a bus accident on Saturday in southwestern Tanzania, a senior police officer said. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/09/07 
Eight killed in Congo plane crash
Eight people were killed when a cargo plane overshot the runway and caught fire while landing in the eastern Congolese town of Goma on Friday, the latest in a spate of crashes in the central African state. The Russian-made Antonov plane ...
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Truck Accident Kills 72 in India
The Associated Press -
The accident occurred when the truck driver lost control while taking a sharp turn near the city of Jaisalmer in rural Rajasthan state, the Press Trust of ... See all stories on this topic
Thirty killed in car crash in northern Nigeria
Earthtimes.org - USA
Abuja - Thirty people were burned to death in Gusau, north-west Nigeria Friday when a vehicle in which they were travelling was crashed, local reports said. ... See all stories on this topic
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15 killed, several missing in west Nepal boat accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
The accident occurred yesterday in a village in Banke district, 650 km west of Kathmandu, when a group of 42 people were crossing the swollen river on their ... See all stories on this topic
China pronounces 172 miners dead in mining disaster
AFP -
Although officials had previously insisted the tragedy was simply a natural disaster, State Administration of Work Safety chief Li Yizhong said this week ... See all stories on this topic
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19 killed in accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the accident. Khanduri also announced a compensation of Rs 50000 to the next of kin of the deceased, ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 31/08/07
Six firefighters die battling fierce forest fire on Croatian island
International Herald Tribune - France
The body of the sixth firefighter, who went missing in the fire Thursday, was found on Friday morning at the spot, the state rescue service said. ...See all stories on this topic
Kenyan accident toll climbs to 28
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Nairobi - The death toll from a road accident in western Kenya climbed to 28 after seven injured patients died overnight, police said on Friday. ...See all stories on this topic
At least 8 killed, 40 injured in train disaster in Rio
Xinhua - China
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 30 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people died and 40 got injured in a collision between two trains in Rio de Janeiro's metropolitan region ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/08/07
China puts summer flood death toll at 1138
Reuters - USA
The flood death toll of 1138, last updated on Monday, was down about 50 percent from the average for the same period of previous years, E said. ...See all stories on this topic
Uganda: More Than 70 Die in Road Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
The death toll in a major road accident in Uganda has risen to more than 70, agencies report. The BBC reports that at least 57 of the people killed were ...See all stories on this topic
Fire breaks out near Athens; death toll 61
Hindu - Chennai,India
27(AP): A fire broke out on Monday on the fringes of Athens, burning down a slope of Mount Ymittos and bearing down on a suburb of the capital as wildfires ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/08/07 
13 die in plane crash - man and baby survive
AN Antonov plane carrying tin ore crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff in eastern Congo overnight, killing 13 people on board, but a young man and a baby boy survived, officials and residents said.digg / dig - http://digg.com/
Flood Toll in N.Korea at 454 Dead, 156 Missing
Chosun Ilbo - Seoul,South Korea
In a comprehensive compilation of reports on flood damage from North Korean authorities and international agencies, UNOCHA said torrential rains in early ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/08/07
Flood toll shoots up to 702 in Bangladesh
Xinhua - China
26 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from flood-related incidents in Bangladesh rose to 702 by Sunday morning, private news agency UNB reported. ...See all stories on this topic
Greece Forest-Fire Death Toll Climbs to 51; More Feared Dead
Bloomberg - USA
``Many people were surprised, panicked or refused to leave their homes,'' fire service spokesman Nikolaos Diamantis said today in a televised news ...See all stories on this topic
Uttarakhand: 11 dead, 7 injured in bus accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
Senior police and administrative officials had rushed to the accident site to supervise rescue work. The injured were shifted to a private hospital in ...See all stories on this topic
Bihar flood death toll rises to 450
Times of India - India
PATNA: Thirty more deaths were reported from flood-hit areas in Bihar on Friday, taking the toll to 450 as the overall situation improved with the level of ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/08/07
Bihar flood situation eases, toll rises to 420
Hindu - Chennai,India
24 (PTI): With reports of 18 deaths from the flood-hit districts in Bihar, the toll in the recent deluge rose to 420 in the State even as there was ...ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/08/07
Prison fire kills 25 convicts in Brazil
Reuters - USA
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Twenty-five convicts died on Thursday in a fire set during a gang fight in a prison in central Brazil, a local government official said ...See all stories on this topic
Midwest, Plains Flooding Deaths Reach 22
Washington Post - United States
Fog shrouds the hillside above old farm buildings, surrounded by flood waters, near La Crescent, Minn., Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2007. A powerful storm system that ...See all stories on this topic
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Thirty-nine feared dead in Congo ferry accident
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Thirty-nine people are believed to have been killed in a weekend ferry disaster in northern Democratic ...See all stories on this topic
China calls mining accident that trapped 181 'natural disaster'
Globe and Mail - Canada
AP XINTAI, CHINA -- A Chinese cabinet minister sought Wednesday to portray a mining accident that left 181 miners trapped and presumed dead as a natural ...See all stories on this topic
Nigeria: Flood Kills 47 in Plateau
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
More than 200 villages in the southern part of Plateau State were described yesterday as "endangered settlements" even as the death toll from the flood that ...See all stories on this topic
Bodies of North Korean flood victims float to South
Reuters - USA
By Jessica Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The bodies of 11 North Koreans, victims of floods that have killed hundreds in the reclusive state, floated into the South ...
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Bodies of North Korean flood victims float to South
Reuters - USA
By Jessica Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - The bodies of 11 North Koreans, victims of floods that have killed hundreds in the reclusive state, floated into the South ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/08/07  
29 killed in AJK accident
Pakistan Dawn - Karachi,Pakistan
The accident occurred at about 11:45 am near Chilyana village, some 50 kilometres northeast of here, said Nabeel Ahmed Qureshi, Deputy Commissioner of the ...See all stories on this topic
Bus accident in Nepal kills 19
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
Chetri said police rescuers reached the site as soon as they heard about the accident and local villagers also helped in the rescue. ...See all stories on this topic
11 girls killed in Alwar road accident
Hindustan Times - India
At least 12 people, including 11 college girls, were killed and three injured on Monday when a mini bus they were travelling in collided with a truck near ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/08/07
South Asia flood death toll tops 2700
Forbes - NY,USA
NEW DELHI (Thomson Financial) - The death toll from floods triggered by heavy rains and snow melt in South Asia topped 2700 Sunday as some rivers in India ...See all stories on this topic
Two firefighters killed battling fire near Ground Zero
Newsday - Long Island,NY,USA
Fire broke out at the abandoned Deutsche Bank Building,bordering Ground Zero.Two firefighters were killed trying to battle the blaze. ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/08/07
Bangladesh flood death toll rises to 516
Xinhua - China
According to the food and disaster management ministry, nearly 200000 people are still staying in relief centers in 39 flood-hit districts out of the ...See all stories on this topic
Rescuers killed in Utah mine accident
RTE.ie - Ireland
Two rescuers have died and seven others were injured after an accident during efforts to reach six miners buried underground in the US state of Utah. ...See all stories on this topic
42 Dead China reporters probing bridge disaster "beaten"
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
By Chris Buckley BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese journalists probing a bridge collapse that killed dozens of people said they were harassed and beaten by local ...See all stories on this topic
UN official: Earthquake kills 450, injures 1500 in Peru
Xinhua - China
"We got that figure from the National Disaster Management Authority in Peru," she said, adding that the quake has also destroyed almost 400 houses and cut ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/08/07
PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT- Initial reports show in excess of 50 deaths ***This event will be revised - 
Region:                        NEAR COAST OF CENTRAL PERU
Geographic coordinates:        13.322S,  76.508W
Magnitude:                    7.9 Mw
Depth:                        40 km
Universal Time (UTC):         15 Aug 2007  23:40:58
Time near the Epicenter:      15 Aug 2007  18:40:58
Local time in your area:      15 Aug 2007  23:40:58
Location with respect to nearby cities:
  43 km (27 miles) WNW (289 degrees) of Chincha Alta, Peru
 110 km (68 miles) NW (316 degrees) of Ica, Peru
 148 km (92 miles) SSE (157 degrees) of LIMA, Peru
ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS
event ID                     :  US 2007gbcv
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist at NEIC
For subsequent updates, maps, and technical information, see:
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/eqcenter/recenteqsww/Quakes/us2007gbcv.php
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/08/07 
12 die in flash flood in Shimla
Hindu - Chennai,India
14 (PTI): Twelve people were feared washed away in a flash flood caused by cloudburst at a village, about 175 km from here today, a senior district official ...See all stories on this topic
Flood havoc continues, over 30 die
Hindu - Chennai,India
... and the Ganga was hovering around the danger mark at Rishikesh and Haridwar threatening to flood more areas in the plains of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. ...See all stories on this topic
Havoc flood situation in N-Korea; 100 fears missing or dead
Newstrack India - Delhi,India
In a rare situation, North Korea have to face the problems of heavy rains and flood situation which causes the damage of billions of worth assets and more ...See all stories on this topic
Flood-related cholera outbreak kills 49 in east Sudan
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
KASSALA, Sudan (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in eastern Sudan, which has spread due to devastating floods across the region, has killed 49 people and ...See all stories on this topic
Malaysian bus crash kills 19
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
"The impact of the accident ripped off the roof," Raja Musa said from the site in Bukit Gantang, about 200 km north of Kuala Lumpur. ...See all stories on this topic
Ammo depot fire: 25 still missing
Times of India - India
... command chief Lt General HS Panag said on Monday that 25 people are still missing in the aftermath of the devastating fire at the depot on Saturday. ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/08/07
Flood death toll in Bangladesh hits 481
Xinhua - China
15 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from flood-related incidents like drowning, waterborne diseases and snakebites in Bangladesh shot up to 481 till Wednesday ...See all stories on this topic
20 dead in Malaysian road accident
Hindustan Times - India
The accident occurred at 4.45 am when the bus from Johor Baru of southern Johor state was heading towards Alor Star of northern Kedah state, ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/08/07  
More than 2200 dead in flood-hit SAsia
France24 - Paris,France
In impoverished Bihar, where about 15 million people have been displaced and scores of roads remain submerged, 39 people died in flood-related incidents ...See all stories on this topic
Bihar flood toll mounts to 260
Hindu - Chennai,India
12 (PTI): With 38 fresh deaths reported from five worst flood-hit districts, the toll in the current spell of floods in Bihar today mounted to 260 and the ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/08/07
Vietnam flood toll hits 65, more landslides feared
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
Eight people were still missing in the central region, where the flood waters were beginning to recede after a deluge triggered by a storm. ...See all stories on this topic
FRENCH POL: Plane crash claims at least 17 lives
In French Polynesia, 17 bodies have been recovered after an Air Moorea twin engine Dorner aircaft crashed earlier today. Twenty-people are believed to have been on the flight. Most of them are thought to be locals.
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Storms in Asia Blamed for 55 Deaths
ABC News - USA
The death toll could rise if the weather does not improve in the next few days," said Trinh Nhu Tien, a Vietnamese provincial disaster official said. ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/08/07  
South Asia flood toll hits 2000
NEWS.com.au - Australia
THE number of deaths triggered by monsoon flooding in India, Bangladesh and Nepal since June crossed 2000 today even as the torrents receded. ...See all stories on this topic
Mine flood in southwest China kills 12
International Herald Tribune - France
AP BEIJING: Water that had collected in an abandoned coal mine burst through into an adjacent work site, killing 12 miners, state media reported. ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/08/07
Torrential rains leave 12 dead -- disaster officials
INQ7.net - Philippines
... including Metro Manila, continued to be submerged in floodwaters, according to reports from the National Disaster Coordinating Council (NDCC). ...
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Flood death toll rises to 24 in Vietnam
Earthtimes.org - USA
In neighbouring Lam Dong province, six people werekilled, according to Phuong Dinh Bao with the flood and storm department of the province. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/08/07
Ten killed in road accident in Turkey
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Ankara - At least 10 people were killed in a road accident in central Turkey on Monday when a van carrying workers collided with a truck, Anatolia news ...See all stories on this topic
South Asian flood death toll tops 360
USA Today - USA
At least 15 people died Monday when heavy currents sank their boat on the flood-swollen Ganges River in Bihar state. Another 30 people were still missing, ...
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100 killed Congo Train accident
Namibian - Windhoek,Namibia
... assess the damage and help bury the dead at the scene of the accident, about 170 kilometres northwest of Kananga, capital of Kasai Occidental province. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/08/07  
15 killed in bus accident in Kazakhstan
Hindu - Chennai,India
5 (Xinhua): Fifteen people were killed and five others injured in a serious bus accident in Kazakhstan's western Aktyubinsk state, local media reported on ...
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Nine Bodies Recovered From Boarding House Fire In Slovakia
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - Prague,Czech Republic
A police official says two residents of the boarding house for low-income families at Kysucke Nove Mesto are still missing since the fire on August 3. ...
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Death toll in monsoon disaster rises to 1400
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
The United Nations Children's Fund said the scale of the disaster posed an "unprecedented challenge" for aid workers. The agency said that in India alone, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/08/07 
Bangladeshi flood death toll reaches 120
Xinhua - China
The flood caused by heavy downpour and onrush of water from upper riparian in India left over eight million people in 38 out of the country's 64 districts ...
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At Least 50 Dead, 100 Missing In Sierra Leone Boat Accident
Voice of America - USA
By VOA News Officials in Sierra Leone say at least 50 people are believed dead and more than 100 are missing after a boat capsized in rough seas near the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/08/07  
India's flood toll climbs above 1000
ABC Online - Australia
"The flood situation is very, very serious, the situation we have now is unprecedented in the past 30 years," he said. Uttar Pradesh relief commissioner ...
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2 volunteer firefighters killed, 2 hurt in East Texas house fire
Houston Chronicle - United States
The two dead firefighters men were part of the Noonday Volunteer Fire Department, which was among the units fighting the 2 am house fire about ten miles ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/08/07  
100 people killed in Congo train accident
Guardian Unlimited - UK
About 100 people died in a train accident in which seven carriages overturned, officials in the Democratic Republic of the Congo said yesterday. ...
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Boating accident claims 28
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
By AP LUCKNOW, India -- An overcrowded boat evacuating people from a flooded village capsized in a rain-swollen river in northern India yesterday, ...
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Death toll rises in US bridge disaster
Stuff.co.nz - Wellington,New Zealand
The cause of the disaster was not yet known, state police said. Governor Pawlenty said the bridge, which was built in 1967, was inspected in 2005 and 2006 ... See all stories on this topic
46 killed in Bangladesh Monsoon flood
ic Wales - United Kingdom
Six more people drowned in the hardest-hit northern districts of Sirajganj and Tangail late yesterday, raising the flood death toll to 46, ...See all stories on this topic
Flood death toll reaches 86 in Nepal
Xinhua - China
Meanwhile, the United Nations office in Kathmandu has appealed for unhindered and safe access to flood-affected populations. The UN estimates that as many ...
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Death toll from NW China flood rises to 23
Xinhua - China
XI'AN, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from flooding in northwest China's Shaanxi Province has risen to 23 with 26 missing, local government officials ...
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Boat Accident Kills 28 in India
Forbes - NY,USA
AP 08.01.07, 4:21 AM ET An overcrowded boat evacuating people from a flooded village capsized in a rain-swollen river in northern India Wednesday, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 31/07/07 
Floods kill 100, displace millions in SAsia
Philippine Star, Philippines - Jul 30, 2007
GUWAHATI (AFP) - Millions of people have fled their homes in India, Bangladesh and Nepal on Monday as the death toll in the past week from floods triggered ...
27 killed, 3 million displaced in floods in eastern India
ReliefWeb (press release), Switzerland - Jul 29, 2007
New Delhi_(dpa) _ At least 27 people were killed and nearly 3 million displaced in floods and landslides triggered by monsoon rains in eastern India, ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/07/07
Lunzu car crash death toll at nine
Malawi's Daily Times - Malawi
BY Sellina Nkowani & Francis Tayanjah-Phiri The number of people who have died in the minibus crash at Lunzu has risen from seven to nine with two more ...
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Flood-triggered landslides kill 652 people in China
Times of India - India
ZHENGZHOU: Flood-triggered landslides and mudflows have killed 652 people and affected nearly 120 million others in China, officials said on Monday. ...See all stories on this topic
Eight people die in W. Java car crash
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
HF Nainggolan said the bus, driven by Idad Hidayat, 37, was speeding at the time of the crash. He said the brakes on the bus may have failed before it ...ee all stories on this topic

Bihar flood situation grim, 14 dead
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
The flood situation in Bihar has become worse, the State Disaster Management department has confirmed that over 17 lakh people in 11 districts have been ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/07/07
Body found in flood-hit town - TOTAL 9 Dead
ITV.com - UK
Firefighters in flood-hit Tewkesbury have found a man's body in a submerged field, bringing to at least nine the death toll in Britain's worst floods for 60 ...
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Cargo plane crash kills eight in Russia
Hindustan Times - India
The plane hit the ground just after it took off from southeastern Moscow's Domodedovo Airport at 04.16 (0016 GMT), Itar-Tass news agency said, ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/07/07
Eight killed in horror accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Two of the victims died at the scene of the accident, on a treacherous stretch of road linking the border town of Beitbridge to the city of Masvingo. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/07/07 
14 die in Bihar flood, over 20 lakh affected
Hindustan Times - India
PTI At least 14 people have died in the current spell of flood in Bihar which has wreaked havoc in 11 districts with several major rivers Ganga, Punpun, ...
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Indonesian flood: Death toll rises to 107
Times of India - India
JAKARTA: The death toll from devastating floods and landslides on Indonesia's eastern Sulawesi Island has risen to 107, as aid distribution to survivors ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/07/07
Flood, landslide kill 70 in Indonesia
ReliefWeb (press release) - Geneva,Switzerland
JAKARTA, Jul 24, 2007 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- At least 70 people have died in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province after floods and landslides buried ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/07/07
At least 26 Polish pilgrims killed in traffic accident in E France
Xinhua - China
The accident took place at around 9:30 am (0730 GMT) as the coach, with 49 passengers and two drivers on board, was descendinga 7-kilometre steep incline ...See all stories on this topic
Zambia: Seven Boys Killed in Road Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
The accident happened near Lunga national park at Chimfunshi, about 400 Kilometres from Kalulushi. The seven youth, who are in their 20s, had gone to the ...See all stories on this topic
Flood kills 40 in northwest Pakistan, 40 missing
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani villagers retrieved 10 more bodies from debris on Monday to take the death toll to 40 from a flash flood that swept through ...See all stories on this topic
16 die in truck accident in southeastern Uganda
International Herald Tribune - France
AP KAMPALA, Uganda: A truck filled with people overturned in southeastern Uganda, killing 16, a senior police officer said on Sunday. ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/07/07
Scores killed in Pakistan flood
ABC Online - Australia
Officials say a flash flood that tore through a remote mountain village in north-west Pakistan has killed at least 56 people and left dozens missing, ...
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Hu tours flood-hit area as storm death toll hits 152
China Daily - China
BEIJING - China's president visited a flood-battered southern city on Sunday, expressing condolences and vowing to help the thousands affected as the death ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/07/07  
Sudan flood death toll triples
News24 - South Africa
Khartoum - The death toll from floods that have ravaged Sudan for the past fortnight has tripled to about 100 since last week, say officials. ...
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Hungary Bus Accident Kills 7
Forbes - NY,USA
AP 07.19.07, 3:46 AM ET A tourist bus collided with a truck in southern Hungary early Thursday, police said. The truck driver and six bus passengers were ...
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China Storms Kill at Least 37
Washington Post - United States
Chinese rescue workers piggy back residents through flood waters in Chongqing, southwestern China, Tuesday, July 17, 2007. Mudslides left 32 people dead, ...
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200 dead in Brazil air disaster
Reuters Canada - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
That disaster thrust Brazil's aviation system into disarray as air traffic controllers, who felt they were being blamed for the accident, went on strike to ...
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Congo truck accident kills 18 - police
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
BRAZZAVILLE, July 17 (Reuters) - A truck driver in Congo Republic overturned his packed vehicle at high speed on Tuesday, killing 18 passengers before ...
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At least eight dead, 12 injured in car crash in north Siberia - 1
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, July 17 (RIA Novosti) - The death toll following a road accident in Siberia's far north on Tuesday rose to eight, after three of the 15 injured ...
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12 killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident
Hindustan Times - India
"The accident occurred when the trolley carrying pilgrims from Khoda village to the Salkanpur temple collided with a bus going to Gondia (in Maharashtra) at ...
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Dozens missing in China bus disaster
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Rescue teams searched for dozens of people, some of them schoolchildren, missing after a packed bus slid off a ferry into a river in southeastern China. ...
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Car crash in Syria kills 16, including three children
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
The car crash occurred 20 km west of Rakka in central Syria. All 16 passengers of the cars, including three children form one family and three women, ...
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280 killed in flood in Pakistan
Xinhua - China
ISLAMABAD, July 13 (Xinhua) -- At least 280 people were killed in the flood in the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan and 186 people are still missing, ...
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At least 18 killed, 24 injured in road accident in Iran
International Herald Tribune - France
AP TEHRAN, Iran: At least 18 people were killed and 24 others injured in a road accident Friday when a truck slammed into a bus full passengers in northern ...
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12 killed, 14 injured in a road accident in Tibet
Times of India - India
The cause of the accident, which occurred about 90 kilometers (56 miles) west of the regional capital Lhasa, was under investigation. ...
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China flood toll hits 360, more rain forecast
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
Direct economic losses were 24.3 billion yuan ($3.21 billion), according to the latest figures from the State Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters. ...
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Flood toll rises to 34 in south Bengal
Hindu - Chennai,India
The flood situation was reviewed at a high-level meeting of the Ministers concerned and State officials convened by Dr. Dasgupta. ... See all stories on this topic
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Somalia: Car Accident Kills 9 in Central Region
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
At least nine people died and nearly 100 were wounded after a huge cargo truck carrying more than 150 people overturned in Guri'el settlement in Galgadud ...
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China flood toll nears 100 dead with no let-up in sight
Reuters.uk - UK
More than 326000 people had been mobilised to check embankments along the river, where water was still rising on Monday and a flood peak was expected on ...
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At least 13 people killed in road accident in Iran
International Herald Tribune - France
AP TEHRAN, Iran: At least 13 people were killed in a road accident after four fuel-smuggling trucks crashed into each other in southeastern Iran, ...
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11 Die in South Nepal Tractor Accident
Washington Post - United States
Two other passengers were seriously injured in the accident late Friday in Barhathawa village, about 125 miles southeast of the capital, Katmandu, ...
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18 killed, four injured in Pakistan road accident
Times of India - India
KARACHI: At least 18 people were killed and four others injured when a speeding minibus plunged into a ravine in northwestern Pakistan on Thursday. ...
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Mexico disaster zone: Plane hits cars after deadly landslide
ABC Online - Australia
Rescuers have recovered 24 bodies from the wreckage of a bus swallowed by a Mexico landslide, as a plane smashed into a busy road elsewhere in the country, ...
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20 killed in boat accident in Nigeria
Africasia - London,UK
A strong current was suspected to be the cause of the accident which happened late Monday, Emmanuel Deebom, police spokesman in Benue state, was quoted as ...
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19 killed in Himachal bus accident
Times of India - India
The cause of the accident has not been ascertained yet. About 50 passengers were inside the bus owned by a Shimla-based transport company. ...
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Flash flood kills 30 more in storm-hit Pakistan
Reuters.uk - UK
By Kamran Haider ISLAMABAD, July 1 (Reuters) - A flash flood swept through six villages in Pakistan's storm-hit Baluchistan province killing 30 people and ...
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Nine people dead in road accident in Brazil
Earthtimes.org - USA
Rio de Janeiro - Nine people died and four more were injured Friday in Brazil, in an accident on the road from Rio de Janeiro to the city of Santos, ...
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11 feared dead in boat accident
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
"We're only able to use small fishing boats since it's hard to reach the site of the accident. The waves are very high and have created difficulties for ...
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Eight killed, one injured in car crash in Central Russia
Kazinform - Astana,Kazakhstan
KAZINFORM - Eight people died and one was injured in a head-on collision between a car and a truck in the Tula Region, to the south of Moscow, ...
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Bus accident in Taiwan,seven people killed
Pravda - Moscow,Russia
Hau said the accident occurred just after nightfall when the tourist bus slammed into another vehicle and plunged down the precipice. ...
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Omsk Nursing Home Fire Kills 10
The Moscow Times - Russia
AP A blaze swept through a nursing home in the Omsk region Thursday, killing at least 10 people, after a nurse failed to hear the fire alarm. ...
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12 killed and 26 injured in bus accident in HP
Deccan Herald - Bangalore,India
The bus, with about 38 aboard, was carrying pilgrims from Delhi to the state when the accident occurred at about 1135 hrs at Charan Khad, in a second major ...
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Death toll rises to 15 in flood-hit southwest China
China Daily - China
Two villagers from Tingzi Township of Dazhou City were engulfed by a flash flood Monday afternoon, bringing the death toll in the city to 10. ...
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9 Firefighters Killed in Warehouse Fire
WFMY News 2 - Greensboro,NC,USA
Charleston, SC -- At least nine firefighters died in a fire that swept through a furniture warehouse. Authorities are still trying to determine this morning ...
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Bus Accident in Eastern Germany Kills 13
ABC News - USA
The cause of the accident was not immediately clear. (Jens Schlueter/AFP/Getty Images) The Associated Press A bus veered off a highway and fell into a ...
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8 children among 14 dead in flash flood
Pakistan Dawn - Karachi,Pakistan
By Zulfiqar Ali PESHAWAR, June 16: At least 14 people, including eight children, were killed and scores of others wounded when a flash flood in the Bidera ...
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China flood death toll rises to 128, with 24 still missing
PR-Inside.com (Pressemitteilung) - Wien,Austria
Cheng Dianlong, the deputy head of the Office of the State Flood control and Drought Relief Headquarters, was quoted as saying the drought in northern China ...
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Indian-Kashmir bus accident kills 13, injures 7
Jerusalem Post - Israel
Fayaz Ahmed, an eyewitness, said the bus was negotiating a curve on the highway when the accident occurred. Road accidents caused by reckless driving, ...
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Death toll of flood rises to 23 in S China province
Xinhua - China
The provincial government has dispatched four task forces to flood-hit areas to help disaster relief. A work team of the Ministry of Civil Affairs has also ...
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China flood death toll rises to 76, as villages submerged
Forbes - NY,USA
Guangdong province has been the worst hit and authorities there have deliberately diverted water to flood six villages so that more important towns and ...
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5 dead, 5 injured in Georgia motel fire
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
A fire broke out at a suburban Atlanta motel Thursday, killing five people whose bodies were found in a bathtub and injuring five others, authorities said. ...
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Eight killed in bus accident
Gulf Times - Doha,Qatar
KATHMANDU: At least eight people were killed and more than 50 injured in a bus accident in central Nepal, officials said yesterday. ...
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11 dead, 24 hurt in Australian rail accident
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The most serious rail accident since 1997 has occurred in Australia yesterday, when a large truck crashed into a passenger train, killing 11 people and ...
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20 perish in a grisly road accident
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - Nairobi,Kenya
Twenty people have been confirmed dead and 40 others seriously injured in a grisly road accident, which occurred next to the Kabati-Kenol in Maragua, ...
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Death toll in city fire now up to 8
Baltimore Sun - Baltimore,MD,USA
She had been there since the day of the fire, mostly in a coma, suffering from severe burns over more than half her body. A hospital spokeswoman confirmed ...
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Seven killed in vehicular accident in Central Texas
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - TX,USA
Seven people, including three children, were killed in an accident involving three vehicles, the Department of Public Safety said Saturday. ...
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60 Die In Boat Accident In Afghanistan []
RTT News - Williamsville,NY,USA
6/2/2007 10:34:11 PM Nearly 60 people died in a boat accident in Southern Afghanistan on Saturday, said a report. The victims, including some unidentified ...
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Turkish government confirms eight killed in flood disaster
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The Turkish government confirmed on Monday that the flood disaster in the country's east on Sunday killed eight people. The Turkish Prime Ministry Emergency ...
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Seven killed in KZN accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
She says the cause of the accident has not yet been established. Mbatha says traffic is being diverted onto a gravel road. "When three vehicles collided, ...
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Restaurant fire kills 11 in China
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
BEIJING -- A fire that raged through a popular restaurant in northeast China killed 11 staff and diners and injured 16 others, state media said Sunday. ...
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Death toll in East London bus accident rises to 18
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Another learner has died following yesterday's accident outside East London. This brings the unofficial death toll to 18. Twelve learners, two teachers from ...
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5 Children, Stepdad Die In Michigan Fire
Guardian Unlimited - UK
(AP) - A kitchen fire engulfed a house early Thursday, killing five children and their stepfather, who ran back into the flames to try to save them, ...
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14 dead in a road accident in northern Syria
Jerusalem Post - Jerusalem,Israel
SANA said that the accident occurred Wednesday on the Raqqa-Aleppo highway about 400 kilometers north of Damascus. It said the bus had entered Syria from ...
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Baltimore row house fire kills six
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
BALTIMORE -- Six persons were killed and seven others were seriously injured yesterday in an early morning fire that engulfed a family's row house within ...
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20 Women Killed in Chinese Tractor Accident
MyFox Los Angeles - Los Angeles,CA,USA
The accident Sunday in northern China's Liaoning province occurred as the women were driving home after picking herbs, the official Xinhua News Agency said. ...
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Cameroon: Bush accident kills 14 people
SomaliNet - USA
According to official estimates, the accident took place some 30 km (19 miles) east of the main port of Douala. About 1 000 people die each year in traffic ...
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LATEBREAKING: 11 Killed In Wrecks Near OKC, Elk City
KOCO - Oklahoma City,OK,USA
Seven people died Friday morning in a one-vehicle accident on Interstate 40 in far western Oklahoma, while four others died late Thursday in two-vehicle ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/05/07 
Twenty dead in UP road accident
Kerala Online - Kerala,India
The accident occurred when the UP Roadways bus was on its way to Agra from Moradabad, police said. The injured, many of them serious, were admitted to ...
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21 of marriage party killed in road accident
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
The accident occurred near Rolmamida village in Adilabad, about 275km from here, on the Hyderabad-Nagpur national highway. ...
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35 burnt alive in Anand accident
Indian Express - New Delhi,India
ANAND, MAY 7: At least 35 people were feared dead in a road accident involving a trolley, a CNG-run state transport bus and a tanker near Mogar Village in ...
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Nigeria: 50 Die in Multiple Motor Accident in Rivers
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
A multiple motor accident which took place yesterday evening around Elele-Port Harcourt road in Rivers State resulted in at least 50 persons being roasted ...
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10 killed in Russian fire, cause unknown
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
MOSCOW — Ten people have been found dead after an explosion and fire in a cafe in the Russian city of Orsk, emergency officials said Monday. ...
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Nine dead in Gulmi bus accident
Gorkhapatra - Kathmandu,Nepal
The reason behind the accident is not known. Additional teams have been mobilised from the district headquarters for rescue and relief work. ...
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Bus accident kills nine in central China
CCTV - Beijing,China
Sources with the county hospital confirmed that nine other people were injured in the accident, including a two year-old girl. ...
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21 killed in bus accident in Bihar
NewKerala.com - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
Hajipur, May 11: The toll in this morning's bus accident at the Mahatma Gandhi Bridge here, rose to 21 with one more passenger succumbing to his injuries at ...
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Eight victims in traffic accident involving fixed route minibus taxi
ITAR-TASS - Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, May 8 (Itar-Tass) - Eight people have suffered in a traffic accident involving a minibus taxi servicing a fixed route. The accident occurred in the ...
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17 dead, 24 injured in Guizhou bus accident
China Daily - China
GUIYANG -- A fatal bus accident on Monday killed 17 people and injured 24 others in southwest China's Guizhou Province, sources with the provincial work ...
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Six dead in Surrey truck accident
Reuters.uk - UK
The mini-bus passengers were sitting in the cab of the recovery vehicle when the accident happened. A section of the motorway was closed from junction 10, ...
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Sri Lanka flood toll hits 11, 50 000 homeless
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
Flood levels had subsided by Saturday morning and rains abated. "We now have 11 dead, while there are around 50 000 homeless," said Jayantha Wickramaratne, ...
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Flood kills at least 12 in Afghanistan
Peninsula On-line - Qatar
MAZAR-E-SHARIF • Floods killed at least 12 people in Afghanistan’s Samangan province, the governor said on Sunday, raising the death toll from flooding in ...
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36 bodies found in Haitian boat disaster
KPLC-TV - Lake Charles,LA,USA
SOUTH DOCK, Turks and Caicos Islands The death toll in a Haitian boat disaster has risen to 36. The 25-foot boat had about 150 people aboard when it ...
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Sri Lanka flood death toll hits 11, 50000 homeless
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
Flood levels had subsided by Saturday morning, and rains abated. "We now have 11 dead, while there are around 50000 homeless," said police media spokesman ...
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Accident toll rises to 22 in Himachal accident
HimVani - Shimla,Himachal Pradesh,India
Shimla: Six more people have succumbed to injuries, sustained in a bus accident when a bus coming from Kiari to Shimla fell down a 1000-feet gorge in the ...
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13 Uzbek citizens die in road accident on federal highway
ITAR-TASS - Moscow,Russia
The accident took place at 03.40 near the village of Rogachevka, Voronezh Region. A Gazel minibus with Uzbek citizens was driving from Saratov to Moscow. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/04/07
17 perish in Warri-Benin road accident
Vanguard - Apapa,Lagos,Nigeria
BENIN CITY — SEVENTEEN persons perished yesterday in a motor accident along the Warri-Benin expressway when the bus in which they were travelling ran into a ...
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Eight killed in road accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
The victims were on the way to attend a marriage function at Simeria village in Hazaribag when the accident occurred around midnight last night, ...
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Toll Road Accident Kills 8
Fox 28 - South Bend,IN,USA
Drivers were stopped because of another accident about a mile ahead. That's when police say 31-year old semi-driver Leonardo Cooksey of Mount Prospect, ...
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Storms Kill 10 Along Texas/Mexico Border, Gov. Declares Disaster Area
Insurance Journal - San Diego,CA,USA
He issued state disaster proclamations for Maverick County as a result of the damage and loss of life sustained in the Eagle Pass area, and for Moore and ...
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22 people killed in Poonch bus accident
NewKerala.com - Ernakulam,Kerala,India
The accident took place in the Kalai area more than 200km from Jammu, where the Surankote bound overloaded mini-bus skidded and plunged into a deep gorge. ...
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15 people killed in road accident on the Syria-to-Iraq highway
Canada.com - Hamilton,Ontario,Canada
A report says yesterday's accident occurred on the Damascus-Baghdad highway, some 200 kilometres outside of Damascus. It says the truck was travelling at a ...
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Traffic accident kills 24, injures 7 in SW China
China Daily - China
CHONGQING -- Slippery roads may have contributed to a bus accident that has left 24 people confirmed dead and seven others injured on Monday morning in ...
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Five babies die, 17 injured in orphanage fire
Melbourne Herald Sun - Melbourne,Australia
AN early-morning fire tore through an orphanage in Bosnia's capital yesterday, killing five babies and injuring 17 others and a nurse, police and hospital ...
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Eight killed in accident in Pakistan
Times of India - New Delhi,India
The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle and it fell into a valley filled with water. Seven people died on spot and one succumbed ...
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11 feared dead on fishing trawler after fire in Pacific
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Copenhagen/Torshavn - Up to 11 crew members were feared dead Saturday after a fishing trawler from Denmark's Faroe Islands caught fire in Pacific Ocean ...
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Traffic accident kills 16 Egyptian students
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
According to the police, the accident occurred on the main highway headed east out of Cairo in the early morning when the students were riding in a truck on ...
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32 killed in steel plant accident in China
Hindu - Chennai,India
The accident occurred at the Qinghe Special Steel Corporation in Tieling, a city in Liaoning province, when a steel ladle used for pouring molten steel ...
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12 killed, 29 injured in traffic accident in Brazil
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The accident took place in Ibiapaba Sierra, a rural region in the northern state of Ceara, and rescuers had to use a helicopter to help the passengers out ...
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13 Killed In Train Accident In Southern India
All Headline News - USA
Those traveling in the van were on their way to attend a political rally, when the accident occurred near a village in Kanchipuram district, 110 kilometres ...
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At least 20 killed in road accident in northern Kenya
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
At least 20 people were killed and scores injured in a grisly road accident in northern Kenya , police confirmed on Sunday. Antony Kibuchi, the Northeastern ...
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Mexico bus accident kills at least 23
EastDay.com - Shanghai,China
The driver of the truck may have fled, as rescuers were unable to find him at the scene of the accident, police said.
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Flash flood at Thai waterfall kills 23
Times of India - New Delhi,India
BANGKOK: At least 23 people died Saturday and many more were missing after a flash flood swept over a popular waterfall in southern Thailand, officials said ...
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At Least 32 Died In Turkish Accident
All Headline News - USA
Ankara, Turkey (AHN) - At least 32 people were killed in a road accident in Central Turkey on Saturday. Most of the dead were schoolchildren. ...
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Zimbabwe: 10 people perish in bus accident
ZimDaily - London,UK
Hardly a month after the bus accident in Dzivaresekwa that claimed 35 lives, another one has killed 10 people and around a dozen injured on Wednesday. ...
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23 killed in Sri Lankan road accident
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
A passenger on the bus blamed the truck driver for the accident. "The bus was moving slowly when the speeding truck crashed into the middle of the bus," ...
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Fatal Road Accident Claims Twenty Lives
Sri Lanka Army - Colombo,Sri Lanka
BALAPITIYA: A FATAL ROAD ACCIDENT at KOSGODA, INDURUWA area this morning (10) at about 6.15 am claimed the lives of at least twenty passengers and injured ...
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26 killed in road accident in Iran
IranMania News - Iran
LONDON, April 9 (IranMania) - At least 26 people were killed and 18 others injured after a truck smashed into a bus Sunday in western Iran, ...See all stories on this topic
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Solomons declares disaster as quake toll hits 28
China Daily - China
HONIARA - The Solomon Islands has declared a disaster in two provinces hit hardest by an earthquake and tsunami as the death toll climbed to 28 and aid ...
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Flood death toll rises to 104 in Afghanistan
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The death toll from torrential rains and flooding which hit several parts of Afghanistan since late last week has risen to 104, a local newspaper reported ...
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Twelve die in taxi accident in South Africa
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
Five people were seriously injured in the accident, which occurred as members of the same family were taking a corpse to the rural Eastern Cape province for ...
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Eight killed in accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
The accident took place when the driver of the private bus, which was on its way to Hyderabad, ploughed into members of a marriage party who were standing ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/03/07
Nigeria: 90 Burnt to Death in Kaduna Petrol Fire
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
More than 90 people were burnt to death yesterday in a fire incident caused by petrol, which spilled from a tanker in an accident in Gadoko Local government ...
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Coal mine flood kills 15 in central China
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Beijing - Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of 15 people who were trapped underground after a flood at a coal mine in central China's Henan province, ...
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10 die in Moscow nightclub fire
SI.com - USA
The cause of the blaze had not been determined, but some witnesses said it broke out during a "fire show" that was part of the club's nightly entertainment, ...
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Myanmar Boat Accident Kills 16, 12 Missing
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
The accident occurred at 11 am Friday as the schooner travelled from Kungyangon town to Dedaye, reported the Myanma Ahlin Daily. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/03/07
11 Confirmed Dead in Car Crash
The Point - Banjul,Gambia
Despite the unprecedented turnout of guests, there was no problem of accommodation and feeding but there were series of car accidents along the road to ...
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Death toll rises to 19 in N. China coal mine gas blast
China Daily - China
On Tuesday afternoon, people close to the company reported the accident to the provincial bureau of work safety, which ordered Jincheng City Bureau of Work ...
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Guinea road accident toll reaches 70
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Several other people were injured in the accident, which occurred when a lorry toppled into a lake while trying to cross a narrow wooden bridge. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/03/07
One survivor in Russia mine disaster, at least 106 dead
Gulf Times - Doha,Qatar
Authorities believed a failure to follow safety rules was the most likely cause of the disaster, the worst mining tragedy since the collapse of the Soviet ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/03/07
Nursing home fire kills 63
The Australian - Sydney,Australia
A FIRE swept through a nursing home in southern Russia today, killing at least 63 people, emergency officials said. It took firefighters nearly an hour to ...
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Russia mine disaster kills 78, traps 50
New York Daily News - New York,NY,USA
... deep in a Siberian coal mine killed at least 78 people and left an additional 50 trapped yesterday in Russia's worst mining disaster in a decade. ...
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Seven people die in car crash
Bulgarian News Network - Sofia,Bulgaria
SOFIA (bnn)- Seven people, including a four year-old child died and two were heavily injured after three cars collided in eastern Bulgaria Sunday, ...
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Report: Bus accident in India kills 18
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
The accident occurred as some of the passengers were clearing boulders blocking the highway after rains triggered mudslides in Rudraprayag district, ...
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Kenya: Nine killed in an accident on the Nairobi-Mombasa Highway
SomaliNet - USA
(SomaliNet) Nine people including a child died in a road accident when a bus they were traveling in rammed into a lorry near Voi on the Nairobi-Mombasa ...
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Nine Killed And 28 Injured In Road Accident In Eastern India
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
The truck was carrying a group of people to a wedding function when the accident occurred at Saharatikira village near western Baragarh city. ...
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Colliery flood kills 22 in Liaoning province
CCTV - Beijing,China
Saturday's flood in a colliery in Northeast China's Liaoning province has killed 22 miners and 7 are still missing. As at 8:00 pm local time on Sunday, ...
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14 killed in Comilla road accident
The New Nation - Bangladesh
The tragic accident happened at Korerpar under Chandina upazila on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway at about 1:30pm yesterday. All the dead were the passengers ...
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13 people killed in road accident in Bangladesh
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Thirteen people were killed and 30 others injured in a fatal accident on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in eastern Bangladesh Thursday, local news agency UNB ...
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Indonesia identifies all victims from airline disaster
New Straits Times - Persekutuan,Malaysia
A lone bouquet of flowers lay near the charred wreck of an Indonesian airliner on Saturday as officials said they had identified all the disaster's 21 dead, ...
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FDNY: 9 die in Bronx house fire
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
NEW YORK — Eight children and an adult died and several others were injured in a house fire that authorities are calling one of New York's deadliest blazes ...
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21 killed in Ctg slum fire
The Daily Star - Dhaka,Bangladesh
Twenty-one persons, mostly women and children, were burned alive in a devastating fire at a slum in the port city in the early hours yesterday. ...
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34 People Were Killed In A Train, Car Crash in Zimbabwe
All Headline News - USA
An eyewitness said he saw the bus, which appeared to be speeding loose control and crash into the approaching train. Some Zimbabweans blame the repeated ...
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Road accident kills nine central Morocco
Maghreb Arabe Presse - Rabat,Morocco
3 - At least nine people died and 36 were injured in a road accident that happened Saturday morning near the mountainous town of Khénifra, about 280km south ...
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Eight Egyptians working for peacekeepers killed in road accident
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Eight Egyptian engineers working for the multinational peace monitoring force in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, plus their driver, were killed in a road accident ...
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Six dead, 10 hurt in N4 accident
iAfrica.com - Cape Town,South Africa
Six people died and 10 others were seriously injured in an accident on the N4 highway in Witbank, Mpumalanga police said on Friday. ...
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8 Haitians die, 44 missing after boat catches on fire off ...
International Herald Tribune - France
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic: A boat carrying Haitian migrants caught fire off the coast of the Dominican Republic, leaving at least eight passengers ...
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14 killed, 31 injured in Nepal bus accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
Kathmandu, Feb 27 (PTI) At least 14 people, including Indians, were killed and 31 injured after a bus veered off a highway and plunged into a river in ...
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Eleven people killed in an accident near Nasik
Hindustan Times - New Delhi,Delhi,India
The accident took place in the early hours of the morning when their vehicle collided with a truck filled with gas cylinders. The deceased include five ...
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12 killed in Kashmir road accident
India eNews.com - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
The accident took place around 6 pm, when the driver could not negotiate a sharp curve on a narrow hilly road, which had turned slippery because of rains ...
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11 killed in Colombia bus accident
ITV.com - UK
Truck driver Eloy Salcedo, who was driving the other vehicle involved in the accident, said the bus was swerving past several cars on the narrow road. ...
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Indonesian ferry fire, 42 killed
CNN-IBN - New Delhi,India
Jakarta (Indonesia) An Indonesian passenger ferry that caught fire last week capsized on Sunday as accident investigators and journalists inspected the ...
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25 killed, missing after fire at Latvian convalescent home
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
RIGA, Latvia — A fire raced through a home for the elderly and disabled in western Latvia today leaving 25 people dead or missing, rescue officials said. ...
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More than 200 saved from Indonesian ferry fire
Globe and Mail - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
JAKARTA — A fire broke out on an Indonesian ferry carrying 300 passengers Thursday, killing at least 15 and sending panicked men, women and children jumping ...
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Accident Claims 17 Lives
This Day (subscription) - Apapa,Lagos,Nigeria
One Mr Onatunde Onaleye who narrated how the unfortunate accident occured, told journalists that the tanker had lost its break from Ita-Ore, few kilometres ...
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Death toll rises to 17 in Limpopo accident
SABC News - Auckland Park,South Africa
The number of people killed in this morning's accident involving two buses near Makhado in Limpopo has risen to 17. The busses were transporting mainly ...
Fire kills at least 64 on India-Pakistan train; bomb suspected
USA Today - USA
NEW DELHI (AP) — A train traveling to Pakistan caught fire Monday in northern India and at least 64 passengers were killed, railroad officials said. ...
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Eight dead in Afghan helicopter crash; 13 Cdns hurt in separate ...
CJOB - Winnepeg,Manitoba,Canada
The worst accident involved a coalition CH-47 Chinook helicopter, which crashed in the Shahjoy district of Zabul province, roughly 270 kilometres northeast ...
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House fire kills six young kids and mum
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
A fire swept through a house in the US state of Pennsylvania early on Saturday, killing six young children and a woman. Several people in the house were ...
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10 killed in Ayutthaya road accident
Bangkok Post - Klong Toey,Bangkok,Thailand
Ten people from the same family were killed and three others injured in a road accident in Ayutthaya's Tha Rua district yesterday. The accident took place ...
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Nine people hitching ride die in road accident in Philippines
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Mayor Muslimen Sema said the victims were asleep when the accident occurred before dawn. 'The driver lost control of the truck upon crossing a sharp curve ...
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Bus accident leaves 18 dead in Cuzco, Peru
Living in Peru - Lima,Peru
Although the bus did not appear to be at fault in causing the accident, it did make matters worse since it was carrying far more passengers than it could. ...
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11 killed in Himachal bus accident
Times of India - New Delhi,India
The accident took place late on Monday near Gohar in Mandi district, 180 km from here. Police said the driver lost control of the overcrowded private bus ...
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Indonesia flood toll rises to 85
The News - International - Pakistan
JAKARTA: Floods which have inundated at least three Indonesian provinces including the capital Jakarta for more than a week have claimed 85 lives, ...
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10 die in S. Korea detention center fire
Houston Chronicle - Houston,TX,USA
SEOUL, South Korea — A fire at a detention center killed 10 people and injured 17 others, mostly Chinese, who were waiting deportation for illegal entry to ...
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Jakarta Flood Death Toll Rises To 66
Bernama - Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
It is hoped that there will no longer be variations in the total number of victims and evacuees of this flood," he was quoted as saying by Antara. ...
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Groom, 15 wedding guests killed in China road accident
International Herald Tribune - France
Liu Xiangdong, deputy head of the provincial safety office, blamed bad weather and overloading of the truck for Wednesday's accident. ...
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Indonesian flood death toll rises to 50
DailyIndia.com - Jacksonville,FL,USA
Jakarta, Feb.7 (ANI): Indonesian health ofiicials on Wednesday said that the death toll from last week's floods has risen to 50, even as thousands of ...
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Six children, four adults killed in Bardstown fire
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USA
Six children and four adults from an extended family died today in Bardstown in an early morning fire that quickly engulfed a house, authorities said. ...
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Flood Death Toll At 36
Bernama - Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia
"There are more flood victims now compared to the massive floods in 2002, which had only 17 death cases," the spokesman was quoted as saying by Antara news ...
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Fire at embroidery unit kills 7
The Statesman - Kolkata,India
5: Seven workers of an embroidery unit in Howrah were charred to death when the tin roof of the workshop collapsed on them following a fire that broke out ...
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Fire in Howrah embroidery unit, seven dead
Times of India - New Delhi,India
Fire broke out in the building at around 4.45 am and six fire engines were rushed to the spot soon after, fire brigade officials said. See all stories on this topic
Truck bomb kills 121 in Baghdad
Globe and Mail - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
23, when suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq fighters attacked the capital's Sadr City Shiite slum with a series of car bombs and mortars that struck in quick ...
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Two Winnipeg firefighters killed in house fire
Globe and Mail - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Alex Forrest, union president with the United Fire Fighters of Winnipeg, said a crew was inside the flame-consumed building when they were hit by a ...
Store fire kills 17 in east China
China Daily - China
Hangzhou -- Seventeen people were confirmed dead and six others injured in a fire that occurred early on Sunday in Huangyan District of Taizhou City, ...
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20 killed, some 340000 homes in flood stricken Indonesian capital
Malaysia Star - Petaling Jaya,Malaysia
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Boats carried emergency supplies to desperate residents of Indonesia's flood-stricken capital on Sunday as overflowing rivers ...
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Hotel fire kills 10 foreign tourists in southern Chile
International Herald Tribune - France
SANTIAGO, Chile: A fire swept through a small hotel in Chile, killing 10 tourists from Argentina, Germany and the Netherlands, including two children, ...
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Seven die in taxi accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
The taxi overturned after the driver apparently fell asleep. It was travelling from Cape Town to Mthatha. Eastern Cape police could not confirm the accident ...
13 Dead - Disaster crews search for bodies after storm
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
(AP) -- Disaster crews with dogs went from one pile of debris to another in a search for bodies yesterday after powerful storms, including at least one ...
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19 killed, 20 injured in J&K accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
Nineteen passengers died on the spot and 20 others were injured, they said adding rescue teams extricated the dead and the injured from the accident site ...
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Road Accident Leaves 26 Dead In Syria
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
A road accident left 26 people including six children dead and six others injured in northern Syria, al-Baath newspaper of the ruling Baath party said ...
Five people die in road accident
BBC News - UK
The names of those killed in the accident have not yet been released as police are still trying to notify next of kin and formally identify the victims.
13 killed in recycling workshop fire in China
Hindu - Chennai,India
27 (PTI): At least 13 people were killed and five others injured when a fire ripped through an unlicensed plastic recycling unit in the booming Dongguan ...
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At least 27 people die in bus accident in Mexico
Monsters and Critics.com - Glasgow,UK
Oaxaca, Mexico - A bus accident in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca left at least 27 people dead and a further 20 injured on Wednesday, the police said. ...
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60 bodies of accident victims recovered from Krishna River
Telugu Portal - Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh,India
The accident occurred Thursday when the boat was carrying 80 people against its capacity of 35 and sank in the backwaters of Srisailam dam. ...
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Death toll in West Virginia fire rises to 9
York Dispatch - York,PA,USA
Authorities said that with the discovery of the man's remains, all of the building's residents were accounted for in the city's worst fire in nearly 50 ...
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Five including 4 firemen killed over 20 injured in a major fire
PakTribune.com - Pakistan
KARACHI: Five people including four fire fighters of Fire Brigade and Civil Defence Department of the city government Karachi were killed and over twenty ...
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7 Killed in apartment building fire: Huntington
WV Firefighters.com - WV,USA
A devastating fire gutted an apartment building in downtown Huntington late Saturday, killing at least seven people and leaving four others in serious or ...
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Oklahoma car crash kills 7 Mexicans
AlaskaReport - Juneau,AK,USA
Oklahoma City - Seven Mexican nationals were killed early on Sunday in Oklahoma when their minivan skidded into a tractor-trailer truck in icy conditions, ...
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12 killed in Egypt's car crash
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Twelve people were killed Sunday in a car crash in a village in southern Egypt's governorate of Aswan, MENA news agency reported. ...
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Sangihe disaster kills 20 residents
Jakarta Post - Jakarta,Indonesia
The disaster struck two districts in the regency, forcing around 1100 residents to flee to safety. Sangihe is a small island located between the provincial ...
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ROUNDUP : At Least Eight Killed In Train Accident In India
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
Bodies of eight people who were travelling unauthorizedly in one of the coaches were recovered from the accident site in the north- western Latehar district ...
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17 killed in Sri Lanka landslides
Sky Valley Journal - Sky Valley,WY,USA
An official at the Disaster Management Ministry said the latest body count stood at 17 and that 15 villagers were missing. ...
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22 Kyrgyz hajjis die in traffic accident in Saudi Arabia
Kazinform - Astana,Kazakhstan
KAZINFORM - Twenty-two Kyrgyz hajjis died in a traffic accident in Saudi Arabia on Friday, a source at the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry told Itar-Tass. ...
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Malaysia flood toll at 17 as fresh rains hit
The News - International - Pakistan
Johor authorities said Sunday that it would cost some 60 million ringgit (17.08 million dollars) to repair flood-damaged infrastructure such as bridges, ...
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30 missing after mine disaster
News24 - Cape Town,South Africa
Tshikapa - A diamond mine collapse claimed 13 miners' lives as 30 were missing in the Kasai-Occidental region in central Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), ...
Six kindergarten children killed in China accident
Nation Multimedia - Bangkok,Thailand
The accident occurred late Friday afternoon in Babao township in Hunan province, Xinhua news agency reported. The mini-bus was transporting the children ...
Road accident kills 7 in northwestern Nigeria
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
Seven people have been killed and several others severely injured in a road accident in northwestern Nigeria, local police officer said on Saturday. ...
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Death Toll Climbs To 65 In Bangladesh Bus Accident
Playfuls.com - Targu Mures,Romania
The accident involving an over-crowded bus happened near the eastern Bangladesh town of Chandina overnight, district commissioner Mahibul Hossain said. ...
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40 die in blazing bus accident
CNN International - USA
The accident occurred about 55 miles east of the capital, Dhaka, as the bus tried to overtake another small bus, area police chief Mahbubul Haque told The ...
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8 killed, 17 injured in northern Philippine road accident
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
At least eight people were killed while 17 others injured as the victims' jeep hit a trailer-truck in La Union province, the northern Philippines, before dawn ...
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Fifteen killed in Indonesian boat accident
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
Ten people were rescued after the accident yesterday in the Java Sea off the Indonesian province of Central Kalimantan, the Antara news agency said, citing a ...
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Malaysian flood toll rises
ABC Online - Australia
The toll from floods in Malaysia has risen to 14, while thousands more remain at relief centres. Malaysia's southern state of Johor is the worst affected area. ...
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Iran Khodro linked to 70% of fire incidents
IranMania News - Iran
LONDON, January 1 (IranMania) - Traffic police chief said 300 people were either killed or injured when 125 cars caught fire since the beginning of the current ...
Six killed, 15 injured in road accident
Standard - Nairobi,Kenya
... The Sunday 4.30am accident occurred near Emali town along the Nairobi-Mombasa highway after a bus, belonging to Buscar, hit two bulls crossing the bridge on ...
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Death toll mounts after ferry disaster
Taipei Times - Taiwan
Rescue boats picked up dozens of bodies and exhausted survivors yesterday after an Indonesian ferry sank in the Java Sea, as about 400 people remained missing ...
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