Global & Disaster Medicine

Archive for the ‘Mass fatalities’ Category

The death toll from a late-night suicide bombing at a crowded wedding party in the Afghan capital rose to at least 63 with another 182 wounded.


8/7/1998: A massive truck bomb explodes outside the U.S. embassy in Nairobi, Kenya and minutes later, another truck bomb explodes outside the U.S. embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, both resulting in 224 killed and over 4500 wounded.



Conner Betts, who was killed by police less than a minute after he opened fire outside a crowded bar, showed signs of hostility (a “hit list” & a “rape list”) years before Sunday’s violent outburst that killed 9 and wounded over a dozen


Dayton, Ohio: Gunfire results in 10 deaths, including gunman; at least 16 wounded


El Paso mass shooting is being investigated as domestic terrorism

El Paso: A mass shooting left 20 dead and injured 26 others

Nigeria: At least 65 people have lost their lives after suspected Boko Haram militants opened fire on a funeral


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7/18/1984: James Oliver Huberty opens fire in a crowded McDonald’s restaurant in San Ysidro, California, killing 21 people and wounding 19 others with several automatic weapons.





7/17/1944: An ammunition ship explodes while being loaded in Port Chicago, California, killing 332 people.


7/14/2016: In Nice, France, on Bastille Day, a white truck barrels through a pedestrian-filled closed street killing 86, including 10 children, and injuring 304 more.



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