Thursday, 4 June 2020

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Ship with 14,600 sheep aboard capsizes off Romania

BUCHAREST: Rescuers were struggling to save 14,600 sheep loaded on a cargo ship that capsized in the Black Sea off the coast of Romania, they said. The Queen Hind bound for Saudi Arabia overturned for yet unknown reasons shortly after leaving Romania’s Midia port. The crew of 20 Syrians and ...

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Rescuers struggle to reach stranded in Myanmar dam flooding

BAGO: Rescuers in boats negotiated muddy waters on Thursday to reach thousands stranded in central Myanmar after a dam overflowed, sending a torrent of water across farmland and villages. No casualties have yet been reported but state media said more than 63,000 people in Bago region were affected after the ...

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Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 141

TOKYO: Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed 141 lives in one of Japan’s worst weather-related disasters for decades. The record downpours that began last week have stopped and receding flood waters ...

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