1 Dead, 3 Hurt After Falling From Cliff in California

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Southern California firefighters said that one person was found dead and three people injured on a beach below an ocean cliff on Monday.  CBS Los Angeles reported that two people suffered traumatic injuries while the other one suffered a minor …

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Two Pilots Killed in Fighter Jet Crashes In Iran

Fourth EstateIranian F-7 training jet fighter | File Photo / Courtesy

Two Iranian pilots were killed on Tuesday after their F-7 training jet fighter crashed in the east of Isfahan province in southern Iran. Deputy Governor of Isfahan for Political, Security and Social Affairs, Mohammad Reza Jan-Nesari said that the incident …

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Five Dead, Dozens Trapped After Building Collapse In Iran

Fourth EstateA crowd of Iranians gather on tthe street as rescue crews work at the site of a ten-storey building collapse in Abadan, Iran

At least five people have been killed and dozens more feared trapped inside a 10-story commercial building collapsed in Abadan city in Iran’s southwestern Khuzestan province. The Iranian Red Crescent said at least 80 people have been trapped under rubble, …

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Kuwait Dust Storms Stall Flights

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Flights at Kuwait International Airport were suspended after an intensive dust storm hit the country on Monday. Emad Al Juluwi, Kuwait Civil Aviation’s Deputy Director-General for Air Navigation Services Affairs said that flights were grounded due to poor visibility at …

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No Survivors in Flooded Burkina Faso Mine

Fourth EstateShaft entrance at that Perkoa zinc mine in Burkina Faso | File Photo

Government officials in Burkina Faso said Tuesday that rescue workers found no survivors in a rescue chamber deep inside the flooded Perkoa zinc mine in the country. “The rescue teams have opened the refuge chamber, unfortunately, it is empty,” the …

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Heavy Floods Kill 11 in Northern India

Fourth EstateFlooded village in Assam - EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid

At least eleven people lost their lives in floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rains in India’s states of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. An official in Dima Hasao district, Nazreen Ahmed said that 200,000 people have been trapped in the …

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Seven Dead, Hundreds Injured As Severe Sandstorm Hits Syria

Fourth EstateSandstorm - Image by Esther Fürstenberg from Pixabay

At least seven people died and more than 200 were injured after  powerful sandstorms swept across eastern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the dust storms toppled trees, damaged homes, and took the life of seven …

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Tibet Airline Plane Bursts into Flames During Takeoff in Chongqing

Fourth EstateTibet Airlines flight TV9833 from Chongqing to Nyingchi aborted takeoff after bursting into flames

A Tibet Airlines Airbus A319 bound for the Tibetan city of Nyingchi aborted the take off when the plane burst into flames after veering off the runway during takeoff at the Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport. Initial reports said there were …

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