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Factory Collapse in Pakistan Kills 3, Traps Dozens

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani officials say a three-story factory has collapsed in the eastern city of Lahore, killing at least three people and trapping dozens of others. Officials are blaming Monday’s collapse on a gas explosion. They say 62 people, including women and children, were inside the factory at the time of the incident. One of the victims […]

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2 Killed in Pakistan Building Collapse

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan officials say say a three-story factory has collapsed, killing at least two people, including a child at least 10 years old. Authorities say emergency workers have rescued at least 13 people from the rubble. Dozens remain trapped. Officials say the building collapsed Monday in Lahore after a gas explosion. Authorities say the factory, which […]

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1 Killed, Dozens Trapped in Pakistan Building Collapse

Posted February 6th, 2012 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan officials say a three-story factory has collapsed, killing at least one person and trapping dozens. Authorities say the building collapsed Monday in Lahore after a gas explosion. Officials say emergency workers have rescued at least 6 people from the rubble. A rescue official says the factory produced veterinary medical products.

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Dozens Feared Dead in India Bridge Collapse

Posted October 30th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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Dozens of people are missing or feared dead after a pedestrian bridge collapsed into a river in northeast India. Authorities say at least 29 people were rescued after the footbridge collapsed Saturday over the Kemeng river in Arunachal Pradesh State. At least two bodies have been recovered, while dozens more remain missing. Police and paramilitary […]

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Building Collapses in New Delhi’s Old City, 5 Killed

Posted September 27th, 2011 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Indian authorities say a low-rise building has collapsed in Delhi’s walled old city, killing at least five people and injuring more than 20 others. Officials say construction work at an adjacent site likely triggered the building’s collapse, which happened late Tuesday. Rescuers were trying to reach at least 20 people feared trapped in the rubble. […]

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One Person Killed in Dutch Soccer Stadium Roof Collapse

Posted July 7th, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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A section of the roof at a Dutch soccer stadium has collapsed, killing one person and injuring at least 14. Police say the roof caved in around midday during off-season renovations at the FC Twente stadium in Enschede, about 130 kilometers east of Amsterdam. Photos posted on local news websites showed the roof section crashed […]

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Building Collapse in Kenya’s Capital Kills 2

Posted June 14th, 2011 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Kenyan officials say a building collapse in the capital, Nairobi, has killed at least two people and trapped scores of others. Authorities say the six-story building was under construction when it crashed to the ground Tuesday. Rescue teams were searching desperately through the rubble for survivors. The Kenyan Red Cross says a number of people […]

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