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Tunisia: Fire At Islamist Party Headquarters Leaves 1 Dead, 18 Injured

Dec 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A thick column of white smoke was seen rising from the headquarters of Ismalist Party in Tunisia, as occupants tried to jump out of the windows to escape the flames.

India Calls Pakistan 'Arsonist, Disguising Itself As Fire-Fighter' At UNGA

Sep 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'We exercise our Right of Reply to one more attempt by the leader of Pakistan to tarnish the image of this august Forum by bringing in matters internal to my country, and going so far as to spew falsehoods on the world stage,' First Secretary Sneha Dubey said in the UN General Assembly on Friday.


India Calls Pakistan 'Arsonist, Disguising Itself As Fire-Fighter' At UNGA

'We exercise our Right of Reply to one more attempt by the leader of Pakistan to tarnish the image of this august Forum by bringing in matters internal to my country, and going so far as to spew falsehoods on the world stage,' First Secretary Sneha Dubey said in the UN General Assembly on Friday.

Wildfire Engulfs Northwest Of Greek Capital, Hundreds Of Firefighters In Action To Douse Fire

Aug 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The fire near the village of Vilia, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) from Athens, broke out on Monday, one of hundreds of wildfires that have burned across Greece this month.


Forest Services Maxed Out As Wildfires Break Across US West

Roughly 21,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the fire, however, the forest services face 'critical resource limitations'.

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27 July, 2021

Gasoline Bomb Attack Reported At Cuban Embassy In Paris

Associated Press (AP)

Paris police said two gasoline bombs hit the embassy late on Monday night. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez blamed the United States (US) for the attack.


27 July, 2021

Explosion Reported At German Chemical Plant, Govt Terms Blast As ‘Extreme Threat’

Associated Press (AP)

An explosion occurred at Germany’s Leverkusen on Tuesday. The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.


25 July, 2021

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

Associated Press (AP)

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark


19 July, 2021

US Attack On Ambulance Crew, Firefighters Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured

Associated Press (AP)

According to Police, a 35-year-old man is accused of opening fire on an ambulance crew around 3:45 p.m. Sunday


26 April, 2021

Surat: Fire Breaks Out At ICU Of Private Hospital; 16 Critical Covid-19 Patients Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire broke out after a blast in the air conditioner caused either due to the short circuit or overloading.


31 March, 2021

Fire Breaks Out At Garments Factory In Delhi’s Gandhinagar

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire reportedly broke out around 8.15 am after which 15 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.


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15 March, 2021

Five Of Family Charred To Death In Bihar, 1 Severely Burnt

Outlook Web Bureau

All the five were asleep when a deadly fire erupted in their residence in Salam colony at around 3 am


09 March, 2021

Kolkata: 9 Dead In Railways Building Fire, Rs 10 Lakh Ex-Gratia Announced

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 20 fire tenders and two hydraulic ladders were pressed into service to douse the blaze at the building which also has a computerised ticket booking centre on the ground floor.


12 December, 2020

Watch: Eight Injured After Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Factory In Telangana

PTI

The incident occurred in Sangareddy district, on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Saturday, police said.


23 October, 2020

Fire At Mumbai Mall: 3,500 People Evacuated From Adjoining Building

PTI

The BMC said around 3500 residents of the 55-floor Orchid Enclave tower adjoining the mall were shifted as a precautionary measure.


08 December, 2019

Delhi Fire: Govt Orders Probe, Seeks Report In 7 Days; CM Kejriwal Announces Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Families Of Those Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

Fire in Anaj Mandi Area: Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot directed the district magistrate (central) to conduct an inquiry and submit a report within seven days.


19 April, 2019

France Applauds Bravery Of The Notre Dame Firefighters, Pays Tribute

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 400 firefighters took part in the 15-hour battle to contain the fire that engulfed the centuries-old roof and sent the burnt towering spire through the ceiling.


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05 April, 2019

Seoul Declares National Disaster As Winds Fan Giant Forest Fire; Nearly 4,000 People Evacuated

Outlook Web Bureau

Fanned by strong winds, the forest fire quickly spread through the mountainous area, incinerating 400 homes and 500 hectares of land, according to the government.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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