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Fire at New Delhi factory kills 32

12 December, 2019 10:19 am 10:19 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – At least thirty-two people were killed in India’s capital New Delhi on Sunday when a fire swept through a factory where labourers were sleeping, government officials said. “Till now we have rescued more than 50 people, most of them were affected due to smoke,” Atul Garg, an official with Delhi Fire Service … Read More

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Indian rape victim dies in hospital after being set ablaze

12 December, 2019 12:41 pm 12:41 pm

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A 23-year-old rape victim set on fire by a gang of men, which included her alleged rapist, has died in a New Delhi hospital, the doctor treating her said on Saturday. The woman was on her way to board a train in Unnao district of northern Uttar Pradesh state to attend … Read More

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13 Pakistanis killed in Jordan Valley farm fire

12 December, 2019 2:23 pm 2:23 pm

AMMAN (Reuters) – Thirteen Pakistanis, including eight children, died when a fire swept through their makeshift dwellings on a farming estate in the Jordan Valley, Jordan’s civil defence said on Monday. There were three other injuries in the fire that broke out after midnight that initial signs showed could have been an electrical fire, civil … Read More

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Wildfire outside Santa Barbara, California, threatens homes, causes evacuat...

11 November, 2019 9:31 pm 9:31 pm

SANTA BARBARA, Calif (Reuters) – Fire ripped through brush and woodland on hills above Santa Barbara, California, early on Tuesday, causing authorities to order more than 2,000 residents of a nearby canyon to flee their homes, according to officials and local media. The Cave Fire started in the Los Padres National Forest at around 4:15 … Read More

Paris police fire tear gas on ‘yellow vest’ protests anniversar...

11 November, 2019 4:03 pm 4:03 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris police fired tear gas in northwestern Paris on Saturday to drive back protesters on the first year anniversary weekend of anti-government “yellow vest” demonstrations. Clashes broke out between demonstrators and police near the Porte de Champerret as protesters were preparing to march across town towards Gare d’Austerlitz in southern Paris while … Read More

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California student opens fire at his high school, killing two

11 November, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (Reuters) – A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three others, pulling a .45 calibre semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began. He saved the last bullet for himself. It was his 16th birthday. The teenaged gunman, … Read More

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Southern California blaze sears homes, orchards, threatens oil fields

11 November, 2019 8:10 am 8:10 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fast-moving scrub fire threatened orchards, oil fields and homes while displacing thousands of residents in Southern California  even as diminishing winds helped fire crews tame a rash of wildfires elsewhere across the state. The latest in a spate of conflagrations that have kept California firefighters on the go for weeks … Read More

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Short-circuit triggers fire on Sukkur Express in Shikarpur

11 November, 2019 3:07 pm 3:07 pm

SHIKARPUR (92 News) – After Tezgam tragedy in Rahim Yar Khan, short circuit triggered flame on Jacobabad-bound Sukkur Express near Shikarpur on Friday. According to the reports, two bogeys were damaged in the fire that erupted near Shikarpur. The fire broke out in the train due to short circuit. The Sukkur Express started its journey … Read More

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Eyewitness claims short-circuit triggered fire in train

10 October, 2019 3:32 pm 3:32 pm

RAHIM YAR KHAN (92 News) – Rejecting the Railways administration’s statement regarding cause of fire in Tezgam Express, an eyewitness claimed that short-circuit in the ceiling fan of an air conditioned triggered the fire in train on Thursday. The witness said that that reports of a possible gas cylinder leakage, or explosion are false and … Read More

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Fire engulfs Japan’s World Heritage-listed Shuri Castle

10 October, 2019 2:04 pm 2:04 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – A fire tore through Japan’s World Heritage-listed Shuri Castle on Thursday, reducing the main hall of the more than 500-year-old landmark to a skeleton. Emergency responders on the southern island of Okinawa received the first call around 2:47 a.m. (1747 GMT), public broadcaster NHK said, and firefighters were still battling the flames … Read More

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Death toll rises to 74 as Tezgam Express catches fire near Liaquatpur

10 October, 2019 12:50 pm 12:50 pm

RAHIM YAR KHAN (92 News) – At least 74 passengers were killed and several injured when an Tezgam Express train caught fire near the city area of Liaquatpur in Rahim Yar Khan on Thursday. According to the reports, several passengers burnt alive as three bogies of Tezgam Express caught fire near Talwari Station in Liaquatpur … Read More

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Six soldiers, five citizens injured in exchange of fire between Pak-Afghan ...

10 October, 2019 9:39 pm 9:39 pm

CHITRAL (92 News) – Six soldiers and five citizens were injured in an exchange of fire between Afghan and Pakistan security forces along Pak-Afg border in Arundu village, Chitral. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday, Afghan security forces fired mortars and heavy machine guns from Nari … Read More

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Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14

10 October, 2019 4:40 pm 4:40 pm

HILLA, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi security forces killed at least 14 people in the Shi’ite holy city of Kerbala overnight after opening fire on protesters, medical and security sources said, in a return to tactics denounced by the government’s own internal inquiry. At least 865 people were wounded, the sources said. Three protesters died in … Read More

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Fire in Islamabad: 300 stalls gutted in Peshawar Mor’s Sunday Bazaar

10 October, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Fire erupted at Sunday Bazaar situated in Peshawar Mor area of Islamabad in the early hours of Tuesday and gutted more than 300 stalls. According to the reports, the fire spread very quickly and engulfed more than 300 stalls. The rescue officials and 10 fire brigade vehicles reached the spot and … Read More

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Woman burns: Major fire breaks out at Gujrat’s shopping mall

10 October, 2019 2:32 pm 2:32 pm

GUJRAT (92 News) – A woman was burnt on Wednesday morning when major fire erupted in a shopping mall on Gujrat’s Bhimber Road. According to the reports, major fire breaks out in the shopping mall and a woman succumbed to burns after firefighters fail to extinguish massive blaze. 14 fire tenders are busy in dousing … Read More