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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/12/08
Philadelphia house fire kills 4 adults, 3 kids
The Associated Press
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A house fire apparently caused by an exploding kerosene heater killed seven people, and six were found huddled together in the basement, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/12/08
China explosion, lift collapse kills at least 32 BEIJING (Reuters) - An explosion rocked a Chinese village and a construction lift plummeted to the ground in a provincial capital on Saturday, the star.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2008/12/27/worldupdates/2008-12- 27T111249Z_01_NOOTR_RTRMDNC_0_-371994... - Similar page
Philadelphia fire kills 7
CNN International - USA
(CNN) -- Seven people, including a toddler, died when fire roared through a three-story home in southwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Friday night, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/12/08
Philippines: Death Toll From Ferry Sinking Now 44
Sin Chew Jit Poh - Malaysia
In Antique, a person drowned and 19 others were rescued after a cargo ship loaded with 22000 bags of cement sank between the islands of Sibay and Panagatan ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/12/08
Death toll of Sao Paulo flash floods claimed nearly 150 lives ...
Flash floods did not spare Minas Gerais State either, with more than 49 cities been declared as disaster areas. In yet another area, in Rio de Janeiro state, 44000 were made homeless since the flood started. ...
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6 Russians Killed In Egyptian Bus Accident - World - Javno
It is the third time in four months that an Egyptian bus carrying tourists has overturned with fatal results. Seven Belgians were killed in one accident in October and three Italians when a bus overturned in September. Related Articles ...
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Ship sinks 23 drown in northern Philippines - Worldnews.com
Overcrowded ferry capsizes in northern Philippines, drowning 23; ... Philippine cargo ship sinks, killing 1; authorities find bodies of 14 killed in ferry ...
7 dead, 23 hurt as bus falls into gorge on Jammu-Pathankot road
Times of India - India
A deluxe coach ferrying passengers, mostly Vaishno Devi pilgrims from Amritsar, met with the accident at Sahark Khan in Kathua district around 2.30 am on ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/12/08
Ghakhar Plaza tragedy: Death toll rises to 11, four rescuers missing
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
The police said a firefighter of the City Fire Brigade, Sajjad Khursheed, was also killed in the incident, adding three citizens who died were identified as ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/12/08
100+ USFA Firefighter Fatalities 2008
This page contains information about on-duty US firefighter fatalities. ... Notice of Death. Flags over the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial are flown ...
25 Russian Tourists Killed in Bus Accident Near Eilat, Israel
Twenty-five people were killed in the accident and over 30 were injured. (Meital Yasur-Beit Or) Eyewitness to Eilat crash: Driver was speeding recklessly as he veered off road By Haaretz Service and The Associated Press Fatal bus crash: ...
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11 die in bus disaster
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Eleven people have been reported dead as a result of this accident," Cele expressed outrage at yet another accident involving a luxury bus on a KZN road. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/12/08
22 deaths as Philippines ferry sinks
By sfluxe
A wooden ferry carrying about 100 passengers has sunk in the Philippines, with at least 22 people drowned and about another 30 missing. The ferry Maejan was approaching Aparri in Cagayan province in the north of the country when its ...
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55 dead as bus plunges into Egyptian canal
guardian.co.uk - UK
The accident happened early yesterday at the end of a Muslim holiday when inter-city roads were crowded with returning holidaymakers. ... See all stories on this topic
Oslo fire kills 6, injures 12
International Herald Tribune - France
AP OSLO, Norway: Norwegian police say a fire has raged through an apartment building in Oslo, killing six people and injuring 12. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/12/08
16 Dead in Mexico Plane Crash
Latin American Herald Tribune - Caracas,Venezuela
MEXICO CITY -- An 85-year-old man who was among the pedestrians hurt when the plane carring Mexican Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mouriño crashed on a ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/12/08
Express bus crashes into tree and overturns near Tangkak, killing 10
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat said an investigation would be carried out and if negligence was found to be the cause of the accident, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/12/08
Dormitory fire kills 11 workers in eastern China
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
BEIJING, December 4 (RIA Novosti) - Eleven workers have been killed and 10 injured in a fire that broke out in a dormitory in China's eastern province of ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/12/08
Apartment fire kills seven elderly in east China city
China Daily - China
WENZHOU, Zhejiang Province -- Seven people were killed after a fire broke out in an apartment building for elderly people in east China's Wenzhou City, ... See all stories on this topic
Cyclone Nisha claims 180 lives, another one brewing
Indian Express - New Delhi,India
Chennai: Nisha, a tropical cyclone formed off the coast of Tamil Nadu, was the first cyclone since 1971 to batter the state. ...
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Death toll rises to 21 in NW China highway accident
People's Daily Online - Beijing,China
The accident happened around 8:30 am when a coal truck and a bus collided head-on while traveling on National Highway 314. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/12/08
Road crash in Egypt kills 14, injures 11
Irish Times - Dublin,Ireland
The accident happened near the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria. Reckless driving, lax traffic rules and poor road conditions cause many road crashes ... See all stories on this topic
China Mine Blast Kills 15 Workers, 3 Rescuers Die
By FireFightingNews.com (Associated Press)
A coal mine blast in northern China killed 15 miners and three rescuers died in a cave-in Monday morning. China's coal mines are the world's deadliest. Coal is hugely important in … FireFightingNews.com - 24-Hour... - http://www.firefightingnews.com/
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/11/08
Tamil Nadu cyclone death toll reaches 120
Newspost Online - Baroda,India
Cyclone Nisha has left a trail of death and destruction with like Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapatinam, and Cuddalore being the worst affected.(ANI) See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/11/08
Brazil flood victims wade home, death toll at 99
The Associated Press
Public health officials feared a possible outbreak of leptospirosis, a sometimes fatal disease spread by exposure to water contaminated with the urine of ... See all stories on this topic
Fire kills family of nine
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Islamabad - Nine members of a family perished early on Friday in a fire in Pakistan's eastern province of Punjab, media reports said. ... See all stories on this topic
At least 7 dead in car accident
9NEWS.com - Denver,CO,USA
WELD COUNTY - State Patrol says at least seven people have died in a fiery crash on I-25 near Johnstown Thursday morning. State Patrol says a Chevrolet ... See all stories on this topic
Tanker blast kills 21
The Mercury (subscription) - Durban,South Africa
ACCRA: More than 20 people were killed and many others injured when a tanker truck carrying fuel caught fire after it crashed in western Ghana yesterday, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/11/08
Ghana fuel tanker fire kills more than 20
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
ACCRA (Reuters) - More than 20 people were killed and many others seriously injured when a tanker truck carrying fuel caught fire after it crashed in ... See all stories on this topic
22 killed, 88 injured in two road crashes
IPPmedia - Dar es Salaam,United Republic of Tanzania
``As I speak to you, I am coming from the scene of the accident. I have seen the bus chart and it shows that there were 52 passengers but we believe that ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/11/08
Four police officers die in car crash
Times Online - UK
Members of the public who tried to rescue four police officers trapped inside their burning patrol car were commended for their bravery today. ... See all stories on this topic
Volcano landslides kills 6 in Colombia
CNN - USA  Mervin Varon, director of disaster prevention for Colombian Civil Defense, told CNN. Varon was speaking from the southwest town of La Plata, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/11/08
Thousands pay respects to 17-year veteran in Detroit
Detroit Free Press - United States
"What is a firefighter?" the Rev. Allen McNeeley, a chaplain for the Detroit Fire Department asked the congregation. "A firefighter is the young woman or ... See all stories on this topic
Maine firefighters lay brother to rest
Bangor Daily News - Bangor,ME,USA
A Line of Duty Death team from New Hampshire also arrived Friday to provide assistance. Following the ceremony at the Hartland Fire Station, ... See all stories on this topic
China hotel fire kills eight, injures 16
Reuters - USA
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire at a hotel in northern China has killed eight people and injured 16 others, state media said on Saturday. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/11/08
17 killed in Khairpur road mishap
Online - International News Network - Islamabad,Pakistan
According to SHO Hangorja, the accident occurred near Ranipur when a passenger coach coming from Karachi and heading to Punjab, tried to overtake another ... See all stories on this topic
Seven killed in British Columbia plane crash
Reuters Canada - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Police were alerted by a resident of the island who heard what he thought was an airplane crash. The lone survivor walked from the accident site and was ... See all stories on this topic
42 die as Philippine ferry overturns; captain held
FOXNews - USA
"In this case, the operator of the ship did not inform us it was leaving port." Bombales denied the accusations. Speaking on the radio station DZBB, ...
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11 die and 39 injured as speeding bus crashes
Shanghai Daily - Shanghai,China
The accident happened about 4:40pm on the expressway in Yilan County in the provincial capital Harbin, while the vehicle was driving up a slope, ... ee all stories on this topic
Detroit firefighter dies in early blaze
Detroit Free Press - United States
While Saturday was a day of mourning, the context of the fatal fire on Kirby was hardly lost on firefighters. Detroit has a huge problem with arson fires in ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/11/08
166 dead in Balochistan earthquake, NA told
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday told the National Assembly (NA) that 166 people died and 357 were injured in the earthquake that hit parts of ... See all stories on this topic
Seven die in Iraq plane crash
ABC Online - Australia
Hostile fire has been ruled out as the cause of the crash. The plane was operated by a Dubai-based firm called Falcon Aviation Group, but there has been no ... See all stories on this topic
Fire kills 6 people in Capiz
ABS CBN News - Philippines
Fire fighters immediately responded to the scene. They, however, could not retrieve the victims since the house was locked from inside. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/11/08
Six dead in West Siberia car crash
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
NOVOSIBIRSK, November 11 (RIA Novosti) - Six people died in a car crash in West Siberia's Novosibirsk Region early on Tuesday, local police said. ... See all stories on this topic
6 Dead In Car Crash
By Kyle Dylan Conner
A fiery crash left six people dead yesterday, including four children, in Kent County. Police said two SUVs collided head-on while driving on Carpenter Bridge Road in Frederica at about 3:30 pm. Both of the SUVs burst into flames ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/11/08
Deadly school collapse in Haiti over 50 Dead and 120 Trapped
"It's like an earthquake," said Brazilian Maj Gen Carlos dos Santos Cruz, commander for UN troops in Haiti. "You have a lot of people under the debris. We don't know how many exactly but there are a lot of people there because they were ...
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Fire System on Russian nuclear submarine kills at least 20
The inquiry ruled that a fuel leak in a faulty torpedo caused the disaster, but that because no-one could have forseen the accident, naval commanders could not be prosecuted for the loss of the ship or the death of its crew. ...
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11 Killed as pumpboat capsizes in Iloilo
Sun.Star - Philippines
The typhoon-prone country was the scene of the world's worst peacetime maritime disaster when the ferry Dona Paz sank in 1987, killing more than 4341 people ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/11/08
Mexican interior minister among 13 killed in plane crash
guardian.co.uk - UK
The crash on Tuesday night raised fears that drug cartels had attacked the aircraft. The government has launched a major offensive against the cartels, ... See all stories on this topic
German motorway bus fire kills 20
BBC News - UK
About 20 people have been killed in a fire on a bus on a motorway near the German city of Hanover, police say. Another 10 people were able to escape from ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/11/08
42 die as Philippine ferry overturns; captain held
The Associated Press
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine investigators on Wednesday detained the captain of a crowded ferry that overturned in freak weather, drowning 42 ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/11/08
Egypt bus crash claims 7 Belgian lives
PRESS TV - Tehran,Iran
A bus accident in south Egypt has left seven Belgian tourists dead and 28 people including 25 Belgians and three Egyptians injured. The coach overturned on ...
Overtaking bus slams into car in Pampanga; 5 dead, 56 hurt
GMA news.tv - Quezon City,Metro Manila,Philippines
Reporter Benjie Liwanag, who was reporting at the accident site, said the Revo was wrecked beyond recognition. “Warak ‘yung Revo, pati yung makina tumalsik ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 31/10/08
Firefighter dies during rescue
The Huntsville Times - al.com - Huntsville,AL,USA
By DAVID BREWER CROSSVILLE - A Crossville volunteer firefighter was killed in a house fire Wednesday afternoon as he was searching for an elderly, ... See all stories on this topic
Pakistan earthquake death toll crosses 300
Sify - Chennai,Tamil Nadu,India
Islamabad: The toll in the devastating earthquake that struck Pakistan's Balochistan province sharply rose to over 300 on Thursday as thousands of people ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/10/08
At Least 170 Dead in 6.4 Earthquake in Pakistan
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... for survivors late Wednesday in a string of villages in southwestern Pakistan where at least 170 people were killed by a powerful earthquake. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/10/08
Eight die in mystery helicopter crash
Times Online - UK
Accident investigators were on the scene within two hours of the crash. The two helicopters were flying together on a training mission between military ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/10/08
Road Accident: 23 killed in bus crash in northeastern India ...
Road Accident. 23 killed in bus crash in northeastern India. (0). 14. Oktober 2008, 10:10 Uhr. An overcrowded, speeding bus carrying laborers crashed into a ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/10/08
Earthquake kills at least 72 in Kyrgyzstan Herald News Daily - Williston,ND,USA
Rogozhin said Sunday‘s initial 6.6 shock was followed by a series of aftershocks, but could not say whether it was linked to a pair of earthquakes that ... See all stories on this topic
Firefighter killed in accident during high-rise drill
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
The fire that raged through the top 10 floors of the Hagar Tower, which is part of the King Abdul Aziz Endowment Project, resulted in no deaths or injuries. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/10/08
Three children 1 Baby mong six dead in M6 crash tragedy
Times Online - UK
Three young children and two adults have died in their blazing car after a series of collisions on the M6 in Cheshire last night. ...
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six killed in South Africa plane crash
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
At least six people were believed to have died in a plane crash near Johannesburg on Tuesday. The Piper Saratoga propeller plane got into difficulties ... See all stories on this topic
6 killed in South Korean arson, stabbing spree
The Associated Press
After the blaze started, about 100 firefighters brought the flames under control in half an hour. Neighboring Japan has been struck by a series of random ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/10/08
Fire kills 8 people in Syria
International Herald Tribune - France
AP DAMASCUS, Syria: Syria's official news agency says eight people have been killed and 10 others injured in a huge fire that broke out in a commercial ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/10/08
12 Die in Auto Accident
THISDAY - Apapa,Lagos,Nigeria
Ten people, including five members of a family, died instantly Sunday night, in a ghastly accident along Hadejia-Ringim road in Jigawa State. ... See all stories on this topic
At least 49 killed in India road crashes
The Age - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
The PTI news agency reported that 20 people lost their lives in an accident in Tehri district in northern mountainous state of Uttarakhand. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/10/08
Seven pupils die in car accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Seven Carleton Jones pupils died after their minibus taxi overturned in Potchefstroom, North West police said on Monday. Inspector Sam Tselanyane said the ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll in Chechnya earthquake reaches 13
Xinhua - China
¡¡MOSCOW, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- At least 13 people, including three children, were killed in an earthquake that hit the Russian North Caucasus region of ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/10/08
Bus in Thailand carrying students crashes, kills 22
USA Today - USA
BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — A bus packed with university students and teachers slammed into a hillside in eastern Thailand before dawn Friday, killing at least ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 08/10/08
18 Kilied, Mostly Foreign Tourists, Killed in Plane Crash in Nepal
Voice of America - USA
... to the Everest region, which is popular with General Manager of Kathmandu airport, Mohan Adhikari, says bad weather probably led to the plane crash. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 07/10/08
9 killed in Mpumalanga plane crash
The Times - Johannesburg,Gauteng,South Africa
The twin-engined Britten-Norman Islander plane went down near the Tafelkop peak, about 33km outside Barberton, on Sunday afternoon in dense mist, ... See all stories on this topic
Eight dead in Colusa bus crash
Corning Observer - Corning,CA,USA
The bus was painted with the Greyhound colors and the company's name was on the side of the coach, but CHP Sgt. Pat Landreth said the vehicle was sold two ...
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Tibet earthquake death toll revised to at least 9 Killed
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
BEIJING (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake killed at least nine people in China's remote mountain region of Tibet on Monday, state media reported, ... See all stories on this topic
Earthquake Kills 72 in Kyrgyztsan
The Moscow Times - Russia
07 October 2008BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan -- A powerful earthquake struck the mountains of Central Asia, destroying a village in Kyrgyzstan and killing at least 72 ... See all stories on this topic
Nine killed in South African plane crash
AFP JOHANNESBURG (AFP) — Nine people, including four children, were killed when their light plane crashed in South Africa's mountainous province of Mpumalanga, ...
California Bus Driver Arrested After Crash Kills 8 Passengers
Bloomberg - 13 hours ago
By Robin Stringer Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- The driver of a casino-bound bus that overturned in Northern California, killing eight passengers and injuring 35, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 01/10/08
Fire kills 15 at Japanese adult video parlour
guardian.co.uk - UK
Firefighters said all of the victims were men and appeared to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning or inhalation burns. Kazuhiro Ogawa, a local man, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/09/08
Bus Accident Kills Seven, Injures 27 in Jammu and Kashmir
NewsBlaze - Folsom,CA,USA
The ill-fated bus was on it's way to Jammu from Bhadarwah, when the accident occurred, around 6.30 am. Officials said that a Video coach Bus, on it's way to ... See all stories on this topic
KZN car crashes claim 16 lives
SABC News - Johannesburg,South Africa
Thirteen people died in an accident near Empangeni and two died in an accident near Pietermaritzburg late yesterday, and a man was killed in a car crash in ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/09/08
Medical helicopter crashes in Md. park, killing 4
The Associated Press
The helicopter pilot, a flight paramedic, an emergency responder and one of the traffic accident victims died in the crash, authorities said. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/09/08
Texas death toll from Ice reaches at least 29 Killed
Houston Chronicle - United States
2008 AP GALVESTON, Texas — The deaths of two more people in Galveston have been linked to Hurricane Ike, bringing the storm's death toll in Texas to at ... See all stories on this topic
14 dead from heavy rains in southwest China
The Associated Press
BEIJING (AP) — Flash floods and landslides unleashed by heavy rains have killed 14 people in one of the areas hit hardest by the massive May earthquake in ...See all stories on this topic
Eight die as rain cuts off 20000 China quake victims
International Herald Tribune - France
BEIJING: Torrential rain isolated more than 20000 people in an area of southwest China still recovering from a devastating earthquake in May, ... See all stories on this topic
Indonesian ferry with dozens aboard catches fire, kills seven
Earthtimes (press release) - London,UK
Most of the survivors were rescued by nearby residents and fishermen, but seven people were killed in the accident and five others suffering burn injuries, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/09/08
Six foreigners among 12 dead in Egypt coach crash
AFP
Another 37 people were injured in the accident, which happened 17 kilometres (11 miles) north of the town of Ras Sidr during a day trip from the popular ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/09/08
Hundreds drown after ferry sinks in whirlpool | Independent, The ...
Hundreds drown after ferry sinks in whirlpool from Independent, ... UP TO 500 people were feared drowned yesterday after an overcrowded ferry capsized and ...
Car-bus crash kills eight in NE China
Xinhua - China
The accident occurred at around 9 am at a section of the No. 202 National Highway in Mingshui County when a car collided with an approaching minibus, ... ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/09/08
Container truck, coach crash kills 16 in Nghe An Province
Viet Nam News - Hanoi,Vietnam
He added that eleven out of the 16 dead have yet to be identified. The injured are being treated at Hospital 115 in Vinh City. The bus was en-route from Dak ... See all stories on this topic
Nightclub fire kills 43 in south China; fireworks blamed (2nd Lead)
Monsters and Critics.com - USA
Beijing - At least 43 people were killed and 88 injured in a nightclub fire in southern China that was apparently started by fireworks early Sunday, ...
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13 killed, 30 injured, in coach crash | The Daily Telegraph
AT least 13 people have been killed and 30 injured in a coach crash on the ... The accident happened when the coach clipped a metal safety barrier before ...
China coal mine fire kills five; 25 missing
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
... and the cause of the fire was not immediately known. Three coal mine accidents within four days killed at least 42 people in China earlier this month. See all stories on this topic
Ike-related fatalities in Houston area climb to 28
Houston Chronicle - United States
Also, a 40-year-old Pearland man suffered a fatal heart attack while cleaning up debris last week. The number of deaths in Chambers, Walker and Montgomery ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/09/08
Number of victims from Hurricane Ike rises to 50 in USA
Granma International - La Habana,Cuba
WASHINGTON, September 17 — The number of deaths caused by Hurricane Ike in the United States has risen to at least 50, according to authorities, ...
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Speeding bus crush 12 to death
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
More than 95 000 people are killed in road crashes every year in India, which has one of the world's highest death toll in road accidents. - Sapa-dpa. See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/09/08
Several European tourists die in Egypt road accident
Afrik.com - Paris,France
An Egyptian road accident has left
12 people dead, including at least 6 tourists, when a coach collided with a truck on the west coast of E gypt’s Sinai ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/09/08
Passenger ferry sinks in Turkey - Truveo Video Search
As many as 1000 people may have drowned when a passenger ferry capsized in the Red Sea and fewer than 400 have survived. 1000 feared drowned as ferry sinks in ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/09/08
Russian jet crash kills all 88 on board
AFP - "The airplane was found within Perm's city limits completely destroyed and on fire," it added. Witnesses described seeing the plane flying over their houses ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/09/08
LA train crash kills 24, human error blamed
Reuters - USA
"We have confirmed 24 dead," said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Ron Myers. The collision injured a total of about 135 people. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/09/08
Egypt Accident: Britons Injured On Bus That Crashed Killing Nine ...
Britons Involved In Fatal Bus Crash. help. Bookmark story form ... Grandmother Of Six Beryl Slevin Killed In Minibus Crash In Egypt ...
Duweiqa rescue operations continue, 51 bodies recovered
Daily News Egypt - Egypt
Aboul-Ela Amin Mohammed, the head of the earthquake department at the National Research Institute for Astronomy and Geophysics, told the Associated Press ...
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14 killed in a bus crash in southern India
Monsters and Critics.com - USA
The accident occurred in the Nellore district about 600 kilometres south-east of state capital Hyderabad on Thursday night. Police told the IANS news agency ... See all stories on this topic
EWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/09/08
Up to 400 Drown as Overloaded Ferry Capsizes Near Haiti Port - Los ...
Passengers rushed to one side of the ship, causing it to capsize. ... “It’s not just a ferry that is sinking,” said Robert Rotberg, a professor at Harvard ...
Death toll from Egypt rockslide reaches 31
CNN International - USA
Leila Mohammed Tawfeeq, 13, who lay in a hospital bed with a broken arm and face full of bruises, recalled being jolted awake by a sound like an earthquake. ... See all stories on this topic
13 killed, 30 injured, in coach crash
NEWS.com.au - Australia
The latest toll is 13 dead,'' police spokeswoman Kristina Maodus said. "It's definitely the worst accident that has ever happened in this region of Croatia. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/09/08
Eight people dead in car accident in west Siberia
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
Both drivers and six passengers died in the car accident. Another passenger was injured and hospitalized," the source said. Russian Interior Minister Rashid ... See all stories on this topic
At least 18 dead in Cairo rockslide
AFP -"It was horrible, like an earthquake. There had already been collapses, and the government did nothing to evacuate the district," he said angrily. ...
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Ship Capsizes, 11 Feared Drowned
Ship Capsizes, 11 Feared Drowned. Monday, December 31, 2007 ... WSDOT Ferries Aid in Rescue · More Survivors Recovered from Capsized Ferry ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/09/08
16 of 17 bodies recovered in Congo plane crash; Canadian aid ...
The Canadian Press - KINSHASA, Congo
A Canadian aid worker, 43-year-old Richard Ferland of Levis, Que., was among 17 people killed in Monday's crash. It was not immediately clear if recovery ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/09/08
Seven people killed in head-on collision
She was in the car with her mother and her mother’s in-laws. Her mother, Nonhlanhla Nkosi, died in the accident. The driver of the other vehicle, a bakkie, and three passengers, Sipho Xaba, Sibusiso Khumalo and an ...
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17 die as aid plane crashes in the DRC
Sowetan - Soweto,South Africa
The circumstances of the accident are still unknown. The weather was reported to have been particularly bad in the mountainous South Kivu region on Monday, ... e all stories on this topic
15 drown - Disease fears for flood-devastated India, Nepal
AFP -
At least 15 people drowned overnight in two separate accidents involving overcrowded rescue boats taking part in the effort to ferry stranded villagers to ... See all stories on this topic
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Death toll rises to 38 in SW China earthquake
Xinhua - China
HUILI, Sichuan, Sept. 1 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in Saturday's 6.1-magnitude quake in Sichuan and Yunnan has risen to 38, according to local authorities. ... See all stories on this topic
Fire kills nine in HCMC
Thanh Nien Daily - Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam
Nine people were killed Friday when a fire completely destroyed a house in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 12. Preliminary investigations show that the fire ... See all stories on this topic
Dubai eyes safety crackdown after fire kills 11 workers
Khaleej Times - Dubai,United Arab Emirates
... failing safety standards, a municipal official was quoted on Friday as saying, after a fire killed 11 Asian labourers in an overcrowded house this week. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/08/08

BBC NEWS | Europe | Malta fears 71 migrants drowned   27  Aug 2008 ... As many as 71 African migrants drown after their boat sinks in the ... UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Malta, told the AFP news agency. ...
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Bus fire in Fiji kills ten people
Radio New Zealand International - Wellington,New Zealand
In Sigatoka, the town between Suva and Nadi, the bus caught fire. It happened inside the bus, near the driver’s seat. People couldn’t get out through the ... ee all stories on this topic
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EUROPE - IMMIGRATION - 70: Illegal African immigrants drown off Malta - At least 70 Africans attempting to reach Malta in a bid to illegally emigrate to Europe died when their boat sank some 70 km off the island-nation. Eight survivors were rescued by a Maltese fishing vessel
INDIA - FLOODS: Floods in eastern India Kills 50 and displaces millions - Nearly 50 people have died and more than 2 million people have been displaced and 250,000 homes destroyed in the worst floods in 50 years in the eastern Indian state of Bihar
Early morning fire kills 11 men in Dubai
The National - Abu Dhabi,United Arab Emirates
The scene of a fire the Naif area of Deira where a fire started in a villa in the early morning hours on Aug 26. Randi Sokoloff / The National DUBAI // At ... See all stories on this topic
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Kyrgyzstan plane crash kills dozens
CNN - USA
"The 376th Air Expeditionary Wing provided two large fire trucks, an ambulance and nearly two dozen medical and fire and crash support personnel to the ... See all stories on this topic
MOAB, UTAH: 10 killed in plane crash near airport
Detroit Free Press - United States
A twin-engine plane crashed and burned near an airport not far from Arches National Park in southeast Utah, killing the pilot and nine passengers connected ... See all stories on this topic
Firefighter dies after falling off cliff
Asheville Citizen-Times - NC,USA
SALUDA – A NC Division of Forest Resources firefighter who fell to his death while battling a blaze atop a cliff near Saluda was remembered as an affable, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/08/08
Fire kills 9 in New Bell prison, Douala
Cameroon Radio Television - Cameroon
20/08/2008: Nine people have been killed and 78 others injured in a fire accident that occurred at the New Bell prisons in Douala in the early hours of ...
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Death toll in Madrid plane crash rises to 153 - 3 hours ago  Madrid: With six more survivors succumbing to their injuries, the death toll in the Spanair plane crash at Madrid's Barajas International Airport on ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/08/08
Deadly Memphis House Fire Kills 7, Injures 3
AHN - USA
Memphis, TN (AHN) - A Memphis house fire on Saturday killed seven and injured three, making it the deadliest fire there in recent decades. ...
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Fifteen Dead In China Bus Crash
Sky News - Isleworth,England,UK
On Wednesday three Chinese were also critically injured and a Croatian coach was taken to the hospital following a collision in Beijing. ...
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Sleeper train fire kills at least 20 in India - CNN.com
At least 20 people were killed and five others injured when a fire broke out on a train in southern India early Friday, railway officials said.
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/08/08
Fire in elderly people's house in the Belgorod Region kills six
ITAR-TASS - Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW, August 15 (Itar-Tass) -- Six people died as a result of the fire in an old age home in the Belgorod Region, the press service of the Russian ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/08/08
15 killed in road accident in Darra Adamkhel
Associated Press of Pakistan - Pakistan
A massive traffic jam ensued on the road following the fatal accident, however, the police reached the site and cleared the road for vehicular traffic. ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll rises to 25 in Xinjiang bus accident
China Daily - China
Five others injured in the accident were hospitalized, said a source from the autonomous regional emergency response office. The coach with 30 people aboard ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/08/08
Firefighter dies battling huge fire at propane depot
Aug 10, 2008 ... "I think we're very lucky," O'Hallarn said before the firefighter's death was announced, referring to the limited number injuries to ...
Fire kills 10 in Dhaka, Bangladesh - CNN.com
Authorities say a fire has killed 10 people at a five-story building in Bangladesh's capital.
Fire in Downtown Hong Kong Kills Two Firemen
FireFighting News.com - USA
The Fire Services Department has set up a special team to investigate the cause of the fatal fire. Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong, Secretary for Security of HKSAR ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/08/08
Early-Morning Bus Crash Kills 14 in Texas
WBKO - Bowling Green,KY,USA
... EMS arrived on scene and there were some that were able to crawl out of the bus on their own," said Chief Jeff Jones, of the Sherman Fire Department. ... See all stories on this topic

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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/08/08
10 Dead 9 hurt when SUV crammed with illegal migrants crashes on ...
Casa Grande Valley Newspapers - Casa Grande,AZ,USA
The suspicion was based on the large number of people crammed into the vehicle and because the highway where the accident occurred is a route used by ... See all stories on this topic
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N. Calif copter crash kills 9 firefighters
United Press International - USA
The crash occurred Tuesday evening near Junction City in Trinity County where firefighters continued battling the Buckhorn Fire burning in rugged terrain. ... See all stories on this topic
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29 killed in Malawi road crash
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Drivers in rural Malawi often overload vehicles with passengers, and road crashes kill an average of four people per day in the impoverished country. See all stories on this topic
Up to 400 Drown as Overloaded Ferry Capsizes Near Haiti Port - Los ...
Passengers rushed to one side of the ship, causing it to capsize. ... “It’s not just a ferry that is sinking,” said Robert Rotberg, a professor at Harvard ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/08/08
Midnight fire kills 10 in Old Dhaka
Bangladesh News 24 hours (subscription) - Dhaka,Dhaka,Bangladesh
Dhaka, Aug 4 (bdnews24.com) – A midnight fire that spread through a house in Old Dhaka killed at least 10 people, including two children, firemen said early ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/08/08
32 dead and 8 injured in Gautami Express fire accident
Press Information Bureau (press release) - New Delhi,India
The fire reportedly broke out in the sleeper class coach S-10 and spread further to another four coaches namely S-9, S-11, S-12 and S-13. ... See all stories on this topic
Road crash in Egypt kills 11, injures 19 - police
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
Reckless driving, lax traffic rules and poor road conditions lead to a high accident toll in Egypt. A series of crashes in the past few years caused a ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/08/08
Small jet crashes in Minnesota; 8 killed
International Herald Tribune - France
... of the accident, said the 14-member team will look at a variety of factors, such as the structure of the plane and the weather at the time of the crash. ...
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33 Nepalese pilgrims feared dead after bus crash in India
TopNews - Noida,Uttar Pradesh,India
Police said they believe the accident occurred when the driver lost control of the bus on a curve. More than 95000 people are killed in road crashes every ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/07/08
Floods kill many in eastern Europe
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Severe storms and floods in Ukraine and Romania has killed at least 18 people. Five days of heavy rainfall in Ukraine's Carpathian Mountains killed 13 people, including five children. At least two people are missing. ...
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Second firefighter dies in area
Record-Searchlight - Redding,CA,USA
Those firefighters, she said, are like a family and the death of one of their own is difficult for all of them. "The wildland fire community is a very large ... See all stories on this topic
Firefighter dies after hit by tree
Record-Searchlight - Redding,CA,USA
We are all very sad, and our thoughts are with his family and the rest of the firefighters on this fire," Olympic National Park Superintendent Karen Gustin ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/07/08
South Korea boardinghouse fire kills six, injures 11
Malaysia Star - Malaysia
SEOUL (AP) - Six South Koreans were killed and 11 others injured in a house fire early Friday, an official said. The blaze occurred about 1:25 am (1625 GMT) ... See all stories on this topic
BBC NEWS | Americas | Ferry capsizes in Amazon region
May 5, 2008 ... At least 15 people have drowned and many are missing after an overcrowded ferry capsized in the Solimoes river in north-west Brazil. ...
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Petrol tanker fire kills at least 12 in Nigeria: witness
AFP -
"I counted 12 bodies already burnt in the bus near the burning tanker," he said, adding that a second petrol tanker also caught fire near the scene of ... See all stories on this topic
Forrest house fire kills firefighter
By webmaster@pennwell.com (From the Wires - null)
Forrest house fire kills IL firefighter.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/07/08
Firefighter killed in St. Louis-area standoff
The Associated Press -
(AP) — A suburban St. Louis firefighter was shot to death Monday and two other emergency workers were injured in a standoff with a gunman. ... See all stories on this topic
Six dead in car crash in southern Russia
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
The accident took place in the Stavropol Territory. According to preliminary information, the car was travelling over the speed limit at the time of the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/07/08 
Seven dead in crash near Kyrgyzstan resort
Reuters - USA
The crash occurred near Issyk-Kul, the world's second biggest alpine lake revered in Kyrgyzstan as a national symbol, when a bus loaded with 53 tourists ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/07/08
Egypt train crash kills 40
Swissinfo - Switzerland
Two years ago, a train crash killed 58 people and injured scores more in the Nile Delta town of Qalyoub, north of Cairo. In 2002, 360 people were killed ... See all stories on this topic
Polish Bus Crash in Serbia Kills Six
New Warsaw Express - Warsaw,Poland
According to investigators, Andrzek K. has admitted committing an error that led to the accident. He faces up to eight years in jail. After the crash ... See all stories on this topic
Three firefighters die, nine injured in factory fire
China Daily - China
SHANGHAI -- An overhead beam crushed three firefighters to death and injured nine others as they fought a fire at a plastic packaging factory on Thursday in ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/07/08 
Furniture market fire kills nine, injures one in N China
Xinhua - China
SHIJIAZHUANG, July 14 (Xinhua) -- A fire in a furniture market in north China's Hebei Province on Monday killed at least nine people and left one other ... 
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/07/08 
9 people killed in small airplane crash in southern Chile
International Herald Tribune - France
Local witnesses said the plane was in flames as it plunged to the ground in rainy weather. There were no casualties on the ground, Galilea said. ...  See all stories on this topic
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13 killed in road mishap in Gopalganj, Mymensingh
The New Nation - Bangladesh
Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately after the passenger coach crashed in the fatal accident, according to them. ... See all stories on this topic
Six dead in A607 car crash
Fenland Today - Wisbech,England,UK
Six people have been killed in a head-on crash between a car and lorry on the A607 near Melton Mowbray. The lorry driver, a 48-year-old man from Melton ... See all stories on this topic
At least 30 people die in Bolivia as truck crashes
By amyjudd  here have been multiple deaths in Bolivia in a horrible bus crash."At least 30 people died Tuesday in a traffic accident near the southern Bolivian city of Potosi, 480 kilometres south of La Paz, Bolivian road police said. ...
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2 East Texas Firefighters Die in Line of Duty
By Leay  Pickton Fire Chief Mark Sustaire said Jordan, who started the department in 1976, suffered a fatal heart attack while en route to a car accident Friday afternoon. “He would pick and choose the calls he responded to in the past few years ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/07/08 
38 die as ferry sinks in Myanmar
PRESS TV - Tehran,Iran
A passenger boat has sunk in the Yway River in Myanmar's cyclone-battered Irrawaddy delta, claiming the lives of 38 people on board. ...
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Man kills 9 policemen in China
By saeeda
He also set a fire at the building’s main gate. Police identified the 28-year-old suspect only by his surname, Yang. The unemployed resident of Beijing was reportedly unhappy with the punishment he received after being convicted of ... The CNN Wire - http://cnnwire.blogs.cnn.com
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More than 1300 dead as earthquake rips through city in Indonesia
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
He said he would head to the disaster zone in Central Java province later today. Eight hours after the quake struck, the number of dead stood at 1325, ... See all stories on this topic
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15 killed in Indonesian plane crash
The Associated Press -
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Fifteen bodies were pulled from the wreckage of an Indonesian military plane that crashed into a jungle-clad mountain, ... See all stories on this topic
More than 1300 dead or missing in typhoon-battered Philippines
Monsters and Critics.com - USA
The Princess of the Stars was the fourth Sulpicio Lines ship to sink since 1987 when its passenger ferry Dona Paz collided with an oil tanker just before ... See all stories on this topic
Philippines typhoon toll 622 dead,1000 missingBangkok Post - Thailand
... which owns the capsized ferry, have been grounded. The Princess of the Stars was the fourth Sulpicio Lines ship to sink since 1987 when its passenger ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/06/08 
China earthquake death toll nears 70000
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
BEIJING, June 24 (RIA Novosti) - The death toll from the powerful earthquake that devastated China's southwest province of Sichuan on May 12 has risen to ... See all stories on this topic
Myanmar raises cyclone death toll to 84500
Waco Tribune Herald - Waco,TX,USA
By Ken Sury | Tuesday, June 24, 2008, 11:11 AM Myanmar said today that 84500 people perished in last month’s cyclone, up from its last announcement that ... See all stories on this topic
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Typhoon sinks ferry with 800 feared dead + at least 155 people killed on land
Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
Other ships that left at the time arrived safely," he said. Local radio reports the ferry capsized about three to four kilometres off the coast. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/06/08 
Earthquake death toll in Japan into double figures
Scotsman - United Kingdom
THE death toll in a powerful earthquake that hit northern Japan at the weekend rose to ten today as troops and rescue workers searched for survivors in the ... See all stories on this topic
11 killed in rain-triggered landslides in Mynamar
The Associated Press -
Heavy rains have battered other parts of the country, including southwestern Myanmar where Cyclone Nargis hit last month. Monsoon rains have complicated ... See all stories on this topic
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New uake Death Toll Rising in China
RedOrbit - Dallas,TX,USA
By WILLIAM FOREMAN, AP CHENGDU, China A powerful earthquake toppled buildings, schools and chemical plants Monday in central China, killing nearly 10000 ... See all stories on this topic
30 dead in Sudan plane inferno
In May, south Sudan's defence minister was killed in a plane crash along with at least 22 other people, most of them senior members of the southern former rebel leadership. In July 2003, 115 people were killed when a Sudan Airways ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/06/08 
Fireman’s death brings out truth about safety
Daily News & Analysis - Mumbai,India
After a fireman’s death on Monday, the chief fire officer has admitted that his men work without any safety gear. Abhay Mohite, 36, was severely injured on ... See all stories on this topic
Ohio plane crash kills 6, including ex-legislator
The Associated Press -
FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A small plane crashed Sunday afternoon in a residential area and killed all six people aboard, including a former state lawmaker who ... See all stories on this topic
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78,000 DEAD - Burmese Rulers Criticize Foreign New Outlets of Airing False ...
Voice of America - USA
Cyclone Nargis killed 78000 people and left another 56000 missing when it struck the delta on May second. The United Nations says a half-million people have ... See all stories on this topic
8th person dies from tornado that devastated Parkersburg
KGAN - Cedar Rapids,IA,USA
PARKERSBURG, Iowa (AP) -- An eighth person has died from injuries suffered in last month's tornado that hit Parkersburg and nearby towns in northeast Iowa. ... See all stories on this topic
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Twelve killed in head-on bus crash in Egypt
Reuters South Africa - Johannesburg,South Africa
Bad driving, lax traffic rules and poor road conditions lead to a high accident toll in Egypt. A series of crashes in the past few years caused a public ... See all stories on this topic
House fire kills eight in Russian Far East
Reuters - USA
MOSCOW, June 1 (Reuters) - Eight people were killed when fire swept through a wooden house in the city of Khabarovsk in Russia's Far East, RIA news agency ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 31/05/08 
At least five dead, 65 injured as plane crash-lands in Honduras
AFP -
The plane was an Airbus A-320 carrying 124 passengers plus crew and was flying a Los Angeles-San Salvador-Tegucigalpa route, officials said. ... See all stories on this topic
Eleven killed as chopper crashes into Panama City building
AFP -
Bodies covered in blue blankets were visible at the scene of the accident, and several people were rushed to hospital, authorities said. ... ee all stories on this topic
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30 dead in South Africa as bus drives off cliff and crashes into river
Times Online - UK
Emergency officials said the accident took place near Cedarville, close to the border with Lesotho. Reports vary as to how deeply the bus, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/05/08 
9 Dead in Chelyabinsk Plane Crash
The Moscow Times - Russia
27 May 2008The Associated PressA cargo plane crashed near Chelyabinsk on Monday, killing all nine people aboard, an official said. ... See all stories on this topic
Burma: 160 dead - victims of the Junta not the cyclone
By Mike Hitchen(Mike Hitchen)
Up until now, many organizations have made statements/press releases showing deep concern and worry on the plight of the victims as there have been a lot of maltreatment and abuses made by the military regime on the cyclone victims. ...
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Death toll from China's earthquake tops 65000
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
MOSCOW/BEIJING, May 26 (RIA Novosti) - The death toll from the May 12 earthquake in southwest China's Sichuan province has climbed to over 65000, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/05/08
Iran Chemical Plant Fire Kills 30 People, Injures 38, AFP Says
Bloomberg - USA
By Paul Tighe May 26 (Bloomberg) -- A fire at a chemical plant in central Iran killed at least 30 people and injured about 38, Agence France-Presse reported ... See all stories on this topic
Colombian earthquake death toll rises to 14
Xinhua - China
BOGOTA, May 25 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a 5.5-magnitude earthquake that jolted Meta province in central Colombia has risen to 14, authorities said ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/05/08 
China earthquake death toll rises to 60560
Xinhua - China
BEIJING, May 24 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in China's major earthquake increased by 4820 to 60560 as of Saturday noon, according to the Information Office ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/05/08 
46 soldiers killed in road accident
The Press Association -
Drivers often travel at high speed and overtake slower vehicles, leading to head-on crashes and high death rates. In January, a petrol tanker overturned on ... See all stories on this topic
Bus carrying Moroccans crashes in France, kills 6
He said the bus was found tangled in the bridge pillar and no other vehicles were involved in the overnight accident. The circumstances of the crash remained unclear. Five passengers and one driver of the bus were killed and 26 people ... Kentucky.com: News - http://www.kentucky.com/news/index.xml
Fire kills six, injures 13 in China
Hindu - Chennai,India
Beijing (PTI): Six people were killed and 13 others injured when fire swept through an ornament manufacturing plant in east China on wednesday. ... See all stories on this topic
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Red Cross: 100 killed in Nigeria pipeline fire - CNN.com
Flames from a ruptured fuel pipeline swept through homes and a school in a Nigerian village Thursday, killing about 100 people and injuring 20 others, ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/05/08
"Fire at Buddhist temple kills 7 in Indonesia"
(Reuters, May 12, 2008) Jakarta, Indonesia - A fire ripped through a Buddhist temple in Indonesia's North Sumatra province at the weekend, killing seven people and injuring eight, police said on Monday.
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More than 50000 dead or missing in Chinese earthquake
Times Online - UK
Rescuers found Song Xinyi yesterday but were unable to pull her out fearing that the debris above her would collapse. She was fed and shielded from the rain ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/05/08
China earthquake toll passes 12000
Taipei Times - Taiwan
Bodies covered with sheets lined streets yesterday as rescue workers dug through schools and homes turned into rubble by China’s worst earthquake in three ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll in China earthquake up to nearly 9000 - 13 hours ago
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Fire at Buddhist temple kills 7 in Indonesia
Reuters - USA
JAKARTA, May 12 (Reuters) - A fire ripped through a Buddhist temple in Indonesia's North Sumatra province at the weekend, killing seven people and injuring ... See all stories on this topic
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Tornado toll at 22 in Missouri, Oklahoma, Georgia, and could go higher
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
The outbreak of devastating twisters Saturday evening -- at least the fourth major tornado disaster this year in the US -- took its heaviest toll in ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/05/08
USFA Firefighter Fatalities 2008 - LINK
Fire in the United States, Chapter 5: Firefighter Casualties (PDF, 1.1 Mb) ... Preventing Injuries and Deaths of Firefighters Due to Truss System Failures ...
12 dead, 5 injured in 2 car crashes in southern Russia
International Herald Tribune - France
Authorities say a similar accident took place in the Astrakhan region in southern Russia. The official says the driver of a passenger car drifted into the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/05/08 
Cyclone death toll may top 100000
Vancouver Sun - British Columbia, Canada
YANGON - More than 100000 people may have been killed in the cyclone in Myanmar, a US diplomat said on Wednesday, citing information diplomats were ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/05/08 
Saudi Arabia prison fire kills seven
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
At least seven inmates died and many others were injured in a prison fire in eastern Saudi Arabia, a senior security official said on Monday. ...
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Burma cyclone: 15000 dead, 30000 missing
Times Online, UK - 45 minutes ago
At least 15000 people have been killed and up to 30000 are missing after the catastrophic cyclone that struck Burma at the weekend, with officials warning ...
Death Toll in Burma Cyclone Rises to 15000 Voice of America
Up to 10000 feared dead in Burma cyclone Irish Times
Burma cyclone death toll may hit 10000 Telegraph.co.uk
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13 people killed in car accident in Bolivia
Xinhua - China
The accident occurred Thursday in Uyuni, one of the most-visited tourist sites in the South American country. The 13 victims are five Japanese, ... See all stories on this topic
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23 people killed in Sudan plane crash
International Herald Tribune - France
JUBA, Sudan: Two high-ranking Sudanese officials were among at least 23 people killed Friday in a plane crash attributed to engine failure, officials said. ... See all stories on this topic
Deadly virus infection infects 1884, kills 20
By feww
A highly contagious virus has infected 1884 people, killed 20 children and is spreading. The virus known as EV71 causes fevers, blisters and rashes on the victims’ hands and feet. The outbreak of the lethal intestinal virus started in ...
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Canadians aboard Egypt bus as it crashes, killing 7
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
About 40 tourists from Canada, Italy, Russia and the Ukraine were aboard the bus, which completely burned in the accident, said Dr. Said Issa, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/04/08
Helicopter crashes into Black Sea drilling rig, 19 dead
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
Weather conditions in the region had been rainy and windy prior to the accident, but flight conditions at the time of the accident had been "satisfactory," ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/04/08 
Morocco mattress factory fire kills 55 | Top News | Reuters.co.uk   Zakia Abdennebi|CASABLANCA (Reuters) - Fire broke out at a mattress factory in the Moroccan city of Casablanca on Saturday, killing 55 people, ...
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42 die as bus crashes into canal
News24 - South Africa
The accident took place early in the morning in Vadodara district, about 280km south-east of state capital Gandhinagar, after the driver of the bus lost ... See all stories on this topic
Congo plane crash death toll hits 38
By Vince Vaughn(Vince Vaughn)
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Volunteers Firefighters paid 'ultimate price'
Denver Post - Denver,CO,USA
His father, Bruce, is also a volunteer firefighter, and rode in another vehicle to battle the inferno that forced the evacuation of nearby Ordway. ... See all stories on this topic
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8 Die -32 transport plane crashes at Chisinau’s airport when landing
ITAR-TASS - Moscow,Russia
Ambulances, fire-fighters and rescuers are arriving at the scene of the accident. According to preliminary information, eight crewmembers, all Moldovans, ... See all stories on this topic
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Exhausted firefighters struggle with colleague's death
Newstalk ZB - New Zealand
Six of the firefighters remain in hospital, two of whom are critical. Head of the Waikato Fire Department Roy Breeze says other firefighters are finding the ... See all stories on this topic
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Remote Suriname Plane Crash Kills 19
The Associated Press -
PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AP) — Officials faced the grim task Friday of identifying the victims of a plane crash in a remote Surinamese jungle that killed all ... See all stories on this topic
10 killed in house fire grieved
Monessen Valley Independent - Monessen,PA,USA
Peterson, 20, and her brother, James, 11, were the sole survivors to escape the early-morning fire that killed nine relatives and a family friend. ... See all stories on this topic
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Seventeen dead in bus accident
Mail & Guardian Online - Johannesburg,South Africa
The death toll in a bus accident near the Lebombo border post has risen to 17, with 24 injuries reported, Komatipoort police said on Thursday. ... See all stories on this topic
12 killed in Cambodian traffic accident
ABC Online - Australia
Twelve people have been killed and 11 others seriously injured in one of Cambodia's worst ever traffic accidents. The crash occurred on Tuesday when a ... See all stories on this topic
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Highway accident kills 7, injures 25 in NW China China Daily - China
The accident occurred at 9:30 pm on the Xi'an-Lintong Expressway in the eastern suburbs of the provincial capital Xi'an. The cause of the accident is still ... See all stories on this topic
26 Dead in Nigeria Boat Accident
The Associated Press -
Kano State police spokesman Baba Mohammed said three people survived the accident late Monday and about a dozen other passengers remain missing, ... See all stories on this topic
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Toll rises to 19 - 75 feared dead at Tanzanian mine
Aljazeera.net - Qatar
State radio, quoting the mine owners, said 93 people close to the surface escaped the flooding. Other officials said 35 escaped. ... See all stories on this topic
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Egypt road accident claims 11 members of one family
AFP -
CAIRO (AFP) — Eleven members of a single family were killed and another 16 seriously injured on Saturday in a road accident in Egypt, the official MENA news ... See all stories on this topic
Thirteen confirmed dead, 10 injured in C China traffic accident
Xinhua - China
SANGZHI, Hunan Province, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Thirteen people have been confirmed dead and 10 were injured in a traffic accident in central China's Hunan ... See all stories on this topic
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40 killed in bus accident in western Uganda
MSNBC - USA
Many of the passengers burned to death in the accident at Kingo, 130 miles west of Kampala, the capital, said Steven Tanuyi, police chief of Masaka District ... See all stories on this topic
Saudi Arabia: 7 killed, 33 injured in highway accident
International Herald Tribune - France
AP RIYADH, Saudi Arabia: The official Saudi Press Agency says 7 people have been killed and 33 injured in an accident between a bus and a fuel tanker. ... See all stories on this topic
LA firefighter killed in massive explosion
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
It followed two earlier blasts that blew manhole covers skyward, according to Deputy Fire Chief Mario Rueda. Firefighters from Station 95, near LAX, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/03/08 
Angola: Uíge - Road Accident Claims 10 Lives
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Ten people died and eleven were seriously injured as a result of an accident that occurred on Tuesday along the Uíge-Bengo road, three kilometres from Dange ... See all stories on this topic
Seven dead in car crash in Chechnya
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
ROSTOV-ON-DON, March 26 (RIA Novosti) - Seven people have died in a car crash in Russia's Chechen Republic, an emergency services spokesman said on ... See all stories on this topic
TV: Road accident kills 14 in NW Pakistan
Xinhua - China
ISLAMABAD, March 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 14 people were killed in a road accident in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province on Wednesday, ... See all stories on this topic
27 killed in Iran bus accident
AFP - The accident, which occurred on Monday evening in the province of Khuzestan, also left 15 people injured. Since the start of the Iranian new year holidays ... See all stories on this topic
Dead toll in Honduras bus accident rises to 26
Reuters - USA
The accident happened between San Isidro and Jesus de Otoro, 93 miles (150 km) west of the capital, Tegucigalpa. "There are 26 dead so far. ... See all stories on this topic
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Death toll reaches 13 in SW China tractor accident
Xinhua - China
KUNMING, March 24 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in an agricultural tractor rollover in the southwestern province of Yunnan on Sunday afternoon rose to 13, ...  See all stories on this topic
Eight killed, 30 injured in accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
Jaipur (PTI): Eight persons, including two toddlers, were killed and 32 others injured when the dumper they were travelling in overturned in Kota district ...
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47 perish: Easter Sunday plane crash at Tri-City Airport ...
Midland Daily News - Midland,MI,USA
By Doug Winger A plane that stalled on approach was the reason given for a deadly crash at Tri-City Airport (now MBS International) that occurred at 11:19 ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/03/08 
Seven People Killed, Five injured in Car Crash near Moscow
Moscow News - Russia
The crash occurred near the town of Golitsyno, 46 km west of Moscow. A police spokesman said Friday that "a Volvo truck swerved into the oncoming lane after ... See all stories on this topic
At Least 13 Die in Midwest Flooding
Washington Post - United States
By Kari Lydersen CHICAGO, March 19 -- Flooding across the central part of the country over the past three days has killed at least 13 people and forced ... See all stories on this topic
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8 killed in fire at industrial estate
Times of India - India
MUMBAI: Eight persons, including three women, died and 64 were injured in a major fire in an industrial estate in Byculla on Monday afternoon. ... See all stories on this topic
At least six dead in New York crane accident
AFP -
Four construction workers were initially confirmed dead in Saturday's accident, which saw a 60-meter (200-foot) crane collapse and crush an entire ... See all stories on this topic
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Nigeria: 14 Die in Abuja Road Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
No fewer than 14 people were reported to have lost their lives, while several others sustained varying degrees of injuries, in a motor accident yesterday in ... See all stories on this topic
Car crash kills 23, injures 13 in Egypt
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
CAIRO, March 17 (RIA Novosti) - Twenty-three people were killed and 13 injured when their vehicle crashed into a truck on the highway between Cairo and ... See all stories on this topic
5 cops killed in car crash on way to hospital
Calcutta Telegraph - Calcutta,India
Near Falakata Station More the car suddenly stopped. The policemen got down from the vehicle and pushed it, till the engine started. ... See all stories on this topic
Students die in Iranian bus fire
Aljazeera.net - Qatar
Twenty-two students have been killed in a fire when their bus collided with a vehicle transporting fuel in western Iran, the state news agency IRNA reported ... See all stories on this topic
Seven killed in Abuja traffic accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Abuja - Seven persons, including a mother and her two children, were killed in a traffic accident involving a bus and a passenger car Saturday in the ... See all stories on this topic
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Report: Road accident kills 23 people, injures 35 in northern Syria
International Herald Tribune - France
The accident occurred on a road liking the northern city of Idlib to the port city of Tartus when the brakes of the bus carrying the students failed, ... See all stories on this topic
Seven people killed, five injured in car crash near Moscow
RIA Novosti - Moscow,Russia
"The crash occurred near the town of Golitsyno, 46 km (about 29 miles) west off Moscow," an officer said. "A Slovak national driving a Volvo truck swerved ... See all stories on this topic
11 people killed in road accident in Bangladesh
Antara - Antara,Indonesia
The accident occurred at about 06:30 am local time. The injured were admitted to different hospitals in Barisal town, according to the police.(*) See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/03/08 
27 Chinese miners missing after accident cover-ups: report
AFP -
BEIJING (AFP) — At least 27 workers were missing after accidents at two coal mines in northeastern China that were covered up by the collieries' management, ... See all stories on this topic
7 killed, 19 others injured in road accident in Pakistan
Xinhua - China
ISLAMABAD, March 12 (Xinhua) -- At least seven people were killed and 19 others were serious injured in a road accident in eastern Pakistan's Punjab ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/03/08 
16 Iranian pilgrims killed in Iraq accident
Africasia - London,UK
The accident occurred near the town of Badra along the border, east of the Iraqi Shiite city of Kut. The group was heading to the border point Mahdran, ... See all stories on this topic
Eight killed in car crash in Rio, Brazil
Xinhua - China
Four men whose ages were not informed were in the other car. The Road Police stressed that it is still early to determine the cause of the accident, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/03/08 
Seven die, two children critical, after head-on crash
Independent - London,England,UK
By Ian Griggs and Sadie Gray Seven people have died and two children are critical after a head-on car crash in the Cotswolds described by police as the ... See all stories on this topic
Seven dead in Brunei fire
Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
FIVE Filipinos and two other foreign workers were killed in a fire at a dormitory in Brunei today, the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs said. ... See all stories on this topic
2 Firefighters Killed in NC Fire
The Associated Press -
SALISBURY, NC (AP) — Two firefighters were killed Friday while battling a massive fire that heavily damaged a woodworking company in central North Carolina. ... See all stories on this topic
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At least 19 killed in highway accident in Peru
Xinhua - China
LIMA, March 5 (Xinhua) -- At least 19 people were killed and 48 injured in a highway accident in Peru's southern Andean region of Ayacucho, ...
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17 dead in China coal mine fire
Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
A FIRE at a coal mine in northeastern China killed 17 people, state media reported, in the latest deadly accident to strike the nation's hazardous mining ... See all stories on this topic
Firefighter, 26, killed in Quebec house fire
CTV.ca - Canada
A house fire near Montreal has claimed the life of a young firefighter who was the father of a baby girl. Mathieu Emond, 26, died while battling a blaze at ...See all stories on this topic
Police: Truck Accident Kills 11 in India
Guardian - UK
AP LUCKNOW, India (AP) - A truck carrying Hindu pilgrims overturned on a northern Indian highway, killing 11 of them and injuring 20, police said Wednesday. ... See all stories on this topic
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Death toll in Bulgaria train fire rises to nine
Reuters - USA
SOFIA, March 4 (Reuters) - Bulgarian doctors identified a ninth body on Tuesday after a fire last week swept through two sleeping carriages on a train in ... See all stories on this topic
Eleven people die fighting forest fire in China
Times of India - India
BEIJING: Eleven people have died while trying to extinguish the forest fire in two different provinces in China, local authorities said. ... See all stories on this topic
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12 killed in Senegal road accident
AFP -
DAKAR (AFP) — Twelve people were killed in a road accident in Senegal on Friday when a high-speed bus hit a truck carrying concrete, emergency services said ...See all stories on this topic
15 killed, 20 missing in Peruvian ferryboat accident
Xinhua - China
Requema provincial spokesman Alfonso Cardenas told the Cadena Peruana de Noticia radio network that the accident may have been caused by heavy rainfall, ... See all stories on this topic
Bus Accident in Guatemala Kills 45 People, AFP Reports
Bloomberg - USA
By Feiwen Rong March 1 (Bloomberg) -- Forty-five people died in an accident when a passenger bus in Guatemala heading toward El Salvador overturned late ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll in Bulgarian train fire rises to eight
Xinhua - China
29 (Xinhua) -- The death toll in a fire on a night train running between the Bulgarian capital Sofia and the northern town of Kardam rose to eight, ...See all stories on this topic
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26 dead in Bangladesh ferry accident
AFP -
"So far we know around 50 to 60 people managed to swim to the shore," said Sajad, adding that the accident happened in calm weather. ... See all stories on this topic
16 Dead - Run Over by Train in Western India
The Associated Press -
The accident took place late Wednesday night near the city of Surat in Gujarat state, railway police officer HM Patel told The Associated Press. ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll from Chile's plane crash rises to 11
Xinhua - China
27 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a plane crash in Chile's capital of Santiago Wednesday rose to 11 after the bodies of three more victims were found under ... See all stories on this topic
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15 killed in factory fire in Shenzhen
Hindu - Chennai,India
BEIJING (AP): An early morning factory fire has killed 15 people and severely injured three others in Shenzhen, a state news agency reported Wednesday. ... See all stories on this topic
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13 killed in Egypt microbus accident
AFP - Each year about 6000 people die and 30000 are injured in road accidents in Egypt. Traffic regulations are often badly enforced and vehicles are poorly ... See all stories on this topic
Eight die in bus accident
Independent Online - Cape Town,South Africa
Eight people were killed and three were injured in a bus accident along the R612 between Brema and Sawoti on Tuesday morning, KwaZulu Natal traffic ... See all stories on this topic
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26 killed in road accidents across State
Hindu - Chennai,India
ADILABAD: Sixteen persons, including four children and five women, were killed and eight others were injured seriously in a ghastly road accident on Sunday ... See all stories on this topic
At least 25 die in Saudi road accident
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
... reports did not provide details on the nationalities of the deceased, but the Egyptian daily Al Gomhuria reported that seven Egyptians died in the accident. See all stories on this topic
12 killed in bus accident in northeast India
Xinhua - China
24 (Xinhua) -- At least 12 people were killed and four seriously injured in a bus accident in Indian northeast state Assam Sunday, officials said. ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll rises to 16 in Amazon ferryboat accident
Xinhua - China
The accident took place in the region of Vila Novo Remanso, 90 km away from the northwestern city of Manaus. The Almirante Monteiro, a two-story wooden ... See all stories on this topic
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Flood death toll rises to 26; 10 remain missing
GMA news.tv - Quezon City,Metro Manila,Philippines
The death toll from the floods and landslides caused by heavy rains in Southern Luzon, Bicol, Visayas and Mindanao rose to 26 while 10 persons remained ... See all stories on this topic
46 killed in Venezuela plane crash
MLive.com - MI,USA
By JORGE RUEDA AP CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan passenger plane slammed into a steep mountainside in the Andes, killing all 46 people on board, ... See all stories on this topic
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Freeway accident leaves 15 dead, 25 injured
Xinhua - China
19 (Xinhua) -- Fifteen people were killed and 25 injured in a freeway accident in Hunan Province, central China, on Monday. The accident happened at around ...See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/02/08  
Seven killed in cafe fire in Serbia
Xinhua - China
17 (Xinhua) -- Seven people were killed and three were seriously injured Sunday morning in a fire in a cafe in northern Serbia, the local B92 news network ... See all stories on this topic
Drag racing accident kills seven in Maryland
CTV.ca - Canada
One officer said the accident scene is one of the worst he's ever witnessed. "This is a situation that could have been avoided, and it's a very tragic ... See all stories on this topic
Afghanistan's coldest winter kills over 900
Reuters UK - UK
More than 316000 cattle had perished since the onset of winter in mid December, Noor Padshah Kohistani of the National Disaster Management Commission said. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/02/08  
11 killed in road accident in western Nepal
Xinhua - China
Over two dozen of people were injured in the accident, while six of them in critical condition. They are undergoing treatment at the Mission Hospital in ... See all stories on this topic
Restaurant fire kills 11 in east China
Xinhua - China
15 (Xinhua) -- Eleven people have been killed in a restaurant fire in east China's Zhejiang Province early Friday, local government sources said. ... See all stories on this topic
Eight killed in car crash
Prague Daily Monitor - Prague,Czech Republic
By ČTK / Published 14 February 2008 Louny, North Bohemia, Feb 13 (CTK) - A traffic accident, in which a lorry, a minibus and a passenger car collided on the ... See all stories on this topic
19 died after bus plunges into river
China Daily - China
The accident happened at about 2:30 pm when the bus traveling from Chishui City to Zunyi City plunged into the Chishui River in Renhuai City, Guizhou. ... See all stories on this topic
Refinery Fire's Toll Rises to at Least 8
The Associated Press -
Emergency crews were able to snuff out the fire at the plant's main building Wednesday, but the blaze persisted at the refinery's 80-foot silos. ...
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Bolivia Declares `National Disaster' After Flooding Kills 50
Bloomberg - USA
12 (Bloomberg) -- Bolivian President Evo Morales declared a ``national disaster'' in the Andean country after widespread flooding caused by the El Nino ...  See all stories on this topic
14 dead in China bus accident
ABC Online - Australia
The accident took place in mountainous Guizhou province, on a road linking the cities of Chishui and Zunyi, Xinhua news agency said. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/02/08
10 pilgrims killed in Myanmar boat accident: report
AFP -
Five Buddhist monks and 26 other passengers were rescued, the paper said, without explaining the cause of the accident. Myanmar, one of the world's poorest ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/02/08
11 killed in fire at home for elderly in Austria
Xinhua - China
8 (Xinhua) -- Eleven people were killed Friday in a fire that broke out in a home for the elderly in a western Austrian town, officials said. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/02/08
12 patients killed in South Africa road accident
AFP -
"A total of 12 people lost their lives in the accident." Gamieldien said that 27 patients were being driven from the rural hospital in Upington to receive ... See all stories on this topic
Nine die in fire in German apartment building
Reuters - USA
BERLIN, Feb 4 (Reuters) - Nine people, including five children, were killed in a fire in an apartment building in the western German city of Ludwigshafen, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/02/08 
8 killed in Brazil flood
Xinhua - China
3 (Xinhua) -- At least eight people died and two others were hurt in floods that hit Brazilian state of Riode Janeiro on Saturday and Sunday, said Colonel ... ee all stories on this topic
At least 40 dead - China offers disaster relief fund to flood-stricken Bolivia
Xinhua - China
Floods caused by La Nina have killed at least 40 people and left four others still missing in Bolivia. Nearly 30000 households were severely affected by the ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/02/08
16 Asians Killed in Accident
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
All four traveling in the GMC were killed in the accident; two of the passengers were confirmed to be Bangladeshi nationals. Bangladesh Ambassador Iqramul ... See all stories on this topic
Nine relatives killed in accident
Times of India - India
MOONAK (SANGRUR): On Sunday morning a marriage turned into an ominous occasion as Moonak mourned the loss of its nine sons who died in an accident when ... See all stories on this topic
6 killed, 10 hurt in road accident
Daily Times - Lahore,Pakistan
Police, however, did not confirm if the pickup driver, Nadeem, had also died in the accident. The driver and passengers of the bus remained unhurt. staff ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 31/01/08 
At Least 17 Dead in Lake Tanganyika Ferry Accident in DRC
Voice of America - USA
DRC maritime inspectors say the accident happened late Friday on the eastern side of the lake, about five kilometers from the DRC port city of Kalemie. ... See all stories on this topic
Six killed in accident at Kampala building site
Radio Netherlands - Netherlands
Kampala - At least six people have been killed in the Ugandan capital Kampala in an accident at a building site. At least eight people were injured; ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/01/08 
Nigeria: 20 People Crushed in Lagos Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
Eye witness told LEADERSHIP Sunday at the gory scene of the accident that the over-loaded 18 seater Isuzu bus marked XF613FST was being accosted by ... See all stories on this topic
13 killed in vehicular accident in North Cotabato
Inquirer.net - Philippines
CARMEN, Philippines – (UPDATE) Thirteen people were killed Tuesday when a minibus smashed into a truck on a southern Philippines highway, police said. ... See all stories on this topic
Traffic accident kills 25 in southwest China
China Daily - China
GUIYANG -- At least 25 people were killed after their bus veered off a slippery mountainous road in the southwestern province of Guizhou on Tuesday morning, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/01/08  
10 killed, 13 injured in accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
The labourers were travelling to Karad in Maharashtra when the accident occurred. They were crushed to death when the stones fell on them after the lorry ...See all stories on this topic
Nine killed in train accident in Turkey
Radio Netherlands - Netherlands
Kutahya - Nine people have been killed and twenty others injured in a train accident in western Turkey. The train carrying around 400 passengers was on its ... See all stories on this topic
11 killed in accident near Ghaziabad
Hindustan Times - India
... Superintendent of Police Deepak Ratan told IANS. The accident took place at 3.20 am when the trucks approaching the checkpost tried to overtake each other. See all stories on this topic
Eight burnt alive in road accident
Hindu - Chennai,India
The accident occurred on National Highway 17. Mangalore Rural police said the victims were identified as Sanjay, Pramod, Rajesh, Sudhir, and Pappu alias ... See all stories on this topic
At least 20 people killed in highway accident in Jordan
Monsters and Critics.com - USA
Amman - At least 20 people were killed and 16 injured Saturday when a bus collided with a water tanker on the highway between the Jordanian capital Amman ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/01/08 
Bus Accident Kills 9 in Thailand
The Associated Press -
The accident occurred after the driver lost control of the bus in Kanchanaburi province, about 131 miles west of the capital, Bangkok, said police Gen. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/01/08
Accident kills 18 Chineese rail workers
Aljazeera.net - Qatar
A Chinese high speed train has run down and killed 18 railway workers and injured nine others in an accident in the east of the country. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/01/08 
Polish Plane Crash Kills 20
A Polish military plane carrying 20 passengers and crew crashed in northwestern Poland... killing all aboard including a brigadier general... Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Thursday. Channel 7 News - http://www.katv.com
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/01/08
10 killed in three-vehicle accident
Daily Nation - Nairobi,Kenya
At least 10 people died in an road accident involving three vehicles at Soilo near Nakuru Town Monday. The accident occurred when a long-haul truck headed ... See all stories on this topic
Death toll from car accident in Iquique rises to 9
El Mercurio OnLine (Chile) - Chile
The crash occurred along highway route A-1, two kilometers from the exit to Iquique's Diego Aracena airport. According to reports from Bío Bío radio, ... See all stories on this topic
Police confirm 17 dead in Zambian boat accident
Jerusalem Post - Israel
The accident occurred Friday on Lake Lusiwasi near the town of Serenge, according to the state-owned Zambia Daily Mail. The canoe started shaking and ... See all stories on this topic
37 killed in Nashik bus accident
NDTV.com - New Delhi,India
''There has been a road accident today. The bus fell into a gorge while doing a hairpin bend. The bus came off in two parts. Approximately 35 people have ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/01/08 
12 Bodies Found in Angola Plane Crash
LUANDA, Angola — Rescue workers recovered 12 bodies from the wreckage of a twin-engine plane that crashed into a mountain during bad weather in Angola's central highlands, state media reported Sunday. The Beechcraft-200 plane was flying ...
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12 killed after bus catches fire in southern Nepal
Times of India - India
KATHMANDU: At least 12 people were killed and 24 others injured when a passenger bus caught fire in southern Nepal on Friday. The bus caught fire near ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/01/08
Latest China coal mine accident kills 13
Reuters UK - UK
BEIJING, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Thirteen people were killed in a coal mine accident in southwest China on Friday, the country's top work safety watchdog said, ... See all stories on this topic
Traffic accident leaves nine dead, three injured in Bolivia
Xinhua - China
17 (Xinhua) -- At least nine people were killed and three seriously injured in a traffic accident on a Bolivian Andean highway Thursday, according to news ... See all stories on this topic
16 killed in road accident in Manipur
Hindu - Chennai,India
Churachandpur (Manipur) (PTI): At least 16 people were killed and 10 others injured when the truck they were travelling in met with an accident in Behiang ...ee all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/01/08  
9 Killed in Train Accident in India
The Associated Press -
The accident happened as the rickshaw went across an unmanned railway crossing near the village of Balisahi, about 60 miles south of Calcutta, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/01/08  
Nine killed in highway accident in China
Indian Muslims - San Diego,CA,USA
The accident occurred at 3:28 am Monday on a section of highway in Hengyang county. According to the police, a passenger van, heading from southern ... See all stories on this topic
Flood and fire at China mines kill at least 11
Reuters UK - UK
BEIJING (Reuters) - A fire killed at least six coal miners in eastern China, and the bodies of five others were pulled from a flooded shaft in the southwest ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/01/08
Death toll in Kazakh mine disaster rises to 30: minister
AFP -
ABAI, Kazakhstan (AFP) — Twenty-three miners missing after an explosion in a Kazakh mine owned by ArcelorMittal are presumed dead, Emergency Situations ... See all stories on this topic
11 Dead in Macedonia Helicopter Crash
The Associated Press -
It was the deadliest ever accident for the Macedonian air force. "This is a terrible accident and a big tragedy. My condolences go to the families of the ... See all stories on this topic
Highway crash kills 7 school athletes, 1 adult
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
RCMP Sgt. Derek Strong says the roads on Highway 11 near Bathurst were icy from snow and freezing rain that fell in the area before the accident occurred ... See all stories on this topic
Nine dead in Lenasia N12 accident
The Times - Johannesburg,Gauteng,South Africa
Nine people, including two children, have been killed in an accident on the N12 near the Lenasia offramp in the South of Johannesburg, Netcare 911 said. ... ee all stories on this topic
At least 30 die in Nigeria fuel tanker blast
CNN - 19 hours ago
LAGOS, Nigeria (CNN) -- More than 30 people were killed after a car crashed into a fuel tanker, which exploded and burst into flames early Saturday in the ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/01/08
Nigeria: 19 Die in Bayelsa Road Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
THISDAY gathered that the accident happened at about mid-day between Opokuma and Kaima in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government area of the state. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/01/08
Fire at South Korean warehouse kills 40
Houston Chronicle - United States
Kim Jung-geun, a local fire official, said no more bodies were expected to be found at the site of the blaze in Icheon about 50 miles south of Seoul. ... See all stories on this topic
Fire Kills 7 at SKorean Warehouse
FOX News - USA
SEOUL, South Korea — A raging fire at a warehouse has killed seven people, injured 10 and left 32 others unaccounted for south of Seoul, a fire official ... See all stories on this topic
Expressway accident kills 10, injures 39 in Guangdong
Xinhua - China
There were a total of 76 passengers on the two buses when the accident occurred, police said, adding that the injured passengers, including seven in serious ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/01/08 
12 killed in accident in Pakistan
Hindu - Chennai,India
The accident occurred near Shahwali in Rajanpur district when the bus, heading from Peshawar to Karachi, tried to overtake a truck on the Indus Highway, ... See all stories on this topic
Eight charred to death in Delhi slum fire
Hindu - Chennai,India
Without a roof: This here is the scene after a fire gutted over 300 slums claiming eight lives in the early hours on Sunday at Lahori Gate in Delhi. ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/01/08
Nigeria: 30 Dead in Abaji Road Accident
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
They were involved in a ghastly motor accident involving a mini-bus and two other vehicles in Abaji town, about 45 kilometres from Abuja, ... See all stories on this topic
Three firemen die in China office-block blaze
Reuters - 1 hour ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - Three firemen were killed battling a blaze that has raged for nearly 20 hours through a 12-storey shop and office building in remote ...
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Eight killed in Brazil prison fire
ABC Online - Australia
A fire that ripped through a holding cell in a Brazilian prison killed eight inmates, local police said. The fire late Tuesday at the small Rio Piracicaba ... See all stories on this topic
Car Crash Near Madinah Kills 6
Arab News - Jeddah,Saudi Arabia
The crash occurred about 125 kilometers north of Madinah. Two units from the fire department and teams from the Madinah Municipality responded to an ...
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Freeway accident kills eight in NW China
Xinhua - China
3 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were killed in a freeway accident in northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Wednesday, a local source said. At about 11 am, ... See all stories on this topic
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/01/08 
Kenya Church Fire Kills 50 Who Fled Mob
The Associated Press -
In the slums, which are often divided along tribal lines, rival groups have been going at each other with machetes and sticks as police fire tear gas and ... See all stories on this topic

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