Rescuers dig for survivors as anger mounts over Italy bridge collapse

AFP 08/17/2018

Rescuers used diggers to claw through mountains of rubble, calling out in the hope of finding survivors as a desperate search for victims of the viaduct collapse entered its fourth day Friday with up to 20 people…

Rescuers search for survivors after deadly Italy bridge collapse

AFP 08/15/2018

Genoa, Italy — Italian rescuers have searched through the night for any survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as investigators determine what could have caused such a catastrophic collapse. Some 30 people…

Rescuers scour scorched towns after Greek wildfires kill 74

AFP 07/25/2018

RESCUE workers in Greece scoured charred homes and burned-out cars on Wednesday as the toll from some of the worst wildfires this century was expected to rise from at least 74 dead and 187 hurt. Scores of…

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156

AFP 07/10/2018

Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 156 lives in Japan’s worst weather-related disaster for decades. The record downpours…

Rescuers brave aftershocks as Taiwan quake toll rises to nine

AFP 02/08/2018

Taiwanese rescuers braved powerful aftershocks to search for survivors in a dangerously leaning apartment block that was partially toppled by a quake, locating two more bodies early Thursday to bring the death toll to nine as dozens…

PASSENGERS RECOUNT HARROWING ORDEAL

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/19/2017

A loud thud and confusion followed What was supposed to be a relaxing 3-hour sea trip through a fastcraft from Ormoc to Cebu City turned out to be a harrowing experience for its 90 passengers as the…

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