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#Death Toll

# death-toll - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Canada: 6 dead after double-decker bus crashes into train Canada

Canada: 6 dead after double-decker bus crashes into train

Thirty people were injured in the Ottawa collision.

# death-toll - Saturday 7 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie EU ministers believe Assad was responsible for Syria chemical attack Conflict

EU ministers believe Assad was responsible for Syria chemical attack

The group of EU foreign ministers have pointed the finger of blame for the alleged murders on the Assad regime.

# death-toll - Friday 23 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is going on in Syria? Conflict

Explainer: What is going on in Syria?

All the questions you might have about the conflict in Syria – answered.

# death-toll - Friday 16 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'Friday of anger' in Egypt after bloody crackdown Egypt This post contains images

'Friday of anger' in Egypt after bloody crackdown

The death toll from Wednesday’s violence has increased to 578 – the bloodiest day in the nation’s history.

# death-toll - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests Egypt

At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests

A State of Emergency has been declared and curfews put in place.

# death-toll - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy Bus Tragedy This post contains videos

38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy

The bus plunged off a motorway flyover near the town of Avellino. The Department of Foreign Affairs says there are no indications of any Irish citizens hurt in the crash.

# death-toll - Saturday 22 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Rescuers race against time as India monsoon toll nears 600 Flash Floods

Photos: Rescuers race against time as India monsoon toll nears 600

Relief teams are working to rescue tens of thousands of people who have been left stranded after flash floods and landslides.

# death-toll - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings China

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

The country’s economy has surged into second place globally, but industrial safety conditions are not good.

# death-toll - Saturday 1 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes Twister

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Watch a video of the intense storm.

# death-toll - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado Oklahoma

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado

Preliminary causes of death suggest both infants – aged just four and seven months old – died of head trauma.

From TheJournal.ie Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children Disaster

Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children

“There are empty spaces where there used to be living rooms, and bedrooms, and classrooms, and, in time, we’re going to need to refill those spaces with love and laughter and community.”

# death-toll - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister Disaster

Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister

The tornado, which ripped through an elementary school, has killed at least 51 people but the death toll is expected to rise.

# death-toll - Friday 10 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bangladesh collapse: Death toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found Bangladesh

Bangladesh collapse: Death toll passes 1,000 as stacks of bodies found

Bodies were found in the ruins of a stairwell, where the victims had sought shelter.

# death-toll - Sunday 28 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found Bangladesh This post contains images

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found

Plus, the devastating images from the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead in France apartment block collapse France

Two dead in France apartment block collapse

Firefighters are still looking for victims buried under the rubble.

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory Disaster

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory

The death toll has now reached 363 but is expected to rise.

# death-toll - Saturday 20 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Quake jolts China’s Sichuan, killing over 150 and injuring more than 5,500 China

Quake jolts China’s Sichuan, killing over 150 and injuring more than 5,500

The quake struck at around 8am local time, with a magnitude of 6.6 according to the US Geological Survey.

# death-toll - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing Death Toll

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing

It is believed that three children are among the dead.

# death-toll - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Eight-year-old boy among dead in Boston Marathon explosions Boston Marathon

Eight-year-old boy among dead in Boston Marathon explosions

Boston Children’s Hospital said it is treating 10 patients.

# death-toll - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Iran: 33 killed in strong earthquake Natural Disaster

Iran: 33 killed in strong earthquake

The earthquake measured 6.3 on the Richter Scale.

# death-toll - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Australians clean up after floods Floods

Australians clean up after floods

As the clean-up begins, some residents complained about dwindling food supplies.

# death-toll - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000 Syria

Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000

The new figure comes from the United Nations’ “exhaustive analysis”.

# death-toll - Sunday 11 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Strong quake strikes Myanmar, death toll rises Myanmar

Strong quake strikes Myanmar, death toll rises

The earthquake measured 6.8 on the scale, according to the USGS.

# death-toll - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27 Deaths

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

The deaths occurred as a shoot-out raged between inmates and prison officers.

# death-toll - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes Syria

Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes

The death toll for what was supposed to be a four-day ceasefire exceeded 500.

From TheJournal.ie Superstorm Sandy: Batters US east coast, at least 16 dead Sandy

Superstorm Sandy: Batters US east coast, at least 16 dead

At least 16 people are reported to have died after the superstorm Sandy hit the east coast of the United States overnight.

# death-toll - Saturday 27 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Iraq: 10 killed in Eid al-Adha attack Death Toll

Iraq: 10 killed in Eid al-Adha attack

Over the past week, the death toll in Iraq has hit at least 49.

From TheJournal.ie America prepares for superstorm Frankenstorm

America prepares for superstorm

Hurricane Sandy could mix with a winter storm to create what has been dubbed ‘Frankenstorm’.

# death-toll - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria war rages on, UN chief warns of calamity Syria

Syria war rages on, UN chief warns of calamity

A report published today also said that children are being “badly traumatised” after witnessing killing and torture.

# death-toll - Saturday 22 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria Borders

Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria

Fighting continues to spill over borders, however, with violence reported near Jordan today.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes Libya

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes

The deaths come as protests against the power of militias gather pace.

# death-toll - Saturday 15 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world Syria

UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world

The conflict’s death toll continues to rise with overnight air strikes killing 12 civilians and wounding 60 more.

# death-toll - Monday 10 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Iraq hands down death sentence to fugitive vice president Attacks

Iraq hands down death sentence to fugitive vice president

The decision comes as Iraq witnesses a wave of deadly attacks.

# death-toll - Saturday 28 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie China raises Beijing storm toll to 77 after outcry Beijing

China raises Beijing storm toll to 77 after outcry

The death toll of Beijing’s flash floods has been raised after public questioning of the tally.

# death-toll - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syria latest: defections, Turkish roadblocks and a Russian outburst Syria This post contains videos

Syria latest: defections, Turkish roadblocks and a Russian outburst

Violence continues to rage in the commercial capital of Aleppo.

# death-toll - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo Death Toll This post contains images

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo

Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.

From TheJournal.ie Ten die in record rains in Beijing Weather

Ten die in record rains in Beijing

The death toll across China has reached 20.

# death-toll - Friday 29 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US, Russia hold talks on Syria Damascus

US, Russia hold talks on Syria

Meanwhile, violence continues in Syria with activists stating it has been a particularly bloody week around the nation’s capital.

# death-toll - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq Iraq

At least 56 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

Shiite pilgrims were attached in this latest wave of sectarian violence

# death-toll - Monday 4 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash Days Of Mourning This post contains images

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.