death toll

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Clean-up begins in Fiji after cyclone

A clean-up operation begins after the most severe cyclone to hit Fiji in living memory killed at least 20. Rescue workers say that number could rise as some of the worst-hit outlying islands have...

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

East Asia cold snap 'kills 85 in Taiwan'

A cold snap sweeping across East Asia kills at least 85 people in Taiwan and stranded 60,000 tourists in South Korea.

January 24, 2016
January 24, 2016

Gazipur factory fire death toll rises to 6

Another person who was burnt in a fire at a factory of Pubail in Tongi of Gazipur dies. Abdul Kader, 60, succumbed to his injuries at the burn unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Indonesian ferry accident death toll climbs to 63

The death toll from a ferry disaster in central Indonesia rises to 63 with a handful of people still missing as the search and rescue operation winds down, an official says.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

Hajj disaster death toll at least 2,177

The crush and stampede that struck the hajj last month in Saudi Arabia killed at least 2,177 pilgrims, a new Associated Press tally showed on Monday.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Hajj stampede: Bangladesh death toll rises to 92

The number of Bangladeshis killed in the Mina stampede during Hajj last month rises to 92 while at least 80 others remain missing.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

Bangladesh Hajj stampede death toll now 63

The death toll of Bangladeshi pilgrims from the Mina stampede has risen to 63, says Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh President Mohammad Ibrahim Bahar.

September 27, 2015
September 27, 2015

Hajj death toll rises to 769

The death toll in a crush at the annual hajj pilgrimage outside Mecca rises to 769, Saudi Arabia said as arch-rival Iran said Saudi officials should be tried in an international court for what it...

July 30, 2015
July 30, 2015

6 killed, 6 missing in cyclone ‘Komen’

At least six people have been killed and six missing in Cox’s Bazar, Patuakhali and Bhola, coastal areas of Bangladesh, with cyclone ‘Komen’ waiting at Bay to make landfall.

May 29, 2015
May 29, 2015

Indian heatwave toll rises to 1,700

The massive heatwave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.