All of the passengers and one crew member sleeping below deck were killed — none apparently having a chance to escape.
A passenger train hit a landslide before derailing in Scotland earlier this week, killing three people, U.K. rail investigators confirmed Friday.
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described the derailment as a “major'' incident and said she would be convening an emergency response meeting.
Firefighters on land, in the air and on the water on Monday were still battling a blaze on a Navy ship that injured at least 21 people and sent smoke billowing over San Diego.
An explosion at a fireworks factory in northwestern Turkey on Friday killed four people and injured at least 97 others, officials said.
Two trains collided in a tunnel on a mountain railway in Switzerland on Friday, slightly injuring a few people, the railway operator said.
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Several houses were destroyed in the crash of the domestic flight operated by Pakistan International Airlines.
Evacuations took time because workers needed to wear masks and protective suits and could not transport villagers to shelters in large numbers.
A gas leaked from an LG chemical plant in southern India early Thursday, leaving people struggling to breathe and collapsing in the streets as they tried to flee.