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· October, 2007

Stories about Disaster from October, 2007

18 October 2007

Macedonia: Toše Proeski

Ukraine: Tragedy in Dnipropetrovsk

On Oct. 13, a gas explosion destroyed much of a 10-story apartment building in Dnipropetrovsk, killing at least 23 people (including seven children). LJ user didaio (Denis Davydov) has been...

11 October 2007

Poland, Iraq: Attack on the Ambassador

China: Freak rain floods Hangzhou

Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province is home to the Qiantang River, which each year plays host to the world's largest tidal bore; large enough that it occasionally washes bore-watchers...

8 October 2007

Russia, UK: RIP, Dainton Connell

Ukraine: Blogger to Read on Chernobyl on BBC

DRC: Kinshasa Plane Crash “Will Not Be the Last”

Dozens died last week when a plane crashed in Kimbanseke, a poor and densely populated neighborhood in Kinshasa. Du Cabiau à Kinshasa thinks the accident was all but inevitable.