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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Fatalities

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# Earthquake
Nine people dead and 600 others injured as Albania hit with strongest earthquake in decades
The worst damage appeared to be around the coastal town of Durres.
# Fresno
Four people die and six others injured in California backyard shooting
There are currently no suspects in custody.
# fire fatalities
Older people, men and those in rural areas at higher risk of dying in residential fires, report finds
The Health Research Board found there were 101 fires recorded in closed inquest cases between 2014-2016.
# coonanna pier
Fishermen who drowned off Co Kerry pier died from 'prolonged period in cold water'
The bodies of three Latvian men were recovered off the Coonanna Pier on 30 September 2018.
# Massacre
'Murderous attack': Nearly 100 people killed and 19 missing in latest massacre in Mali
There are currently 20 Irish Defence Forces personnel deployed to the EU Training Mission in Mali.
# Seattle
'Terrifying': Crane collapse kills four people and injures four others in Seattle
Officials do not yet know the cause of the collapse.
# Dhaka
At least 70 people killed in major apartment fire in Bangladesh
The blaze broke out in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka.
# Mexico
Mexico fuel-pipe blaze death toll rises to 79
The tragedy comes as the federal government wages a highly publicised war on fuel theft.
# Teagasc
53% of farm fatalities last year associated with vehicles and machinery
Provisional figures from Teagasc recorded 17 farm deaths in 2018.
# Taiwan
Taiwan investigating train crash that killed 18 and injured 187 people
Among those who died, the youngest was nine years old.
# Donegal
Man (20s) released after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three
A file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecution.
# Fatalities
18 killed after Russian helicopter crashes in northern Siberia
The helicopter was operated by Russian national airline Utair.
# Road Safety
Road deaths decrease across Europe for second year in a row
The European Commission released the statistics for 2017 this week.
# Dagestan
Five women killed and four injured after gunman opens fire on churchgoers in Russia
The shooter opened gunfire at people leaving a church service in Russia’s Dagestan region.
# Fatalities
Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli fire, medics say
Four soldiers were also wounded in an apparent bomb attack on the border.
# amtrak
Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'
Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.
# Saint Tropez
Five army officers dead after two helicopters crash during training exercise in France
The crash happened about 50 kilometres northwest of Saint-Tropez in southern France.
# Fatalities
Three dead, two injured after helicopter crashes into California home
Four people were aboard the Robinson R44 helicopter when it went down.
# traffic corps
M50: Fewer traffic officers means gardaí expected to enforce road laws 'as they pass through'
Gardaí have promised that more Traffic Corps jeeps will be in service in the coming weeks.
# London
Man charged with dangerous driving over crash that killed three London teenagers
The teenage boys were killed on Friday after being struck by an Audi A5.
# Ankara
11 dead and 46 injured as Turkish bus full of families bound for ski trip crashes into tree
The bus was making an overnight journey from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa.
# Motorway
Nine workers dead after 450m-long bridge collapses in Colombian valley
The 450m-long bridge was to be part of a motorway connecting to the city of Villavicencio to Bogotá.
# ningbo
Two killed and 30 injured as Chinese port flattened by major explosion
Photos show cars twisted and mangled by the force of the explosion.
# England
Three children and two men killed as stolen car crashes into tree in Leeds
The incident happened in the Meanwood area of Leeds shortly before 10pm last night.
# Fatalities
Eight dead, over a dozen injured after truck strikes pedestrians in New York City terror attack
“We were not afraid after 9/11 and we’re not going to be afraid now.”
# Fatalities
At least four people dead in train crash in southern Finland
Eight people who were injured have been taken to hospital.
# tributes
Three generations of the same family died in devastating Mayo crash
Five people died on Irish roads yesterday.
# Fatalities
Eight dead following a shooting at a Texas home
All of those killed and injured were believed to be adults.
# Cameroon
55 people killed, hundreds injured in Cameroon train derailment
The train was crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between two cities.
# himalayan tragedy
Three climbers die on Everest in the space of three days
The latest fatality is an Indian climber.
# safer roads
Clampdown on drivers, cyclists and pedestrians running red lights with over 2,500 caught so far
One red light camera has caught over 150 cars breaking a red light since June.
# Road Deaths
133 drivers in fatal crashes were not breathalysed last year
The majority of drivers received fatal injuries at the scene.
# Road Death
Four people have died in separate road crashes since yesterday evening
A man has been arrested following one of the deaths in Strabane, Tyrone.
# Fatalities
Mayo's roads are being blessed - but there are no miracles expected
Mayo is following in the footsteps of Australia, where the blessing takes place in certain areas each year.
# bike friendly
Rise in cycling came with an increased number of deaths - are we ready for so many bikes?
A count of cycle traffic in Dublin city from 2011 to 2013 shows a jump of 20,000 cyclists.
# 5.0 magnitude
One dead, 30 injured as a series of earthquakes hit southern Pakistan
One of the quakes struck at the relatively shallow depth of 10 kilometres.
# Shooting
Two men shot dead in County Antrim named by police
Arthur Gibson aged 61 and Michael Murphy aged 37 were found dead on a farm in Glenarm yesterday afternoon.
# enniscorthy
Nine-year-old child and elderly woman die in house fire in Wexford
A man was also recovered from the scene and was taken to hospital in Dublin.
# blue rhino
No fatalities after massive Florida gas plant blasts
Massive blasts ripped through the Blue Rhino propane plant late last night.
# farm safety
Farmers' association urges caution as busy farms signal rise in accidents
Last year, 21 people died in farm related incidents, mainly injured by equipment and livestock.