Peace talks Confidence building process begins says Ibrahim

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At least 11 hurt as New York building explodes collapses

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014 | Leave a Comment

NEW YORK: At least 11 people were injured as a residential building at East Harlem neighbourgood exploded and collapsed on Wednesday, sparking a serious fire and engulfing the area in thick smoke. According to US media, East Harlem residents reported hearing a large explosion in the six-story apartment building around 9:30 a.m. There are reports that people are trapped after part of the building collapsed. It is unclear... 

Student tragedy in S Korea as building collapse kills 10

Posted by on Feb 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SEOUL: At least 10 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an auditorium packed with students collapsed at a resort near the southern South Korean city of Gyeongju, officials said Tuesday. More than 560 college students participating in a freshman orientation were believed to have been attending a concert in the building when the roof caved in on Monday — apparently under the weight of heavy snow —... 

Peshawar Underconstruction building roof collapses 20 injured retrieved

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PESHAWAR: As the roof of an under-construction building at Jamil Chowk collapsed, scores of persons feared to have been buried under the debris on Sunday morning here, Geo News reported. Rescue sources said that 20 persons sustaining minor injuries were immediately retrieved from beneath the huge debris of the roof of an under-construction building that caved in near Jamil Chowk this morning. It is feared that some more... 

Karachi Servant 10 critical after being thrown off the building

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KARACHI: A minor servant was rushed to hospital with serious multiple injures after he was allegedly thrown off an apartment building most probably by his own employer, Geo News reported. Harish, 10, was serving as a domestic at Dr Manhail’s flat located in Clifton Block-5, one of cities swish neighborhoods. The doctors at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre’s (JPMC) emergency department say the child... 

Karachi residential building fire extinguished

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KARACHI: A fire that had broken out in a residential building has been extinguished, Geo News reported quoting fire brigade officials Tuesday night. A fire department official said that fire fighters with the help of 13 fire tenders finally succeeded in putting out the blaze within a couple of hours. According to sources, the fire destroyed furniture and other accessories in the building, however, no casualties were... 

Residential building catches fire in Karachi

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KARACHI: A fire has erupted in a residential building located at Zaibunnisa Street, Saddar, Geo News reported quoting fire brigade officials Tuesday night. Rescue sources have reported presence of people inside the building where six fire tenders have been dispatched to control and douse the fire. View full post on  Read More →

Death toll from India building collapse climbs to 17

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PANAJI: Indian rescuers pulled two more bodies from the rubble of a collapsed apartment block, taking the death toll from the country´s latest building accident to 17, an official said Monday. The building, which was under construction, crumbled mid-afternoon on Saturday while more than 40 poorly paid daily-wage labourers were on site in the southern tourism state of Goa. Rescue workers discovered the two bodies overnight... 

India building collapse kills 7 dozens trapped

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PANAJI: A five-story building under construction in the southern Indian state of Goa collapsed on Saturday, killing at least seven workers and leaving dozens more feared trapped under the rubble, police said. Authorities were trying to determine how many people were at the construction site when the structure crumpled in Canacona, a city about 70 kilometers (44 miles) from the state capital of Panaji, Police Superintendent... 

Protesters besiege government building in Ukraine

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KIEV: Hundreds of Ukrainian protesters have blocked entrances to the government building and called for the ouster of the prime minister and his cabinet. The early Monday blockade follows a massive rally in the capital a day earlier by hundreds of thousands Ukrainians angered by President Viktor Yanukovych’s refusal to sign a political and economic agreement with the European Union and opting instead for closer... 


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