A total of 2,822 traffic accidents occurred across Vietnam in the last two months from December 16, 2018 to February 15, 2019, leaving 1,356 deaths and 2,169 injured, according to reports from the Ministry of Public Security and the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
A warhead explosion on October 1 killed three people in Tran Van Thoi town, Tran Van Thoi district of the southern Ca Mau province, confirmed the district police.
Tropical storm Florence lumbered inland on Saturday, knocking down trees, flooding rivers, and dumping sheets of rain in the Carolinas where five people have died.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94.
A flash flood occurred on October 22 in Ban Ria commune, Quang Binh district, the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang, after long-lasting downpours, killing one man and leaving his son missing.
Four people, including two police officers, were killed in a shooting in eastern Canada on Friday in the latest eruption of gun violence across the country that has led to calls for weapons bans in cities.
Hundreds of people are missing and an unknown number dead after a dam under construction collapsed in south-east Laos, state media reported.
Storm Son Tinh has claimed the lives of two people and unroofed 13 houses in the central province of Ha Tinh.
The guns have fallen silent in the Congolese town of Mwene Ditu, but each day starving children arrive at the small hospital there battling for their lives.
Five persons were confirmed dead after a fire broke out at a house in Central Highlands’ Lam Dong Province’s Da Lat City on Monday night.
The toll of Storm Damrey stood at 123 dead and missing, with an additional 324 people injured and seriously affected in central provinces, especially south-central provinces.
More 250 people were killed by natural disasters throughout Vietnam in 2016, the government said in a recent announcement.
PSNews-Some 200,000 people died from cardiovascular disease in Vietnam every year, accounting for 33% of deaths due to diseases and nearly 20 times larger than the number of cancer-related deaths and 10 times larger than the number of deaths due to traffic accidents.
Road traffic accidents claimed nearly 9,000 lives in Vietnam last year and caused tens of thousands of injuries, according to a report by the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC).
Roads are now the biggest killer of people in the country, with road traffic deaths reaching epidemic proportions, killing 24 and injuring another 60 every day, according to Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh.
Heavy flood that resulted from downpours has hit southern Thailand, claiming at least 11 lives, according to local media.