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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

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# Morocco
Rescue workers dig for second day to reach boy (5) trapped in 32-metre deep well in Morocco
Local officials said rescue workers have so far reached 19 metres in an attempt to reach the boy.
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# Trapped
Afghan turmoil leaves Paralympic athletes unable to compete
Taekwondo athletes Zakia Khudadadi and Hossain Rasouli are currently unable to leave their country.
# Trapped
Dozens dead after trains collide in southern Pakistan
One train derailed and another hit it soon afterwards.
# Rescue
'Lucky to be alive': Climber rescued after week trapped on New Zealand mountain
Terry Harch, a 29-year-old Australian soldier, was spotted waving his arm in the snow on Mount Aspiring.
# twitter insults
Caver who helped in Thai rescue threatens lawsuit against Elon Musk
Musk launched the extraordinary tirade against Vernon Unsworth without providing any justification.
# Trapped
Over 100 'chimneys' drilled into mountain in bid to reach trapped boys
The boys and their coach have been trapped for nearly two weeks.
# Trapped
Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows
Most of the trapped boys do not know how to swim.
# tham luang
Explainer: Why it'll be very difficult to rescue the Thai children trapped in the cave
There are a number of options available to rescuers, but all will take time.
# Trapped
Rescuers battle heavy rain as search continues for 12 children trapped in cave in Thailand
The youngsters, aged 11 to 16, and their coach have been stuck since Saturday.
# Poland
Rescuers search for three Polish miners after deadly quake
Rescuers have not been able to establish communication with any of three other missing men.
# Trapped
Taiwan hotel collapses after 6.4-magnitude quake
Local media are reporting that a number of people are trapped inside.
# Trapped
Irishman tells of four year ordeal as he is accused of €135 million cocaine and gold robbery
Kenny Coalter said all he wants is to return to Ireland and visit his elderly mother.
# Crushing
Dublin Fire Brigade called out to man trapped under van after jacking techniques failed
A person died in a similar incident last week.
# Alaska
WATCH: Police officer saves man trapped beneath burning SUV
The man’s arm was trapped beneath the passenger side of the vehicle.
# Nairobi
Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building
The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.
# Trapped
At least 20 dead as bridge collapses on crowds in India
Army troops joined efforts to rescue those trapped inside vehicles that lay under massive concrete blocks and metal debris.
# Dublin
Girl (11) awarded €35k in damages after getting finger trapped in seat
The girl’s hand became trapped while she was at a play.
# rossbeigh
A Kerry coastal community is cut off following a cliff landslide
17 houses at Rossbeigh are inaccessible by road following major subsidence on the Cliff Road earlier this week.
# Trapped
Climber stranded on 50m cliff saved in Howth
The man became stranded when trying to find a way off of the beach.
# in the closet
Man 'trapped in piece of furniture' in Co Cork
The incident happened earlier this afternoon.
# New Jersey
Puppy 'melted to death' after being locked in boot of car
The puppy was likely trapped in the car for a number of days.
# late night rescue
Lucky escape: A cyclist fell into a Wicklow river and got trapped in thick brambles
Two lifeboat crew members managed to swim to the man. He was later taken to hospital.
# moveable poo
Japan might put toilets in lifts in case people get stuck during earthquakes
Definitely qualifies as an emergency.
# yangtze river disaster
Families hope for a miracle to save passengers trapped in overturned cruise ship
Just 32 bodies have been recovered so far.
# Trapped
Watch the moment a huge crowd lifted a double decker bus off a trapped unicyclist
A crowd of around 50 gathered spontaneously.
# Trapped
A wheelchair passenger has lodged a complaint with Irish Rail after being locked on a train for 35 minutes
When the train reached its destination its power was cut, leaving Gerard Gallagher trapped in darkness in Dublin’s Connolly Station.
# Trapped
This man's struggle to get his seatbelt off is endlessly entertaining
“I’m gettin’ hydrophobic.”
# London
Police rescue baby trapped in car on hottest day of the year
Police said the incident was the fault of the vehicle and not the owner.
# snakes and ladders
These fire fighters had to deal with a slippery customer yesterday...
# France
Irish skiers 'threatened by police' as airport ordeal enters second day
Holidaymakers say they were also intimidated by airport staff, and told they would have to leave the facility for an emergency shelter.
# Trapped
Trapped over a €300 debt - the lives of Pakistan's slaves
“I’ve spent the last 40-odd years in this grind, sometimes in one factory, sometimes in another.”
# winterpol
Interpol trapped on their tour bus in New York snow for 50 hours
The band were on their way to Canada.
# Trapped
US troops in Iraq find plight of refugees 'better than feared'
The Pentagon said an evacuation is now far less likely.
# push it real good
Passengers use collective strength to push train off trapped man
These people = heroes.
# Trapped
Six teens rescued after being cut off by tide in Bundoran
The teens had climbed down a cliff side and became trapped with they could not make their way back up.
# puppy in a pickle
Adorable little puppy gets head stuck in wheel and breaks our hearts
Why do bad things happen to cute puppies?
# Killed
Thousands of eels die in ESB trap that was meant to help them
ESB have confirmed that 336,000 eels died in the traps in Donegal.
# Sticky Situation
Little boy rescued after getting stuck in washing machine
The tot crawled in to fetch a toy..
# Flightmares
Ryanair says video claims are 'untrue'
The video says that passengers were held against their will on a delayed flight.
# Illegal Mining
Hundreds feared trapped in South Africa mine collapse, 11 rescued
Officials say those rescued will be arrested for illegal mining.