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September 14, 2017 - 1:58 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A boat crowded with construction workers capsized in the Yamuna River in northern India early Thursday and at least 19 people have drowned, officials said. A search is underway for missing passengers, said senior police officer Ram Kumar. More than 60 people were on the boat...
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A rescue worker makes an announcement on a loudspeaker at the site of a building collapse in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. A five-story building collapsed Thursday in Mumbai, Indian’s financial capital, after torrential rains lashed western India. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
August 31, 2017 - 11:50 pm
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Rescuers worked through the night removing the rubble of a collapsed apartment building in India's financial capital of Mumbai where at least 33 people have died and nearly a dozen others may still be buried. Fire officer Prabhat Kumar said Friday that 15 injured survivors have...
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The body of a victim is carried out from the site of a building collapse in Mumbai, India, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. A five-story building collapsed Thursday in Mumbai, Indian’s financial capital, after torrential rains lashed western India. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
August 31, 2017 - 2:54 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — A five-story building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing seven people and injuring 13 others on Thursday, after torrential rains lashed the country's west. Another 25 people are feared trapped in the debris. Rescue workers, police and residents helped pull 13...
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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2017 file photo, a child receives treatment at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The government hospital in north India where dozens of babies died within two days earlier this month said on Wednesday, Aug. 30, that at least 217 children died there in the month of August due to a variety of reasons including an annual encephalitis outbreak. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh, File)
August 30, 2017 - 6:42 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in...
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August 30, 2017 - 6:37 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Death continues to haunt a government hospital in north India that came under fire earlier this month after dozens of babies died within two days. Dr. P.K. Singh, the head of the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur city, said Wednesday that at least 217 children died there in...
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FILE- In this Aug. 18, 2017 file photo, the carcass of a tiger lies in floodwaters at the Bagori range inside Kaziranga National Park in the northeastern Indian state of Assam. Devastating floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and displaced close to 40 million people from their homes across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh in recent days. (AP Photo/Uttam Saikia, File)
August 24, 2017 - 5:22 am
PATNA, India (AP) — Devastating floods triggered by monsoon rains have killed more than 950 people and displaced close to 40 million people across northern India, southern Nepal and northern Bangladesh in recent days. The rains have led to wide-scale flooding in a broad arc stretching across the...
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A Navajo County rescuer searches the riverbank under the bridge where one body was recovered in Tonto National Forest, Ariz., Monday, July 17, 2017. Rescuers continue the search for a missing 27-year-old man, who was swept downriver with more than a dozen others when floodwaters inundated the area on Saturday. (AP Photo/Angie Wang)
July 17, 2017 - 3:46 pm
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Five children were among the nine people killed in a flash flood at an Arizona swimming hole during the weekend, and all were part of an extended family, authorities said Monday. Three generations of the family were gathered Saturday at the swimming spot about...
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A helicopter flies above the rugged terrain along the banks of the East Verde River during a search and rescue operation for victims of a flash flood on Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter, have recovered bodies of children and adults, some as far as two miles down the river after Saturday's flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
July 17, 2017 - 3:11 pm
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Five children were among the nine people killed during the weekend in a flash flood at a swimming hole in Arizona's Tonto National Forest and all were part of an extended family, authorities said Monday. Three generations of the family were gathered Saturday...
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Members of the Tonto Rim Search and Rescue team exit a section of forest after searching along the banks of the East Verde River for victims of a flash flood, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter, have recovered bodies of children and adults, some as far as two miles down the river after Saturday's flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
July 17, 2017 - 3:12 am
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Adults, teens and children as young as 2 were enjoying a summer afternoon by cooling off in an Arizona creek when the gentle waters turned deadly. The group from the Phoenix and Flagstaff areas had met Saturday for a day trip along a popular swimming hole near...
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Members of the Tonto Rim Search and Rescue team exit a section of forest after searching along the banks of the East Verde River for victims of a flash flood, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Payson, Ariz. Search and rescue crews, including 40 people on foot and others in a helicopter, have recovered bodies of children and adults, some as far as two miles down the river after Saturday's flash flooding poured over a popular swimming area inside the Tonto National Forest in central Arizona. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
July 16, 2017 - 11:10 pm
TONTO NATIONAL FOREST, Ariz. (AP) — Nine people died and a 13-year-old boy was missing Sunday after their group of family and friends was swept away while cooling off in a creek that suddenly turned treacherous when a rainstorm upstream unleashed floodwaters in Arizona's Tonto National Forest. Gila...
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