Tag: collapse

3 Hurt in Minneapolis Concert Nightclub Collapse [VIDEO]

Three people were taken to the hospital after a ceiling collapsed at a Minneapolis nightclub Wednesday night. A 30-foot-by-30-foot section of the ceiling caved in above the balcony DJ booth at the nightclub First Avenue during a performance by Canadian metal band Theory of a Deadman. The show was canceled and around 1,000 people were…

Dozens Injured in School Stage Collapse [VIDEO]

Authorities said about two dozen students were injured after a stage collapsed during a concert at Westfield High School on Thursday in Westfield, Ind. During the last portion of the student concert, the platform buckled as performers moved toward the front of the stage. Westfield Fire Department chief Joe Lyons said multiple students were “seriously”…

4 dead, 18 injured in separate explosions in Nebraska, Oklahoma

Four people were killed, 18 injured in two separate explosions at industrial plants in Nebraska and Oklahoma on Monday, authorities said. Two people died and 17 were injured when animal feed plant collapsed and burst into flames in Omaha Nebraska at around 10 a.m. Six hours later, two more people died and a third was…

Bangladesh Garment Disaster Death Toll Reaches 761

The death toll from a collapsed building housing five garment factories rose to 761 on Wednesday as authorities started disbursing salary and other benefits to the survivors in the country’s deadliest industrial disaster. According to a control room at the scene, rescue workers recovered more bodies out of the wreckage of the eight-story Rana Plaza…