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Factory Fires Kill More than 125 in Pakistan

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 2:55 am (UTC-5)
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Fires broke out at two factories in Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 125 people. More than 100 people were killed in the southern port city of Karachi when a blaze ripped through a garment factory. The death toll rose early Wednesday after authorities pulled more bodies from the building. Many of the dead were found […]

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Factory Fires Kill More than 105 in Pakistan

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Fires broke out at two factories in Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 105 people. Some 80 people were killed in the southern port city of Karachi when a blaze ripped through a garment factory. The death toll rose after more bodies were pulled from the building early Wednesday. Parts of the factory were still smoldering […]

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Factory Fires Kill 83 in Pakistan

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Fires broke out at two factories in Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 83 people. Some 60 people were killed in the southern port city of Karachi when a blaze ripped through a garment factory. The death toll rose after more bodies were pulled from the building, early Wednesday. Witnesses say several people jumped from windows […]

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Factory Fires Kill At Least 37 in Pakistan

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 10:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Fires broke out at two factories in Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 37 people. In the eastern city of Lahore, more than 23 people died after being trapped inside a shoe factory. Local officials say the blaze was caused by a faulty generator. It took fire crews several hours to bring the fire under control […]

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Russian Factory Fire Kills 17 Vietnamese Migrants

Posted September 11th, 2012 at 8:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A fire in a Russian clothing factory south of Moscow killed 14 Vietnamese migrant workers Tuesday. The blaze broke out on the second floor of the small building in the town of Yegoryevsk. A Moscow emergencies official says the doors were locked and the workers apparently tried to smash them down with hammers. The cause […]

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Indian Police Detain Suspects Following Deadly Factory Blaze

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 3:45 am (UTC-5)
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Indian police have made arrests in connection with a fire in a fireworks factory that killed at least 39 people in southern India. Indian media had earlier put the death toll from Wednesday’s fire at more than 52. Firefighters worked for hours to control the blaze at the factory on the outskirts of Sivakasi in […]

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At Least 52 Killed in Fire at Indian Factory

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern India has triggered a massive blaze that killed at least 52 people. Officials say Wednesday’s blast swept through a fireworks plant on the outskirts of Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu state. Another 50 people were injured. Local media reported that about 300 people were working in the factory […]

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Deadly Blast Hits Indian Fireworks Factory

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern India has killed at least 30 people. Officials say Wednesday’s blast triggered a massive blaze that swept through the fireworks plant in Tamil Nadu state. Witnesses say huge plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the factory in the town of Sivakasi. Authorities were pulling bodies […]

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Deadly Blast Hits Indian Fireworks Factory

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 6:20 am (UTC-5)
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An explosion at a fireworks factory has killed at least 20 people in southern India. Officials say Wednesday’s blast triggered a massive blaze that swept through the fireworks plant in Tamil Nadu state. Witnesses said huge plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the factory in the town of Sivakasi. Authorities were pulling bodies […]

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More Than 32 People Killed in India Train Fire

Posted July 30th, 2012 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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Authorities say more than 32 people are dead and more than 22 burned after a fire broke out on a passenger train in southern India. The fire on the long-distance service from New Delhi to Chennai apparently started in one coach during the early morning hours of Monday while most of the passengers slept. An […]

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