Shanghai zoo fatal bear attack: Visitors see worker being killed

A Chinese animal park has promised to improve safety after one of its workers was fatally attacked by bears in front of a tourist bus. The accident at the Shanghai Wildlife Park took place on Saturday in the zoo's "wild beast area". Video reportedly of the incident, which was shared on social medi


5 soldiers dead, 17 missing in Vietnam after second big landslide in days

Five soldiers are dead and a frantic search is under way for 17 others after a huge landslide hit central Vietnam on Sunday, as the country battles its worst flooding in years.Heavy rain has pounded the region for more than a week and at least 64 people have been killed in floods and landslides, a


20-year-old Emirati dies in a collision with a tanker

A 20-year-old Emirati youth died on Wednesday morning in a collision between two vehicles in Azen area of Ras Al Khaimah. The victim died on the spot as result of the severe wounds, which he sustained in the crash, according to Director of Traffic and Patrols Department at the Ras Al Khaimah Poli


Boy, 3, fatally shoots himself with gun found in bedroom

A three-year-old boy in the US state of Oregon was killed, after he shot himself in the head with a pistol he had found in his bedroom. The British newspaper, The Times, said, Tuesday, October 13, 2020, that the local police chief's office reported that the child James Lindquester had pulled a pi


Korean Head of Company Implementing Al-Faw Port Project in Iraq Commits Suicide

Iraqis awakened on Friday to news of the suicide of Park Chul-ho, Korean head of the Daewoo E&C office, which is implementing the grand Al-Faw port project in the southern Basra province. The development sparked uproar amid doubts that he had really committed suicide. Lawmakers demanded a spe


Nigerian migrant burned to death in Libya

A Nigerian migrant was burned to death in Tripoli on Tuesday, Reuters has reported. According to the Libyan Interior Ministry, three Libyan men have been arrested on suspicion of attacking and killing the migrant worker, who has not been named. Witnesses said that the suspects forced th


Fire Kills 13 at Chinese Theme Park at Start of Long Holiday

A fire at a tourist site in China killed 13 people on the first day of an eight-day national holiday, authorities said. The fire engulfed an exhibition hall of ice lantern and snow sculptures Thursday at the Taitaishan theme park on the outskirts of Taiyuan city in Shanxi province, the Ministry o


16 Dead from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in China Coal Mine

Sixteen workers died and one is in a critical condition after being trapped underground in a coal mine in southwest China on Sunday, reported state broadcaster CCTV. A conveyor belt caught fire in the early hours of the morning, state news agency Xinhua cited the government as saying, which produ


Pregnant woman saves husband from shark attack after seeing 'blood filling the water'

Chelsea Ritschel A man who was bitten by a shark while snorkelling was rescued by his pregnant wife, who jumped out of the boat “without hesitation” after seeing “blood filling the water,” according to authorities. Andrew Eddy, 30, his wife, Margot Dukes-Eddy, and her fam



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