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Russian Sukhoi Su-24 aircraft crashes in Syria, crew killed

October 10, 2017 2:32 pm
Russian Sukhoi Su-24 aircraft crashes in Syria, crew killed

A Russian Sukhoi Su-24 jet (file photo by AFP) Russia says one of its Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jets has crashed while preparing for take-off from a military base in Syria’s northwestern Latakia Province, killing the crew. “On October 10, a Su-24 skidded off the runway and crashed while accelerating to take […]

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Building collapse in India kills 16; dozens trapped

August 31, 2017 10:30 pm
Building collapse in India kills 16; dozens trapped

Indian firemen carry the body of a victim out of the debris of a collapsed building in Mumbai on August 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A five-story building collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai, killing 16 people and injuring 30 others on Thursday, after torrential rains lashed the country’s west.  […]

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Reckless driver and Van plows into crowd in Spain’s Barcelona, killing 13

August 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Reckless driver and Van plows into crowd in Spain’s Barcelona, killing 13

A policeman blocks the street to a cordoned off area after a van plowed into the crowd, injuring several persons on the Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, on August 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A van has crashed into dozens of people in the center of the Spanish city of Barcelona, […]

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Falling tree kills 13 at religious festival in Portugal

August 16, 2017 5:36 am
Falling tree kills 13 at religious festival in Portugal

Thirteen people were crushed to death and 49 injured Tuesday when a 200-year-old oak tree fell on them at a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira, doctors said. A dozen people, four of them children, were seriously injured, Miguel Reis, the chief surgeon at the hospital in Madeira’s […]

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London Stock Exchange employee falls to death

August 15, 2017 10:30 pm
London Stock Exchange employee falls to death

This file photo taken on March 07, 2013 shows a person walking in the foyer of the London Stock Exchange in central London on March 7, 2013. (Photo by AFP) A London Stock Exchange employee plunged to his death on Tuesday from a balcony on the seventh floor of the […]

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Car ramming east of Paris kills girl, terrorism ruled out

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Car ramming east of Paris kills girl, terrorism ruled out

Police officers direct traffic on a road near the site where man smashed a car into a pizza restaurant in Sept-Sorts, east of Paris, on August 14, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A girl has been killed after a man crashed his car into a pizzeria on the outskirts of Paris. […]

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Double-decker bus smashes into store in London

August 10, 2017 10:51 am
Double-decker bus smashes into store in London

A double-decker London bus has smashed into a store building in south London causing multiple casualties, police say. The incident took place on Thursday morning, as one of London’s symbolic red buses drove into a shop in Lavender Hill. Footage from the crash showed a heavy presence of police and […]

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Six French soldiers injured in car ramming near Paris

August 9, 2017 10:30 pm
Six French soldiers injured in car ramming near Paris

French soldiers gather at the site where a car slammed into soldiers on patrol in Levallois-Perret, outside Paris, France, August 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) An individual has rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers patrolling in a neighborhood near the French capital of Paris, injuring six of them. […]

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Sixteen servicemen dead as US military plane crashes in Mississippi

July 11, 2017 7:33 pm
Sixteen servicemen dead as US military plane crashes in Mississippi

Sixteen US servicemen have died after the military plane carrying them went down in rural Mississippi, police say. There were 16 people on board the Marine Corps KC-130 when it crashed Monday afternoon in a soybean field in Leflore County, leaving a debris field five miles in radius. “A USMC […]

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Tour bus carrying pensioners collides with truck, killing 18 in Germany’s Bavaria

July 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Tour bus carrying pensioners collides with truck, killing 18 in Germany’s Bavaria

Police say up to 18 people lost their lives when a tour bus burst into flames after it collided with a trailer truck in southern Germany. The incident occurred early on Monday when a bus carrying 46 passengers and two drivers rammed into the trailer on a motorway near the […]

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Road accident injures 31 in Germany, 17 missing

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Road accident injures 31 in Germany, 17 missing

Firefighters are seen at the site where a bus burst into flames after colliding with a truck on a motorway near Muenchberg, Germany, in this still image taken from video on July 3, 2017. (Via Reuters) A bus went up in flames after it crashed into a truck Monday morning […]

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1 killed, 6 hurt as car plows into group of teenagers in London

July 2, 2017 10:30 pm
1 killed, 6 hurt as car plows into group of teenagers in London

The Pixton Way in Croydon, London, where a car ran over seven teenagers killing one of them, July 1, 2017. (Photo from social media) At least one person has died and six others injured after a car plowed into a crowd of teenagers on a sidewalk in south London. Police […]

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Car rams police vehicle on Paris’ Champs-Elysees, attacker dead

June 19, 2017 10:30 pm
Car rams police vehicle on Paris’ Champs-Elysees, attacker dead

A man has rammed his car into a police vehicle in central Paris, prompting a fiery explosion in what French security officials described as “a deliberate act.” French police said the incident occurred on Monday when the driver hit a police van before bursting into flames on the Champs-Elysees Avenue […]

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Unconscious man pulled from fiery wreckage in the Blue Mountains

June 1, 2017 3:29 am
Unconscious man pulled from fiery wreckage in the Blue Mountains

The man was pulled from the smouldering wreckage. Photo/News Corp Australia An unconscious man has been pulled to safety moments before his vehicle went up in flames in west Sydney. The driver, believed to be in his 30s, lost control of his vehicle on a winding Blue Mountains road and […]

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Four people killed as vehicle runs over IED in Kenya

May 16, 2017 10:30 pm
Four people killed as vehicle runs over IED in Kenya

Police officers patrol along a street in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, July 23, 2015. (Photo by AFP) At least four people have been killed after an improvised explosive device (IED) allegedly planted by militants struck their vehicle in a small Kenyan town near the border with Somalia, security sources say. […]

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