Stories tagged: death toll
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:04 p.m.
Death toll in Yemen suicide bombing rises to 45
A suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up inside an army base in the southern city of Aden, killing 45 soldiers and wounding another 50, security officials said.
Thu., Oct. 13, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to 22 in N.C.
Hurricane Matthew continued to prey upon North Carolina on Thursday, as the death toll climbed to 22 and another town became submerged in as much as 10 feet of water.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 11:23 a.m.
‘Not going to take any chances’: Hurricane menaces Florida
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – Gaining fury as it closed in, Hurricane Matthew steamed toward Florida with winds of 140 mph Thursday as 2 million people across the Southeast were warned …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 2:45 p.m.
Nearly 2M urged to evacuate as Matthew edges toward U.S.
Rescue workers in Haiti struggled to reach cutoff towns and learn the full extent of the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Matthew as the storm began battering the Bahamas …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage
Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul’s busy Ataturk Airport, apparently targeting Turkey’s crucial tourism industry. The government blamed the attack on …
Fri., June 24, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
20 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues
A storm system dumped up to 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia, trapping 500 people in a shopping center when a bridge washed out, while dozens of …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 3:12 p.m.
Rescuers search rubble in east China after tornado kills 98
tornado and hailstorm struck the outskirts of an eastern Chinese city on Thursday, killing at least 78 people and destroying buildings, smashing trees and flipping vehicles on their roofs.
Wed., June 22, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Aid group: 200 refugees die of starvation in Nigerian city
Nearly 200 refugees from Boko Haram have died of starvation and dehydration in the northeastern Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, Doctors Without Borders said Wednesday.
Thu., June 13, 2013, 7:04 a.m.
UN says nearly 93,000 killed in Syrian conflict
BEIRUT — Nearly 93,000 people have been confirmed killed since Syria’s civil war began more than two years ago, the U.N. said today, a sharp rise in the death toll …