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Death toll in Japan’s Typhoon Hagibis hits 67

The death toll after powerful Typhoon Hagibis hit Japan last weekend has soared to 67, NHK TV channel reported on Tuesday. Most victims – 25 – have been reported in the northeastern Fukushima Prefecture. The entire death toll across…

Death toll in Japan’s typhoon Hagibis rises to 44

Typhoon Hagibis, which swept across central and eastern Japan on Saturday and Sunday, has claimed at 44 lives in Japan on Monday as search-and-rescue operations continued in flood-and landslide-hit areas of Nagano and other prefectures,…

Death toll from Flu in Australia hits 200

The death toll from Australia’s flu season has passed 200, with the authorities warning that the worst is yet to come. According to data released separately by Australia’s six states and two territories, at least 228 people have…

Brazil Prison fight death toll hits 57

The death toll from recent prison fights in northern Brazil reached 57, as prison wardens found the bodies of 42 inmates in four prisons. A fight between inmates during visiting hours led to the deaths of 15 inmates on Sunday at the…

South Africa floods death toll rises to 87

The South African authorities on Friday revised the death toll from the recent flooding to 87, up from the previous 70. Kwa-Zulu Natal, however, accounts for 71 of the fatalities, the National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) said. Heavy…

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100

Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number. The new official figure was…

Nasarawa State: Death toll in attack rises

As the death toll rises to 17 in the attack on Numa Kochu settlement in Nasarawa by gunmen, Governor Tanko Al-Makura, has given security agencies seven days to fish out perpetrators. The governor gave the order on Tuesday, two days…

Death Toll in China Chemical Blast rises To 47

It took firefighters hours to bring the blaze at the plant under control The death toll in a huge blast at a chemical plant in eastern China has jumped to 47, with 90 badly injured, according to state news agency Xinhua. The…

Death Toll of the Indonesian flood reaches 79 Lives

The death toll from flash floods and landslides that hit Papua province in eastern Indonesia has increased to 79, the country’s disaster agency said on Monday. Over 350 homes were damaged and 43 people are still missing. Nearly…

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