Tag Archives: Rescue

Three rescue workers killed in helicopter crash in France

12 December, 2019 12:14 pm 12:14 pm

PARIS (Reuters) – Three rescue workers died after their helicopter crashed near Marseille, southern France, while en route to help people caught up in heavy flooding, the French interior ministry said on Monday. The crash occurred on the night of Dec. 1, said the ministry, which added that an inquiry was underway to examine the … Read More

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COAS Qamar Bajwa orders immediate rescue operation for quake victims in AJK

09 September, 2019 5:17 pm 5:17 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed the immediate rescue operation for the earthquake victims in aid of civil administration for victims of the earthquake in AJK. According to a tweet by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday, Army troops with … Read More

Landslide, 10 lives, Azad Kashmir, Hajira, Pothi Chapriyan, rescue

Landslide claims 10 lives in Azad Kashmir’s Pothi Chapriyan area

08 August, 2019 1:27 pm 1:27 pm

MUZAFFARABAD (92 News) – As many as 10 people were killed in landslide in Pothi Chapriyan, Hajira, Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Four houses were completely destroyed due to the landslide. Rescuers are facing difficulties due to heavy rains in the area, which is going on with intervals. HaJira Assistant Commissioner Mumtaz Kazmi told … Read More

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Pak Army continues rescue & relief operation in Chitral’s flood-affe...

07 July, 2019 9:48 pm 9:48 pm

CHITRAL (92 News) – Pakistan Army is assisting the civil administration in the rescue and relief operation for local population affected by the flash floods in Golon areas, Chitral. In a tweet on Tuesday, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the affected population was being airlifted to safer places. “Tents and ration have … Read More

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Boat tragedy: Divers rescue 11 people, recover three bodies

07 July, 2019 11:37 pm 11:37 pm

HARIPUR (92 News) – As many as 11 people were rescued while three others saved after a boat capsized in an area 9km away from Tarbela Dam. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, 24 divers of the SSG participated in the rescue operation. The boat was carrying 35 passengers, including women and children, when the … Read More

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Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean crossings

05 May, 2019 1:48 pm 1:48 pm

VALLETTA (Reuters) – A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday, a spokesman said. At least one pregnant woman and a number of children were believed to be among the 216 rescued migrants. Their nationality was not … Read More

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12 people drown as boat capsizes in Indus River

05 May, 2019 1:23 pm 1:23 pm

MATIARI (92 News) – At least 12 people including women and children were drowned when a boat capsized in Indus River in Matiari.The boat carrying 12 passengers was going to Jamshoro from Matiari. As per details, eight dead bodies including five women and three children have so far been recovered from the Indus River while … Read More

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Three children burnt alive in fire incident

05 May, 2019 10:50 am 10:50 am

LAHORE (92 News) – Three children were burnt alive when a fire broke out in a room at the second floor of a house located at Walton Road area in Lahore. As per details, children were playing in the room when fire broke out in it. As a result, five-year-old Habeeba daughter of Imran and … Read More

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Cruise ship reaches Norway port after near disaster, dramatic rescues

03 March, 2019 11:19 pm 11:19 pm

OSLO (Reuters) – A luxury cruise ship that had set sail with almost 1,400 passengers and crew aboard arrived at a port in Norway on Sunday after narrowly escaping disaster when its engines failed during a storm. The Viking Sky sent out a mayday signal as it drifted in rough waters in the Norwegian Sea … Read More

Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

03 March, 2019 11:19 pm 11:19 pm

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees. Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km … Read More

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Billionaire Ratcliffe rides to rescue of Team Sky

03 March, 2019 11:08 pm 11:08 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe rode to the rescue of Team Sky when his chemicals multinational INEOS was confirmed as the new owner of the powerhouse cycle team on Tuesday. A statement from the British outfit, which has eight Grand Tour victories to its name, said current owners Sky and 21st Century … Read More


Spanish rescuers start drilling to reach boy trapped in well

01 January, 2019 11:21 am 11:21 am

TOTALAN (Reuters) – Rescuers in southern Spain began drilling in hopes of rescuing a two-year-old boy trapped in a deep well for six days. The mission to save the child has triggered an outpouring of public support as rescuers struggle with the challenge of bringing heavy equipment up steep access roads and reaching the toddler … Read More

Oil tanker fire in Hong Kong waters kills one, rescue going on

01 January, 2019 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – An oil tanker caught fire in Hong Kong’s southern waters on Tuesday, killing one crew member while at least 21 were rescued, police said, with witnesses reporting a loud blast that shook windows several kilometres away. Rescue operations were going on about one nautical mile south of Lamma Island. “There are … Read More

Four killed, five injured in Muzaffargarh accident

12 December, 2018 11:38 am 11:38 am

MUZAFFARGARH (92 News) – Four people were killed while five others injured in a collision between a truck and a van on Wednesday. The accident occurred while saving a cyclist. The Rescue 1122 officials shifted the injured to Nishtar and THQ Hospital Kot Addu. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has expressed sorrow over the loss … Read More

‘I wasn’t proving a point’ – Sam Curran after rescue act

08 August, 2018 10:50 am 10:50 am

LONDON (92 News) – Sam Curran said he backed his all-round abilities and played “naturally and freely” in compiling a vital 78 in England’s first-innings 246 in the fourth Test. Curran’s top score from No.8, and handy partnerships with Moeen Ali and Stuart Broad down the order, rescued England from a perilous 86/6 on Thursday, 30 … Read More