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India: Train crash in Uttar Pradesh kills dozens

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  • July 10, 2011
At least 31 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in a train derailment in northern India. Thirteen coaches of the Kalka Mail passenger train left the rails near the town of Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh. Rescue workers and locals arrived to ...

Many missing as Russian boat Bulgaria sinks on Volga

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  • July 10, 2011
More than 110 people are missing and feared dead after a tourist boat sank on the Volga River in Russia. Dozens of people were rescued after the boat sank in the Tatarstan region, about 750km (450 miles) east of Moscow. At least two deaths are confir...

Blaze kills 16 at Ukraine nursing home

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  • July 10, 2011
A fire has swept through a home for the elderly in western Ukraine, killing 16 people, officials say. They say 11 people were rescued from the single-floor, wood-and-concrete building in the village of Bile, about 300km (180 miles) west of Kiev. Thre...

Road in Abingdon closed over power box fire

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  • July 10, 2011
A road had to be closed and almost 100 people had their electricity supply switched off when a fault in a power box sparked a fire in Oxfordshire. Traffic lights in Ock Street in Abingdon lost power and the street had to be closed on Saturday night. ...

River Medway houseboat fatal fire victim named

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  • July 10, 2011
A man who died after being rescued from a fire on a houseboat on the River Medway has been named by Kent Police. Stephen Harrison, from Maidstone, was removed from the boat and a fire officer tried to resuscitate him but he was pronounced dead at the...

Murder inquiry into Redcar house fire death

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  • July 10, 2011
A murder investigation is under way in Redcar after the death of a man whose body was recovered from a house fire. Cleveland Police said a post-mortem examination carried out on the 77-year-old victim showed that he had died as a result of an assault...

Lancing furniture factory damaged in fire

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  • July 10, 2011
A furniture factory on an industrial estate in West Sussex has been badly damaged in a blaze attended by more than 40 firefighters. Emergency services were called at 1945 BST on Saturday to the fire in Peter Road, Lancing, where about eight industria...

Dudley Churchill Precinct: Severe fire engulfs shop

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  • July 10, 2011
Fire investigation experts have visited the scene of a "severe" fire in a shopping complex in the West Midlands. It is thought the fire broke out in a Games Station shop's storeroom in Churchill Precinct, Dudley, at about 1430 BST on Saturday. There ...

Pony 'beaten' into Hampshire lake dies

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  • July 10, 2011
A pony harnessed to a trap died after it was forced into a Hampshire lake by a dozen people, the RSPCA has said. A member of the public who tried to rescue the animal from Hawley Lake on Saturday afternoon was taken to hospital after the pony kicked ...

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