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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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10 people killed in Spain earthquake


May 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit southeast Spain Wednesday evening, killing at least 10 people, regional media reported.The epicentre of the quake ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 2,039


April 20th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) The toll in China's 7.1-magnitude earthquake has reached 2,039 Monday, with 195 people still missing, rescue officials said. The quake, which struck the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Yushu in ... Read more...

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Toll in China quake rises to 1,339 (Lead)


April 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1-magnitude earthquake that hit northwest China's Qinghai province reached 1,339 Saturday, with another 332 still missing, rescuers said. The devastating quake, which struck the Tibetan ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 1,144


April 17th, 2010 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake in China's Qinghai province has risen to 1,144, an official said. At least 417 people remained missing as of 5 p.m. Friday, two-and-a-half ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 760


April 16th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) The toll in the 7.1-magnitude quake in China's Qinghai province has risen to 760, officials said Friday. At least 243 people were still missing and 11,477 were injured, 1,174 ... Read more...

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Race to reach survivors as China quake toll hits 617 (Lead)


April 15th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Rescuers fought chilly weather, strong winds and frequent aftershocks Thursday to claw through rubble and reach survivors of the devastating earthquake that left 617 people dead and nearly ... Read more...

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Western China quake toll rises to 589


April 15th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by ANI
Beijing (China), Apr.15 (ANI): The death toll from the earthquake that struck the Qinghai Plateau in Tibet rose to 589 on Thursday morning and more than 10,000 injured.According to reports filed by ... Read more...

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400 killed, 10,000 injured in China earthquake (Fourth Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) About 400 people were killed Wednesday when a devastating earthquake jolted northwest China's Qinghai province, bringing down buildings like a pack of cards and leaving thousands bloodied and ... Read more...

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At least 400 dead, tens of thousands injured after powerful earthquake in northwest China


April 14th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake rocked Qinhai province in northwest China on Wednesday morning, seismologists said, killing at least 400 people and leaving many thousands more injured. A strong aftershock ... Read more...

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At least 300 dead, thousands injured after powerful earthquake in northwest China


April 14th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful earthquake rocked Qinhai province in northwest China on Wednesday morning, seismologists said, killing at least 300 people and leaving thousands more injured. A strong aftershock followed ... Read more...

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300 dead, 8,000 hurt in China earthquake (Third Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) About 300 people were killed and more than 8,000 injured Wednesday when a devastating 7.1-magnitude earthquake tore through northwest China's Qinghai province, officials said. Xinhua quoted local official Huang ... Read more...

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7.1 magnitude quake kills 67 in China’s Tibetan Autonomous Region


April 14th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwest China's Qinghai Province early on Wednesday, killing at least 67 people with many others buried under the debris.The quake struck the ... Read more...

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67 die in China earthquake (Second Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least 67 people were killed and many injured Wednesday after a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit northwest China's Qinghai province, authorities said. The quake struck the Yushu prefecture at 7.49 ... Read more...

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23 killed in China earthquake (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed Wednesday in an earthquake measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale in northwest China's Qinghai province, authorities said. The quake struck the Yushu prefecture ... Read more...

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Landslide kills 10 in Pakistan


January 4th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed when a massive landslide hit a remote village in Pakistan's mountainous northern areas Monday, media reports said. The incident occurred at Attabad in ... Read more...

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15 killed as storm sweeps across Nepal (Lead)


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and more than 170 were injured by a storm that struck southern and western Nepal, officials said Sunday. Six districts reported fatalities, the ... Read more...

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Seven killed as storm sweeps across Nepal


May 3rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (DPA) At least seven people were killed and dozens injured by a storm which struck many places in Nepal, officials said Sunday. In Rautahat district, about 120 km southeast of ... Read more...

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160 killed in 6.2 magnitude quake in Pakistan (Evening lead)


October 29th, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) At least 160 people were killed and many more injured while hundreds were left homeless after an earthquake of 6.2 magnitude hit Balochistan province in southwest Pakistan early ... Read more...

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Powerful quake jolts Pakistan, three killed (Lead)


October 29th, 2008 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (Xinhua) A powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted southwestern Pakistan early Wednesday, killing three people, Geo TV reported.The epicentre of the quake lay in Chilton Range ... Read more...

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China launches emergency response after Tibet quake


October 7th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 7 (Xinhua) China Tuesday launched an emergency response operation in Tibet after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the Himalayan region Monday killing at least 30 people.A team of officers from ... Read more...

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Quake kills 30 in China’s Tibet region


October 7th, 2008 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Oct 7 (Xinhua) At least 30 people were killed Monday when a powerful quake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted this Tibetan provincial capital in china, officials said.The quake occurred ... Read more...

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Toll in Japan quake rises to 10


June 16th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 16 (DPA) The toll in the 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck north-eastern Japan Saturday rose to 10 after a body was discovered under a collapsed inn at a hot-spring resort in ... Read more...

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25 killed, 200,000 displaced in northeast floods


June 16th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 16 (IANS) The army was called Monday to rescue marooned villagers as flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in the northeast displaced 200,000 people and left 25 ... Read more...

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Death toll in Japan quake rises to nine


June 15th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 15 (DPA) The toll in the magnitude-7.2 earthquake that struck north-eastern Japan has risen to nine after rescue workers found the bodies of three people in the ruins of a ... Read more...

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Death toll mounts to 16 in Arunachal landslides


June 15th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 15 (IANS) Two more people died Sunday taking the death toll in a series of landslides in Arunachal Pradesh to 16, even as rescue workers were looking for possible survivors ... Read more...

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14 killed in Arunachal mudslides, 120 Assam villages inundated (Lead)


June 14th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, June 14 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 30 injured Saturday in mudslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains in India's northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh while flash floods inundated ... Read more...

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Powerful earthquake kills three in Japan (Second lead)


June 14th, 2008 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, June 14 (DPA) A 7.2-magnitude earthquake shook north-eastern Japan early Saturday, killing at lest three people and injuring more than 80. Michitaka Ishii, 55, was found dead in the ocean in ... Read more...

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