20 dead as truck hits pilgrims in Mexico

At least 20 people were killed and over 30 injured on Thursday when a truck crashed into a crowd of pilgrims in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas, a media report said.

66 people have died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam

At least 66 people people have died of Japanese Encephalitis this year across Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Monday.

Italy fireworks factory blast toll rises to eight

The death toll from an explosion at a fireworks factory in southern Italy has risen to eight after one of those hurt succumbed to their injuries, a hospital source said Sunday.

Pakistan floods affect thousands: UN

 An estimated 285,000 people have been affected by floods in Chitral district, north-west Pakistan, said a UN spokesperson here.

Death toll from Pak flash floods rises to 13

The death toll from the flash floods and torrential rain that hit north Pakistan last week has risen to 13 as four more people were killed after their pick-up truck was washed away by a seasonal stream in Khuzdar, Balochistan, officials said.

Death toll climbs to 5 in Chattanooga shooting: US military

A US sailor has died of injuries after the shootings on military centers in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the US Navy said on Saturday.

Toll soars to 90 after Islamic State bomb guts Iraq town

 Rescuers in the Iraqi town of Khan Bani Saad were searching collapsed buildings for bodies Saturday after a car bomb ripped through a busy market, killing at least 90 people.

Toll from suicide attack on Afghan base rises to 33: Officials
Toll from suicide attack on Afghan base rises to 33: Officials

The UN mission in the country has said almost 1,000 civilians were killed during the first four months of this year, a sharp jump from the same period last year.

Six killed in house collapse incidents due to heavy rains in UP

Six persons including, a minor, were killed in separate incidents of house collapse in Uttar Pradesh in the past 24 hours due to heavy rainfall, police said on Sunday.

12 killed in Afghanistan bomb explosions

At least 12 civilians were killed in two roadside bomb explosions in Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said.

Two family members die as cloudburst strikes J&K

At least two boys of a family died and two others went missing when a cloudburst struck Pahalgam area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Sunday, police said.

Leptospirosis scare in Mumbai after 12 people die
Leptospirosis scare in Mumbai after 12 people die

Mumbai is in the throes of a leptospirosis scare after 12 people have succumbed to the disease in the past week.

First MERS death in South Korea after eight days

A death was reported due to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome(MERS) in South Korea after a span of eight days, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

Migrant sailboat sinks in Aegean; one dead, 15 missing

One person died and at least 15 were missing in the Aegean sea on Tuesday after a sailboat carrying migrants sank in waters between Turkey and Greece, Greek authorities said.

Darjeeling landslide toll mounts up to 42

One more body was tonight found in the landslide-battered Darjeeling district, taking the toll to 42.

Philippine ferry may have been overloaded, death toll rises to 61

 The death toll from a ferry that capsized in the central Philippines has risen to 61, the coast guard said Sunday, indicating that the vessel was overloaded.

Heavy rainfall kills 81 in Gujarat

At least 81 people have died in Gujarat over the past four days in the heavy rainfall, which has created flood-like situation in many areas of the state, officials said on Friday.

Death toll rises to over 70 in Gujarat due to heavy rains

The death toll due to heavy rainfall, followed by a flood-like situation in many parts of Gujarat, has gone up to 70, including 26 casualties in the worst affected Amreli district.

Death toll rises to 70 in Gujarat due to heavy rains, flooding
Death toll rises to 70 in Gujarat due to heavy rains, flooding

The death toll due to heavy rainfall, followed by a flood-like situation in many parts of Gujarat has gone up to 70, including 26 casualties in the worst affected Amreli district, it was officially announced here on Thursday.

Pakistan heatwave death toll passes 1,000: Officials
Pakistan heatwave death toll passes 1,000: Officials

The death toll from Pakistan`s killer heatwave rose to 800 on Thursday, as cloud cover and lower temperatures brought some relief to the worst-hit city Karachi.