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Mom and her six children killed in house fire tragedy despite injured dad’s attempts to save them

A mom and her six children have died in a devastating fire that ravaged their home in Mississippi. The children’s badly injured father managed to escape from the blaze in Clinton, which broke out early Saturday morning, after he tried in vain to rescue his children and their mom, The Clarion Ledger reported.  The Hinds County Coroner […]

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At least 17 killed as extreme cold sweeps across Afghanistan

A severe cold snap killed at least 17 people in Afghanistan, government officials said, as heavy snowfall and rain continued to lash parts of the country, Trend reports citing Reuters. Afghanistan is no stranger to extreme winter weather, during which various warring groups in the country have historically ceased hostilities, but this year has been […]

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Person killed after being hit by train in Belfast

A person has died after being struck by a train at Dunmurry in Belfast. The tracks have been closed in both directions as police examine the area. Translink reported disruption to trains on its Bangor to Portadown railway line following a “tragic incident”. PSNI officers carry lights as they attend Dunmurry railway station in west […]

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Pedestrian killed in Surrey accident at Scott Road

A pedestrian died later in hospital after an accident at Scott Road in Surrey. SHANE MACKICHAN / PNG files Surrey RCMP are investigating after a pedestrian who was struck in the 7100 block of Scott Road later died of injuries in hospital Saturday night. The accident happened at about 5:20 p.m. as the pedestrian was […]

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71 Soldiers Killed In Attack On Army Camp In Niger : NPR

Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in Ouallam, Niger, in April 2018. A spokesman for the Nigerien army says 71 soldiers were killed in an attack on Tuesday. Aaron Ross/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Aaron Ross/Reuters Nigerien commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during U.S.-sponsored exercises in […]

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Fewer journalists killed this year, says report

The International Federation of Journalists said on 9 December that far fewer journalists are being killed this year compared to last year. The IFJ represents 600,000 media professionals from across the world. The group announced that 49 journalists have been killed so far this year, down from last year’s 95. This year’s countries with the […]

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At Least 5 People Killed After New Zealand Volcano Erupts

world Reconnaissance flights over White Island, or Whakaari, have not revealed any signs of life, police said. Five people are confirmed dead and at least 10 are unaccounted for. Matthew Champion BuzzFeed News Reporter Last updated on December 9, 2019, at 9:42 a.m. ET Posted on December 9, 2019, at 5:15 a.m. ET Michael Schade […]

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Twin 4-year-old Washington girls escape car crash that killed father

Twin 4-year-old girls escaped a fatal car crash by unbuckling their car seats and hiking for help, Washington state officials confirmed. The crash killed their father, Corey Simmons, 47, after the car careened off a winding road and down into a wooden area 200 feet away, KING-TV and CNN reported. He was not wearing a seatbelt, officials […]

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At least 43 people killed in a fire that swept through a Delhi factory

MUMBAI — At least forty-three people were killed in India’s capital New Delhi on Sunday when a fire swept through a six-story factory where laborers were sleeping, government officials said. The factory was making handbags and lots of raw material was stored inside the building due to which the fire spread quickly, local media reported. […]

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Iraq protests: 12 demonstrators killed in Baghdad

As thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square — the epicenter of the protest movement — the gunmen seized a nearby parking garage that is used by activists. The gunmen have not yet been identified. Hundreds of members of pro-government militias have descended on Tahrir Square in a show of force over recent […]

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