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# fatalities - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

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.

# fatalities - Monday 18 November, 2019

Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting

There are currently no suspects in custody.

# fatalities - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

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.

# fatalities - Friday 13 September, 2019

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.

# fatalities - Monday 10 June, 2019

'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.

# fatalities - Sunday 28 April, 2019

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

Officials do not yet know the cause of the collapse.

# fatalities - Thursday 21 February, 2019

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.

# fatalities - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79

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

# fatalities - Thursday 3 January, 2019

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

Provisional figures from Teagasc recorded 17 farm deaths in 2018.

# fatalities - Monday 22 October, 2018

Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people

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

# fatalities - Monday 20 August, 2018

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.

# fatalities - Saturday 4 August, 2018

18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia

The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.

# fatalities - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row

The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.

# fatalities - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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.

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

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

# fatalities - Monday 5 February, 2018

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

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

# fatalities - Friday 2 February, 2018

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.

# fatalities - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home

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

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.

# fatalities - Monday 29 January, 2018

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.

# fatalities - Saturday 20 January, 2018

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.

# fatalities - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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.

# fatalities - Sunday 26 November, 2017

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

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

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.

# fatalities - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

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.”

# fatalities - Thursday 26 October, 2017

At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland

Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.

# fatalities - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Three generations of the same family died in devastating Mayo crash

Five people died on Irish roads yesterday.

# fatalities - Monday 11 September, 2017

Eight dead following a shooting at a Texas home

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

# fatalities - Saturday 22 October, 2016

55 people killed, hundreds injured in Cameroon train derailment

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

# fatalities - Monday 23 May, 2016

Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days

The latest fatality is an Indian climber.

# fatalities - Friday 2 October, 2015

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.

# fatalities - Sunday 7 June, 2015

133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year

The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.

# fatalities - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Four people have died in separate road crashes since yesterday evening

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

# fatalities - Monday 23 March, 2015

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.

# fatalities - Monday 26 January, 2015

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.

# fatalities - Friday 9 May, 2014

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.

# fatalities - Saturday 14 September, 2013

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.

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.

# fatalities - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts

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

# fatalities - Saturday 9 March, 2013

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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