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#Death Toll

# death-toll - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store
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Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store

Nov 13th 2013, 6:25 AM 7,911 Views 13 Comments

A large crowd of hungry survivors carried away more than 100,000 bags of rice.

# death-toll - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today
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Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Nov 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,488 Views 16 Comments

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# death-toll - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000
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Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000

Nov 9th 2013, 9:28 AM 6,086 Views 9 Comments

The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.

# death-toll - Monday 14 October, 2013

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115
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Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

Oct 14th 2013, 7:44 AM 3,682 Views 6 Comments

The tragedy was sparked by rumours a bridge was about to collapse. Authorities are coming in for criticism over their approach.

# death-toll - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead
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Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead

Oct 13th 2013, 12:44 PM 4,113 Views 25 Comments

This is the strongest cyclone to hit India in 14 years.

# death-toll - Monday 30 September, 2013

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks
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Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks

Sep 30th 2013, 11:52 AM 2,411 Views 50 Comments

850 people have been killed in September alone as a result of Iraq violence.

# death-toll - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Aaron Alexis's mother is 'glad he can no longer do harm to anyone else'
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Aaron Alexis's mother is 'glad he can no longer do harm to anyone else'

Sep 18th 2013, 11:02 PM 10,970 Views 10 Comments

Cathleen Alexis apologised to the families of the victims, stating her heart is broken.

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

Sep 18th 2013, 8:54 PM 7,097 Views 3 Comments

Thirty people were injured in the Ottawa collision.

# death-toll - Saturday 7 September, 2013

EU ministers believe Assad was responsible for Syria chemical attack
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EU ministers believe Assad was responsible for Syria chemical attack

Sep 7th 2013, 2:45 PM 4,572 Views 62 Comments

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

Explainer: What is going on in Syria?
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Explainer: What is going on in Syria?

Aug 23rd 2013, 11:30 AM 38,815 Views 115 Comments

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

# death-toll - Friday 16 August, 2013

'Friday of anger' in Egypt after bloody crackdown
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'Friday of anger' in Egypt after bloody crackdown

Aug 16th 2013, 8:17 AM 4,621 Views 43 Comments

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

At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests
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At least 525 dead in Egypt as police storm protests

Aug 15th 2013, 8:01 AM 6,229 Views 48 Comments

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

# death-toll - Monday 29 July, 2013

38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy
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38 killed as coach carrying pilgrims crashes in southern Italy

Jul 29th 2013, 8:30 AM 13,814 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Jun 22nd 2013, 1:17 PM 6,092 Views 9 Comments

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

Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings
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Locked doors a sign of China work-safety failings

Jun 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,695 Views 3 Comments

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

# death-toll - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes
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Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Jun 1st 2013, 7:26 AM 7,010 Views 7 Comments

Watch a video of the intense storm.

# death-toll - Wednesday 22 May, 2013

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado
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Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado

May 22nd 2013, 9:32 PM 8,819 Views 13 Comments

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

Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children
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Search for tornado survivors as Oklahoma mourns 9 children

May 22nd 2013, 8:36 AM 3,569 Views 7 Comments

“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

Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister
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Twenty children killed in Oklahoma twister

May 21st 2013, 7:34 AM 12,378 Views 41 Comments

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

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

May 10th 2013, 8:29 AM 6,502 Views 28 Comments

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

# death-toll - Sunday 28 April, 2013

100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found
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100 hours after Bangladesh disaster, survivor found

Apr 28th 2013, 1:49 PM 5,908 Views 4 Comments

Plus, the devastating images from the scene.

Two dead in France apartment block collapse
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Two dead in France apartment block collapse

Apr 28th 2013, 1:28 PM 13,340 Views 20 Comments

Firefighters are still looking for victims buried under the rubble.

UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory
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UPDATE: Police arrest owner of Bangladesh factory

Apr 28th 2013, 10:27 AM 5,984 Views 5 Comments

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

# death-toll - Saturday 20 April, 2013

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

Apr 20th 2013, 3:05 PM 10,948 Views 8 Comments

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

Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing
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Three children, 24 adults killed in Baghdad café bombing

Apr 18th 2013, 9:46 PM 8,398 Views 32 Comments

It is believed that three children are among the dead.

# death-toll - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

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

Apr 16th 2013, 1:43 AM 10,612 Views 14 Comments

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

# death-toll - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Iran: 33 killed in strong earthquake
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Iran: 33 killed in strong earthquake

Apr 9th 2013, 8:28 PM 5,036 Views 13 Comments

The earthquake measured 6.3 on the Richter Scale.

# death-toll - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Australians clean up after floods
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Australians clean up after floods

Jan 30th 2013, 10:09 AM 3,101 Views 6 Comments

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

# death-toll - Wednesday 2 January, 2013

Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000
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Death toll in Syria surpasses 60,000

Jan 2nd 2013, 3:25 PM 3,221 Views 18 Comments

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

# death-toll - Sunday 11 November, 2012

Strong quake strikes Myanmar, death toll rises
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Strong quake strikes Myanmar, death toll rises

Nov 11th 2012, 10:31 AM 5,171 Views 5 Comments

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

# death-toll - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27
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Sri Lanka deploys troops as prison riot kills 27

Nov 10th 2012, 10:50 AM 2,999 Views 0 Comments

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

# death-toll - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes
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Syrian regime launches nationwide airstrikes

Oct 30th 2012, 9:20 AM 2,526 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Oct 30th 2012, 7:56 AM 14,189 Views 5 Comments

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

Iraq: 10 killed in Eid al-Adha attack
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Iraq: 10 killed in Eid al-Adha attack

Oct 27th 2012, 10:27 AM 2,836 Views 14 Comments

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

America prepares for superstorm
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# Frankenstorm

America prepares for superstorm

Oct 27th 2012, 7:39 AM 8,118 Views 23 Comments

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

# death-toll - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Syria war rages on, UN chief warns of calamity
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Syria war rages on, UN chief warns of calamity

Sep 25th 2012, 8:32 PM 3,158 Views 10 Comments

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

# death-toll - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria
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Syrian rebels move command from Turkey to Syria

Sep 22nd 2012, 7:32 PM 2,946 Views 3 Comments

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

Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes
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Four dead in Libya after Benghazi clashes

Sep 22nd 2012, 11:55 AM 1,640 Views 8 Comments

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

# death-toll - Saturday 15 September, 2012

UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world
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UN envoy: Syria crisis is a threat to the world

Sep 15th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,739 Views 16 Comments

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

Iraq hands down death sentence to fugitive vice president
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Iraq hands down death sentence to fugitive vice president

Sep 10th 2012, 9:03 AM 2,580 Views 1 Comment

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