Bus accident kills 27 in China

Bus accident kills 27 in China

The scene in Sandu, a remote area in Guizhou (China) – Photo: AP Reuters news agency quoted local police as saying the incident happened early in the morning of September 18 in the city of Sandu, about 105 km southeast …

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Lightning kills 23 people in India

Lightning kills 23 people in India

Indian officials say at least 23 people have died in recent days from lightning strikes during monsoon rains in the eastern state of Bihar. The disaster management agency of Bihar state, eastern India on September 3 announced that 23 people …

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Forced to work too hard, elephant kills owner

Forced to work too hard, elephant kills owner

ThailandAn elephant used its tusks to kill its owner in Phang Nga province, after being forced to carry timber in hot weather. A 20-year-old male elephant named Pom Pam attacked Supachai Wongfaed, 32, in Takua Thung district, Phang Nga province, …

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‘Kiss of death’ kills boyfriend in prison

'Kiss of death' kills boyfriend in prison

Rachal Dollard, 33 years old, of Dickson, Tennessee, USA, charged with murder and bringing prohibited goods into prison, New York Times August 17, citing a statement from the Tennessee Department of Corrections for Dignity (TDOC). On February 19, the suspect …

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SARS-CoV-2 kills brain cells, have scientists found a cure?

SARS-CoV-2 kills brain cells, have scientists found a cure?

The virus targets a specific receptor to enter astrocytes – Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK On the magazine PNAS of the US National Academy of Sciences, researchers reveal how the COVID-19 pathogen alters the metabolism of astrocytes. Accordingly, the SARS-CoV-2 virus secretes compounds …

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Egypt church fire kills at least 41 people

Egypt church fire kills at least 41 people

A fire broke out today at a Coptic Christian church in Cairo, Egypt, killing 41 people and injuring many others. Authorities said the fire broke out for unknown reasons at the Abu Sifine church in the Imbaba neighborhood northwest of …

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