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Airblue Plane Crash in Pakistan: 152 Passengers Including Americans, No Survivors


July 29th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Airbus 321, which was owned by the private airline known as Airblue, has crashed earlier today (Wednesday) in a heavily wooded area outside Islamabad in the torrential ... Read more...

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152 killed as plane crashes into Islamabad’s Margalla Hills (Fifth Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) All 152 on board a private Pakistani airline flight from Karachi were killed when the jet crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly wooded Margalla ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed in Islamabad plane crash (Fourth Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) A private Pakistani airline jet crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly forested Margalla Hills near this Pakistani capital Wednesday morning, killing at least 100 ... Read more...

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At least 100 feared dead in plane crash near Islamabad (Third Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) At least 100 people are feared dead when an aircraft of a private airline carrying 159 people crashed amid heavy rain in the wooded Margalla ... Read more...

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Plane with 152 passengers crashes near Islamabad (Second Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) An aircraft carrying 152 people crashed amid heavy rain in the thickly wooded Margalla Hills bordering the Pakistani capital Wednesday morning. Four bodies have been recovered from ... Read more...

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Plane with 150 on board crashes near Islamabad (Lead)


July 28th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) An aircraft carrying 150 passengers crashed in the Margalla Hills near this Pakistani capital amid heavy rain Wednesday morning. The private airlines that was flying from Turkey to ... Read more...

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42 dead in suicide bombings at Lahore shrine (Fifth Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 2 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and 175 injured in this Pakistani city as synchronised suicide bombings ripped through the famed Data Ganj Baksh shrine that was ... Read more...

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42 killed, over 175 injured in twin suicide attack on Lahore shrine


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 2 (ANI): At least 42 people were killed and over 175 injured in two consecutive suicide bombings and a low intensity blast at Lahore's Hazrat Data Gunj Bukhsh shrine on ... Read more...

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Explosion in Istanbul metro station


June 20th, 2010 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 20 (IANS) An explosion was heard in a metro station here in Turkey's largest city late Saturday, a media report said. The explosion was heard in Istanbul's Taksim Square metro station ... Read more...

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Most bodies charred beyond recognition


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), May 22 (IANS) Most victims of the Air India Express crash near here Saturday were charred beyond recognition, with the front portion of the plane completely burnt, rescue workers said. Flight ... Read more...

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160 feared dead as Air India Express flight from Dubai catches fire at Mangalore (Second Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Mangalore, May 22 (IANS) An Air India Express flight with over 160 passengers and about six crew members overshot the runway while attempting to land at Mangalore from Dubai and the plane ... Read more...

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Casualties feared as Air India Express flight from Dubai catches fire at Mangalore (Lead)


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) An Air India Express flight with over 160 passengers and about six crew members overshot the runway while attempting to land at Mangalore from Dubai and the plane ... Read more...

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Air India Express flight catches fire at Mangalore, casualties feared


May 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) An Air India Express flight with over 160 passengers and about six crew members overshot the runway while landing at Mangalore from Dubai and the plane caught fire ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Ahmedabad’s VS Hospital


April 10th, 2010 - 10:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr 10 (ANI): The X-Ray laboratory and the adjoining rooms of the VS Hospital in Ahmedabad were damaged on Saturday, after a fire broke out inside the hospital premises.At least six ... Read more...

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Seven killed as multiple bombings rock Peshawar (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, April 5 (IANS) Three foreigners were among the seven people killed Monday in a series of bomb blasts targeting the heavily guarded US consulate in the northwestern Pakistani city of ... Read more...

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Pakistani president, PM condemn Peshawar blasts


April 5th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Monday condemned the serial blasts in Peshawar that targeted the US consulate, saying that the government ... Read more...

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Huge blasts in Peshawar, US consulate targeted (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, April 5 (IANS) At least three powerful blasts targeting the US consulate rocked this Pakistani city Monday afternoon, reportedly causing casualties, witnesses said. One resident said up to five blasts took place ... Read more...

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When leaping flames engulfed their office


March 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The lights flickered and then it turned dark. But no one in the top floor offices in the Stephen Court building could have imagined that soon thick smoke ... Read more...

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Swat, Lahore blasts claim 71 lives (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) A suicide bomber targeted a security checkpost in a crowded area in Pakistan's Mingora town in the restive Swat Valley Saturday, killing at least 14 people and ... Read more...

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Swat Valley blast toll rises to 14 (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 52 wounded when a suicide bomber targeted a security checkpost in Pakistan's Mingora town in restive Swat Valley, police said ... Read more...

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Suicide blast in Pakistan’s Swat Valley kills 10 (Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 37 injured when a suicide bomber targeted a security forces' check post in Pakistan's northwestern Swat Valley Saturday, police said. The ... Read more...

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12 die as suicide bomber strikes at Lahore (Third Lead)


March 8th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 8 (IANS) Acting once again with impunity, terrorists rammed a car packed with over 600 kg of explosives into a building housing the Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) in the ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills 25 during Muharram procession in Karachi


December 28th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 28 (ANI): At least 25 people were killed and scores of people wounded on Monday after a powerful blast ripped through the Karachi's main Muharram procession at MA Jinnah Road.The ... Read more...

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Two low floor DTC buses catch fire, government orders inquiry (Roundup)


December 12th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Two low-floor buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) running on compressed natural gas (CNG) caught fire in separate incidents here Saturday but no one was ... Read more...

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Two low floor DTC buses catch fire (Lead)


December 12th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Two low floor buses of the Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) caught fire in two separate incidents here Saturday, an official said. No one was injured. The first ... Read more...

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IOC fire in Jaipur renders many daily wage earners jobless


October 31st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Oct. 31 (ANI): The continuing blaze at the Indian Oil Corporation fuel depot near Jaipur has not only destroyed property worth crores of rupees, but also rendered many daily wage earners ... Read more...

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Five killed in blast at Islamabad’s UN office (Fourth Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Five people, including a foreigner, were killed when a suicide bomber detonated himself inside the lobby of the UN World Food Programme office in an upscale locality ... Read more...

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Blast in Islamabad’s UN office kills three (Third Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Three people, including a foreigner, were killed Monday in a suicide bomb blast at the UN World Food Programme office in an upscale locality of this Pakistan ... Read more...

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Two killed in blast at UN office in Islamabad (Second Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 5 (IANS) A foreigner and a Pakistani woman were killed Monday when a blast tore through the UN World Food Programme (WFP) office, close to President Asif Ali Zardari's ... Read more...

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US soldier, 22 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


September 30th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 30 (DPA) A US soldier was killed Wednesday when a suicide bomber attacked his convoy in southeastern Afghanistan, while Afghan and foreign troops killed 22 Taliban militants in a ... Read more...

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Lead poisoning hits 1,300 kids in China


August 21st, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Wugang (China), Aug 21 (Xinhua) Over 1,300 children are suspected to have suffered lead poisoning in central China's Hunan province, leading to a smelter being shut down and two of the ... Read more...

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Russian Su-27 fighter jets collide, one killed (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Two Russian Su- 27 fighter jets collided during a training exercise Sunday killing one pilot, a media report said. "According to updated information, one of the three pilots ... Read more...

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Ten dead in fire at Ukrainian slot machine arcade


May 7th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 7 (RIA Novosti) Ten people were killed and ten injured in a blaze caused by an explosion at a slot machine arcade in east Ukraine early Thursday, an official said. The ... Read more...

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Fire at Islamabad’s Marriott Hotel injures nine, causes panic (Second Lead)


February 26th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A fire broke out at Islamabad's Marriott Hotel Thursday afternoon, injuring nine people, causing panic in the city and bringing back harrowing memories of a terror attack there ... Read more...

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Six persons injured in Marriot fire


February 26th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.26 (ANI): Six people were injured when a massive fire engulfed the Marriot Hotel here on Thursday.Authorities were not sure about the cause of the fire, but sources said an electric ... Read more...

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