Jun 21, 2016

Osaka 3-year-old killed by air bag deployment: police

The death of a 3-year-old girl caught up in a traffic accident in Osaka in February appears to have been caused by the vehicle’s air bag, police said Tuesday. The girl died from a chest injury after her 30-year-old mother crashed their minivehicle into ...

Fifteen feared dead as children's boats capsize on Russian lake

Jun 20, 2016

Fifteen feared dead as children's boats capsize on Russian lake

Thirteen children were dead and one missing after a boating trip turned to tragedy in Russia’s northwestern Karelia region, officials said Sunday. One adult instructor was also killed. A spokesman for the nation’s main state investigative agency said several boats carrying children capsized Saturday ...

Two brothers die in Gifu river collision

Jun 13, 2016

Two brothers die in Gifu river collision

A Brazilian woman was arrested Monday after a two boys, aged 10 and 3, were killed the previous day when her Jet Ski collided with their inflatable boat on the Kiso River in Gifu Prefecture, police said. Marjori Mayumi Fugimoto, 27, from Komaki in ...

Jun 8, 2016

Chinese marine surveillance plane crashes; four dead

China’s State Oceanic Administration said four officers were killed when a marine surveillance plane crashed into a mountain along the country’s east coast. The accident occurred Tuesday during a routine mission to monitor conditions in Zhejiang province, whose coastline is dotted with hundreds of ...

Jun 6, 2016

Storm-water surge kills four hikers in Taiwan

Surging waters triggered by torrential rain left four people dead and one missing in Taiwan after they were swept away while hiking down a river canyon, officials said Monday. Dramatic footage from local media showed a huge wave rushing down the Beishi River in ...