Tag Archives: evacuated

caribbean major earthquake Cuban havana evacuated

Major earthquake rocks Caribbean at 10km depth: USGS

01 January, 2020 11:08 am 11:08 am

HAVANA (AFP) – A major earthquake that hit the Caribbean rocked the Cuban capital Havana, causing buildings to be evacuated and briefly sending hundreds of people into the streets. The quake rattled several tall buildings in the city, which were immediately evacuated. The earthquake was felt in several provinces including Guantanamo and Santiago de Cuba … Read More

US embassy, Baghdad, evacuated, protesters, denounce, air strikes

US embassy in Baghdad evacuated as protesters denounce air strikes

12 December, 2019 4:18 pm 4:18 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – The US ambassador to Iraq and other staff were evacuated from their embassy in Baghdad for their safety on Tuesday, Iraqi officials said, as thousands of protesters and militia fighters outside the gate denounced US air strikes in Iraq. On Sunday, US planes had attacked bases belonging to an Iranian-backed militia, a … Read More

Six people killed, thousands evacuated as floods hit southeast Spain

09 September, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

PILAR DE LA HORADADA/ORIHUELA, Spain (Reuters) – Six people have been killed and over 1,500 evacuated in two days of torrential rains in southeastern Spain, with many roads, train networks and an airport closed on Friday and emergency services rescuing people stuck in flooded highway tunnels. Floods swept away cars and debris in the regions … Read More