Stories tagged: fatalities
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A tanker truck carrying flammable material exploded Monday after rear-ending a stopped truck on a crowded highway near the northern Italian city of Bologna, killing at least two people, injuring …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Five people on board a small airplane were killed but nobody on the ground was hurt when the twin-engine Cessna crashed Sunday in a Southern California parking lot, authorities said.
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 12:08 p.m.
A powerful earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, killing at least 39 people and shaking neighboring Bali, one week after another quake on Lombok killed more …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
A vintage propeller plane plunged near-vertically into a Swiss mountain, killing all 20 people on board as they returned from a two-day trip to southern Switzerland, investigators said Sunday.
Sun., July 22, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
A suicide bomber carried out an attack near Kabul’s airport in Afghanistan on Sunday killing 14 people, and narrowly missing the country’s vice president who was returning home after living …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on a highway in New Mexico early Sunday has killed three people and sent 22 to the hospital, authorities said.
UPDATED: Sun., July 8, 2018, 10:24 p.m.
At least 85 people have died and 58 are unaccounted for as torrential rains continued to batter parts of western Japan on Sunday, causing landslides and flooding and forcing millions …
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
At least 48 people were killed on Sunday when an overcrowded bus plunged off a mountain road into a gorge in northern India, officials said.
Sun., June 24, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Nigeria’s presidency late Sunday announced a “deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities” in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were dead in …
UPDATED: Mon., June 18, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Authorities say four people are dead after seven vehicles collided in a chain reaction crash near Boise on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 4:25 p.m.
At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
Authorities say a family of five was killed in an explosion at their vacation property on Washington state’s Hood Canal.
Mon., June 11, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of an Afghan government building Monday, killing at least 13 people the day before a truce with Taliban insurgents is supposed …
Sun., June 10, 2018, 12:06 p.m.
Two people are dead after a glider crash in Grand Teton National Park.
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.