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#Death Toll

From TheJournal.ie Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40 Blaze

Death toll after fire at Guatemalan children's shelter rises to 40

The blaze was believed to have been set by girls protesting dire conditions they were subjected to at the shelter.

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan Emergency

Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan

At least 50 people were killed in a single village.

From TheJournal.ie Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche Death Toll

Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche

The death toll of the avalanche is now at 15.

From TheJournal.ie Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors Rescue

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe Extreme Weather

Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe

The Greek government sent a navy transport ship to the island of Lesbos yesterday to house around 500 migrants still sleeping in tents.

From TheJournal.ie At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts Death Toll

At least 38 killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts

China is the world’s largest coal producer and deadly accidents are common.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount Umbria

Death toll in Italy earthquake rises to at least 250 as questions mount

Public prosecutor Giuseppe Saieva said he would be opening an investigation into whether anyone could be held responsible for the disaster.

From TheJournal.ie "There was a blast suddenly - I saw a huge ball of fire" Pakistan Blast

"There was a blast suddenly - I saw a huge ball of fire"

The Taliban said that the suicide blast that hit families in a park was targeting Christians.

From TheJournal.ie 40 years of tragedy: The hajj has been plagued by disaster Deadly Stampede

40 years of tragedy: The hajj has been plagued by disaster

Over 3,980 people have died in tragedies in the hajj since 1975.

From TheJournal.ie The hunt for the Bangkok bomber - what we know so far Thailand

The hunt for the Bangkok bomber - what we know so far

The man, who “didn’t act alone”, “might be foreign or Thai” according to police.

From TheJournal.ie Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect Thailand

Thai police release photos of Bangkok bombing suspect

Earlier today there was a second explosion in the capital. No injuries have been reported.

From TheJournal.ie Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed Tianjin This post contains videos

Tianjin: Explosion death toll rises to 50 as devastation is revealed

The explosion unleashed a fireball that ripped through the night sky shattering glass up to three kilometres from the blast site.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396 Yangtze River

Calls for 'death sentence' for doomed ship's captain as death toll reaches 396

There are thousands of soldiers involved in the rescue operation.

From TheJournal.ie May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads Crashes

May Bank Holiday Weekend 2014: 5 killed and 6 seriously injured on roads

Last year five people died during the May bank holiday weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit More Tremors

Nepal death toll passes 2,500 as fresh aftershocks and avalanches hit

A strong aftershock has hit the region, as a massive rescue effort gets under way.

From TheJournal.ie Roads deaths for 2014 have surpassed last year Death Toll

Roads deaths for 2014 have surpassed last year

With just under a week of 2014 left, 195 people have died.

From TheJournal.ie Six confirmed dead as rubbish truck crashes into pedestrians on busy Glasgow street Glasgow

Six confirmed dead as rubbish truck crashes into pedestrians on busy Glasgow street

One witness has described the driver as ‘slumped over the wheel’.

From TheJournal.ie 120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque Massacre

120 killed, hundreds more injured --- as suicide bombers target Nigeria mosque

Just days ago, a senior cleric at the mosque issued a call to arms against Boko Haram.

From TheJournal.ie Collapse of ventilation grate at South Korean pop concert leaves 16 dead Accident

Collapse of ventilation grate at South Korean pop concert leaves 16 dead

It’s believed the concert goers standing on the grate fell 65 feet.

From TheJournal.ie This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted Japan This post contains videos

This is the moment Mount Ontake erupted

The death toll has reached 48 people.

From TheJournal.ie 'Half naked survivors sit along muddy roads quivering in the rain waiting for food and medication' China Quake

'Half naked survivors sit along muddy roads quivering in the rain waiting for food and medication'

So far, 398 people have been confirmed dead and 1,801 injured.

From TheJournal.ie Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin Demonstration

Medical workers in scrubs to protest at ‘die-in’ Gaza protest in Dublin

The medical workers want the Irish Government to condemn attacks on medical workers, hospitals and ambulances in Gaza.

From TheJournal.ie 260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks Tragedies At Sea

260 people died in the Mediterranean in the past two weeks

Tragedies at sea as people try to escape their war-torn native countries.

From TheJournal.ie Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates Marches

Irish protests to be stepped up today as Gaza conflict escalates

More than 800 Palestinians and 36 Israelis have died since the start of the conflict, over two weeks ago.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

From TheJournal.ie New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175 Conflict

New Foreign Affairs Minister "extremely concerned" as Gaza death toll tops 175

Six people have died today, including a man and a woman injured in air strikes yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Gaza latest: Israel vows no let-up, Hamas remains defiant Death Toll

Gaza latest: Israel vows no let-up, Hamas remains defiant

About 525 rockets have hit the Jewish state since Tuesday, while Israel hit over 60 targets in Gaza overnight

From TheJournal.ie Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors Disaster

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

From TheJournal.ie Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia Death Toll

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

The dead included men and women aged from their 60s to 80s.

From TheJournal.ie Turkey's fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274 Turkey Mine Disaster

Turkey's fury turns on PM as mine collapse death toll reaches 274

Thousands of protesters clashed with police in Ankara and Istanbul.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground Explosion

Over 200 dead in Turkey mine blast with hundreds more trapped underground

787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident.

From TheJournal.ie "We will not stop": Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues Conflict

"We will not stop": Strong message from Ukraine as army action continues

Ukraine suffered its bloodiest day yesterday with the death toll put at over 30 people.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers 'seized' Ukraine

Death toll climbs to 60 in Kiev as 67 police officers 'seized'

The death toll from today’s earlier violence stands, unofficially, at 26.

From TheJournal.ie Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

Concern CEO: We need to look beyond short-term aid in Philippines

The aid agency is overseeing a programme to renovate 2,000 damaged fishing boats in areas where fishing communities were devastated by the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store Typhoon

Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store

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

From TheJournal.ie Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today Philippines

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000 Death Toll

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

The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.

From TheJournal.ie Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115 India

Outrage as death toll from Hindu temple stampede hits 115

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

From TheJournal.ie Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead India

Cyclone in India weakens, with 9 people dead

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

From TheJournal.ie Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks Iraq

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

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