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Bus accident kills 14, injures 45 in southwestern Uganda


September 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
KYAZANGA, UGANDA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed Tuesday when a speeding passenger bus went off a road in southwestern Uganda and overturned several times before bursting into flames, ... Read more...

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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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45 killed in factory fires in Pakistan (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed and many others injured in two separate fire incidents in Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore Tuesday, media reports said.In ... Read more...

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13 killed in Karachi factory fire


September 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 13 people, including two women and a child, were killed and 30 injured in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday when a fire broke ... Read more...

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Six arrested for Sivakasi fire tragedy


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the blaze in a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday."Six people have ... Read more...

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29 killed in Nigerian road accident


September 1st, 2012 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 1 (IANS) A total of 29 people were killed in a road accident in Nigeria Friday, reported Xinhua.According to Nigeria's road commission, the accident occurred on the Potiskum-Kano ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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LPG tanker explosion kills two (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) Two people were killed when a tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) exploded after hitting a road divider and turning turtle here late Monday night.A ... Read more...

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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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Balloon accident kills four


August 24th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A hot air balloon hit a tree in a storm and caught fire, killing at least four people and injuring 28 in Slovenia.The four who died ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for school children


August 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) Several students, including foreigners, of an international school had a narrow escape here Sunday when their hostel room caught fire, an official said.The fire was reported ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican held for killing two in US


August 17th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) A Puerto Rican man wanted for the murders of his girlfriend and her mother 32 years ago in Pennsylvania was arrested in Puerto Rico, police ... Read more...

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Two killed in factory fire in Andhra Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and six others injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.The fire ... Read more...

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US car crash claims 5 Andhra techies, families in gloom


August 11th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) The families of five Indian software professionals killed in a car crash on a highway near Oklahoma city in the US were plunged into gloom Saturday ... Read more...

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ATM with Rs.30 lakh destroyed in fire


August 8th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 8 (IANS) A State Bank of India ATM loaded with Rs.30 lakh in cash was destroyed after it caught fire in a Uttar Pradesh town Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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People saved from burning ship off Turkey


August 4th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 4 (IANS) Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship were evacuated after a huge fire engulfed the vessel off Turkey Friday.The ship carrying 100 people caught fire ... Read more...

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Railways start probe into train fire


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The railways Thursday began a probe into Monday's fire aboard Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express that killed 28 passengers in Andhra Pradesh.Dinesh Kumar Singh, the commissioner of ... Read more...

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Railways to probe if TN express fire was accident or sabotage


July 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Was it an accident or sabotage? The fire in the Tamil Nadu Express which killed 35 people in Andhra Pradesh early Monday was initially believed to ... Read more...

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Train fire: Most passengers charred to death in sleep


July 30th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) Most of them were fast asleep, while some were awake waiting to reach their destination in another three hours, when a ghastly fire cut short their ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Five killed as train catches fire in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and several others injured when the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in the early hours of Monday, ... Read more...

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Minor fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A minor fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was ... Read more...

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Hospital fire kills patient in Brazil


July 5th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 5 (IANS/EFE) A terminally ill patient died in a fire Wednesday at Brazil's Pedro Ernesto University Hospital, one of the most important medical facilities in Rio ... Read more...

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18 injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Eighteen workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said.Fire ... Read more...

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Fire in home ministry, no injuries (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the home ministry's office at North Block here but was soon brought under control, officials said.The fire erupted ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Ghana’s fill station blast


June 24th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.Four people lost their ... Read more...

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Baramati mourns its residents’ death in Mantralaya fire (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Baramati, a small town of Pune district Friday fell into a deep glum as it mourned the death of two residents - Umesh Potekar and Mahesh ... Read more...

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Dozens trapped in burning Mantralaya, navy called (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A major fire raged in the Maharashtra Mantrayala or secretariat here Thursday, with a man who escaped claiming that some 50 people were trapped in the ... Read more...

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Massive fire at Maharashtra Mantralaya


June 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out Thursday on the fourth floor of Maharashtra's state secretariat Mantralaya here.Massive flames leapt out of most parts of the fourth ... Read more...

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Two fires break out in Kolkata, no casualties


June 16th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Two fires broke out in Kolkata in the early hours of Saturday, in which hundreds of shanties were gutted and a multi-storeyed building was partially damaged. ... Read more...

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De Niro’s apartment catches fire


June 9th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 9 (IANS) Actor Robert De Niro's apartment here caught fire after lint in a clothes dryer sparked flames.Some residents of the building said the fire started ... Read more...

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Fire in finance ministry office in Delhi (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A minor fire, suspected to have been caused by an electrical short-circuit, broke out in two rooms of the finance ministry office at North Block ... Read more...

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Hundreds homeless as shacks gutted in Delhi (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hundreds were left homeless after scores of shacks caught fire here Friday, police said. But the fire brigade said only shops, warehouses and residential buildings ... Read more...

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Thousands left homeless as jhuggis gutted in Delhi


June 1st, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Around a thousand people were left homeless as about 250 jhuggis (shacks) were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the old quarters ... Read more...

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British parents held over six kids’ death in blaze


May 30th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) A British couple, whose six children died in a house fire, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of having murdered them.Mick Philpott, 55, and his wife Mairead, ... Read more...

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