Cambodia building collapse death toll hits 36

Thirty-six die but, twenty-three people were rescued from a collapsed building on Friday 03 Jan. before the search was called off. Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen said 23 people had been pulled alive from the rubble of the seven-storey hotel,…

Nine people killed and a dozen trapped after a building collapsed outside Delhi

The death toll from a collapsed apartment block outside Delhi rose to nine on Thursday (July 19) as emergency workers pulled four more bodies from a huge pile of rubble and metal, India’s fire brigade said. The death toll was…

Another building collapse in India kills 17 people at last count

A five-story building collapsed last Tuesday morning in Mumbai killing at least 17 people.  Fourteen people were rescued from the rubble, prior to the search being called off on Wednesday evening. The building’s owner was detained by police on Tuesday,…

At least 20 firefighters die in Iran building collapse

ANKARA (Reuters) – At least 20 firefighters were killed when a 17-storey commercial building collapsed in Tehran on Thursday, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Tehran’s mayor as saying. “At least 20 firefighters who were trapped under rubble have died,”…

At least one dies as building collapses at Didcot power plant

LONDON (Reuters) – At least one person was killed and three others were missing after a building collapsed on Tuesday at a disused British power plant, the local fire service said. The incident occurred at the RWE npower Didcot A…

Shoe Factory Collapse

China: Eleven people died after a shoe factory collapsed in eastern China, state media reported Sunday, with more than 40 escaping on their own or being rescued. The China News website said several hundred firefighters were involved in the rescue.…

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