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Beijing (AFP) - A little girl protected by the embrace of her dead father was the last survivor pulled out of the rubble of collapsed multi-storey buildings in China, reports said Tuesday.
DHAKA: The fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh that killed at least 26 people has been extinguished, but heavy smoke and the risk of the building collapsing further were hampering the search of the premises, officials said.
DHAKA (Reuters) - The death toll from a fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh rose to 29 on Sunday as fire crews began digging through debris, and the number of fatalities could rise with over half a dozen people still missing.
Mumbai (AFP) - Rescuers were searching Sunday for a family of six feared trapped in a building that collapsed and killed two people on the outskirts of the Indian city of Mumbai, police said.
MUMBAI: Rescuers were searching Sunday for a family of six feared trapped in a building that collapsed and killed two people on the outskirts of the Indian city of Mumbai, police said.
MUMBAI/BHUBANESWAR, India (Reuters) - At least nine people were killed when a three-storey building collapsed in heavy rains in a Mumbai suburb on Sunday, state media reported, and officials said 32 people were killed by lightning a day earlier in India's eastern state of Odisha.
PETALING JAYA: Two Bangladeshi workers are trapped under rubble while another four were rescued after the fourth floor of a building under construction in Persiaran Barat here collapsed.
Taipei (AFP) - Buildings shook violently in Taiwan's capital Taipei on Thursday as a 5.6-magnitude quake hit off the island's northeast coast, with strong aftershocks.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan authorities said on Sunday the number of people killed when a multi-storey residential building collapsed in the capital Nairobi more than a week ago had risen to 49 after more bodies were pulled out of the rubble.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - The death toll from the collapse of a building in the Kenyan capital a week ago has reached 42, police said on Friday.