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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Killed

This year
Irish couple killed after being struck by a car in Rome
A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs said it is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.
Last year
Remains of British journalist Dom Phillips found in Brazil, UK minister confirms
Latin America minister Vicky Ford has confirmed the identification.
All time
Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France
The train was on a line that links the seaside resort town of Hendaye and the city of Bordeaux.
Man (40s) dies after being struck by van in Kerry
The driver of the van – a man aged in his 50s – was uninjured.
Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings
Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.
Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back
The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its
Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution
Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.
Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off
The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.
Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs
Forensic and other evidence is being gathered.
Five killed in Boko Haram raid where thatched houses were torched
A male suicide bomber also detonated explosives among a group of residents sleeping in the open.
Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.
Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations
Two people have been killed and dozens injured.
Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates
Two brothers who happened to drive by at the wrong moment were shot dead.
Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven
The Fire Ball ride is an attraction at the Ohio State Fair, which opened yesterday.
Politicians and musicians express shock and condolences at Manchester attack
Political parties in the UK are suspending campaigning in the general election in light of events in Manchester.
China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in two years
Western espionage services have traditionally found it exceptionally hard to develop spy networks in China and Russia.
ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens
Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.
Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting
The man was wanted by police for a separate killing last week.
Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions
Ben Belgacem had a string of criminal convictions.
Attack on migrant ship leaves over 30 dead and dozens critically injured
Many survivors have lost limbs and are in a critical condition.
'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman
Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,
Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo
The zoo’s director said that there was no choice but to kill the animal.
Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West
Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.
Three killed in apparent crossbow attack in Toronto
The incident occurred in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough.
Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car
The children’s mother has been arrested.
Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike
Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.
13 dead after fire in French bar sparked by birthday cake candles
The victims were primarily between the ages of 18-25.
Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage
It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.
An Post launch new stamp to mark centenary of the Somme
The stamps are now available at main post offices and online.
Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting
Lana Rae Meisner was shot and killed at their Los Angeles home.
Officers who deliberately knocked down dog running loose on motorway referred to watchdog
Police say the decision was not taken lightly.
Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six
The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.
Man killed after two trucks crashed with car in Mayo
The male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11
A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.
Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel
Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.
Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police
Two people were fatally wounded as police responded to a call-out.
Photo shows officer comforting dying police horse after she was hit by a truck
Officer D. Herrejon rushed to her side and stayed with Charlotte until she died.
Man jailed for threatening shop selling Charlie Hebdo magazine
The threatening phone calls were made in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January.
Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she 'knew he would strike again'
The woman claimed he attacked her in a laneway four years ago.
Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens
So far 300 people have been rescued from the carriages of the trains.