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#Killed

# killed - Saturday 18 June, 2022

Remains of British journalist Dom Phillips found in Brazil, UK minister confirms
# Dom Phillips
# Dom Phillips

Remains of British journalist Dom Phillips found in Brazil, UK minister confirms

Jun 18th 2022, 10:22 AM 30,423 Views 3 Comments

Latin America minister Vicky Ford has confirmed the identification.

# killed - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France
# France
# France

Three killed as train hits ‘migrants sleeping on tracks’ in France

Oct 12th 2021, 3:03 PM 13,800 Views 5 Comments

The train was on a line that links the seaside resort town of Hendaye and the city of Bordeaux.

# killed - Sunday 3 March, 2019

Man (40s) dies after being struck by van in Kerry
# Causeway
# Causeway

Man (40s) dies after being struck by van in Kerry

Mar 3rd 2019, 9:16 AM 23,523 Views 6 Comments

The driver of the van – a man aged in his 50s – was uninjured.

# killed - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Police search for 'armed and dangerous' man accused of killing parents and 3 others in shootings

Jan 27th 2019, 12:18 PM 50,508 Views 16 Comments

Dakota Theriot was being sought on first-degree murder and other charges.

# killed - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back
# Saudi Arabia
# Saudi Arabia

Saudi woman denied entry to Thailand says she will be killed if she is sent back

Jan 6th 2019, 6:31 PM 23,775 Views 32 Comments

The incident comes against the backdrop of intense scrutiny on Saudi Arabia over its

# killed - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution
# Wanted
# Wanted

Police release image of Strasbourg attacker suspect as Irish visitors to France told to exercise caution

Dec 13th 2018, 9:30 AM 18,251 Views 88 Comments

Two were killed and one person left brain-dead after the shooting at the Christmas market in Strasbourg.

# killed - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off
# Moscow
# Moscow

Man killed on runway of Russia's main airport after being hit by plane taking off

Nov 21st 2018, 5:49 PM 16,284 Views 11 Comments

The incident occurred in Sheremetyevo airport at around 8pm yesterday.

# killed - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs
# Cooley Mountains
# Cooley Mountains

Appeal after two adult falcons killed while trying to incubate eggs

Aug 8th 2018, 2:58 PM 20,030 Views 39 Comments

Forensic and other evidence is being gathered.

# killed - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Five killed in Boko Haram raid where thatched houses were torched
# Attack
# Attack

Five killed in Boko Haram raid where thatched houses were torched

Jun 23rd 2018, 1:09 PM 6,717 Views 4 Comments

A male suicide bomber also detonated explosives among a group of residents sleeping in the open.

# killed - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
# Fatalities
# Fatalities

Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say

Feb 18th 2018, 12:00 PM 6,293 Views 45 Comments

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

# killed - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations
# Unrest
# Unrest

Iran warns protesters they will 'pay the price' after third night of mass demonstrations

Dec 31st 2017, 12:28 PM 10,424 Views 142 Comments

Two people have been killed and dozens injured.

# killed - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates
# Mafia War
# Mafia War

Mobster and two innocent farmers gunned down in Italy as mafia feud escalates

Aug 9th 2017, 9:38 PM 21,807 Views 20 Comments

Two brothers who happened to drive by at the wrong moment were shot dead.

# killed - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven
# Ohio
# Ohio

Malfunction in US fairground ride throws riders 50 feet through the air, killing one and injuring seven

Jul 27th 2017, 7:14 AM 32,488 Views 17 Comments

The Fire Ball ride is an attraction at the Ohio State Fair, which opened yesterday.

# killed - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Politicians and musicians express shock and condolences at Manchester attack
# Explosion
# Explosion

Politicians and musicians express shock and condolences at Manchester attack

May 23rd 2017, 7:50 AM 16,119 Views 40 Comments

Political parties in the UK are suspending campaigning in the general election in light of events in Manchester.

# killed - Monday 22 May, 2017

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in two years
# Killed In Action
# Killed In Action

China killed or jailed up to 20 US spies in two years

May 22nd 2017, 9:43 AM 17,235 Views 46 Comments

Western espionage services have traditionally found it exceptionally hard to develop spy networks in China and Russia.

# killed - Monday 8 May, 2017

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens
# 'annihilated'
# 'annihilated'

ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed as terror group's stranglehold on country loosens

May 8th 2017, 4:38 PM 9,767 Views 25 Comments

Abdul Hasib ordered the attack on a military hospital in March when assailants stabbed bedridden patients and threw grenades into wards.

# killed - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting
# Fresno
# Fresno

Suspect tells police 'I hate white people' after three killed in California shooting

Apr 18th 2017, 9:57 PM 31,404 Views 180 Comments

The man was wanted by police for a separate killing last week.

# killed - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions
# Orly Airport
# Orly Airport

Father of Paris airport attacker blames alcohol and not terrorism for his son's actions

Mar 19th 2017, 6:13 PM 40,051 Views 37 Comments

Ben Belgacem had a string of criminal convictions.

# killed - Friday 17 March, 2017

Attack on migrant ship leaves over 30 dead and dozens critically injured
# Yemen
# Yemen

Attack on migrant ship leaves over 30 dead and dozens critically injured

Mar 17th 2017, 1:09 PM 16,300 Views 11 Comments

Many survivors have lost limbs and are in a critical condition.

# killed - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman
# Ankara
# Ankara

'A provocation' - Putin vows to fight 'terrorism' after Russian ambassador shot dead by policeman

Dec 20th 2016, 7:24 AM 17,241 Views 58 Comments

Andrei Karlov died of his wounds after the shooting in an Ankara exhibition centre,

# killed - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo
# Majo And Motshegetsi
# Majo And Motshegetsi

Lion shot dead after two escape from enclosure in German zoo

Sep 29th 2016, 5:11 PM 10,772 Views 23 Comments

The zoo’s director said that there was no choice but to kill the animal.

# killed - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Aug 31st 2016, 2:58 PM 19,307 Views 57 Comments

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# killed - Friday 26 August, 2016

Three killed in apparent crossbow attack in Toronto
# Canada
# Canada

Three killed in apparent crossbow attack in Toronto

Aug 26th 2016, 7:37 AM 16,517 Views 13 Comments

The incident occurred in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough.

# killed - Friday 12 August, 2016

Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car
# Florida
# Florida

Six-year-old Florida boy beats baby sister to death after mother leaves them alone in car

Aug 12th 2016, 10:42 PM 52,783 Views 66 Comments

The children’s mother has been arrested.

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Leader of Islamic State in Pakistan killed by US drone strike

Aug 12th 2016, 9:50 PM 17,381 Views 43 Comments

Hafiz Saeed was killed in July.

# killed - Saturday 6 August, 2016

13 dead after fire in French bar sparked by birthday cake candles
# Rouen
# Rouen

13 dead after fire in French bar sparked by birthday cake candles

Aug 6th 2016, 8:33 AM 22,892 Views 21 Comments

The victims were primarily between the ages of 18-25.

# killed - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage
# Fish Kill
# Fish Kill

Over 700 fish found dead in tributary of River Lee after sewage spillage

Aug 2nd 2016, 10:25 AM 21,127 Views 37 Comments

It took around six hours to clean the river after the incident on Saturday morning.

# killed - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

An Post launch new stamp to mark centenary of the Somme
# Lions Led By Donkeys
# Lions Led By Donkeys

An Post launch new stamp to mark centenary of the Somme

Jun 29th 2016, 11:02 PM 13,444 Views 80 Comments

The stamps are now available at main post offices and online.

# killed - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting
# Rifle
# Rifle

Wife of Eagles founder Randy Meisner killed in accidental shooting

Mar 8th 2016, 11:29 AM 22,704 Views 22 Comments

Lana Rae Meisner was shot and killed at their Los Angeles home.

# killed - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Officers who deliberately knocked down dog running loose on motorway referred to watchdog
# North Wales
# North Wales

Officers who deliberately knocked down dog running loose on motorway referred to watchdog

Feb 24th 2016, 9:38 PM 31,698 Views 61 Comments

Police say the decision was not taken lightly.

# killed - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six
# The Alps
# The Alps

Man killed and another injured as avalanche sweeps away six

Feb 21st 2016, 5:13 PM 19,566 Views 9 Comments

The incident happened in the Swiss Alps earlier today.

# killed - Friday 19 February, 2016

Man killed after two trucks crashed with car in Mayo
# Claremorris
# Claremorris

Man killed after two trucks crashed with car in Mayo

Feb 19th 2016, 7:32 PM 31,968 Views 5 Comments

The male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

# killed - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11
# Germany
# Germany

Human error probably responsible for train crash that killed 11

Feb 16th 2016, 4:32 PM 14,040 Views 14 Comments

A 39-year-old dispatcher could face up to five years in prison.

# killed - Friday 1 January, 2016

Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel
# Tel Aviv
# Tel Aviv

Two dead and five injured after gunman opens fire in Israel

Jan 1st 2016, 3:10 PM 13,221 Views 137 Comments

Police units are searching Tel Aviv for the suspect.

# killed - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police
# Day After Christmas
# Day After Christmas

Woman (55) accidentally shot and killed by officer, say Chicago Police

Dec 27th 2015, 7:44 AM 12,073 Views 13 Comments

Two people were fatally wounded as police responded to a call-out.

# killed - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Photo shows officer comforting dying police horse after she was hit by a truck
# Houston
# Houston

Photo shows officer comforting dying police horse after she was hit by a truck

Dec 9th 2015, 2:45 PM 32,155 Views 56 Comments

Officer D. Herrejon rushed to her side and stayed with Charlotte until she died.

# killed - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Man jailed for threatening shop selling Charlie Hebdo magazine
# London
# London

Man jailed for threatening shop selling Charlie Hebdo magazine

Nov 10th 2015, 7:01 PM 11,298 Views 25 Comments

The threatening phone calls were made in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shooting in January.

# killed - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she 'knew he would strike again'
# Glasgow
# Glasgow

Woman who accused Alexander Pacteau of attempted rape says she 'knew he would strike again'

Aug 15th 2015, 2:01 PM 33,010 Views 24 Comments

The woman claimed he attacked her in a laneway four years ago.

# killed - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens
# India
# India

Photos show extent of devastating train derailment that killed dozens

Aug 5th 2015, 2:17 PM 16,938 Views 10 Comments

So far 300 people have been rescued from the carriages of the trains.

# killed - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite"
# Sorry But
# Sorry But

Dentist who shot Cecil didn't know the lion was a "known, local favourite"

Jul 29th 2015, 4:30 PM 19,672 Views 101 Comments

Two men are due in court on poaching charges related to the lion’s death.

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