An earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, collapsing buildings, killing at least 2 people and injuring dozens, officials said. Residents and tourists on the island off the coast of Naples ran out on to the narrow streets from homes and hotels. Fearing aftershocks, many decided to leave the island early.
#India: At least 23 passengers were killed and more than 72 were injured after an express train derailed in north India on Saturday, Six6 coaches of the train came off the tracks in the northern Uttar Pradesh state, near the town of Khatuli.
#Philippines: Two fires hit residential areas in Malate and Tondo Manila Friday evening leaving two persons dead and hundreds homeless, Fire officials said more than 150 houses were damaged by the fire.
More than 16 million people have been affected by monsoon flooding across the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, and Bangladesh putting huge numbers at risk of disease, hunger, and death, more than 400 people have died in the three countries over the last seven days .
The State of Kuwait Embassy in Spain affirmed on Friday that all necessary measures had been taken to secure the Kuwaiti tourists and cater to their needs “since the moment the attack was launched in Barcelona.
The diplomatic team located 70 Kuwaiti tourists in the areas, surrounded by the government forces, and transferred them to a hotel in a secured area. Residency and meals’ costs were all at the expense of the diplomatic mission, the ambassador added.
There were no casualties among the Kuwaitis, except for a lady who fainted after seeing the horrific scene, he said, adding that he was assured about her condition after the incident.
Five terrorists wearing fake suicide belts have been shot dead by police after ramming civilians with a car in a Spanish seaside town in a second vehicle attack, as officials revealed they believe a gas canister atrocity was being planned. Seven people, including a police officer, were injured in Cambrils hours after a rampaging van driver left 13 people dead and more than 100 wounded around 70 miles away in Barcelona.