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#Fatalities

From TheJournal.ie Nine people dead and 600 others injured as Albania hit with strongest earthquake in decades Earthquake

Nine people dead and 600 others injured as Albania hit with strongest earthquake in decades

The worst damage appeared to be around the coastal town of Durres.

From TheJournal.ie Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting Fresno

Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting

There are currently no suspects in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds Fire Fatalities

Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds

The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.

From TheJournal.ie Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water' Coonanna Pier

Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'

The bodies of three Latvian men were recovered off the Coonanna Pier on 30 September 2018.

From TheJournal.ie 'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali Massacre

'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali

There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission in Mali.

From TheJournal.ie 'Terrifying': Crane collapse kills four people and injures four others in Seattle Seattle

'Terrifying': Crane collapse kills four people and injures four others in Seattle

Officials do not yet know the cause of the collapse.

From TheJournal.ie At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh Dhaka

At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh

The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.

From TheJournal.ie Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79 Mexico

Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79

The tragedy comes as the federal government wages a highly publicised war on fuel theft.

From TheJournal.ie 53% of farm fatalities last year associated with vehicles and machinery Teagasc

53% of farm fatalities last year associated with vehicles and machinery

Provisional figures from Teagasc recorded 17 farm deaths in 2018.

From TheJournal.ie Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people Taiwan

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

Among those who died, the youngest was nine years old.

From TheJournal.ie Man (20s) released after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three Donegal

Man (20s) released after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three

A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.

From TheJournal.ie 18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia Fatalities

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

From TheJournal.ie Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row Road Safety

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

From TheJournal.ie Five women killed and four injured after gunman opens fire on churchgoers in Russia Dagestan

Five women killed and four injured after gunman opens fire on churchgoers in Russia

The shooter opened gunfire at people leaving a church service in Russia’s Dagestan region.

From TheJournal.ie Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say Fatalities

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.

From TheJournal.ie Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented' Amtrak

Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'

Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.

From TheJournal.ie Five army officers dead after two helicopters crash during training exercise in France Saint Tropez

Five army officers dead after two helicopters crash during training exercise in France

The crash happened about 50 kilometres northwest of Saint-Tropez in southern France.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home Fatalities

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

Four people were aboard the Robinson R44 helicopter when it went down.

From TheJournal.ie M50: Fewer traffic officers means gardaí expected to enforce road laws 'as they pass through' Traffic Corps

M50: Fewer traffic officers means gardaí expected to enforce road laws 'as they pass through'

Gardaí have promised that more Traffic Corps jeeps will be in service in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers London

Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers

The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.

From TheJournal.ie 11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree Ankara

11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree

The bus was making an overnight journey from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa.

From TheJournal.ie Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley Motorway

Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley

The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.

From TheJournal.ie Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion Ningbo

Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion

Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.

From TheJournal.ie Three children and two men killed as stolen car crashes into tree in Leeds England

Three children and two men killed as stolen car crashes into tree in Leeds

The incident happened in the Meanwood area of Leeds shortly before 10pm last night.

From TheJournal.ie Eight dead, over a dozen injured after truck strikes pedestrians in New York City terror attack Fatalities

Eight dead, over a dozen injured after truck strikes pedestrians in New York City terror attack

“We were not afraid after 9/11 and we’re not going to be afraid now.”

From TheJournal.ie At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland Fatalities

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland

Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Three generations of the same family died in devastating Mayo crash Tributes

Three generations of the same family died in devastating Mayo crash

Five people died on Irish roads yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Eight dead following a shooting at a Texas home Fatalities

Eight dead following a shooting at a Texas home

All of those killed and injured were believed to be adults.

From TheJournal.ie 55 people killed, hundreds injured in Cameroon train derailment Cameroon

55 people killed, hundreds injured in Cameroon train derailment

The train was crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between two cities.

From TheJournal.ie Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days Himalayan Tragedy

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

From TheJournal.ie Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far Safer Roads

Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far

One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.

From TheJournal.ie 133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year Road Deaths

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Four people have died in separate road crashes since yesterday evening Road Death

Four people have died in separate road crashes since yesterday evening

A man has been arrested following one of the deaths in Strabane, Tyrone.

From TheJournal.ie Mayo's roads are being blessed - but there are no miracles expected Fatalities

Mayo's roads are being blessed - but there are no miracles expected

Mayo is following in the footsteps of Australia, where the blessing takes place in certain areas each year.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes? Bike Friendly

Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?

A count of cycle traffic in Dublin city from 2011 to 2013 shows a jump of 20,000 cyclists.

From TheJournal.ie One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan 5.0 Magnitude

One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan

One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.

From TheJournal.ie Two men shot dead in County Antrim named by police Shooting

Two men shot dead in County Antrim named by police

Arthur Gibson aged 61 and Michael Murphy aged 37 were found dead on a farm in Glenarm yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford Enniscorthy

Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford

A man was also recovered from the scene and was taken to hospital in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts Blue Rhino

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts

Massive blasts ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant late last night.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents Farm Safety

Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents

Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.

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