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Death toll from China quakes rises to 12

06 June, 2019 12:25 pm 12:25 pm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 12 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country that often suffers strong tremors. The quakes, roughly 30 minutes apart, hit the southwestern province of Sichuan … Read More



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Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100

04 April, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

COLOMBO (Reuters) – Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number. The new official figure was 253, down from an earlier 359, Deputy Defence Minister Ruwan Wijewardene said. He blamed inaccurate … Read More



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Bangladesh skyscraper inferno death toll rises to 25

03 March, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

DHAKA (AFP) – The death toll from a horrific blaze that ripped through a Bangladesh skyscraper rose on Friday to 25, including some who leapt to their deaths, as firefighters combed through the charred shell of the building. A day after flames tore through the 22-storey FR Tower in Dhaka, trapping hundreds of office workers, … Read More



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Brazil’s grief turns to anger as death toll from Vale disaster hits 6...

01 January, 2019 11:04 pm 11:04 pm

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Grief over the hundreds of Brazil’s feared killed in last week’s mining disaster has quickly hardened into anger as victims’ families and politicians say iron ore miner Vale SA and regulators have learnt nothing from the recent past. By Monday, firefighters in the state of Minas Gerais had confirmed 60 people … Read More



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Death toll from Florida hurricane at least 27, hundreds missing

10 October, 2018 9:10 am 9:10 am

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Rescue teams searched ravaged areas of Florida’s Panhandle on Tuesday for hundreds of people reported missing nearly a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities in the region and killed at least 27. Matthew Marchetti, co-founder of Houston-based CrowdSource Rescue, which had hundreds of volunteers on the ground, said he … Read More



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Death toll from Afghanistan blast rises to 68

09 September, 2018 12:25 pm 12:25 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from a suicide bomb attack at a protest gathering in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Tuesday has risen to 68, with 165 wounded, a government official said. The suicide bomber set off explosives in a crowd of hundreds of people protesting on the main road to the … Read More



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Death toll from Japan’s Hokkaido doubles to 16: prime minister

09 September, 2018 8:43 am 8:43 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – The death toll from a powerful earthquake that rattled the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido doubled to at least 16, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Friday, with more than half the island’s 5.3 million residents still without power. The 6.7-magnitude quake, which hit before dawn on Thursday, triggered landslides that buried … Read More



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Death toll in Shah Noorani shrine blast jumps to 53

11 November, 2016 9:55 pm 9:55 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The death toll in the Shah Noorani shrine blast rose to 53 on Monday. As many as 36 bodies and 42 injured have been shifted to Karachi Civil Hospital. The authorities have handed over 34 bodies after identification. On the other hand, the authorities have made progress in the case. It … Read More



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