At least 200 people were killed in a nightclub fire in southern Brazil on Sunday after a band’s pyrotechnics show set the establishment ablaze, local officials said. Bodies were still being removed from the Kiss nightclub in the southern city of Santa Maria, Major Gerson da Rosa Ferreira, who was leading rescue efforts at the […]
Over 300 people were killed when fires engulfed two factories in two major cities, renewing concerns about lax building safety measures and dismal working conditions for factory workers in Pakistan. The fires broke out Tuesday evening and swept through a shoe factory in the eastern city of Lahore and a garment factory in the southern […]
A fire at Iran’s biggest petrochemical plant has killed at least six people and injured a dozen others, according to Iranian state media. The incident at the Imam Khomeini Petrochemical Complex was caused by a gas leak
Twelve people were injured in a huge fire that erupted Tuesday at the Justice Ministry building, trapping several employees in their offices, according to Voice of Lebanon radio.
A fire at Iran’s biggest petrochemical plant has killed at least one person and injured a dozen others, according to Iranian state media. The incident at the Imam Khomeini Petrochemical Complex was caused by a gas leak, the Fars news agency quoted a government official as saying.
A huge fire that erupted in the Damour area soon spread to Al-Mishref and Kfar Matta in the Shouf area of MT Lebanon, National News Agency reported on Sunday.
Two people were killed and twelve were wounded in Badawi factory fire in the summer resort city of Aley, MTV reported on Saturday The factory reportedly manufactures confectionery products and the fire was caused by the explosion of a gas canister on Saturday morning.
Two-year-old New Zealand triplets are among the 13 children killed in a fire in a shopping mall in Qatar. New Zealand media on Tuesday named the triplets as Lillie, Jackson and Willsher Weekes. Their parents, Jane and Martin Weekes, previously lived in Wellington. “Our daughter rang. What can you say? It’s absolutely devastating,”
A huge fire erupted at a large plastics warehouse in the Beirut southern suburb of Ouzai, but the Lebanese civil defense team was able to extinguish it and investigation has started to determine the cause of the fire.
A huge fire erupted Sunday night at the General packaging Industries (GPI) plastic factory which is located in the town of Mazraat Yachouch in Bikfaya area of the Metn region and civil defense teams are still struggling to extinguish it.