Stories tagged: fatalities
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.
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique’s capital on Monday, killing as many as 17 people who were buried by debris.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
A Libyan official says at least 19 illegal migrants have been killed in a truck crash near the town of Bani Walid, about 112 miles southeast of Tripoli.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan’s east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least six people were killed …
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Five people died and dozens were injured in more than 650 crashes on snow-covered Missouri roads, and authorities said up to 50 vehicles collided on a freeway in Iowa.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Federal investigators are trying to figure out why a switch was in the wrong position, sending an Amtrak train into a freight train and killing a conductor and an engineer …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:22 p.m.
Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in the capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least 11 troops and wounding 16.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
Five people were found dead early Sunday at a car wash in suburban Pennsylvania and police say they have no motive yet for the shooting, though family members of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Militants stormed the offices of Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing four people and triggering a shootout with police that lasted almost 10 hours, provincial officials and …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
Multiple American citizens were among the dead and wounded in the Taliban’s 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in the capital Kabul over the weekend that left 22 dead, the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Authorities in the U.S. state of New Mexico say key Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett has been killed in a helicopter crash.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
A double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria’s northern city of Maiduguri killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others on Wednesday, residents and an emergency official said.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 9 p.m.
Twin suicide bombings rocked Baghdad on Monday, killing 38 people in the deadliest attack since Iraq declared victory over the Islamic State group last month, and raising fears ahead of …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudslides, as authorities announced another body was found.
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 10 a.m.
As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers’ overcrowded rubber dinghy from …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
A large explosion in Syria’s largest rebel-held city, Idlib, killed at least 23 people on Sunday, activists reported.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 10:35 a.m.
Authorities in Congo say at least 33 people have died amid flooding in and around the capital of Kinshasa.
Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A passenger train carrying people home after the holidays slammed into a truck in rural South Africa on Thursday, killing at least 18 people and injuring about 260 others, authorities …