CHITWAN, May 27: The death toll in a road accident that occurred on Sunday night on the Narayanghat-Mugling road section has reached two.

KATHMANDU, May 19: The death toll in the tin shed fire incident in Lalitpur has reached four.

KATHMANDU, April 10: The death toll of Nepalis in an accident yesterday in India’s Uttarakhand State has reached nine. The accident happened when a vehicle veered off the road and fell into a gorge 150 feet deep on Tuesday near Betalghat, in Uttarakhand's Nainital District of India.

MALEKHU (DHADING), March 6: The death toll in a bus accident that occurred at Gajuri Rural Municipality-5 in Dhading district this morning has reached seven.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: A Nepali youth, who escaped from the Russian army and returned home before his deployment to the warzone, revealed that Nepalis recruited in the Russian Army were taken directly to the warzone in Ukraine.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Along with the surge in the number of Nepalis going abroad for employment, the death toll of Nepali youth is also increasing. According to the Foreign Employment Board (FEB), 539 individuals have lost their lives during foreign employment till the end of Paush (by mid-January) in the current fiscal year.

GAZA STRIP, Dec 2: The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip said Saturday that 240 people had been killed in the Palestinian territory since a pause in the fighting expired on Friday.

Earthquake death toll revised to 153

November 6, 2023 16:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The death toll from the magnitude 6.4 earthquake that struck western Nepal has been revised to 153 from 157, with authorities citing duplication of some names in the previous count.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The death toll in the earthquake in Jajarkot and Rukum West has reached 143. In Jajarkot alone, 105 people died, and 81 people were injured.

KARNALI, Nov 4: The death toll in the Jajarkot earthquake has reached 137, according to the Karnali Province government. This is the number of deaths in Jajarkot and Rukum West districts which were hit hard by the disaster.

KATHMANDU, May 24: The death toll of Nepali youth who have gone abroad for foreign employment has been increasing every year. There is no opportunity for employment in the country. Likewise huge human casualties of Nepalis going to work abroad are reported every year.

IMPHAL, India, May 7: The death toll after ethnic clashes in India's remote northeast rose to 54 on Saturday, with fresh violence overnight despite authorities rushing in troops to restore order.

Antakya, Feb 15: Nine survivors were rescued from the rubble in Turkey on Tuesday, more than a week after a massive earthquake struck, as the focus of the aid effort shifted to helping people now struggling without shelter or enough food in the bitter cold.

KAHRAMANMARAS/ANTAKYA, Turkey, Feb 9: The death toll from earthquakes that struck Turkey and Syria this week passed 15,000 on Thursday amid anger from those left destitute and frustrated over the slow arrival of rescue teams.

Death toll from dengue climbs to 48

October 18, 2022 08:45 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 18: A total of 48 people have died of dengue so far in the country. A total of 40,029 people have been infected since the last outbreak in July, according to the Ministry of Health and Population.

Dengue-induced death toll climbs to 44

October 11, 2022 09:27 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 11: The death toll from the outbreak of Dengue has reached 44, with the mosquito-borne viral disease spreading to 76 of the 77 districts in the country.

SANIBEL ISLAND, Oct 7: Rotting fish and garbage lie scattered in Sanibel Island’s streets. On the mainland, debris from washed-away homes is heaped in a canal like matchsticks. Huge shrimp boats sit perched amid the remains of a mobile home park.

Achham Landslides: Death toll reaches 22

September 18, 2022 10:52 am

ACHHAM, Sept 18: The death toll in Achham landslides has reached 22. As many as 22 dead bodies were recovered from the landslides that occurred at Kamalbazaar Municipality, and Turmakhand and Dhakari rural municipalities, according to the District Police Office, Achham.

GAYAN, Afghanistan, June 23: A powerful earthquake struck a rugged, mountainous region of eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, flattening stone and mud-brick homes and killing at least 1,000 people. The disaster posed a new test for Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers and relief agencies already struggling with the country’s multiple humanitarian crises.

COVID claims 1 million U.S. lives

May 12, 2022 08:34 am

NEW YORK, May 12: The United States has now recorded more than 1 million COVID-19 deaths, according to a Reuters tally, crossing a once-unthinkable milestone about two years after the first cases upended everyday life and quickly transformed it.

LVIV, Ukraine, May 6: Ukrainian fighters in the tunnels underneath Mariupol’s pulverized steel plant held out against Russian troops Thursday in an increasingly desperate and perhaps doomed effort to deny Moscow what would be its biggest success of the war yet: the complete capture of the strategic port city.

KATHMANDU, April 22: The death toll in the oxygen plant blast inside an industrial estate in Lalitpur district has reached two. The latest victim, Raj Kumar Mahato, 25, died on Thursday while undergoing treatment at B&B Hospital in Lalitpur, said the police.

WALING, April 18: The death toll in the Syangja jeep accident has reached six. The latest victim of the accident is a 50-year-old Ganga Bahadur Dala of Waling-12 who died today morning while undergoing treatment at Gandaki Medical College in Pokhara, said Padam Raj Thapa, Spokesperson at District Police Office.

KYIV, Ukraine, April 12: The mayor of the Ukrainian port city of Mariupol said Monday that more than 10,000 civilians have died in the Russian siege of his city, and that the death toll could surpass 20,000, as weeks of attacks and privation leave the bodies of Mariupol’s people “carpeted through the streets.”

ANDRIIVKA, Ukraine, April 7: The mayor of the besieged port city of Mariupol put the number of civilians killed there at more than 5,000 Wednesday, as Ukraine collected evidence of Russian atrocities on the ruined outskirts of Kyiv and braced for what could become a climactic battle for control of the country’s industrial east.

KIMATHANKA, March 10: The identities of 10 people who died in a bus accident in Madi Municipality-6 of Sankhuwasabha have been revealed. The identities of 10 people killed and five injured in the bus accident have been revealed, police said.

KHANDBARI, March 10: As many as 14 people died when a passenger-ferrying bus en route to Damak, Jhapa from Okharbote Bazaar of Madi, Sankhuwasava met with an accident at Madi Municipality-6, Saatghumti at 7:30 this morning.

NEW DELHI, Feb 4: India's death toll from COVID-19 crossed 500,000 on Friday, a level many health experts say was breached last year but obscured by inaccurate surveys and unaccounted dead in the hinterlands, where millions remain vulnerable to the disease.

BAITADI, Nov 22: The death toll in the Baitadi jeep accident that occurred at Dasharathchand Municipality-4 last night has reached six.

QUITO/GUAYAQUIL, Nov 17: Ecuadorean authorities on Tuesday lowered the death toll to 62 from violence at the Penitenciaria del Litoral prison over the weekend, but said areas of the facility remain out of their control.

SALYAN, Nov 8: The death toll in the Salyan bus accident has reached 12. Of the deceased, the identity of 10 passengers is confirmed.

LES CAYES, Haiti, August 18: Haitian officials raised the death toll from a deadly weekend earthquake by more than 500 on Tuesday after Tropical Storm Grace forced a temporary halt to search and rescue efforts, a delay that fed growing anger and frustration among thousands who were left homeless.

LES CAYES, Haiti, August 17: A hospital in southwestern Haiti, where a powerful earthquake flattened homes, shops and other buildings over the weekend, was so overwhelmed with patients that many had to lie in patios, corridors, verandas and hallways. Then a looming storm expected to bring heavy rains Monday night forced officials to relocate them as best they could given the hospital’s poor conditions.

LES CAYES, Haiti, August 16: The death toll from a 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Haiti climbed to 1,297 on Sunday, a day after the powerful temblor turned thousands of structures into rubble and set off franctic rescue efforts ahead of a potential deluge from an approaching storm.

USA, July 26: Remains of the last person still listed as missing in the collapse of a Florida condominium tower on June 24 have been recovered and identified, bringing the final confirmed death toll to 98, Miami-Dade County officials said on Monday.

BERCHTESGADEN/BISCHOFSWIESEN, Germany, July 19: German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the flooding that has devastated parts of Europe as "terrifying" on Sunday after the death toll across the region rose to 188 and a district of Bavaria was battered by the extreme weather.

ERFTSTADT, Germany/WASSENBERG, July 18: The death toll in devastating flooding in western Germany and Belgium rose to at least 170 on Saturday after burst rivers and flash floods this week collapsed houses and ripped up roads and power lines.

BEIJING, July 14: The death toll in the partial collapse of a budget hotel in China's eastern city of Suzhou on Monday has risen to 17, state media said on Wednesday.

MUMBAI/AHMEDABAD July 3: India's official death toll from the coronavirus topped 400,000 on Friday, though experts say the actual number of dead could have reached one million or even higher, with a possible third wave of infections looming.

SURFSIDE, July 1: Six more bodies have been found in the ruins of a Miami-area condominium tower, officials said on Wednesday, bringing the confirmed death toll to 18 nearly a week after the building collapsed.

SURFSIDE, June 30: Search-and-rescue efforts stretched through a sixth day on Tuesday at the site of a collapsed Florida condominium complex where at least a dozen people died and 149 more remained missing amid fading hopes of finding anyone else alive.

SURFSIDE, Fla., June 26: The death toll rose to five on Saturday at the site of the Florida building collapse where rescue workers methodically searched for more than 150 missing residents while firefighters made progress in battling a smoldering fire in the mountain of debris.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Eight more people have died of COVID-19 in Banke. The deceased were being treated at Bheri Hospital and Nepalgunj Medical College Teaching Hospital.

INDIA, May 6: India reported a record 412,262 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and a record 3,980 daily death toll, as a second wave of infections swamps the health system and spreads from cities into the vast countryside.

NEPALGUNJ, May 2: Nine people have died in the last 24 hours (till Saturday evening) in Banke due to COVID-19 infection. They died while undergoing treatment at Bheri Hospital and Nepalgunj Medical College.

RANJHA, April 30: As many as 11 coronavirus-infected persons who were admitted to the hospitals of Banke for the treatment died in a single day on Thursday.

NEW DELHI, April 29: Three days after his coronavirus symptoms appeared, Rajendra Karan struggled to breathe. Instead of waiting for an ambulance, his son drove him to a government hospital in Lucknow, the capital of India’s largest state.

BAGHDAD, April 26: The death toll from a massive fire at a Baghdad hospital for coronavirus patients rose to at least 82 Sunday as anxious families searched for missing relatives and the government suspended key health officials for alleged negligence.

MUMBAI, April 20: India reported 1,761 deaths from COVID-19 overnight, its highest daily toll, with large parts of the country now under lockdown, as the country battles a second wave that has left people fighting for hospital beds, oxygen and medicines.

LEMBATA, April 7: The death toll from mudslides in eastern Indonesia has risen to 119 with scores still missing, officials said Wednesday, as rain continued to pound the region and hamper the search.