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Zee News   01 October 2021   India   Shimla  
<p>New Delhi: A multi-storey building collapsed in Shimla on Thursday (September 30, 2021) evening due to a landslide triggered by recent rains, a senior official said. <br />The State Disaster Management Director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said that the incident ...
Aljazeera   23 February 2020   Turkey   Van province  
<p>At least eight people have been killed and 21 others injured in Turkey's Van province following an earthquake early Sunday, the country's interior minister has said.<br />Three of those killed were children, according to Suleyman Soylu, adding that some ...
Reuters   03 June 2018   Kenya   Nairobi  
<p>NAIROBI (Reuters) - At least three people were killed after a five-story building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi in the early hours of Sunday, officials said.<br />It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse but the authorities say 30,000 ...
Express   22 August 2017   Italy   Ischia  
<p>The 4.5 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), according to Italian authorities.</p><p>Two women died and 39 people are injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck.</p><p>Seven are still ...
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The Guardian   22 June 2017   Nigeria  
<p>Sir: Collapse of buildings is so rampant in Nigeria that there is hardly any day when it does not happen. This often causes loss of lives and property. This dangerous phenomenon can be caused by many factors.</p>
The Courier Mail   20 April 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A SLOWDOWN in building and construction projects in Queensland is to blame for a series of high-profile building collapses, leaving half-finished projects abandoned, sub contractors short changed and creditors hundreds of millions of dollars out of pocket.</p ...
4 NBC Washington   01 May 2015   USA   Washington D.C.  
<p>The "pancake collapse" at the garage has also injured at least one person and crushed at least one vehicle. Three stories of the garage apparently collapsed, said D.C. Fire &amp; EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez. Firefighters were called to the scene just after ...