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Elk rescued from Russian power plant


September 21st, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rescue operation took 11 hours at a hydroelectric power plant in northern Russia's Murmansk region to save an elk, one of the largest species ... Read more...

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Bodies were iron hot, say Karachi rescuers


September 13th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) "The bodies were iron hot," said a rescuer who himself got burnt while carrying the victims of a factory fire that left at least 289 people ... Read more...

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239 die as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 239 people met a macabre death when fire raced through two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the ... Read more...

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135 die as flames engulf two factories in Pakistan (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 135 people met a horrific death when flames engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the two ... Read more...

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100 die in Pakistan as two factories go up in flames (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed in Pakistan when fire engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Kiwi rescuers free baby seal entangled in a thong


September 6th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A seal pup in New Zealand had a lucky escape after getting entangled in a thong which rescuers found wrapped around its neck.The creature was swimming ... Read more...

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20 killed in fireworks factory explosion


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and many injured after an explosion in a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu Wednesday, police said.A fire was ... Read more...

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China mine explosion toll climbs to 19


August 30th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) The toll in a gas explosion that occurred in a coal mine in southwest China's Sichuan province has climbed to 19, rescuers said Thursday. A total ... Read more...

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Turtle taped to balloons freed from a tree


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say that a turtle was found taped in a balloon at a eucalyptus tree which is located at the sea shores at southern California. The Humane ... Read more...

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Stranded whale put down in Cornwall


August 14th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cornwall, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare scene occurred at the beach of Cornwall when a 65 feet whale died. The whale was found by the beach walkers who while they were ... Read more...

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90 killed in Iran quake


August 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 90 people were killed after an earthquake hit northwestern Iran Saturday, the Fars news agency reported.Two powerful tremors measuring 6.4 and 6.3 on ... Read more...

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13 dead in China workshop blast


August 6th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 people died while 14 injured following an explosion occurred at a workshop in China's Zhejiang province, Xinhua reported.According to rescuers, the accident occurred ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bombing


August 5th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were killed Sunday and 10 injured, including women and children, when a car bomb exploded in Pakistan's southwest city of Quetta, media ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 injured in Pakistan building blast


August 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 injured when three buildings collapsed following an explosion in a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city Saturday, media ... Read more...

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Family rescued after five days in Siberian woods


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A family of three was rescued from a forest in Russia's Siberian region of Tomsk, currently plagued by wildfires, after they laid out the word ... Read more...

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53 rescuers pulled out of southwest China mine, 5 workers trapped


July 29th, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
PU'AN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Fifty-three rescuers were pulled out after being trapped in a mine where five miners remain missing in southwestern China, local authorities said Friday.The group of fifty-three rescuers ... Read more...

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Child among three killed in Russian plane crash


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three people, including a child, were killed in a plane crash Sunday in central Russia's Ryazan region.The crashed aircraft was a single-engine Il-103 plane, capable ... Read more...

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13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

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Eight pilgrims killed in Himachal (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 35 others injured when a bus in which they were travelling skidded off the ... Read more...

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Eight pilgrims killed in Himachal accident


July 15th, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Eight pilgrims, mostly from Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh, were killed and 42 others injured when the private bus in which they were travelling rolled down ... Read more...

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Four kids among 171 dead in Russian floods


July 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS) While floods in Russia's Krasnodar region have killed at least 171 people, the toll includes four children aged between one to 12 in the Krymsk town, ... Read more...

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14 bodies recovered after China mudslide


July 9th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Fourteen bodies have been recovered following a mudslide in southwest China's Sichuan province, the authorities said Monday.Rescuers retrieved the 14 bodies from a rain-triggered mudslide in ... Read more...

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Seven killed in China landslide


June 30th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a landslide that hit a highway in China's Sichuan province earlier this week, the authorities said Saturday.The landslide occurred ... Read more...

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Notice to village head in Mahi’s death in borewell


June 26th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 26 (IANS) Authorities have issued a notice to the village head of Kasan village in Haryana's Gurgaon district where four-year-old Mahi died after she slipped into an open ... Read more...

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Anger, sorrow as Mahi dies in Haryana borewell (Roundup)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) About 90 hours of anxiety and hope turned to despair and disgust Sunday as rescuers who had furiously dug a parallel tunnel to save a ... Read more...

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Mahi is dead; end came on first or second day, doctors say (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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After 86 long hours, Mahi is dead (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who got trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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15 missing as ship sinks off Indonesia


June 17th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) A total of 15 crew members are yet to be found after a cargo ship with 27 people on board capsized off eastern Indonesia Sunday ... Read more...

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16 teens die in Bolivia bus accident


June 8th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 16 teenagers were killed and 32 injured after their bus plunged 120 meters into a ravine in the northwest of Bolivia, Nuevo Herald ... Read more...

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Nigeria mourns plane crash victims


June 4th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 4 (IANS) Nigeria Monday began a three-day national mourning for the 193 people who died in one of the country's worst plane crashes that occurred Sunday.The Dana Air ... Read more...

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Six dead in China road accident


June 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) At least six people were killed and four injured in a minivan-truck collision in China's Heilongjiang province, said police Friday.According to the provincial security department, the ... Read more...

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140 buried in Siachen avalanche dead: Pakistan


May 29th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday declared dead the 140 people who remained buried in an avalanche since last month in the Siachen region.All those killed have been declared "martyrs" ... Read more...

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78 trapped in cable cars rescued in China (Lead)


May 27th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) All the 78 tourists, who were trapped in cable cars suspended in mid-air at a mountain resort in China's Guangxi Zhang region, were rescued Saturday evening, ... Read more...

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60 tourists trapped in cable cars in China


May 27th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) As many as 60 tourists were trapped in cable cars suspended in mid-air at a mountain resort of China's Guangxi Zhuang region Saturday morning, Xinhua reported.Though ... Read more...

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