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Firefighters and cleaners of the city of Paris gather at the scene the day after a powerful gas explosion tore through a building in central Paris on January 13, 2019. The blast killed at least four people, injured dozens of people and badly damaged nearby apartments, officials said. Around 200 firefighters were mobilised to battle the fire that broke out after the blast and evacuate victims and residents in the area.Thomas SAMSON / AFP

Paris gas blast toll rises to four after body found in rubble

The death toll from a gas explosion in central Paris has risen to four after rescue workers found a woman’s body in the rubble, investigators said Sunday.
Cars were rolled over after the tsunami hit Sunda Strait, in Anyer, Banten [EPA-EFE-BNPB]

Death toll in Indonesia tsunami jumps to 168

The death toll in the latest tsunami in Indonesia that followed a volcanic eruption has jumped to 168 people, with hundreds more injured, officials said Sunday .
Two firefighters have been killed since the blaze exploded in Redding, California [Noah Berger-AP]

Death toll rises as tinder-dry conditions fuel deadly California fires

The death toll in California's wildfires rose to seven as shaken survivors recounted the horror of watching fast moving flames whip through neighborhoods and devour their homes.
Members of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) remove a victim (C) from the rubble after an under construction building collapsed in the village of Shah Beri village in Greater Noida, a satellite town east of the Indian capital, in Uttar Pradesh on July 18, 2018. At least two people were killed and more were feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed onto a residential complex outside Delhi, officials said on July 18. / AFP PHOTO / STR

Death toll from India building collapse hits nine

The death toll from a collapsed apartment block outside Delhi rose to nine on Thursday as emergency workers pulled four more bodies from a huge pile of rubble and metal, India’s fire brigade said.

Japan floods death toll climbs to 94

The number of people who have died in floods and landslides triggered by “historic” levels of torrential rain in Japan climbed to 94 on Monday, with the eventual death toll expected to exceed 100.

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The bus overturned on Alma Road in Welkom around 04-50am on Monday. Free State Department of Health 2

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