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Two firemen killed in Delhi cylinder blast

The gas cylinder exploded on Friday morning at around 5.35 am at Lal Market in west Delhi's Vikaspuri.

Ten survivors found in ruins of Italy avalanche hotel

Ten survivors found in ruins of Italy avalanche hotel

Italian rescuers on Friday rescued a mother and son and located eight other survivors in the ruins of a mountain hotel, two days after it was buried under an avalanche.

Two dead, 41 hurt in bus crash involving Louisiana flood-relief volunteers

A bus with an unlicensed driver spun out of control near New Orleans on Sunday, killing two people and injuring 41, while taking volunteers to help with Louisiana flood relief, officials said.

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20: Regional official

Death toll in Italian train crash rises to 20: Regional official

The death toll from a train crash in southern Italy has risen to 20, a regional official told reporters on Tuesday, adding that dozens of people were in hospital, some with serious injuries.

Fires rage across western United States

Firefighters has struggled to contain infernos across the western United States as experts warned that drought-striken California should prepare for an unusually intense wildfire season.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau honours firefighters who battled Fort McMurray blaze

The entire city of 100,000 people was evacuated last week. Its suburbs suffered major damage, but the city center was largely spared.

Fire breaks out at popular market in central Cairo, at least 50 wounded

Fire breaks out at popular market in central Cairo, at least 50 wounded

At least 50 people including firefighters suffered minor injuries on Monday when a fire spread quickly through a commercial area in downtown Cairo, Egyptian officials said.

290 fire related incidents in Delhi on Diwali

Firefighters in the national capital received 290 calls related to minor fire incidents on Diwali.

Bomb blast in Kolkata factory; at least one dead, two hurt

At least one person died and two others were injured in an explosion at a factory here in West Bengal, police said on Friday.