Death toll in China’s coronavirus epidemic jumps to over 1,500

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

Beijing : The death toll in China’s novel coronavirus epidemic has climbed to 1,523 with 143 new fatalities reported mostly from the worst-affected Hubei province while the confirmed cases jumped to over 66,000, health officials said on Saturday. The country’s Health Commission said it received reports of 2,641 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection […]

Fourteen killed in Chinese restaurant blast

Saturday, November 24th, 2012
Chinese restaurant blast

Beijing: Fourteen people were killed and 47 injured when a blast tore through a restaurant in northern China, state media said Saturday, with initial investigations pointing to a gas leak as the likely cause. The explosion occurred in the city of Jinzhong in Shanxi province, which lies to the west of Beijing, on Friday evening, […]

Bullet train crashes in China; at least 35 killed

Sunday, July 24th, 2011
Chaina Train Crash

Beijing : At least 35 people were killed and scores were injured Saturday when a bullet train in eastern China lost power after being struck by lightning and was rear-ended by another train, state news media reported. The crash sent two passenger cars careening off an elevated track in Wenzhou, a city in Zhejiang province. […]

Chinese passenger jet crashed: Kills 43 People

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
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Beijing : A Chinese passenger jet crashed on landing in the northeast province of Heilongjiang, killing at least 42 people in the nation’s first fatal commercial aviation accident in more than five years. The Embraer ERJ-190 jet operated by Henan Airlines crashed with 96 aboard at 9:36 p.m. local time yesterday, the Civil Aviation Administration […]