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33 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fourth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in Tamil Nadu, triggering a major ... Read more...

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Nine killed in South Korean fire


May 6th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 6 (IANS) At least nine people, including three Sri Lankans, were killed and 25 injured when a fire broke out in a karaoke bar in a ... Read more...

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Maoists massacre 13 Jharkhand policemen (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen policemen escorting a government official were killed Saturday when Maoists blasted their vehicle in a forested part of Jharkhand and opened fire, authorities said.At least ... Read more...

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Neil Young suffers a loss of $1.1 million in a warehouse fire


November 11th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Carlos, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fire that gutted the rented warehouse of singer Neil Younger is now estimated to have caused a damage worth some $1.1 million. The fire ... Read more...

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Firefighters work to contain California blazes


August 18th, 2009 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (DPA) Firefighters Monday had largely contained a wildfire near Santa Barbara, California and were working to contain another near Santa Cruz. The 35,000 hectare blaze in the Los Padres National ... Read more...

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Eight killed as Yemeni police clashes with separatists


July 24th, 2009 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a (Yemen), July 23 (DPA) Eight people were killed and 24 injured in clashes between security forces and supporters of a separatist leader in southern Yemen Thursday, a provincial governor said. The clashes ... Read more...

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Bridge collapses on Michigan’s I-75 after tankers explode


July 16th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
HAZEL PARK, Michigan (BNO NEWS) -- A bridge over the I-75 near Hazel Park in Michigan has "completely collapsed" after two gasoline tankers exploded, creating a massive fire, authorities say. There is ... Read more...

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Kanpur plastic factory gutted in major blaze


April 15th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Kanpur, Apr 15 (ANI): A massive fire broke out in Kanpur around 12:00 a.m. on Tuesday, gutting down a plastic factory and causing huge loss to property. Most parts of Kanpur were ... Read more...

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