Stories tagged: fatalities
Tue., June 5, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
European Union countries remained deeply divided Tuesday over how to reform EU rules for managing the influx of refugees and migrants, as U.N. agencies reported that an estimated 112 people …
UPDATED: Mon., June 4, 2018, 2:46 p.m.
Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies Monday from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire, as the death toll rose to 62 and was expected to …
Tue., May 29, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
At least 4,645 people died as a result of Hurricane Maria and its devastation across Puerto Rico last year, according to a new Harvard study released Tuesday, an estimate that …
Thu., May 24, 2018, 1:07 p.m.
Airstrikes overnight in eastern Syria killed at least 12 pro-government fighters, all reportedly foreign nationals, a war-monitoring group said Thursday. The Syrian government-run media blamed the strikes on the U.S.-led …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Authorities say a man intentionally drove his car into a North Carolina restaurant, killing his daughter and another person and injuring several others.
Thu., May 10, 2018, 3:36 p.m.
Multiple failures led up to the deadly Niger attack last October, but top military leaders said Thursday that none directly caused the overwhelming enemy ambush that killed four American service …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 12:53 p.m.
Suicide bombers struck two police stations in Afghanistan’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding 17, officials said.
Sun., May 6, 2018, 1:06 p.m.
Polish rescue workers on Sunday found the bodies of two miners after an earthquake hit a coal mine in southern Poland.
Sun., May 6, 2018, 11:13 a.m.
A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 14 people and wounded 33, officials said on Sunday.
Thu., May 3, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
A Connecticut woman’s call to police to report domestic violence led to a standoff and explosion in a barn behind her home that left one person dead and nine officers …
Tue., May 1, 2018, 12:51 p.m.
Airstrikes killed at least 23 civilians on Tuesday in one of the last pockets of Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria, according to Syrian state media and an opposition-linked monitoring group, …
Thu., April 26, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Authorities say two people were killed and four Mormon missionaries were injured after their cars collided in southern Idaho.
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding more than 100 others, said …
UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
A hulking military transport plane crashed just after takeoff Wednesday in Algeria, killing 257 people in the worst aviation disaster in the North African nation’s history and plunging the country …
Mon., April 9, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
At least 27 children were killed Monday when their school bus skidded off a mountain road into a gorge in the foothills of the Himalayas, officials said.
UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
The people of the small town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, mourning the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the …
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
At least four traffic deaths in Michigan have been blamed on an early spring storm that dumped more than a foot of snow across parts of the state’s northern Lower …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 8:09 a.m.
Nigeria’s Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked two villages on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri late Sunday, killing at least 15 people, the military said Monday.
UPDATED: Sun., April 1, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
The deaths of 64 people – including 41 children – in a Siberian shopping center fire on March 25 have tormented their loved ones not only with the memories of …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Witnesses say fire alarms were silent and staff was nowhere to be seen when a fire at a shopping mall packed with children and their parents on the first weekend …
Sun., March 25, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
A devastating fire at a shopping center in a Siberian city killed 37 people and left 69 others missing Sunday, many of them children, a Russian state news agency reported.
Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:26 a.m.
Two West Virginia firefighters were killed and three others were injured when a volunteer fire department’s truck flipped while responding to a call about a highway accident that also had …
Thu., March 22, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
At least 14 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a car bomb blast near a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Thursday.
Mon., March 12, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
All five passengers aboard a helicopter that crashed into New York City’s East River were confirmed dead early Monday morning by a NYPD spokesman.
Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
An apartment block collapsed Sunday in Poland’s western city of Poznan, killing four people and injuring 24 others, officials said as teams of firefighters and rescuers with dogs combed the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
A passenger train collided with a cargo train in Egypt on Wednesday, killing at least 12 people, including a child, in the latest deadly accident involving the country’s underfunded and …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
An extreme Siberian cold snap sweeping across Europe is claiming lives in Poland and Romania, but also dusted the ancient ruins of Pompeii with snow Tuesday and prompted Amsterdam authorities …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Organizers of anti-government marches in Congo say security forces shot dead at least four people and wounded dozens more in Sunday’s nationwide protest against President Joseph Kabila’s extended rule.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Severe thunderstorms spawned a tornado that flattened homes in Tennessee and triggered widespread flooding, leaving at least three people dead in Kentucky and Arkansas.