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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  31/12/2012     
5 killed in Oregon tour bus crash on I-84 - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) — A tour bus crash crashed Sunday on an icy stretch of interstate in Oregon, killing five people and injuring about 20 ...
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5 children, 1 adult die in Mississippi car accident
Fox News
JACKSON, Miss. – Five young siblings and one adult died early Saturday when a sport utility vehicle went off an eastern Mississippi road and plunged into a rain-swollen creek, authorities said. Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said the victims ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  28/12/2012      
At least 11 killed in Tropical Cyclone Wukong
KSDK
ALBAY PROVINCE, Philippines (CNN) - At least 11 people were killed from Tropical Cyclone Wukong, with most of the fatalities from Western Visayas, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Friday in a statement ...
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Hut fire kills 6 children in Dera Murad Jamali
Pakistan Daily Times
Hut fire kills six children in Dera Murad Jamali. NASEERABAD: Six children were burned to death and another was injured when a fire engulfed a hut in Dera Murad Jamali area of Balochistan. According to police, a fire broke out in the hut of Mian Dad ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  27/12/2012 
18 Killed in single deadliest car crash yet
EIGHTEEN people were killed late Sunday in the single deadliest car accident yet this festive season, near Mutare. Police say a lorry overloaded with 63 fresh ...
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Icy I-94 causes fatal crash 6 Dead one near Jamestown
WDAY
Icy I-94 causes fatal crash for six, hospitalizes one near Jamestown. Jamestown, ND (WDAY TV) - Troopers are re-constructing a fatal accident that took the lives of six men. It happened about 11 this morning, on an icy stretch of I-94 near Jamestown.
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Oklahoma City House Fire Kills Mother, 4 Children
ABC News
A fire that ripped through a home in Oklahoma City before dawn Wednesday killed a woman and her four children and left one man in critical condition with serious burns, authorities said. Firefighters who arrived about 6:30 a.m. found the bodies of ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/12/2012 
27 killed as military plane crashes in Kazakhstan
RT
Twenty passengers and seven crew members have been killed in a military plane crash in Kazakhstan. Local military officials were on board the aircraft. “On board the AN-72 aircraft were seven crew members and 20 soldiers, including the acting head of ...
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House Fire Kills 5 in Siberia
Latin American Herald Tribune
House Fire Kills 5 in Siberia. MOSCOW – Five people died Tuesday in a fire in a house in the Omsk region of western Siberia, the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said. Three men and two women who were attending a wake for a relative died in the ...
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Christmas Day fire kills 7 in QC
GMA News
Christmas Day fire kills 7 in QC. Uploaded on 6:38PM. Firemen inspect the charred ruins of an apartment compound in Brgy. Bungad in Del Monte, Quezon City on Tuesday after a blaze killed at least seven people on Christmas Day. GMA News ...
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4 firefighters shot, 2 killed at Webster, NY, fire
USA TODAY
Fire Shooting. A house burns after a man set fire and then shot and killed a responding police officer and a firefighter while injuring two other firefighters. The man was later found dead. Monday December 24, 2012 in Webster, New York. (Via OlyDrop ... See all stories on this topic »
China Car Accident Kills 11 Children in Jiangxi, Radio Reports
Bloomberg
A car accident in eastern China's Jiangxi province killed 11 children, China National Radio reported today. The van in which the children were riding fell into a pond this morning, the state broadcaster reported. Three children died at the scene, while ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  22/12/2012
Saudi factory fire kills 6 workers
FRANCE 24
Saudi factory fire kills six workers. A view of Saudi Arabia's northeastern Gulf port of Jubail. A fire broke out in a factory in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday killing six workers, a spokesman for the Jubail industrial zone said, updating an earlier ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  18/12/2012
Ohio Fire Kills 2, Injures Two Firefighters, Five Others
Firehouse.com
Two people were killed and several others injured after a fire broke out inside a house in Shaker Heights early Tuesday morning. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak). A firefighter works to extinguish a fire Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Shaker Heights, Ohio ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  10/12/2012  
5 dead in Pacific Highway crash at Coomera
The Australian
POLICE have revealed the crash that killed five people in Coomera overnight happened when a car crashed into another vehicle parked on the side of the road. Police said a man and woman, both 20, an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old woman were killed ... See all stories on this topic »
10 dead in two separate car crashes on motorways in Victoria and Queensland
The Australian
Detectives from Victoria Police's Major Collision Investigation Group are at the scene to investigate the crash but witnesses reported a wayward car speeding along the wrong side of a freeway just before the accident. In Queensland, five people were ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  7/12/2012
11 dead in South African military plane crash
NDTV
Johannesburg: A military plane has crashed in South Africa's mountainous east, killing 11 officers, the air force said on Thursday. "On board the aircraft was a crew of six and five passengers and it was confirmed that there are no survivors," the Air ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  6/12/2012 
Clothing factory fire kills 14 in China; arson suspect says unpaid wages made ...
Washington Post
BEIJING — A former worker told state media Wednesday he set the fire that killed 14 young workers at a Chinese undergarment factory because he was angry about less than $500 in unpaid wages. The suspect, Liu Shuangyun, told the Guangdong TV ...
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8 dead in earthquake in eastern Iran
Reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 5.5 in magnitude struck eastern Iran on Wednesday, killing eight people and injuring 12 others as emergency teams scrambled to rescue others and treat the injured, Iranian media reported. People fled their ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  2/12/2012 
Bartelso firefighter dies after he's hit by fire truck at clubhouse blaze
Belleville News Democrat
A firefighter in Bartelso suffered fatal injuries Sunday night when he was hit by a fire truck at the scene of a clubhouse blaze, authorities said. Timothy P. Jansen, 45, who had been a volunteer firefighter for about 15 years, was pronounced dead at a ...
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Motorists killed 5 after Japanese tunnel collapses
ABC Online
... five people have died after being trapped inside their burning vehicles when ... which was triggered by a mudslide, saw large slabs of concrete crush at ...
Hurghada bus crash leaves 7 dead
GlobalPost
A flat bed truck carries the bus in which eight tourists were killed when the vehicle overturned after the driver lost control near the Red Sea resort of Hurghada, on November 20, 2010. The other passengers on the bus, which was carrying 30 people at ...
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Cargo plane crashes into houses in Congo-Brazzaville, killing 32 WireUpdate
BRAZZAVILLE, REPUBLIC OF CONGO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 32 people were killed Friday when a cargo plane crashed into a residential area while attempting to land at an airport in Brazzaville, the capital city of the Republic of the Congo, rescue workers ...
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5 German airline crew killed in Egypt car accident
The Associated Press
CAIRO (AP) — Five Germans and three Egyptians have been killed in a road accident south of the Red Sea resort town of Hurghada, Egypt's state-run MENA news agency reported Sunday. The Germans were airline crew members on their way to the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  29/11/2012
Seneca County fire kills family of 5
WBCO
Seneca County fire kills family of five. Tragedy struck as it too often does Tuesday morning – suddenly without warning and without regard for age or innocence. A family of five that included three school-age children were all killed when their two ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  28/11/2012
Republic house fire kills 5
Fremont News Messenger
A fire overnight killed two adults and three children in this rural Republic home. Purchase Image. A fire overnight killed two adults and three children in this rural Republic home. / Sara C. Tobias / CentralOhio.com. Written by. ,. Filed Under. News ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  27/11/2012
Fire kills 14 at workshop for disabled in Germany
Deutsche Welle
At least 14 people have been killed and many others injured in a fire at a workshop employing disabled people in southwestern Germany. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear. Emergency workers from throughout the region Monday responded to ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/11/2012
13 killed as Bangladesh flyover collapses - Hindustan Times www.hindustantimes.com/.../Bangladesh/13-killed-as-Banglad...
1 day ago – At least 13 people were killed and dozens are feared missing after a flyover under construction collapsed in Bangladesh's southeastern port ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  25/11/2012
clothing factory fire kills 117
KERO-TV 23
A fire ripped through a clothing factory near the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, killing at least 117 people and sending workers jumping out of the multistory building. At least 200 people were injured as they rushed to get out of the factory in Ashulia ...
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Apartment fire kills 5
Blue Springs Examiner
Authorities and relatives have identified the five people killed Thanksgiving Day in a fire at a southwest Missouri apartment building, including a boy whose father lives in Independence. Officials in Wheaton, about 70 miles southwest of Springfield ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  24/11/2012
Wheaton apartment fire kills 5
KSPR
WHEATON, Mo. - Fire investigators are still on scene trying to piece together what exactly caused a fire that swept through an apartment complex in Wheaton, killing 5 on Thanksgiving morning. Wheaton Police Chief Clint Clark said the fire broke out at ...
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Bangladeshi slum fire kills 14 -- chicagotribune.com
At least 14 people were killed in a fire in a slum in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka on Sunday, police and fire fighting officials said. Officials said the blaze broke ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  22/11/2012
Yemeni military plane crashes near Sanaa airport, killing 10 ...
Reuters reports — A Yemeni military transport plane crashed near Sanaa airport and burst into flames on Wednesday, killing all ten people onboard, an airport official said. The plane came down in an abandoned produce market in the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  21/11/2012 
23 Killed in Zamfara Crash
AllAfrica.com
Gusau — Two separate accidents involving two buses and a car along Sokoto-Gusau road yesterday killed 23 people and left many others with various degrees of injuries. One of the crashes occurred when a bus veered off the road and collided with an ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  2011/2012 
Bus company suspends business after accident leaves 8 dead
Daily Monitor
The wreckage of the KKT bus that was involved in an accidents in Murchison Falls National Park on Friday night. Eight people died and 45 others sustained serious injuries after the bus knocked an elephant. PHOTO BY FELIX WAROM OKELLO. By FELIX ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  18/11/2012
Slum fire kills 11 in Bangladesh
The Hindu
At least 11 people, mostly women and children, were killed and several others injured on Sunday, in a fire that ripped through a massive slum on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital. The fire was apparently ignited from a mosquito coil and soon ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  17/11/2012 
49 killed in Egypt bus, train crash
NEWS.com.au ‎- 4 minutes ago
FORTY-NINE school children have been killed and 18 injured when a train ploughed into their bus in the southern Egypt.
5 people killed in car wreck, including toddler
KATV
Martinez and three others, including a 2-year-old boy, were killed in a three-car wreck after his car, traveling southbound, was hit by a Bismarck woman driving northbound at around 7pm. According to the accident report, Eva Hernandez, 40, along with ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  15/11/2012
Iranian helicopter carrying victims of car accident crashes, killing all 10 ...
Washington Post
TEHRAN, Iran — A helicopter carrying victims of a car accident to a hospital in northeastern Iran crashed on Wednesday and all 10 people on board died, state TV said. The helicopter was en route to the northeastern city of Mashhad when it went down, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  14/11/2012  
Diwali blaze kills 8 in India
Pakistan Daily Times
NEW DELHI: An explosion and fire at a house in northern India killed eight people on Tuesday, including six members of a family who were making firecrackers for the festival of Diwali, a media report said. The incident happened in the town of Yaqoobpur ...
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Guatemala quake death toll climbs to 44
Fox News
Authorities have still not tabulated the economic losses from the earthquake but President Otto Perez - who is visiting the affected areas - said on Tuesday that an estimate could be in hand by next Friday. The government decreed a state of emergency ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  12/11/2012
Fire kills dad, 4 children in Belgium
Independent Online
Fire kills dad, 4 children in Belgium. November 12 2012 at 01:27pm. Comment on this story. iol pic wld belgium fire. REUTERS. A police officer of the Disaster Victim Identification Team inspects a house that was destroyed in a fire in Han-sur-Lesse.
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Tanker rollover kills firefighter
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
A volunteer firefighter with the Washington Township Fire Department died Sunday night after losing control of a tanker truck and crashing on his way to a brush fire, Fort Wayne authorities said. The tanker truck was traveling south on Hillegas Road ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  11/11/2012
Myanmar earthquake death toll rises to 26, 231 hurt
The Province
A bridge under construction collapses during the earthquake that shook Shwebo, Myanmar, and killed 26 people. YANGON ... Myanmar has a poor official disaster response system and lost upward of 140,000 people to a devastating cyclone in 2008. The Red ... See all stories on this topic »
Myanmar Earthquake 2012: 6.8 Magnitude Quake Kills At Least 12
Huffington Post
YANGON, Myanmar — A strong earthquake struck an underdeveloped mining region in northern Myanmar, collapsing a bridge and a gold mine, damaging ancient Buddhist pagodas and leaving as many as 12 people feared dead. A slow release of official ...
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Myanmar train crash fire kills 25 people, injures 62
Reuters
YANGON Nov 10 (Reuters) - A train in Myanmar carrying petrol derailed and burst into flames, killing 25 people and injuring 62, most of them villagers trying to collect fuel spilled in the accident, state television said. MRTV said The fire started ...
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Egypt officials: 5 killed in train collision
KTVL
Egypt's railway system has a poor safety record, mostly blamed on badly maintained equipment and poor management. Egypt's worst railway disaster took place in February 2002 when a train heading to southern Egypt caught fire, killing 363 people.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  9/11/2012
Fire kills 7 members of two families in Russia
Pravda
A fire in a house of one of the villages of Russia's Perm region has killed seven people, including three children. The fire in the 22-apartment wooden building in the village of Sars sparked at night. The fire was raging on the area of 450 square ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  8/11/2012
Guatemala's 7.4 earthquake leaves 52 dead, 22 missing
San Jose Mercury News
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala -- The death toll in the worst Guatemala earthquake since 1976 rose Thursday to 52 people, with many of the 22 still missing expected to be among the dead, according to President Otto Perez Molina. Perez said the powerful ...
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Powerful earthquake 7.6  topples homes and hillsides in Guatemala, killing at least 48...
Fox News
SAN MARCOS, Guatemala – A 7.4-magnitude earthquake rocked Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people in two states as it toppled thick adobe walls, shook huge landslides down onto highways, and sent terrified villagers streaming into the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  5/11/2012 
Korean Firefighter Killed Battling Warehouse Blaze
Firehouse.com
A firefighter was killed while trying to extinguish a fire at a warehouse in Incheon, Saturday. A memorial altar for firefighter Kim Young-soo, who was killed while on duty, Friday, is set up at Inha University Hospital in Incheon, Sunday ...
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Probe launched after French teenage firefighter and colegue dies in blaze
FRANCE 24
An inquiry has been launched in France after two firefighters, including a 16-year-old volunteer tackling his first fire, died in a blaze in the Alps. The teenager, named as Yann Simeoni, and a 35-year-old colleague died whilst on-duty, fighting a ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  3/11/2012 
'Loved by everybody,' firefighter dies after South Side blaze
Chicago Tribune
Herbert Johnson, a 32-year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department just promoted last summer, died and another firefighter was injured in the blaze on the 2300 block of West 50th Place. Johnson suffered second- and third-degree burns in a fire and was ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  2/11/2012
Cyclone Nilam: Death toll climbs to 28 as rains continue to lash ...
Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the after-effect of cyclone Nilam. Heavy rains continue to lash coastal areas. The death toll has risen to 28 after four children were electrocuted in the West Godavari district.
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Death toll from India cyclone rises to 20
Bellingham Herald
NEW DELHI — The death toll from a cyclone that hit southern India rose to 20 on Friday as people started to return to their homes after the storm died down. Cyclone Nilam, packing winds with speeds of up to 65 mph, made landfall Wednesday at ...
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Cyclone Nilam death toll rises to 7
Times of India
VISAKHAPATNAM: The toll in rain-related incidents has gone up to seven with the death of four persons in the state as heavy rains continued to lash various parts under the influence of cyclone Nilam. Three of the deaths were on account of electrocution ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  1/11/2012  
Burnt firefighter dies after two week battle
Yahoo!7 News
A firefighter who was critically injured while fighting a blaze on the south coast has died in hospital. Wendy Bearfoot, 45, was ... and loved her work," he said. There will be a number of investigations into the fatal blaze, including by Police and ...
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Electrical fire kills 23 at Saudi wedding
CNN
(CNN) -- Celebratory gunshots sparked an electrical fire that tore through a wedding party in Saudi Arabia, killing 23 people and injuring more than two dozen others, state media reported Wednesday. Tuesday night's fire in Bqaiq governorate in the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  31/10/2012 
CT Firefighter Killed by Falling Tree
FireEngineering.com
Various news sources are reporting that an unidentified Easton (CT) firefighter was killed when a tree fell on his fire department truck. No other details were immediately available, according to the Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/T06xph). Easton is ...
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5 dead after bus overturns in E China
EastDay.com
FUZHOU, Oct. 30 -- Five people were killed and four others injured after a passenger bus overturned in east China's Fujian Province on Tuesday, local authorities said. The accident happened around 2:40 p.m. when a coach carrying 30 people overturned on ... See all stories on this topic »

Disaster caught on camera: The shocking images showing the trail of destruction left by Hurricane Sandy

NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  30/10/2012
3 hours ago – Which countries have been hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy?
Sandy cripples East Coast, kills 18
WBEZ
Police and fire officials, some with their own departments flooded, fanned out to rescue hundreds. "We are in the midst of urban search and rescue. Our teams are moving as fast as they can," Gov. Chris Christie said. "The devastation on the Jersey ...
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Sandy pummels East Coast; at least 11 dead
UPI.com
NEW YORK, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Post-tropical Cyclone Sandy pummeled the U.S. East Coast, leaving at least 11 people dead, streets flooded and some 6 million customers without electricity. The accelerating storm, which had 80 mph sustained winds when it ... See all stories on this topic »
18 hours ago – Paul Owen talks to three charity workers in Port-au-Prince about the Haitian government's response to its third major disaster in two years.
Bus Accident Kills 10 
AllAfrica.com
Road crash statistics released by the Motor Vehicle Accident Fund yesterday indicate that the Tsumeb-Oshivelo road has so far claimed 15 lives this week after five people died on that road on Tuesday, after the driver lost control of the vehicle ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  29/10/2012
Hurricane Sandy slogs toward US, 41 killed in Caribbean
Reuters
MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Sandy, a late-season Atlantic cyclone that threatens to be one of the worst storms to hit the Northeast in decades, slogged slowly northward on Friday after killing at least 41 people in the Caribbean. Forecasters said wind ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  24/10/2012 
Taiwan hospital fire kills 12 elderly residents
BBC News
An early morning fire at a hospital in southern Taiwan has killed 12 patients and injured at least 60 more. The fire swept through a nursing home inside the hospital in Tainan City that housed elderly and mostly bed-ridden patients. A hospital official ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  22/10/2012
8 dead in car accident in Arunachal Pradesh
NDTV
No, Thanks. Eight dead in car accident in Arunachal Pradesh. Press Trust of India | Updated: October 21, 2012 17:55 IST. Tweet · submit to reddit. email. Itanagar: Eight persons were killed on the spot when a pick up van ferrying them skidded off the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  21/10/2012  
High school 26 students, all girls, die in Iran field trip crash
Los Angeles Times
Amid public outrage over the deaths, especially during a school trip, a deputy education minister tried to play down the accident, saying, "Accidents happen -- some people are hurt while climbing up escalators. Certainly nobody wished for this to ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  18/10/2012
Denver Bar Fire Kills 5
Daily Beast
Denver Bar Fire Kills Five. Tragedy strikes again in Colorado. Authorities are searching for a suspected arsonist after five bodies were found inside a smoldering Denver bar early Wednesday morning. Police Chief Robert White said the call alerting ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  17/10/2012
Deadly driving: 9 dead as passenger coach overturns
The Express Tribune
The coach bearing registration number JB-3327 was on its way to Karachi from Dera Ghazi Khan. The accident took place in Moro at about 6am and all the roadside shops and hotels were closed, otherwise more people may have been killed and injured.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  16/10/2012
India fire kills 10 family members
Sky News Australia
Ten members of a family have been killed in a fire caused by an electrical short circuit. Police spokesman Surendra Srivastava says the accident took place before dawn on Saturday in Agra in Uttar Pradesh state. The dead included three children. Two ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  15/10/2012
Fire kills 6 in Kenya secondary school
Press TV
At least six people, including four students have been killed after fire burnt through an entire dormitory at a secondary school in Kenya, Press TV reports. The incident happened on Sunday night, at Le Pic Secondary School in Riruta area in Kenya's ...
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House fire kills mother & 4 kids
ITV News
House fire kills mother & 4 kids. A mother and her four children killed in a suspected arson attack at their home in Essex have been named as Sabah Usmani and sons Sohaib, 11, Muneeb, nine, Rayan, six and 13-year-old daughter Hira. Their father "fought ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  13/10/2012
Fire kills 10 family members in Agra
International News Network
Agra: At least ten people were killed in a fire that broke out on Saturday at Sewla Jat area of Agra, Indian media quoting officials said. Those killed included four adults and six children from the same family. Exact cause of the fire is yet to be ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  12/10/2012 
13 dead in Bangladesh tornadoes
Pakistan Observer
Dhaka—At least thirteen people were killed when tornadoes lashed through several upazilas of Noakhali, Bhola and Chittagong districts early Thursday. Of the victims, seven were killed in Noakhali, three in Bhola and the rest three in Chittagong.
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Baltimore house fire kills 5, including 4 children
Richmond Times Dispatch
BALTIMORE — An intense fire that ripped through a row house in northeast Baltimore early today has claimed the lives of an adult and four children, a fire official said. Fire department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright says firefighters were called ...
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Shipbreaking Fire Kills 6, Leads to Three Arrests
The Maritime Executive
In Alang, a fire broke out on an oil tanker that was being dismantled resulting in the unfortunate death of six workers nearly a week ago. Following this incident, three shipbreaking executives have now been taken into custody for culpable homicide.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  11/10/2012
Downpour-triggered mudslide kills 7 in Russia
Nzweek
MOSCOW, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) — A mudslide triggered by heavy rains killed seven ... including 280 children, were trapped in the flooded area and more than 300 ...
6 family members killed in car-bus crash The Borneo Post
KEMAMAN: Six members of a family, including a mother and her three children, were killed while two others were seriously injured when the car they were travelling in collided with an express bus at Km129.65 Jalan Kuantan-Kuala Terengganu near Meraga ... See all stories on this topic »
Fire Kills 12 Chinese Workers
Wall Street Journal
Associated Press. BEIJING—A fire in a workers' dormitory killed 12 people and injured 24 others in northwestern China, state media reported. The official Xinhua News Agency said the fire broke out early Wednesday in a dormitory for workers on a water ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  10/10/2012
6 Killed In Daghestan Mudslide
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Reports from Russia's North Caucasus region of Daghestan say a mudslide caused by torrential rains has killed six people in the city of Derbent.
Tanker explosion kills five in China
Telegraph.co.uk
A tanker carrying liquefied natural gas overturned and exploded on a major highway in central China's Hunan province on Saturday, killing five people, including three fire-fighters, state media reported. The tanker was still burning on Sunday afternoon.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  8/10/2012
Sudan military plane crashes, killing 15
CNN
Khartoum, Sudan (CNN) -- A Sudanese military plane crashed southwest of Khartoum on Sunday, killing 15 people, state media said. The plane, which had 22 people onboard, was headed to El Fasher town, according to a military spokesman. Seven people ... See all stories on this topic »
2 road accidents kill 19 as holiday ends
China Daily
BEIJING - Two separate road accidents killed 19 people in China on Sunday as the weeklong National Day holiday ended. In one case, 14 people were confirmed dead after two passenger coaches collided on an expressway in East China's Shandong ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  5/10/2012
Landslide Kills 16 Students in Southwest China
Voice of America (blog)
Chinese state media say the landslide struck early Thursday in southwestern Yunnan province — a region still recovering from a devastating earthquake. The official Xinhua news agency says the landslide destroyed the Youfang Elementary School in ...
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Indonesian oil pipeline blast kills 5
TwoCircles.net
Jakarta : At least five people were killed and 18 injured after an explosion caused fire in an oil pipeline in Indonesia's South Sumatra province Wednesday, Xinhua reported. The pipeline is operated by the country's state-run oil and gas firm Pertamina.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  3/10/2012 
Fatal Boat Accident Near Hong Kong-36 Dead
The Inquisitr
The boat was half-way sunk before rescuers reached the scene of the fatal accident on Monday night. The collision occurred at approximately at 8:20 pm local time. A statement released by the Hong Kong Fire Services Department (FSD), who were ...
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Japan chemical plant explosion kills firefighter, injures 30
HazardEx
One fire fighter was killed after a chemical tank explosion at Nippon Shokubai Co's Himeji plant in western Japan on September 29, a local fire department official said. An acrylic acid storage residue tank exploded around 2:30 p.m. local time and the ...
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China highway tourist bus fire kills 6 in Tianjin
BBC News
Six people were killed after a tourist bus crashed and caught fire on a highway near China's capital Beijing, state media report. The coach ran into a lorry in the port city of Tianjin and was then engulfed in flames, the official Xinhua news agency ...
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Pipeline fire in southeast Nigeria kills 20
WGME
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- A government spokesman says 20 people in southeast Nigeria died when a broken gasoline pipeline caught fire, burning alive those gathering the fuel. The fire happened in a remote village in Abia state, near Nigeria's oil-rich ...
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5 dead in horror Bruce Highway crash south of Childers
Courier Mail
There have been only a handful of road accidents that have claimed as many lives as yesterday's crash. Six people were killed and four injured in November 2000 when a semi-trailer and three 4WD vehicles crashed on the Bruce Highway near Mackay.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  30/09/2012
Abia Oil Pipeline Fire Kills 6
Osun Defender
Abia Oil Pipeline Fire Kills Six. Six persons have been confirmed dead in a petroleum pipeline fire in Umueke autonomous community in Osisioma local government area of Abia State. They were among hundreds of people scooping oil from the damaged ... See all stories on this topic »
Tornado hits fair in Spain, flood deaths reach 10
The Associated Press
By JOSEPH WILSON, Associated Press – 1 hour ago. BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A tornado swept through a fairground in a Spanish town, knocking down a Ferris wheel and injuring 35 people, while the death toll from flooding in the same southern region ... See all stories on this topic »
Fire kills 8 in Russia's western Siberia
Xinhua
29 (Xinhua) -- A fire in an oil processing plant in Russia's Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area in western Siberia has killed at least eight people, the Emergency Situations Ministry said Saturday. Eight other people injured in the accident have been ...
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8 dead in NE China road accident
China Daily
SHENYANG - Eight people have been killed and 15 others injured, including five seriously, in a truck-coach collision that occurred in Northeast China's Liaoning province on Saturday, local authorities said. A total of 23 people were in the container ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  28/09/2012
Plane crashes in Nepal enroute to Everest, killing 19
The Guardian
A plane carrying trekkers into the Everest region crashed just after takeoff on Friday morning in Nepal's capital, killing all 19 people on board, authorities said. The pilot reported trouble two minutes after takeoff, and Katmandu airport official ...
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At least 14 killed in Nigeria gasoline tanker fire
KTVL
He said many were injured and that nearby homes had been consumed by the fire. The accident comes two months after a similar incident killed at least 95 people in Nigeria's oil-producing region. Despite decades producing oil, the majority of Nigerians ...
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Indonesian Ferry Collides With Cargo Ship; 8 Dead
TIME
By AP | September 26, 2012 | + AP A woman whose daughter was among those killed in the ferry accident on Sunda straits weeps at a hospital in Cilegon, ...
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20 dead and 7 trapped underground after mining car crash
Shanghaiist
20 dead and 7 trapped underground after mining car crash. baiyu-mine-crash-1.jpg Twenty coal-miners were killed and seven stranded underground, after a steel cable, designed to lift workers and coal out of the mine, broke and sent two carriages ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  25/09/2012
Building collapse kills 10
Indian Express
Ten people, including one child and two women, were killed and 11 others injured when an under-construction building collapsed in Saidutt Nagar area (Tajlai Pathar) of Dhankawadi around 2 pm on Monday. Other than the child, all other victims are ...
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5 killed as train rams carat unmanned level crossing
The Hindu
Five persons, including a three-year-old boy, were killed when their car was hit by a train at an unmanned level crossing close to the Aroor railway station, some 15 km from here, on Sunday afternoon. The No.12998 Hapa-Tirunelveli superfast express hit ...
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15 die in southwest Nigeria truck crash
Newsday
LAGOS, Nigeria - (AP) -- Police in Nigeria's southwest say at least 15 people have died in a crash involving two trucks and many other vehicles. Ogun state police spokesman Olumuyiwa Adejobi said Wednesday a truck driver collided head-on with cars and ...
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Gas plant fire kills 26 in Mexico
Globe and Mail
Gas plant fire kills 26 in Mexico Add to ... Reuters. Published Wednesday, Sep. 19 2012, 2:12 PM EDT. Last updated Wednesday, Sep. 19 2012, 2:27 PM EDT. Oops, something bad just happened, don't worry, I'm sure it is our fault. If you think you need ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  18/09/2012 
Atascocita firefighter dies after weekend training
Houston Chronicle
An Atascocita volunteer firefighter has died from heat-related injuries sustained during weekend training in Beaumont that also hurt a Georgia fireman. Capt. Neal W. Smith, 46, passed out Sunday at the conclusion of a ... The training, offered by the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  16/09/2012 
5 die in small plane crash in Missouri
Fox News
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A small plane crashed early Saturday in southwest Missouri, killing three children and two business owners. Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman Jason Pace said the single-engine plane went down about 12:30 a.m. northwest of ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  13/09/2012  
Kamchatka Plane Crash: Plane Crashes In Far East Russia Killing 10
Authorities say a small propeller plane crashed in Russia's far east on Wednesday killing 10 of the 14 people on board. According to ABC News, the aircraft,
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  12/09/2012  
Russian garment factory fire kills 14 Vietnamese workers
Chicago Tribune
A fire in April on Moscow's outskirts killed 17 migrant workers who had been living in makeshift quarters at a market warehouse, most of them from economically struggling former. Soviet republics in Central Asia. (Writing by Steve Gutterman. Editing by ...
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314 killed in two factory fires in Pakistan in buildings without emergency exits
San Jose Mercury News
When the fire ignited, there was no way to escape. Shabbir said he had just gone outside the factory when the fire started, but his cousin was inside and was severely burned. He died at the hospital. A firefighter at the scene, Numan Noor, said the ...
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Deaths in factory fires in Pakistan up to 97
The Associated Press
Hospital official Tariq Kaleem says the fire at a garment factory in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi killed 72 people. A blaze at a shoe factory in the eastern city of Lahore killed 25 people. Senior police official Amjad Farooqi says ...
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9 dead in An-28 plane crash in Russia's far east — RT
By RT
Nine people were killed when an An-28 passenger plane crashed in Russia's Kamchatka peninsula in the country's far east.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  9/09/2012 
More than 80 killed by earthquake in southwestern China
World Socialist Web Site
More than 80 killed by earthquakes in southwestern China. By Oliver Campbell 10 September 2012. Two earthquakes that struck Yunnan and Guizhou provinces on Friday have resulted in 81 confirmed deaths. The quakes, which measured 5.7 on the Richter ... See all stories on this topic »
Car crash kills 12, injures three in Ogun
CHANNELS
No fewer than 12 persons were allegedly burnt beyond recognition during a fatal motor accident which occurred between Odogbolu and Ososa areas of Ogun State, along Sagamu/ Benin express way this afternoon. The accident which involved a white ... See all stories on this topic »
15 killed in 2 crashes
Daily Star Online
In the first accident, ten people were killed and four were injured when a passenger van collided with a bus a on the Rajshahi-Naogaon highway in Mohanpur upazila yesterday morning. The accident occurred at around 7:00am when the van got its front ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  8/09/2012 
China steps up earthquake rescue efforts; 80 dead
USA TODAY
BEIJING – Authorities poured aid into a remote mountainous area of southwestern China and rescue workers with sniffer dogs searched for survivors Saturday after twin earthquakes killed at least 80 people. Residents rest at an emergency relief center ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  7/09/2012  
Turkey: 25 Soldiers Killed In Ammunition Depot Explosion, Fire
Huffington Post
A large fire seen after an explosion at an ammunition store in Afyonkarahisar, in western Turkey, which has killed some 25 soldiers and wounded at least four others, on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012. (AP Photo) ...
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At least 30 children among 61 dead after migrant boat sinks off Turkey
NBCNews.com
None of the ship passengers of whom 61 are dead is a Palestinian. Kurds yes. .... but looking at the circumstances of this disaster, I rest my case.
Slovenia hot air balloon claims 5 lives 
KTVL
23 was swept in stormy winds and crashed in a ball of fire outside Ljubljana, killing four people and injuring 27. The official STA news agency says initial findings from the investigation showed that the balloon repeatedly hit the ground and a tree ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  6/09/2012  
At Least 42 Killed In Morocco Bus Crash
RTT News
Incidentally, 26 people were killed in two bus crashes in Morocco in July. Such accidents are common in the West African country, mainly due to bad roads and rash driving. Moroccan government estimates that more than 4,000 people were killed in road ...See all stories on this topic »
India Fireworks Factory Fire Kills At Least 40
Huffington Post
NEW DELHI -- A massive blaze raged for hours at a fireworks factory in southern India, killing at least 40 workers and injuring 60 Wednesday, police said. Large amounts of firecrackers and raw materials had been stored in the Om Siva Shakti factory ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  4/09/2012 
dead in early-morning Ontario crash
San Bernardino Sun
Two men walk through the area where five men died in an early Sunday morning car accident in Ontario . (Thomas R. Cordova/Staff Photographer). ONTARIO -- Five men were killed early Sunday morning when the vehicle they were traveling in smashed into ...
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Bus crash in southern Iran kills at least 19 people
Edmonton Journal
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's state news agency says at least 19 people have been killed in the country's south after the bus they were travelling on struck a rock and flipped over. IRNA says the accident took place Sunday some 50 kilometres (30 miles) west of ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  1/09/2012
29 dead, 16 injured in Nigeria bus crash: police
Radio Netherlands
Twenty nine persons -- eleven of them burnt beyond recognition -- have so far been confirmed dead," national police spokesman Frank Mba said in a statement, adding that 16 people were also injured. Police said the accident happened at 1:00 pm (1200 ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  31/08/2012
Australia Ends Search in Boat Sinking With 100 Presumed Dead
New York Times
SYDNEY, Australia — Nearly 100 passengers from a boat packed with refugees that sank south of Indonesia this week are presumed dead, Australian officials ...
13 dead in coach accident in central China - Xinhua | English.news.cn
ZHENGZHOU, Aug. 31 (Xinhua) -- A coach plunged into a ditch in Henan province on Friday morning, killing 13 people onboard, local authorities said.
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8 airmen killed in helicopter collision in India
KTVL
Captain M.G. Mehta says the two Russian-made Mil MI-17 helicopters were on a routine training sortie when they collided and crashed into fields Thursday near the town of Jamnagar in Gujarat state. Eyewitnesses said one of the helicopters caught fire in ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  28/08/2012
South Lake Tahoe plane crash kills 5
San Francisco Chronicle
Witnesses reported seeing the plane crash into a meadow east of Winnemucca Avenue in South Lake Tahoe after apparent engine problems, said Lt. Pete Van Arnum, a spokesman for the El Dorado County sheriff. The plane burst into flames on impact and ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/08/2012
Explosion at Amuay refinery in Venezuela kills 41; fire still burning
Hydrocarbon Processing
Crews battling the fire, which broke out early Saturday following a likely gas leak explosion that killed 41 people and injured over 80 more, were dealt a setback by shifting winds overnight. The government has a stance that the plant could resume ...
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36 Dead After China Bus Plows Into Methanol Tanker
Newser A bus in Xinyang, central China's Henan province, that burst into flames and killed 41 people on July 22, 2011. Another bus accident this morning in Shaanxi province killed 36. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Li Bo) ...
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5 Die In Enugu Auto Crash
The Guardian Nigeria
FIVE persons have been confirmed dead in a multiple motor accident which occurred along Nsukka 9th Mile highway on Thursday night. The accident involved a Toyota Carina car with registration number 402 LGT, a 14-sitter bus belonging to Royal Mass ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  24/08/2012 
Six crushed to death at unmanned level crossing
Times of India
LUCKNOW: An accident at an unmanned level crossing (ULC) in Varanasi division of North Eastern Railway left six persons dead on Friday. The accident took place when a Tata Indica car (UP54 D 5598) rammed into an empty inspection carriage running ...
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Kenya dormitory fire kills 8 pupils in school
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
23 (Xinhua) -- At least eight school pupils were killed Wednesday night as a fire razed down their dormitory in Homa Bay county of Western Kenya, an official confirmed on Thursday. "I can confirm that eight pupils were burned to death and their bodies ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  21/08/2012
6 killed in Nepal road accident
Deccan Herald
... in Nepal road accident. Kathmandu, Aug 20, 2012, (IANS): At least six people have been killed and 42 others injured in a truck-bus collision on the East-West Highway in Nawalparasi in western Nepal late Sunday. According to website myrepublica.com, ... See all stories on this topic »
6 dead in earthquake on northern Indonesian island
Atlanta Journal Constitution
JAKARTA, Indonesia — The death toll rose to six on Monday from a powerful weekend earthquake in Indonesia as rescuers reached mountainous villages that had been cut off by landslides, officials said. At least 43 others were injured, including eight in ... See all stories on this topic »
Fire Kills 12 Monrovia Residents
AllAfrica.com
The Liberia National Fire Service (LNFS) has disclosed that of the 129 fire incidents across Monrovia from January to June this year, 12 deaths were recorded, while scores of residents left homeless and property worth thousands of dollars damaged.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  20/08/2012
Sudan plane crash kills 32 including minister
Reuters
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Thirty two people including a Sudanese government minister and other officials were killed when a plane taking them to an Islamic festival crashed in the south of the country on Sunday, state media aid. The plane went down in ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  19/08/2012
6 dead in car accident in C. Java
Jakarta Post
Six people died and six were injured in a pile up involving a bus and two minivans on Saturday in Kendal, Central Java. The casualties, identified as Taskia, Agung Hariyadi, Surani, Rusyanto, Alin Tiastiani and Sugiyono, were passengers one of the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  18/08/2012
11 killed, 25 injured in Mexico bus crash
Courier Mail
Friday's crash occurred at a spot known as The Devil's Spine on the highway linking Durango city with the Pacific resort of Mazatlan, the mayor of that municipality, Alejandro Higuera Osuna, told the media. The Red Cross and military officials joined ...
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7 Americans Among 11 Dead In Afghan Helicopter Crash
KERO-TV 23
(CNN) -- Seven American service members were among the 11 people killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan Thursday, NATO's International Security Assistance Force said. Three members of the Afghan National Security Forces and an Afghan ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  15/08/2012
Moscow firefighter's death highlights dangerous job crews face on fire lines
The Spokesman Review (blog)
The death of 20-year-old U.S. Forest Service firefighter Anne Veseth of Moscow while fighting the Steep Corner fire near Orofino is highlighting the dangerous job crews face as at least a dozen blazes continue to burn across the state, the Associated ...
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Firefighter killed as wildfires rage across Idaho, destroying ...
In Idaho, one firefighter was killed by a falling tree. A fire in central Washington grew rapidly overnight and destroyed more than 60 homes, spurring the state's ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  13/08/2012 
Second firefighter dies in Spanish forest fires
Deutsche Welle
Another firefighter died in the same fire on Sunday. Two others were injured while fighting the blaze in the pine forest of Torre de les Macanes. More than 100 children were evacuated from a campsite, and several other peoples were told to leave their ...
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Fires claim lives of 2 firefighters in eastern Spain, thousands evacuated on ...
Washington Post
MADRID — A Spanish emergency service official says two firefighters have died from injuries sustained in battling a wildfire in the eastern province of Alicante while hundreds were evacuated by boat to escape a fire raging on the Canary Island of La ...
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Forest Service firefighter dies on wildfire near Orofino, Idaho
The Missoulian
A female firefighter died Sunday afternoon during initial attack on the Steep Corner fire near Orofino, Idaho, the U.S. Forest Service reported. In a written release late Sunday night, the agency said the victim was a Forest Service firefighter ...
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Death toll from Ernesto rises to 12 in Mexico
Fox News
Five more people have been reported killed by Hurricane Ernesto, which first made landfall last week on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, raising the death toll from the storm to 12, officials said. The latest deaths occurred in two traffic accidents Friday ...
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Brazil: 5 vehicle pile-up leaves 10 dead, 89 hurt
Boston.com
Highway patrol officers in the state of Parana told the Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper that the initial cause of the Saturday night accident was a collision between a car and a bus. Officer Claudio Roberto Rafaelli said a motorcycle then collided with ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  12/08/2012 
Iran earthquake toll rises to more than 300
Los Angeles Times
TEHRAN — Iranians turned their efforts from rescue to relief Sunday after twin earthquakes that killed more than 300 people, trying to provide medical care for more than 2000 injured and shelter and aid for thousands left homeless. For a second night ...
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Iran earthquakes kill 250, around 1800 injured
Vancouver Sun
"I was just on the phone talking to my mother when she said, 'There's just been an earthquake', then the line was cut," one woman from Tabriz, who lives outside Iran, wrote on Facebook. "God, what has happened? After that I couldn't get through. God ...
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North India bus crash kills 41
Malaysia Star
The bus skidded off the road in a sparsely populated, hilly area of the state of Himachal Pradesh, district deputy commissioner Sunil Chaudhary told AFP. "So far, we have confirmed 41 dead and 17 injured in the accident in which the bus fell into a ...
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Lightning kills 13 outside Bangladesh mosque
NewsWest9.com
Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron refinery fire in Northern California are focusing on corrosion in a decades-old pipe the company inspected late last year. Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron oil ...
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Fire at Iran petrochemical plant kills 6, update | Ya Libnan | World ...
By Ya Libnan
A fire at Iran's biggest petrochemical plant has killed at least six people and injured a dozen others, according to Iranian state media. The incident at the Imam Khomeini Petrochemical Complex was caused by a gas leak, the Fars news agency ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  11/08/2012
5 Indian techies die in car accident in US
New York Daily News
Washington, Aug 11 — Five Indian software professionals, all from Hyderabad, died when their car hit a tractor-trailer and burst into flames in a fiery crash on a highway near Oklahoma city Friday. The names of the people killed have not been released ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  9/08/2012   
Bus accident kills 31 in northeast India
Perth Now
Preliminary investigations suggested the bus driver, who was among the dead, had been driving recklessly in rainy weather, he added. India has the highest annual road death toll in the world, according to a 2009 World Health Organisation report, with ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  8/08/2012
Road accident leaves 23 dead
Radio Netherlands
accident · road · Senegal. At least 23 people were killed in a collision between a bus and a truck in the centre of Senegal on Tuesday morning, the fire department and local media said. "It was a collision between a 35-seat bus and a truck transporting charcoal ... See all stories on this topic »
11 killed, 25 injured in Nepal bus accident
Albany Democrat Herald
11 killed, 25 injured in Nepal bus accident. Print Email. 2012-08-06T23:16:13Z 2012-08-07T01:04:22Z 11 killed, 25 injured in Nepal bus accidentThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 2 hours ago. (0) Comments. Police in Nepal say a bus has veered ... See all stories on this topic »
Ajman villa fire kills 6
Khaleej Times
A fire swept through a villa in Ajman killing six people on Tuesday. The dead included a widowed Emirati mother, her three daughters and two expatriate maids. The woman's 15-year-old son was rescued by civil defence personnel and is being treated for ... See all stories on this topic »
14 dead, 5 missing from heavy rains in China
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Rescue workers searched Monday for more than 100 people trapped by a mudslide in southwestern China, while in another part of the country 400 workers were trapped by a flood in a railway tunnel. (AP Photo) CHINA OUT. In this photo released by China's ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  6/08/2012
Firefighter dies as wildfire blazes in Spain
gulfnews.com
Madrid: A military firefighter was killed and three others injured in a crash on Saturday as hundreds of firefighters backed by aircraft struggled to tame a wildfire in western Spain, emergency workers said. A truck belonging to the army's emergency ...
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Bus crash kills 23 Angolan soccer fans
Toronto Sun
Twenty-three fans of Angolan soccer club Kabuscorp were killed and 29 injured when their bus overturned on the road back to Luanda after an away match, state news agency Angop reported on Sunday. The accident happened on Saturday in Kwanza Sul ... See all stories on this topic »
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3 children among 5 dead in early morning I-10 crash, blown tire ...
This is the second time in about a week that a car crash has killed five people at once. On July 22, a two-car crash in Montana Vista killed Humberto Ignacio ...  www.elpasotimes.com/.../officials-identify-five-victims-fabens...
Rain kills 6 in Uttarakhand, pilgrimage halted
New York Daily News
The government confirmed the "temporary closure" of the annual Char Dham pilgrimage and said that since Friday night six people, including three fire fighters and three children, were killed in the downpour. Officials told IANS that Garhwal was the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  2/08/2012
21 killed in Xinjiang mudslide
Xinhua
The fatal mudslide, which occurred at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday in the township of Araltobe, Xinyuan county in the Kazak autonomous prefecture of Ili, trapping 28 workers in the mine. More than 500 rescuers are working to carry out search and rescue operations.
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Morocco: Two crashes kill 16
Telegraph.co.uk
In the second crash, another four people were killed and two injured when a lorry crashed into a light vehicle on the main road linking Casablanca, Morocco's largest city, with Beni Mellal to the southeast. The North African country has a poor road safety ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  31/07/2012 
7 dead in fiery Interstate 10 accident
AZ Central.com
The 11a.m. crash near mile marker 87.1, about 50miles west of Phoenix, was one of six fatal accidents that killed 12 people over the weekend, Cook said. That marked the second weekend in a row of a high number of traffic-accident fatalities. "It's unusual ... See all stories on this topic »
Train accident: 32 charred to death on board Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu ...
Times of India
NELLORE (ANDHRA PRADESH): Thirty-two people were on Monday charred to death and 25 others injured when a fire broke out in a coach of New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express near here with railway minister Mukul Roy indicating that there could ...
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9 dead as train hits mini-bus in Poland: Police
AsiaOne
WARSAW - A collision between a mini-bus and a train on a level crossing killed nine people and injured a tenth in Poland on Monday, with the victims likely all Ukrainian nationals, police said. "Eight passengers on the bus were killed at the site of the accident ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  29/07/2012
Death toll in Brazil plane crash rises to 8
Fox News
According to the Fire Department bulletin, the plane that crashed was a Beech King Air B-200 twin-engine turboprob with a capacity for 10 passengers that was on a flight from Belo Horizonte, the capital of Minas Gerais, to Juiz de Fora, the second largest city ... See all stories on this topic »
Indian pilgrims 15 killed in Nepal car accident
Firstpost
Less than a fortnight back on July 15, at least 35 pilgrims, most of them Indians, were killed and 12 injured in a road accident in western Nepal after their bus veered off the road and fell into a canal. The overcrowded bus was carrying about 120 passengers.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  26/07/2012
6 killed in helicopter crash in southeastern France, officials say
Fox News
PARIS – All six people on board a helicopter died Wednesday when it crashed in flames in an area often referred to as France's answer to the Grand Canyon, officials say. Francis Mene, a defense official, said the helicopter crashed while carrying out a test ...  See all stories on this topic »
Bloxum, VA firefighter killed after fire truck crashes on way to accident
On Tuesday July 17, at approximately 11:30 a.m. a fire truck heading to the scene of an accident lost control and crashed into some trees on the side of the road ... www.serpefirm.com/Bloxum-firefighter-killed-on-way-to-acci...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  23/07/2012
14 die when packed pickup truck crashes in Texas
CNN
Nine people were injured in the Sunday evening crash, officials said. At least six of the victims were airlifted to hospitals in San Antonio and Corpus Christi, said Trooper Gerald Bryant of the Texas Highway Patrol. All of their conditions were not immediately ... See all stories on this topic »
Bus crash in South Africa kills 18, injures 31
WireUpdate
By BNO News. CRADOCK, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A school bus collided head-on with a minibus in the southern region of South Africa on Saturday, killing eighteen people and injuring more than 30 others, emergency officials said on Sunday.
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NYPD: 5 confirmed dead in Queens crash; 3 hurt
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Queens fatal crash kills 5.jpg Google MapsA fatal crash near Atlantic Avenue and the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens kills five people, including two children, and left three others injured, officials say. NEW YORK — Five people, including two children, have ...
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Vacant house fire spreads to apartment, kills 5
The Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. Prosecutors in New Jersey have released the names of three children and a teenager killed along with an adult in a fast-moving apartment fire in Newark. But the cause.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  22/07/2012
5 killed in car accident near Moscow
Firstpost
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of five people, including a child, were killed Saturday in a car accident at a bus stop in Moscow region. According to the police, the accident occurred in a village of Kupavna after a Land Rover, reportedly being ...
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Air force helicopter crashes in western Brunei, killing 12
WireUpdate
"In the early morning hours today, the Royal Brunei Air Force continued its search and rescue operation for the missing personnel involved in the Bell 212 crash that occurred yesterday afternoon," the ministry of defense said in a statement on Saturday.
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5 killed, including 3 kids, in Newark, NJ, fire
Cherry Hill Courier Post
NEWARK — A fast-moving apartment house fire that began in a building next door killed five people, including three young children, on Friday. Fire officials said those killed lived in two third-floor apartments in Newark's Vailsburg neighborhood, near Irvington ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  21/07/2012
26 Die in Mexico bus crash
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Injured survivors were taken to three hospitals in Tepic, the capital of Nayarit. Bus crashes are common in Latin America, where roads can be poor. Around 24000 people die from road accidents in Mexico each year, according to insurance companies.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  20/07/2012
Multi-car crash kills 6 in Antwerp, Jefferson County North Country Public Radio
Regional Headlines: Multi-car crash kills six in Antwerp, Jefferson County · Can the Adirondacks offer residents a sustainable life? Potsdam, Lake Placid pick up from storm damage · Not every funnel cloud is a tornado · Drought threatens hay, corn crops ...
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Zanzibar ferry disaster toll rises to 62, many missing
Gulf Times
“The boat was pitching strongly,” said Enos Masemba, 32, travelling to Zanzibar to find work, and who escaped only after a fellow passenger managed to smash a window so they could leap into the rough sea. His wife drowned in the tragedy. ... Some of the victims' relatives said they were angry at authorities for lax marine safety regulations, especially after more than 200 people were killed in a ferry accident in September in the worst maritime disaster in the history of Zanzibar. “The government has killed all these ... See all stories on this topic »
House fire kills 5 in GenSan
Philippine Star
DAVAO CITY, Philippines (Xinhua) - Five people were killed in a fire in the southern Philippines early today, authorities said. Three of the fatalities were children aged between eight and 16, as well as their mother and a female house helper after the blaze in ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  17/07/2012
10 killed, more than 40 injured in south Brazil bus crash
Detroit Free Press
Police in the southern Brazil state of Parana say ten people died and 42 were injured when the bus they were on crashed.
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16 die in Nepal's 2nd major bus crash in 2 days
The Missoulian
Police are investigating the cause, but it was raining heavily at 4 a.m. when the accident occurred. At least 39 people were killed Sunday in another bus accident in Nepal, a mountainous nation where roads and vehicles are often poorly maintained.
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Pakistan cable car crash leaves 8 dead
New York Daily News
Eight people died when a rickety, overloaded cable car crashed into the Indus River in northern Pakistan at the weekend. The improvised crossing had been built in 2010 after flood waters washed away a bridge in the remote region of Gilgit.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  16/07/2012 
Nepal bus crash kills 38 pilgrims
The National
Three of the dead are Nepalis. "We are yet to find out the cause of the accident. The water level in the river was high as it is monsoon time so the bus on its way to Triveni sank ... after skidding away from the road," Mr Raya said. "Many of those who ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  15/07/2012
Chartered military aircraft crashes in Mauritania, killing 7
WireUpdate
NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A military plane chartered by Canadian gold miner Kinross crashed shortly after takeoff Thursday in the African country of Mauritania, killing all seven people on board, officials said on Friday. The cause was not ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  13/07/2012
South Africa: Mpuma Crash Toll Reaches 26
AllAfrica.com
Johannesburg — The death toll following a collision between a train and truck in Mpumalanga on Friday morning had reached 26 by late afternoon, the department of public enterprise said. "The minister is deeply saddened by what transpired at 7am this ...
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Kinross chartered plane crashes in Mauritania, 7 dead
Reuters
Plane crashed just after takeoff from Nouakchott airport* Was en route to Tasiast mine* Plane chartered by Kinross to carry gold* Witnesses say plane caught fire before crashing* No Kinross employees.
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Nigeria petrol tanker fire kills 95
Reuters
Casualties were trying to scoop up spilt fuel* Fuel tanker crashes common on poorly maintained roads (Updates death toll, adds quotes from hospital, president)By Owolabi Tife and Austin EkeindeNIGER.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  11/07/2012
14 killed as minivan catches fire in north India
Daily Herald
Police say 14 members of a family returning from a wedding were burned to death when the minivan they were traveling in caught fire in northern India. The dead include 10 children. Rafiq Ahmad, a local police officer in Uttar Pradesh state, said ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  10/07/2012 
26 people killed in bus crashes in Morocco
Reuters
RABAT, July 9 (Reuters) - At least 26 people were killed and40 others injured in two separate bus accidents in Morocco onMonday, official media reported.Ten people died and 33 others were injured, five.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  5/07/2012
Tanker crash blast and fire kills 20
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  4/07/2012
Volunteer firefighter dies in the line of duty
Franklin News Post
A Boones Mill firefighter has died of injuries he sustained in the line of duty during Friday night's windstorm. Dr. John L. Echternach ... Several vehicles were crushed by the second tree as well, according to Fire Marshal Bennie Russell. Echternach ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  2/07/2012
4 believed dead in crash of firefighting C-130 from Charlotte
Charlotte Observer
State flags will fly at half-staff today across North Carolina, in tribute to the Charlotte-based Air National Guard members who were killed in the crash of their C-130 cargo plane Sunday night.
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Car returning from Boy Scout camp in head-on crash; 5 dead
USA TODAY
A car returning from a Boy Scout camp veered into an oncoming lane and slammed head-on into a motor home.
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Head-on crash in Wyoming kills 5, injures 4
CBS News
The other four occupants of the motor home were injured in the crash around 10 a.m. MDT Saturday in Hot Springs County, but their conditions were not immediately available. The person believed to be the driver was flown to a Billings, Mont., hospital ...
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5 killed, 1 missing after bus plunges into SW China river
Global Times
A bus fell into a river after being hit by rocks falling down a mountainside in southwest China's Sichuan province on Saturday, leaving five people dead and one missing, local authorities said. Twenty-two passengers were also injured in the accident ...
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Fire kills 5 miners at Gold Fields mine in South Africa
MI News 26
WESTONARIA, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A fire broke out at a gold mine in the northern region of South Africa on late Saturday, killing five miners and injuring more than a dozen others, officials said on Sunday. A union accused its owner of negligence.
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Tianjin mall fire kills 10 - China.org.cn
Tianjin mall fire kills 10. 0 Comment(s) Print E-mail Xinhua, July 1, 2012. Adjust font size: The death toll climbed to ten after a fire, which broke out in a ...
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Tornado-like windstorms kills 13; leave 3 million without power in sweltering heat
Detroit Free Press
Millions across the mid-Atlantic region sweltered Saturday in the aftermath of violent storms that pummeled the eastern U.S. with high winds and downed trees, killing at least 13 people and leaving 3 million without power during a heat wave.
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Leaking oil ignites, kills 20
China Daily
Most of the people killed were sleeping in a wood product market under the flyover, according to those who escaped from the fire. The drivers of the trucks were not killed, according to witnesses. Both trucks are registered in Hunan province. Twenty ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  30/06/2012 
5 dead in Lehigh County crash after car runs stop sign, police say
Patriot-News
4 people in a car and 1 in a tow truck were killed; a passenger in the tow truck was hurt.
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Tanker truck crash sparks fire, kills 20 in China
Fox News
A tanker truck filled with gasoline collided with a truck in southern China on Friday, setting off an explosion and a massive fire that left 20 people dead and 14 others hurt, including at least...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  29/06/2012  
Eight Killed in Fatal Car Accident
AllAfrica.com
Ruhango — A fatal accident involving a Fuso truck has killed at least 8 people in Ruhango sector, Ruhango District. Another 15 were injured and were immediately rushed at various nearby health centers, including Ruhango, Kibingo and Kigoma. One of the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  27/06/2012  
Uganda abandons landslide rescue bid for buried  Myjoyonline.com - ‎Jun 27, 2012‎
Rescue workers in Uganda have abandoned efforts to find an estimated 70 people believed dead in a landslide. Eighteen people have been confirmed dead after three villages were swept away on the slopes of Mount Elgon. Uganda's Red Cross told the ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  25/06/2012
Speeding bus crashes into a tree, killing 14 people in northern India
Greenfield Daily Reporter
LUCKNOW, India — A police spokesman says a speeding bus crashed into a tree in northern India, killing at least 14 passengers. Surendra Srivastava said at ... See all stories on this topic »
At least 32 killed in bus accident in Mexico
Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - At least 32 people were killed in Mexico on Sunday after the bus they were traveling in turned over on a wet road in the southwestern ... See all stories on this topic »
Massive fire at Indian government building kills 5
By Stuti Shukla The Indian Express MUMBAI, India With the recovery of two more bodies from the sixth floor of the Mantralaya building today, the death toll in the fire that swept through the.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  24/06/2012  
8 Czechs killed, 44 injured in Croatia bus crash
KFVS
Police say at least seven Czech tourists have been killed and 44 injured in a bus crash in Croatia.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  22/06/2012
Firefighter dies fighting blaze in Greek air base
The Seattle Times
A Greek firefighter died Wednesday while helping to battle a large wildfire burning inside an air force base just west of Athens, authorities say. A fire department ...
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Sri Lankan 95 dead or missing boat capsizes off Australia
New York Daily News
It is the latest in a series of refugee boat disasters in the Indian Ocean in recent ... boat capsized off of Australia, leaving at least 90 people dead or missing. ... that up to 75 people may have drowned, but I do stress that they are unconfirmed at ...
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Military plane crashes into Jakarta homes; 10 die
Atlanta Journal Constitution
JAKARTA, Indonesia — An Indonesian air force plane slammed into a military housing complex and ignited a huge fireball Thursday while trying to land in ... ee all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search  21/06/2012
China: Bus Crash Kills 17 in East China
INAUTONEWS
17 people were killed and 28 others severely injured. ... “It was raining hard when the crash happened, and the bus was travelling downhill and turning. See all stories on this topic »
Zimbabwe Bus Crash Kills 9, Injures Several Others
Voice of America
Nine people were killed in a horrific accident in central Zimbabwe early on Wednesday when a bus crashed into a stationary haulage truck along the ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/06/2012 
Fire kills 13 in Turkish prison
euronews
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Thirteen prisoners were killed in a blaze that broke out in a jail in southeast Turkey overnight as inmates set fire to their bedding in a ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/06/2012
30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident
Newstrack India
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 others injured early Saturday when a private bus carrying pilgrims to Shirdi fell off a river bridge ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/06/2012  
8 killed in Kohat road crash
DAWN.com
The residents of the area rushed to the site after the accident and pulled out the injured and dead from the coach. The victims, who belonged to Sabirabad area ...
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27 feared dead as typhoon Guchol hits Philippines
gulfnews.com
Manila: Nineteen more people were feared dead after they were not yet ... the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Coordinating Council (NDRRCC) said.
24 killed in road crash in India
New York Daily News
At least 24 people were killed Thursday when the truck they were travelling in overturned on a highway in India's western state of Gujarat, police said.
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Rashtriya Ispat Plant Fire Kills 9 People, May Delay Expansion
Bloomberg
A fire at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd.'s steel plant in southern India yesterday killed nine workers and will probably delay expansion plans at the nation's ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/06/2012 
Bus carrying children crashes in Mexico, 8 dead
Reuters
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A bus carrying kindergarten children on a day trip to a crocodile farm in western Mexico crashed on Wednesday, killing at least eight ...
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Deadly fire at Vizag steel plant kills 16
Zee News
Fire broke out at a steel plant here on Wednesday claiming six lives, reports said.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/06/2012
Afghans halt effort to recover bodies of 66 people killed in landslide ...
Washington Post
KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan officials say they are halting efforts to dig out more than 60 bodies from the site of a devastating landslide that followed ...
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Earthquakes in Afghan buried 71 and 69 are feared dead
Examiner.com
In Kabul Afghanistan they are digging with bulldozers through tons of rocks and dirt in hopes of recovering an assumed 71 victims from a landslide that occurred.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/06/201
5 dead, 15 injured in small plane crash near Kiev
The Associated Press
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A small plane carrying skydivers crash-landed in stormy weather near the Ukrainian capital on Sunday, killing five people and injuring 15, including an Austrian citizen, emergency officials said. The L-410 plane belonging to a ...
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Helicopter crash: Kenya govt minister among 6 dead
WRAL.com
By TOM ODULA, AP NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's internal security minister was killed with five other people in a helicopter crash near the Kenyan capital on Sunday, the vice president said. Minister George Saitoti and his assistant were among those killed ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/06/2012
6 killed 9 injured in accident
International News Network
DARYA KHAN: Six passengers were killed and nine injured when 2-passenger vans collided in an accident at Fasil Chowk on MM road. Condition of two passengers is stated to be critical. 2 Real brothers, mother and daughter were among the dead.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/06/2012  
18 dead and 37 injured after coach crashes in Bolivia
Buenos Aires Herald
At least eighteen people were killed and thirty-seven injured, after a passenger coach skidded off a main road and fell some 120 metres into a ravine along los Yungas routeway, in the area of La Paz. The accident occurred yesterday at around midday, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/06/2012
21 hours ago – At least eight Russian firefighters are killed as they try to control a fast-spreading wildfire in southern Siberia, forestry officials say.
Family of 6 killed in plane crash in Fla swamp
Fox News
A Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children were killed Thursday when their small plane crashed into a swampy area of central Florida, authorities said. The single-turboprop, fixed wing plane broke apart and went down about 12:30 pm in the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/06/2012
Road accident leaves 6 dead in Hyderabad
South Asian News Agency
HYDERABAD, (SANA): At least six passengers have been died and 30 others injured when a passenger coach turned over near Hatri Bypass on Hala Road of Hyderabad on Tuesday. According to details, the passenger coach was on way to Karachi from Mansehra ...
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Horrific bus crash leaves 9 dead | News24
Horrific bus crash leaves 9 dead| News24|South Africa|News| Nine people have died and 45 others injured when a minibus taxi collided with a bus near ...
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6 dead in fatal car accident in Slaughter; family and MADD speak out
WVLA-TV
Slaughter, La (NBC33) — State police say the driver of the car in last week's fatal crash near Slaughter, Brett Gerald, 30, has been arrested again. A sixth victim, 15-year-old Willie Gaines Jr., died over the weekend. The crash happened on LA-67, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/06/2012
Nigerians search wreckage after plane crash kills 153
Reuters
Crash killed 147 pass angers, 6 crew * "Horrific moment", Lagos state governor says * President Jonathan declared 3 days mourning By Hannington Osodo and Oludare Mayowa LAGOS, June 4 (Reuters) - Nigerian emergency services recovered more bodies on ... See all stories on this topic »
Truck driver blamed for fatal head-on crash that kills 8 in Tong'an, Xiamen
What's on Xiamen
The deadly head-on collision between a minivan and a truck occurred on the Provincial Road 206 from Xiamen Tong'an to An'xi at about 17:40 on 1st June, leaving 8 people in the minivan including 6 adults and 2 children aged about 7 dead on the spot.
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Bus crash kills 23 wedding guests in Pakistan
AFP
ISLAMABAD — At least 23 Pakistani wedding guests, including six children, were killed when a bus plunged into a ravine near the capital Islamabad, according to police. Sixty people were injured when the driver lost control of the vehicle late Sunday ...
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10 killed in cargo plane crash in Ghana's capital
KTVN
More >> The Nevada Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident on Interstate 80 Thursday night. Troopers say it happened around 8:40 pm in the westbound lanes of I-80, west of Wadsworth, near the OrchardMore >> Sparks Police are investigating a ...
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8 dead in south China car accident - China.org.cn
Eight dead in south China car accident. 0 Comment(s) Print E-mail Xinhua, June 2, 2012. Adjust font size: Eight people died on Friday in a road accident in ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/06/2012
Crash kills 7 in Guatemala
Fox News
At least seven people, including a 3-month-old baby, were killed in a crash involving two vehicles carrying a total of 13 people on a highway in eastern Guatemala, the fire department said. The accident occurred Thursday at kilometer 137.5 of the ...
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5 killed on their way home from church by suspected drunk driver
WLBT-TV
By WAFB Staff - email Two teen boys survived the crash but are listed in critical condition. They are Denise Gaines' sons. Some emergency officials called this one of the worst crashes they've encountered. The impact of the collision left the car as a ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/05/2012
Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills 16
Voice of America (blog)
A powerful earthquake in northern Italy has left at least 16 people dead, striking after another deadly quake in the same region earlier this month. Officials say 350 others were injured in the 5.8-magnitude quake Tuesday with the epicenter in the ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/05/2012 
Qatar mall fire kills 19, including 13 children
CBS News
(AP) DOHA, Qatar - Qatar's Interior Ministry said 13 children were among 19 people killed in a fire that broke out in one of the country's fanciest shopping malls late Monday morning, raising questions about building safety in the booming Gulf state.
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Fire kills 10 in Bahrain
Oman Daily Observer
MANAMA — Ten Asian workers, believed to be from Bangladesh, died yesterday when a fire broke out in their accommodation in Bahrain, the country's state news agency reported. The workers died of suffocation from heavy smoke in the dawn fire in their ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/05/2012   
5 of family killed in car crash near Kadur
Times of India
The dead are Sharankumar, 25, driver of the vehicle, Bhagheerathamma, 82, Vinayaka, 36, Vani, 22, and Padmamma, 65. The injured are Asha, Madhavarao, Spurthi, Rohini and Nagalakshmi. They were shifted to Chikmagalur Government Hospital. The accident ... ee all stories on this topic »
Hopes fade for 21 buried in Philippine landslide
Arab News
One miner pulled from the mountain of mud and rocks said he's survived three ... He said another younger brother was killed when they were trapped in a mine ...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/05/2012   
Indian passenger train rams freight train; 24 dead
cbs4qc.com
The collision then caused its first car to catch fire, burning to death 16 people who were inside, Sinha said. "We are trying to identify the bodies and will hand them over to the families," district official Durga Das said. Firefighters and police put ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/05/2012  
Small aircraft crashes near Banja Luka, 5 killed
B92
BANJA LUKA -- Five persons died in Zalužani, near Banja Luka, RS, when a Cessna plane crashed onto an auto racing track there, local media reported. Eyewitnesses said the plane crashed immediately after taking off. According to unofficial information, ... See all stories on this topic »
earthquake strikes near Bologna, Italy; at least 5 dead
msnbc.com (blog)
The roof of the cathedral in Mirandola collapsed. "Our school children were to receive their first communion here this morning. If it had happened then it would have been a disaster," the local priest said. Also badly damaged was the 14th century ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/05/2012
India bus crash inferno kills 16
Pakistan Daily Times
LUCKNOW: Some 16 people died when a bus carrying Muslim pilgrims exploded in a ball of fire after colliding head-on with a truck in northern India, officials said on Saturday. The bus, which was en route to the Muslim shrine of Ajmer Sharif, ...
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Vietnam Bus Crash: Bus Plunges Off Bridge Into River; 34 Dead
Huffington Post
The 50-seat coach lost control and ripped through the bridge's guardrails Thursday night, diving about 18 meters (60 feet) and landing on its top, partially submerged in the Serepok River, said local official Tran Bao Que. "When the accident happened, ...
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15 killed, 6 injured in auto crash in Maiduguri
Vanguard
Maiduguri – Fifteen persons on Thursday lost their lives while 6 others were injured when a commercial bus collided with a car on Maiduguri-Damaturu road. Eyewitnesses told newsmen in Maiduguri that the accident involved a mass transit bus owned by the ... ee all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/05/2012
Vietnam bus plunges off bridge into river; 34 dead
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More >> AP National News VideoMore>> Deputies: Fla. mom fatally shot her 4 children then herself; 3 returned to house after fleeingMore >> Deputies: Fla. mom fatally shot her 4 children then herself; 3 returned to house after fleeingMore >> Suspect in ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/05/2012
Plane crashes in Nepal, killing 15
CNN International
An Agni Air plane crash survivor is evacuated for medical attention to Pokhara Airport on May 14, 2012. Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A small plane crashed after it was unable to land in a mountainous area of Nepal on Monday, killing 15 of the 21 people on ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/05/2012
Saskatchewan plane crash: 5 die in collision
Toronto Star
A Piper PA-28 and a Lake Buccaneer amphibious plane somehow came into contact with each other near St. Brieux, northeast of Saskatoon. Pieces of two small planes involved lie scattered over mre than a kilometre. One of the planes is submerged in a ...
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Hotel fire in Japan 6 people have Dead and three others have been injured after a fire swept through a Japanese hotel in Fukuyama, west of the capital Tokyo. A firefighter inspects the burnt-out hotel in Fukuyama city in Hiroshima prefecture on May 13, 2012.
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Plane crash near Wakaw, 5 people dead
Montreal Gazette
RCMP are confirming that five people have died in the mid-air collision of two small planes in Saskatchewan. Police issued a news release saying a Lake Buccaneer amphibious plane was en-route from Regina to La Ronge with an adult male and female on ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/05/2012  
37 dead in NW China storms[1]|chinadaily.com.cn
China Daily
... through mud and water into storm-battered areas to rescue trapped villagers. ... a rain-triggered mudslide killed more than 1500 people in August 2010.
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/05/2012
45 dead after Russian plane crashes in Indonesia
Reuters
By Olivia Rondonuwu | MOUNT SALAK, Indonesia (Reuters) - A rescue team found no survivors but several bodies on Thursday when it arrived at the wreckage of a Russian plane that crashed into an Indonesian mountain during an exhibition flight with 45 ...
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Southwest China store fire kills 6
China Daily
KUNMING - Six people died when fire broke out at a store in Southwest China's Yunnan province early Thursday, the local fire brigade has announced. Flames engulfed a community store at 3 am in Guandu District in Kunming, the provincial capital, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/05/2012
Philippines department store fire kills 17 sleeping shop staff
Telegraph.co.uk
Shop staff sleeping in a Philippines department store were killed when a fire swept through the building before dawn on Wednesday. Out of 21 female employees trapped in the fire, 17 were killed, with one still missing and three surviving by jumping ... See all stories on this topic »
Thai petrochemical accident kills 12
Wikinews
Thailand's largest chemical plant has been hit by a fire and series of explosions this weekend. Twelve people have died at the facility in Map Ta Phut, Rayong. Investigations are underway after the four-hour blaze, which wounded more than 100 more and ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 6/05/2012
3 Firefighters Die in Fire
UB Post
By E.ARI Three firefighters from the Emergency management department have died while putting out a steppe fire. The fire began raging on May 4th in the Bayandun soum of the Dornod Province. According to information, the local people were not able to ... See all stories on this topic »
South Korea karaoke bar fire kills 9
msnbc.com
AP South Korean police officers stand guard at an entrance of a karaokebar where a fire broke out, in Busan, South Korea, Saturday, killing nine. By msnbc.com staff and news services A fire swept through a karaoke bar in South Korea's southeastern ... See all stories on this topic »
Overturned coach on motorway, 5 dead, 18 injured
Agenzia Giornalistica Italia
(AGI) Rome - The toll of this morning accident along Motorway A13 Bologna-Padova is 5 dead and 18 injured. It was made known by the motorway company Autostrade per l'Italia, in a note announcing that the section of the motorway included between the ...
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Fire kills 14 in Peru drug rehab center: firefighters
AFP
By Roberto Cortijo (AFP) – 7 hours ago LIMA — Fire swept through a drug rehabilitation center early Saturday, killing 14 people who were unable to escape the inferno because windows were barred and doors were locked, firefighters said.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/05/2012 
15 killed, 21 hurt in Kohistan bus accident
PakistanToday.com.pk
A passenger coach travelling from Rawalpindi to Skardu met with an accident in Kohistan District's Kozmila area and fell into a ravine killing 15 people and injuring 21 others on Thursday morning, a private TV channel reported. “At least 15 people, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/05/2012   
Colombian Air Force helicopter crashes, killing 13
CNN International
(file photo) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos wrote a condolence message about the crash on Twitter. (CNN) -- A helicopter carrying members of the Colombian Air Force and police crashed in the north of the Latin American nation on Monday, ... See all stories on this topic »
Bus fire in western Indonesia kills 13, injures 22
MI News 26
KELOK SEMBILAN, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- A passenger bus caught fire in western Indonesia on early Tuesday morning, killing at least thirteen passengers and injuring nearly two dozen others, police said. The bus driver survived the blaze.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/05/2012 
Assam boat tragedy: Toll rises to 250
Deccan Chronicle
PTI The death toll of the boat tragedy in Dhubri district, Assam has rosen to 250 feared drowned in the Brahmaputra as Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the government would lay emphasis on development of river transport to check ...
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Indian Ferry Capsizes Killing 103, Many Others Missing
Voice of America (blog)
Indian officials say heavy rain and darkness have temporarily halted rescue operations after at least 103 people drowned when an overcrowded ferry capsized on one of India's largest rivers. Efforts to find more than 100 people still missing are set to ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 30/04/2012
At least 7 people killed in car accident in New York
WPTV
The crash occurred near the Bronx River Parkway and East 180th Street. "The vehicle hit the median and went across all lanes of traffic in the opposite direction," the spokesman said. The drop from the ramp, he said, was "substantial.
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7 killed as bus crashes on way to Tokyo Disneyland
USA TODAY
Police say the other 38 passengers and the 43-year-old driver were injured, 13 of them seriously, in the accident Sunday morning on a highway in Gunma, north of Tokyo. The bus crashed into a roadside wall, with steel wall panels slicing its body in ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/04/2012
Swiss plane crash kills at least 5
GlobalPost
Locals say the plane was flying to celebrate the birthday of a bride's father. Her husband, father, uncle and a friend of the uncle were reportedly all aboard with her when it crashed. Firemen remove the wreckage of a small plane thatcrashed today in ...
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Fire kills 5 of a family in Faridpur
Daily Star Online
Relatives and neighbours mourn for five people, all from one family, killed in a fire in a village of Bhanga upazila, Faridpur yesterday. Photo: STAROur Correspondent, Faridpur Five members of a family were killed as a devastating fire broke out at a ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 27/04/2012 
5 die in helicopter crash in Romania
Fox News
Police spokeswoman Daniela Condrea told The Associated Press nobody survived the crash. Air traffic control official Bogdan Donciu identified the aircraft as a Ukrainian Ka26 helicopter, which is normally used for agricultural purposes, not civilian ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 26/04/2012 
9 dead, 36 injured in SW expressway accident
Sin Chew Jit Poh
KUNMING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Nine people were killed and 36 others injured, including eight seriously, after a coach veered off an expressway section in southwest China's Yunnan Province late Wednesday night, local authorities said Thursday.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/04/2012   
At least 13 killed in bus-truck collusion in China
Zee News
Beijing: At least 13 people were killed and 12 others injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck in central China's Henan province today, a day after 13 passengers died in a major road accident. The accident took place at Mengzhai township in ...
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5 Dead From Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
NBC4 Washington
Five people have died of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning, and a rusted flue from an old heating system may be to blame, said Prince George's County Fire Chief Marc Bashoor. The victims were found Tuesday morning in a home in the 700 block of Shelby ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/04/2012
Residential building fire kills 5 in Shandong
China.org.cn
Five people have been killed after a fire broke out in a residential building in east China's Shandong Province early Saturday, local authorities have announced. The accident happened around 3 am in the coastal city. One resident died after jumping off ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/04/2012
13 killed, 46 others injured in Katsina auto crash
Nigerian Tribune
The accident, which occurred at about 8.00 pm on Sunday, involved an articulated lorry carrying the victims, cows and sheep. It was gathered that the lorry skidded off the road as a result of speeding, which left 11 persons dead on the spot, ...
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Bhoja plane crash: 127 perish
Pakistan Observer
The Bhoja Airline plane B-213 had taken off from Karachi at around 1700 hours and reached here at around 1840 hours but it crashed in Hussainabad area, some seven kilometers away from the airport's runway. As the plane crashed at the populated area, ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 17/04/2012 
Brooklyn Warehouse Fire Seriously Injures Firefighters, One Dead ...
Firefighters work the scene of a deadly row home fire Monday, April 16, 2012. Debra Forrest .... FDNY Firefighter Killed, Others Injured in Brooklyn Fire. SLIDE IT ...
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21 killed in horror crash
NewsDay
The accident comes hard on the heels of another fatal crash which claimed 12 lives in West Nicholson, Matabeleland South. Another accident killed 15 members of an apostolic sect in Nyamaropa, Nyanga, a fortnight ago. Meanwhile, seven people were ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/04/2012  
Jamshoro power plant blaze kills fireman
The News International
HYDERABAD: A Fire Protection Officer of Jamshoro Thermal Power Station lost his life while fighting the fire in Unit No-1 of the plant at Jamshoro on Saturday. According to sources of the Thermal Power Plant, Fire Protection Officer Allah Dino Siyal ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 12/04/2012
Fatal transit: 7 passengers killed, eight injured as coach ...
The Express Tribune
A three-year old girl, whose parents also died in the crash, escaped miraculously unhurt. The accident occurred when a speeding Mansehra-bound coach coming ...
9 Dead in Texas Car Wreck
Fox News
Most of those involved in the crash in Palmview around 10:30 pm Tuesday were Mexican citizens, according to Enrique Mendiola, acting assistant chief for the Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley sector. The van was demolished, but four men managed to flee ...
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5 died in massive Indonesian quake: officials
Bangkok Post
Five people died and at least seven were injured as massive earthquakes struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island, officials said Thursday. Warders from Banda Aceh prison look at a perimeter wall which collapsed following powerful earthquakes on April 11.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 10/04/2012 
2 firefighters killed in Philadelphia factory fire
Fox News
Two firefighters were killed and three others were injured Monday after a massive fire inside an abandoned Philadelphia factory building engulfed two blocks. The firefighters were reportedly trapped inside a furniture store that caught fire after ...
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Fire kills 1 firefighter, injures 2 others
WMC-TV
A tragic story out of Decatur County; a volunteer firefighter was killed in the line of duty Saturday morning when a business in Parsons went up in flames. Kenny Fox, a volunteer firefighter and sheriff's deputy, became trapped when the roof collapsed ...
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Death toll in Haiti truck accident climbs to 26
Huffington Post
Authorities initially reported that 20 people were killed and 40 injured in the accident. Fatal traffic accidents are common in impoverished Haiti, where police seldom enforce traffic laws and many vehicles are overloaded with passengers.
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Argentina Bus Crash: At Least 10 Killed, Dozens Injured When ...
By The Huffington Post News Editors
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A bus ran off a road in northern Argentina and plunged into a ravine, killing 10 people and injuring about 40 others, officials said Saturday. Two Germans were reported among the dead.
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4 dead, 70 injured in SW China road crash
China Daily
GUIYANG - The death toll of a bus-truck crash on an expressway in Guizhou Province Saturday morning has risen to four after a seriously injured person died in hospital, local authorities said. The accident happened at 6:30 am when a long-distance coach ... See all stories on this topic »
Afghan fuel tanker fire kills 7
Central Asia Online
KANDAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Seven civilians burned to death April 6 in Panjwai District, Kandahar Province, when a fuel tanker supplying coalition forces caught fire, officials said, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
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Scores trapped in mud slide that killed four people in Mathare slums ...
Four people have reportedly died and scored feared trapped in mud after a collapsed rock landed on about 10 houses in Mathare slums, Nairobi, as heavy rains ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/04/2012 
Rock slide kills 8 in Kenya
Windsor Star
At least eight people are dead while scores of others are trapped as the heavy ... in one of Kenya's biggest slums crammed with tin and mud shanty houses.
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/04/2012 
5 dead, thousands displaced in Fiji floods
CNN
Tropical Cyclone Daphne has lashed Fiji's largest and most populous island, Viti Levu, with strong winds and heavy rain. The storm was expected to pass to the south of Fiji over the course of Tuesday. The Fiji Meteorological Service said it was ...
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Moscow Market Fire Kills 17
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, April 3 (Marc Bennetts, RIA Novosti) – At least 17 people died in a fire that swept through a market warehouse in south Moscow early on Tuesday, Russia's emergencies ministry said. “We believe they were migrant workers who lived at the market,” ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/04/2012  
9 killed over money dispute, coach-trailer collision
Pakistan Observer
Police said the incident took place in Jatta Ismail Khel area in Karak district where a trailer collided with a passenger coach, leaving six people dead and nine injured in the tragedy, private news channel reported. Karak is a district of the Khyber ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/04/2012 
Russian plane crashes with 31 dead, 12 survive
Reuters
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian passenger plane with 43 people on board crashed in Siberia on Monday, killing at least 16 people while 12 survivors were rescued, an emergency official said. The ATR 72, a twin-engine, turbo-prop plane, crashed some 30-35 ... See all stories on this topic »
6 killed in Bannu road accident
International News Network
According to police, the incident took place in Jatta Ismail Khel area in Karak district where a trailer collided with a passenger coach, leaving six people dead and nine injured in the tragedy. Kicking off relief activates, the local administration ...
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Fire in Serbian nightclub kills 6
UPI.com
BELGRADE, Serbia, April 1 (UPI) -- An early morning fire at a crowded nightclub in northern Serbia killed six young people Sunday, police in Novi Sad reported. The fire began around 2 am at the Contrast club in the city north of Belgrade, ...
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Thailand hotel fire kills 5, injures dozens
Vancouver Sun
BANGKOK - Five people were killed and dozens injured in a fire Saturday at a hotel in Hat Yai, the largest city in southern Thailand, officials said. The blaze broke out at the Lee Gardens Hotel in downtwn Hat Yai, which is a popular destination with ...
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Fire Kills 13 in Honduran Prison
Prensa Latina
The tragedy took place on Thursday and Honduran media blame it on the lack of solutions to the problems that killed nearly 361 people during another fire in the prison of Comayagua, 90 kilometers north of Tegucigalpa. Authorties at the San Pedro Sula ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 29/03/2012
5 dead in Knox Co. wreck
Evansville Courier & Press
KNOX COUNTY, Ind. — Five people, including a 21-year-old mother and her two toddlers died Wednesday night in a fiery car crash involving the car she was driving and a semi. On Thursday, Knox County Sheriff Mike Morris said investigators were still ...
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5 killed in China coach roll
Philippine Star
CHANGSHA (Xinhua) -- Five people have been killed, and more than 20 others injured, after a passenger coach overturned on Thursday in Hunan Province, according to local authorities. The vehicle rolled down a roadside slope at the Shuangfeng section of ... See all stories on this topic »
Honduran Inmates Riot; 14 Killed
MyFox Los Angeles
ALBERTO ARCE,AP TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) - At least 14 people died during an uprising by armed inmates at a Honduran prison Thursday, one of them decapitated and the others killed by a fire started by the rioters, authorities said.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 25/03/2012 
5 Killed in Morning Accident in Kula
Maui Now
One of the vehicles involved in the fatal accident was severed; the other was crushed on the front end from impact. Photo by Wendy Osher. By Wendy Osher The involvement of speed and alcohol are suspected as factors in a Sunday morning crash that left ...  See all stories on this topic »
All 8 Victims Identified In Fatal Charleston Fire
WTAP-TV
At this time, investigators believe that all of the victims were asleep at the time of the fire and died of smoke inhalation. They believe the fire started in a front room on the first floor. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- We now know the name of one of ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 23/03/2012 
Five people killed in fiery jet crash at Macon County Airport
Macon County News
Five people were killed in an airplane crash at the Macon County Airport in Franklin, NC Thursday, March 15, when a twin-engine Cessna Citation 501 mid-size executive jet exploded just off the runway following an unusual landing.
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Fire Kills Five, Including Four Children In Jacksonville
KUAR
Jacksonville Fire Battalion Chief Bob Thornton says firefighters were called to the duplex around 6 am Thursday by a neighbor who reported smelling smoke. Thornton says no one answered the door and firefighters using thermal imaging did not detect any ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 21/03/2012 
India Train Crash With Taxi Kills 15
By The Huffington Post News Editors
LUCKNOW, India — Police in India say 15 people were killed when a train collided with an overcrowded taxi minivan at an unmanned railroad crossing in northern Uttar Pradesh state. Police spokesman Surendra Srivastava says the taxi ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/03/2012
5 confirmed dead in Sweden plane crash
Atlanta Journal Constitution
By KARL RITTER AP STOCKHOLM — Police called off the search for survivors of a plane crash Saturday after discovering body parts on the site where the Norwegian military cargo aircraft slammed into Sweden's highest mountain. This Friday March 16, ...
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14 dead after chopper crashes into house
Herald Sun
Image Video NATO helicopter crash kills 16 in Kabul A NATO helicopter crashes into a house in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing 12 Turkish soldiers on board and four Afghan civilians on the ground. Sunita Rappai reports. FOURTEEN people, including two ...
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Explosion in Port Harcourt kills 6 injures 13
CHANNELS
Six burnt bodies have so far been recovered in the first phase of the search for victims in the early morning fire explosion involving a petrol tanker at Igwuruta roundabout, leading to the Port Harcourt international airport. The explosion, which also ...
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8 Killed in Bus Accident
AllAfrica.com
The fatal accident took place in Bishenyi, Kamonyi District, at 12:15 pm, when a Horizon Express bus coming from Muhanga lost control and rammed into an African Tours coaster, travelling to Muhanga. According to Police spokesperson, Supt.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/03/2012
5 Killed In Plane Crash In Macon County, NCWFMY News 2
Franklin, NC-- Officials are now saying that five people were killed when a plane crashed Thursday at the Macon County Airport. That is up from three that emergency services personnel said were killed this afternoon aboard the plane coming from Venice, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 14/03/2012 
Bus crash in Swiss tunnel kills 28 people, including 22 school children ...
Washington Post
A crisis center was set up for families of the dead. Police said 21 of those killed were Belgian and seven were Dutch. Twenty-four other children were hurt. The crash occurred in a stretch of tunnel where the speed limit was 100 kph (62 mph).
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Death toll rises to 112 after ferry capsizes in Bangladesh
Channel 6 News Online
The incident occurred at around 2:30 am local time on Tuesday when the Dhaka-bound MV Shariatpur-1 ferry capsized and sunk after being struck by a cargo vessel carrying sand on the Meghna River in Gazaria Upazila of Munshiganj District, ...
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32 dead, 200 missing in Bangladesh ferry capsize
The Hindu
In one of the worst boat tragedies in recent times, at least 32 people, including women and children, were killed and nearly 200 missing when a ferry packed with 300 passengers capsized in a river in central Bangladesh on Tuesday after a head-on ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/03/2012
Istanbul: Fire kills 14 construction workers :: SAMAA TV ::
ISTANBUL: A fire engulfed a tent used as a dormitory for workers at an Istanbul construction site late Sunday, killing 14 people, a local official said. The workers were staying in a giant tent at the construction site of a supermarket, said Necmi ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/03/2012   
5 killed in northwest Arizona car crash after teen's birthday party in the ...
Daily Mail
By Meghan Keneally A birthday celebration ended in tragedy as four teens and one young man died when their car crashed off a remote Arizona desert. Only one of the six passengers in the car survived the rollover crash and it is thought that she was ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/03/2012 
Firefighter killed, 4 others hurt when roof collapses in Abby Theatre fire
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
Abbotsford resident Mary Carpenter, 52, center, embraces her cousin, a Dorchester emergency responder, right, and another emergency responder Sunday in Abbotsford as firefighters work to put out a fire that killed one firefighter, injured four others ...
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NJ Plane crash killed 5 including Kearny man, caused by pilot: report
The Jersey Journal - NJ.com
By Stephanie Musat/ For The Jersey Journal Patti Sapone/The Star-LedgerInvestigators at the scene of a fatal plane crash at Monmouth Executive Airport. Five people, including two children, were killed Monday afternoon when a twin-engine Cessna broke ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 4/03/2012  
Poland to mourn 16 killed in head-on train crash
The Province
By Janusz Chmielewski and Chris Borowski, Reuters March 4, 2012 12:48 PM Onlookers gather at the site of a train crash near the town of Szczekociny, Poland March 4, 2012. At least 15 people were killed when two passenger trains collided head-on in ...
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Weapons depot fire kills over 200 in Brazzaville
3News NZ
By Louis Okamba Blasts rocked the capital of the Republic of Congo after a weapons depot caught fire, officials said. At least 206 people were killed and countless others were pinned underneath collapsed buildings, including a church.
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Nepal market fire kills 6
Daily Star Online
Six people were killed as a fire tore through the main vegetable market in the Nepali capital of Kathmandu on Saturday night destroying more than 100 stalls, police said. Firefighters and residents battled for seven hours to contain the blaze, ...
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Tornado Outbreak Kills 38
Wall Street Journal
By JACK NICAS, MIKE ESTERL and DOUGLAS BELKIN HENRYVILLE, Ind.—The death toll from the tornadoes that slammed through the Midwest and Southeast on Friday and early Saturday rose to at least 38 as a second wave of storms hit Southern states overnight. See all stories on this topic »
Death toll in German small plane crash kills 5
Atlanta Journal Constitution
AP BERLIN — All five people on a small business jet that crashed near Frankfurt have been confirmed dead, German police said Friday. The remains of an aircraft lie in a forest in Egelsbach, near Frankfurt, Germany, Friday, March 2, 2012.
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Coach accident kills 12, injures 8
Viet Nam News
The coach with 20 people on aboard was en route from Ngoc Hoi District to Attapeu Province in Laos when the accident occurred, about 50km from Bo Y international border gate between Viet Nam and Laos. Among the dead was the coach's driver, the driver's ... See all stories on this topic »
Suspected arson fire kills 13 in China
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
(China Photos, Getty Images) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say 13 people have been killed and one injured in a fire in northern China described as a suspected arson attack. The Xinhua News Agency says the fire broke out around 4:00 pm Friday ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28/02/2012
12 killed as violent storms ravage Midwest, South
The Seattle Times
The tornado that blasted Harrisburg in southern Illinois, killing six, ... Some were caked in mud and damaged by water. "My mother was a Christian," Osman ...
Firefighter killed while helping at Shasta crash
Sacramento Bee
Authorities say a truck slid off a hail-covered highway in Shasta County, killing a firefighter and injuring an officer who were responding to previous accidents. The fatal crash happened around 6:15 am Wednesday just south of Anderson.
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/02/2012
Fatal New Jersey house fire kills 5, injures 4
Fox News
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A fast-burning fire destroyed half of a duplex home early Thursday, killing five members of a family and injuring four others, authorities said. Relatives and neighbors said the dead included several children.
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7  killed as helicopters crash near Yuma, Arizona
The Desert Sun
Seven Marines killed in SoCal helicopter crash: Seven US Marines were killed after two military helicopters collided near Yuma, Ariz., on Wednesday night, military officials said. This undated image provided by the US Marines shows a UH-1"Huey" ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 22/02/2012
49 dead, hundreds injured in Buenos Aires train crash
Inquirer.net
“It was a very serious accident,” he said at a news conference. “Cars piled up on top of each other and one them went six meters (yards) inside another car.” At least 30 people were trapped in the twisted wreckage of the first and second carriages, ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 20/02/2012  
Goa accident: 6 dead
IANS
Panaji, Feb 18: At least six school children and their woman escort were drowned Saturday after a school bus carrying them drove straight into a river in Goa, police said. The accident took place when the brakes of the bus failed and it plunged into ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/02/2012 
School bus crashes near Jerusalem, 8 Palestinian children killed
GlobalPost
Today's accident reportedly involved Palestinian children going on a school trip to the West Bank. (Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images) A school bus collided with a truck north of Jerusalem on Thursday, killing at least eight Palestinian children.
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77 deaths blamed on Tropical Cyclone Irene - World Report - World ...
ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar, March 6 (UPI) -- Tropical Cyclone Irene, lingering on since it hit Madagascar two weeks ago, has swept across southeastern... Dalje.com (English) (English)
Madagascar cyclone death toll at 31
Independent Online
By SAPA Cyclone Giovanna hit Madagascar, pounding the Indian Ocean island with strong winds and heavy rain and killing at least one person. At least 31 people were killed and 250000 left homeless after Tropical Cyclone Giovanna ripped across Madagascar ...
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Cyclone Giovanna kills 16 in Madagascar, worst over
Reuters
By Alain Iloniaina | ANTANANARIVO Feb 15 (Reuters) - At least 16 people have been killed this week when a category four cyclone lashed Madagascar's eastern shores, rescue authorities said on Wednesday. Some 65 people were injured and about 11000 people ... See all stories on this topic »
Honduras prison fire kills more than 350 inmates |
Reuters
By Mayra Navarro | COMAYAGUA, Honduras (Reuters) - A massive fire raged through an overcrowded prison in Honduras, killing more than 350 inmates, many of them trapped and screaming inside their cells. The blaze began late on Tuesday night at the prison ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 15/02/2012
15 die as rainstorm wreaks havoc in Lagos
Vanguard
Among the dead were 10 children, who drowned at Shibiri Ekunpa area of Ojo when a passenger ferry conveying them to school capsized due to a gust of wind ...
House fire in southern Ukraine kills 7 children
Channel 6 News Online
MYKOLAIV, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- Seven children were killed on early Monday morning when a fire broke out at a residential home in southern Ukraine, local authorities said. Their mother was seriously injured. The fire broke out at around 6:15 am local ...
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Apparatus crash kills Virginia firefighter
Cumberland Times-News
A Frederick County, Va., volunteer firefighter was killed when the fire truck he was riding on crashed on US Route 50 in Hampshire County early Monday during a structure fire operation. Gore Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department member Zachary Whitacre, ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 11/02/2012
13 killed 40 injured in car accident in West Java, Indonesia - World ...
By SINA.com
13 killed 40 injured in car accident in West Java, Indonesia. 2012-02-10 13:32:18 GMT2012-02-10 21:32:18(Beijing Time) Xinhua English. JAKARTA, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Failure brake leads a bus hits a motorcycle and a car before it smashed ...
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Factory fire in northern India kills 9
Channel 6 News Online
HARIDWAR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least nine people were killed on early Thursday morning when a fire broke out at a factory in northern India, local media reported on Friday. Several others were injured. The incident happened on early Thursday morning ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/02/2012  
India bus crash kills 23 in Uttar Pradesh wedding party
BBC News
At least 23 members of a wedding party have died in a traffic accident in Uttar Pradesh in northern India. Their bus was in a head-on collision with a lorry before dawn near the town of Mainpuri, police said. More than 35 people were also injured, ...
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Family of five meets tragic end in Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway accident
Daily News & Analysis
By DNA Correspondent | Place: Ahmedabad | Agency: DNA Five people died in a fatal accident on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara Express Highway. A family of five, returning from Surat to Mehsana, died on the spot while other five others were seriously injured in ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 8/02/2012 
Officials amazed 3 people survived crash that killed 11
CTV.ca
Members of the OPP and Mayor Ian Forrest are seen after speaking about the horrific crash that killed 11, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. Ontario Provincial Police and emergency crews investigate a multiple fatal motor vehicle accident near Hampstead, Ont., ... See all stories on this topic »
PNG-ferry death toll likely to rise to at least 200
The Age
Yesterday, the Morobe Disaster Centre published an unconfirmed list of 183 ... a funeral procession for Belinda Kembu , who died on the stricken ferry after.
Quake kills 52 in Negros Oriental
Inquirer.net
The Philippines lies in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” and is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. AFP DUMAGUETE CITY—At least 52 people were killed ...
Philippines earthquake at least 48 dead
San Francisco Chronicle
Rescuers dug through debris and mud in the central Philippines Tuesday in search of nearly 100 missing people a day after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake triggered landslides, collapsed houses and killed at least 48 people. More than 400 soldiers were ...
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Strong earthquake jolts Visayas; 43 reported dead
BusinessWorld Online Edition
CEBU CITY -- An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 shook the Visayas islands at 11:49 am yesterday, killing 43 people and causing bridges and structures in Negros Oriental to collapse or crack. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/02/2012 
11 killed after truck hits van
Castanet.net
by The Canadian Press - Story: 70664 Ontario Provincial Police and emergency crews investigate a multiple fatal motor vehicle accident near Hampstead, Ontario, Monday, February 6, 2012. Police say 11 people died in the crash. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dave ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 3/02/2012 
Papua New Guinea ferry carrying 350 sinks: Over 100 feared dead
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter Over 100 passengers including students and teachers, were feared drowned last night after a ferry carrying as many as 350 sank off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Australian Maritime Safety Authority have confirmed that 230 ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 2/02/2012
Egypt football riot kills 74
Financial Express Bangladesh
Soccer fans flee from a fire at Port Said Stadium Wednesday. Seventy-four people were killed and at least 1000 injured after a soccer pitch invasion in the Egyptian city. — Reuters CAIRO, Feb 2 (Agencies): Crowds are gathering in Cairo as tension ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/02/2012
Ukraine cold snap kills 43: ministry
Victoria Times Colonist
A woman carries fire wood on a street in Bucharest January 31, 2012. More than 60 people have died in a cold snap across Eastern Europe, authorities said on Tuesday, forcing some countries to call in the army to help secure food and medical supplies ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 28i/01/2012
Turkish fire kills six, including four children
UPI.com
31 (UPI) -- Six people, including four children, were killed when a fire broke out Tuesday in the village of Igin in the Diyarbakir province of Turkey, officials say. The fire occurred in the home of village guard Mehmet Hanifi Yilmaz around 5:15 am ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 24/01/2012
Fire kills 26 at Peru addiction clinic
euronews
http://www.euronews.net/ A fire at a drugs and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Peru has killed 26 patients - all men - and injured 10 others. Reports say they had been locked in to stop them fleeing during treatment. The private 'Christ is Love' ...
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Florida highway pileup kills at least 10 people
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Photo: Phil Sandlin / AP At left, firemen rest after fighting fires that resulted from a multi-vehicle accident that killed at least nine people, on Interstate 75 near Gainesville, Fla., Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012. Authorities were still trying to determine ...
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Indonesian tornado leaves 14 dead, over 60 injured
Times of India
JAKARTA: At least 14 people have been killed and more than 60 injured in a tornado that hit Indonesia this week, the government said on Sunday. More than 2000 houses were damaged by the tornado, Xinhua reported. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of public ...
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Death toll at 17 in Rio building collapse
Albany Times Union
There is no official word on deaths, but Globo television cites unidentified Brazilian authorities as saying two bodies have been found so far. (Felipe Dana / AP) A firefighter searches for survivors in a building that collapsed in downtown Rio de ...
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Fire kills 5 İstanbul's Fatih
Today's Zaman
A fire broke out in a three-storey building in Fatih around 6 am on Monday. (Photo: AA) Five people were killed on Monday in a fire that broke out in a four-story building in the Fatih district of İstanbul. The fire started at 6 am on Monday on the ...
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Death Toll Rises to 9 in Indonesia's Car Crash
CRIENGLISH.com
Meanwhile, bodies of four victims in the accident was transported to Jepara, Central Java for burial, they were apparently come from a family. The accident killed teenagers after they played football at the capital's square, and members of a family who ...
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5 killed in Kampala-Masaka road accident
New Vision
The horrific accident involved three vehicles; a commuter taxi (Hiace), a trailer and a Toyota Noah car. The reportedly overloaded commuter taxi was heading to Masaka from Kampala but the journey was cut short about 30 kilometers away at Kammengo in a ...
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Car crashes through shop, 6 dead | News24
Car crashes through shop, 6 dead| News24|South Africa|News| Six people have been killed when a car crashed through a shop front in Cape Town. www.news24.com/.../Car-crashes-through-shop-6-dead-20120...
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 19/01/2012  
Volunteer firefighter killed on way to Adams County blaze
York Daily Record
By TIM PRUDENTE and KATE HARMON A volunteer firefighter from the Abbottstown was responding to a garage fire when he lost control of his Jeep, crashed into a fence and house, and was thrown from the vehicle, according to police. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 18/01/2012
26 dead in Haiti car accident
Herald Sun
AT least 26 people were killed and 56 injured in a massive pile-up along a road on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, officials in Haiti said overnight. The accident yesterday took place on a road connecting the capital city with the nearby town of ...
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6 die as coach veers off road in Swat
DAWN.com
As a result, six passengers, including three children, were killed on the spot while 25 others received injuries. The police, army and local people rushed to the spot and retrieved the dead and injured form the ravine. The victims of the accident were ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 16/01/2012 
Death rises to 25 in Beirut building collapse most of them foreigner workers
Washington Post
“The ground shook like an earthquake, that's what we all thought,” said Mazen Farhat, 46, who lives in the area and was passing by when the building collapsed. “I heard screams, and then the dust was everywhere, and I ran,” he said as he stood among ...
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Fire kills a firefighter, two seriously injured
IBNLive.com
PTI | 02:01 PM,Jan 16,2012 Chennai, Jan 16 (PTI) A fire fighting personnel was killed and two officials, including a woman, were seriously injured, while fighting a major fire that broke out in an old building in the wee hours here today. ...
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Bus crashes and van falls off cliff in 2 separate accidents in China, killing 14 ...
Washington Post
BEIJING — Two road accidents in China have killed 14 people in one day. The official Xinhua News Agency says seven people were killed and another five injured when the bus they were traveling in crashed with a trailer in eastern Anhui province. ...
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Italian Cruise Ship Sinking: Sixth Body Found
ABC News‎ - 17 minutes ago
Italian firefighters' scuba divers approach the luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia which ran aground off the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, Sunday, ...
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Car crashes into shop, 6 dead
Independent Online
“Another man was found with fatal injuries outside the vehicle. It is understood that the man was a security guard at the shop at the time and was killed by the vehicle when it crashed into the shop.” The cause of the accident was not yet known and ...
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CYCLONE THANE KILLS 48 AS THOUSANDS AFFECTED BY INDIAN FLOODS
Reuters AlertNet
Christian Aid has released £50000 to partner organisations in India after more than 6000 Indian villagers were forced from their homes and 48 were killed by Cyclone Thane. The storm swept through the east-Indian coastal state of Tamil Nadu on December ... See all stories on this topic »
8 Confirmed Dead In Bus Accident | Red Pepper Online: Uganda ...
Wreckage of vehicle involved in the fatal accident. The identities of people who died this morning in a bus accident at Kalule along the Luweero-Kampala ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 13/01/2012 
Ctg fire kills 5 of a family
Bangladesh News 24 hours
Chittagong, Jan 12 (bdnews24.com) -- A fire raced through a four-storeyed building in the city's Chandgaon residential area, leaving five people of a family dead early Thursday, a fire official said. All of them died because of smoke inhalation after ...
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9 dead, 24 injured in bus accident
9 dead, 24 injured in bus accident. Shimla, Jan 12, (PTI): At least nine persons today died on the spot and 24 others were injured seriously when a local bus ...
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Jharkhand: Brahmaputra Mail derailed, 5 dead
Moneycontrol.com
Bramhaputra Mail was passing through the station from neighboring loop line when a goods train started rolling back. The tenth coach from engine was hit in the accident. Four people have been killed and 5 have been injured. Stringent action will be ...
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Death toll in Brazil floods rises to 28
NEWS.com.au
A woman is comforted by a firefighter after she recognised the body of a friend victim of a landslide in Rio de Janeiro's Prazeres. Picture: AFP Source: The Daily Telegraph TORRENTIAL rains lashing southeastern Brazil have killed at least 28 people, ...
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Pompano Beach firefighter dies after 90-foot fall - Sun Sentinel
She was expected home Saturday afternoon, the fire chief. ... POMPANO BEACH The mother of the Pompano Beach firefighter who was killed in a fall Friday ...
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Maxton Fire Chief Killed in Crash While Responding to Accident
Justice News Flash
Maxton, NC — An automobile accident along Interstate 74 East killed a Maxton Fire Chief, who was responding to an accident. The fatal traffic accident occurred Sunday, January 8, 2011, just before 10 pm at the end of the on-ramp from Cabinet Shop Road ... See all stories on this topic »
NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 9/01/2012
Fire kills 6 at Famsa furniture warehouse in Mexico
Furniture Today
MONTERREY, Mexico — A fire that broke out at a Famsa furniture warehouse here Wednesday killed six people and injured another 44, according to local news reports. Details on the cause of the fire were not immediately available. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 7/01/2012
Boat capsizes on river in southeastern Bangladesh, killing 5
Upfront News
In April 2011, at least 33 people were killed when a ferry carrying more than 200 passengers sank on the Meghna river in eastern Bangladesh.
11 people die when hot air balloon crashes in clear weather in New Zealand Washington Post
Before the accident he had waved to the balloonists as they passed overhead. “Then I heard the screams and looked out the window and heard it coming down. .. I heard them, they sounded like screams of joy but they weren't,” he said. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 5/01/2012 
Firefighters confirmed dead battling blaze in south of Chile
Santiago Times
Two additional firefighters were reported missing, and two more were reported to be in critical condition at a nearby hospital in Temuco. Local reports suggest that the number of fatalities could rise amid the wild grassland fire that has already ...
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At least 25 dead in Philippines - searches for landslide victims continue
Aljazeera.com
A day after mudslide buried up to 150 people on Mindanao, killing at least 25, ... in the hope that some trapped miners could still be alive in them, ...
Fire kills 5 in Mexico
The Voice of Russia
A large fire in a furniture factory in Mexico on Wednesday killed at least five people with another 39 taken to hospitals with burns and inhalation poisoning. The tragedy occurred in the city of Monterrey, in the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon. ...
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NEWS ITEMS of interest around the Globe - Google search 1/01/2012 
8 drown in Kenya boat tragedy
Capital FM Kenya
This was after the NV Safina ferry carrying 80 people on board capsized after ... to rescue 20 people and the entire luggage that had sunk,” he said. ...
Three vehicles collide due to fog, 5 killed
Times of India
Five others were injured in the accident. The incident took place at 10 am when four vehicles, including a truck, a jeep and a car, rammed into each other. On seeing the brutal accident, the locals came to the passengers' rescue. ...
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