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# dead - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Coal mine collapses killing at least 24 in Afghanistan

Afghanistan has vast mineral deposits.

# dead - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found dead in his prison cell

CBS television and other US news outlets reported that the former Cleveland, Ohio school bus driver, who was sentenced to life in prison last month, was found dead in his cell late last night.

# dead - Sunday 1 September, 2013

George H.W. Bush spokesman apologises in Mandela 'death' gaffe

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath circulated a prepared statement expressing Bush’s sorrow at the “death” of Mandela.

# dead - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Man killed instantly in fall from fifth-floor apartment in Limerick city

The incident happened at 2.10pm at an apartment at Glenlara House, Mount Kennett Place, Dock Road.

# dead - Friday 30 August, 2013

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies

The prisoner was found unconscious in his cell late last night and was pronounced dead at the Mater Hospital.

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74 RIP

Poet Seamus Heaney passes away aged 74

The Nobel laureate recently suffered from ill health, and was reported have collapsed earlier this week.

# dead - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Ryanair apologises after refusing refund for dead customer

Doug Parsons was told that the cost of his mother’s flight would not be refunded because she hadn’t died within 28 days of the flight date.

# dead - Friday 12 July, 2013

More than 200 dead or missing after China rain and landslides

The country is braced for an approaching typhoon, while the flood alert status has been raised on the Yangtze river.

# dead - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Suicide bombing targets NATO convoy in Kabul

At least 15 people have been killed and dozens wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital.

# dead - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

At least 32 dead in Iraq bombings

11 bombings struck Baghdad, as well as the cities of Kirkuk and Tarmiyah.

# dead - Monday 29 April, 2013

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry RIP

Taoiseach pays tribute to former Fine Gael junior minister Dick Barry

The former publican and auctioneer from Fermoy, Co Cork was first elected to the Dáil in 1953.

# dead - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Pedestrian dies after being hit by lorry in Monaghan

The incident happened on Main Street, Castleblayney at around 12.50pm this afternoon.

# dead - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria

At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of Aleppo last week.

# dead - Monday 18 February, 2013

Road deaths up by 23% compared to the same time last year

The Road Safety Authority said they are alarmed and concerned about the figures.

US country singer Mindy McCready dies of apparent suicide

The 37-year-old was found dead on the porch of a house in Heber Springs, Arkansas yesterday afternoon.

# dead - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident

Two men died and four others were injured when the nine metre high internal wall collapsed and fell on them.

# dead - Friday 21 December, 2012

Four dead, including gunman, in Pennsylvania shooting

Three state troopers were also injured in the incident which left three men and one woman dead.

# dead - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Man, 69, dies in Letterkenny house fire

The fire broke out at about 9.30pm last night at a cottage in Glenkeogh.

# dead - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing

Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.

# dead - Friday 23 November, 2012

Two killed, dozens injured in 140 car pileup in Texas

Almost 90 people were brought to hospital with around 12 of them believed to be in a critical condition.

# dead - Friday 19 October, 2012

15 wedding guests killed in roadside bomb in Afghanistan

The passengers were on their way to a wedding in northern Afghanistan when the bomb went off.

# dead - Monday 10 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge 9 people who were pretty sad about the Queen’s corgi dying RIP This post contains images

9 people who were pretty sad about the Queen’s corgi dying

The news of Monty’s passing yesterday has hit some a little hard….

# dead - Saturday 8 September, 2012

80 dead in China as premier visits earthquake zone

Over 700 people were injured when twin tremors struck the southwest of the country yesterday

# dead - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa South Africa This post contains images

Police open fire on striking miners in South Africa

A number of people were shot and injured in the incident, which occured as striking workers gathered near the Lonmin PLC platinum mine this afternoon.

# dead - Monday 6 August, 2012

From The42 23 football supporters killed in bus crash following Angolan premier league match Tragedy

23 football supporters killed in bus crash following Angolan premier league match

The Kabuscorp supporters were travelling home following their team’s 2-0 defeat.

# dead - Sunday 5 August, 2012

UN staffer shot dead in Sudan

The driver was killed when his vehicle was attacked by two assailants.

# dead - Monday 23 July, 2012

Obama cries with relatives of movie massacre victims

Meanwhile, suspect James Holmes is to appear before a US court for an initial hearing this morning.

# dead - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing

A suicide bombing targeted the national security headquarters in central Damascus with Syrian state TV reporting that Defence Minister General Daoud Rajha was also killed.

# dead - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Young girl "shot in front of her home" in Iraq

Gun and bomb attacks north of Baghdad have left a five-year-old girl dead and 10 others wounded.

# dead - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

From The42 Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60 RIP This post contains videos

Olympic boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson dies aged 60

The Cuban, one of only three fighters to win gold at three different Games, has passed away after suffering from heart disease.

# dead - Thursday 3 May, 2012

From The42 #RIPTriggs: 6 pics of Roy Keane and football's most famous dog Wuff Day This post contains images

#RIPTriggs: 6 pics of Roy Keane and football's most famous dog

We thought he died in 2010, but Roy Keane said this morning that his legendary labrador Triggs only passed away recently.

# dead - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Gunman in Toulouse standoff “filmed killings”

Mohamed Merah (24) was involved in a stand-off with police in Toulouse since yesterday. He is believed to have killed four people outside a Jewish school and three soldiers.

# dead - Thursday 1 March, 2012

School teacher shot dead by pupil in Iraq

The school teacher was shot dead by a student who then turned the gun on himself in the calssroom, eye-witnessess said.

# dead - Friday 24 February, 2012

Dolphin and seal found dead on Waterford beach

The animals had injuries consistent with gunshot wounds – just days after two other seals were found shot dead on the same beach.

# dead - Friday 10 February, 2012

Man shot dead in Buncrana named as Andrew Allen

Man shot dead in Buncrana named as Andrew Allen

Gardaí have made an appeal for information from anyone who may have seen anything unusual in the Links View Park area of Buncrana or Ballybone, Fahan last night.

# dead - Saturday 31 December, 2011

State of Emergency declared in Nigeria

The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in certain areas of the country following an attack that left 39 dead on Christmas Day.

# dead - Sunday 18 December, 2011

More than 440 wounded during clashes in Egypt

Military police have been shown in video footage dragging women by the hair, even stripping the shirt off one veiled woman, and ferociously beating, kicking and stomping on protesters.

# dead - Monday 14 November, 2011

From The42 Springbok international Solly Tyibilika shot dead - reports Tragedy

Springbok international Solly Tyibilika shot dead - reports

The former South African flanker was killed in a shooting in a Cape Town bar yesterday, according to reports.

# dead - Tuesday 11 October, 2011

Respiratory failure is the official cause of Steve Jobs's death

The death certificate listed Jobs’s occupation as a high-tech entrepreneur.

# dead - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Amy Winehouse's family and friends attend her funeral Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse's family and friends attend her funeral

Winehouse’s father, Mitch, ended his eulogy with the words “Goodnight, my angel, sleep tight. Mummy and Daddy love you ever so much.”