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1. 2018-02-08 Toronto police find six bodies in flower pots
C. 2017-09-15 Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services Lolo, Kebbi, Northern Nigeria
D. 2017-08-08 Rescuers gather bodies in China earthquake that killed 13 Sichuan
E. 2017-06-18 US Navy calls off search for 7 missing sailors Yokosuka, Tokyo
F. 2017-06-17 USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found Yokosuka, Japan
2017-06-01 Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex
H. 2016-12-02 Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for service Colombia
8. 2016-11-24 Severed heads and 32 bodies found in Mexican cartel mass graves Zitlala, Mexico
J. 2016-07-03 EgyptAir crash: Flight MS804 bodies are recovered Mediterranean Sea, Egypt

New York gas explosion: Second body found three days on Map of East Village USA
Toronto police find six bodies in flower pots USS Fitzgerald: Several sailors' bodies found. Japan   Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex Map of Resorts World Manila Manila Philippines  A lone gunman opened fire overnight. Most of the dead suffocated in thick toxic smoke after the man set fire to casino tables IS blamed for mass Yazidi grave found near Sinjar, Iraq. Northern Iraq 'Decaying bodies' found in wooden boats off Japan coast 16 bodies found after landslide in eastern China buries nearly 30 homes. Southern China Bodies of 40 migrants found washed ashore in Libya   Austrian police work to recover bodies from lorry   Forensic teams are working through the night to establish how many people died inside a lorry found abandoned on a motorway near the Hungarian... 6 dead in plane crash during sightseeing trip in Quebec. Canada Mexico beer centre attack leaves 10 dead 18 migrants found dead in Sahara after losing way in sand storm. Niger   72 dead in Philippines slipper factory fire Map of Valanezuela Philippines  Manila: The bodies had been recovered from inside the Kentex Manufacturing Corp. factory. At least 30 people had been injured Libyan TV crew found dead eight months after kidnap Map of Al Bayda Libya

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year 2017 Top ^

Sep.15  Boat sinking leaves 33 dead - emergency services
Aug.8  Rescuers gather bodies in China earthquake that killed 13
Jun.18  US Navy calls off search for 7 missing sailors

year 2016 Top ^

Dec.2  Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for service
Nov.24  Severed heads and 32 bodies found in Mexican cartel mass graves
Jul.3  EgyptAir crash: Flight MS804 bodies are recovered
Jun.28  Vietnam recovers 8 bodies from missing search plane
Jun.15  Niger says 34 migrants found dead in Sahara Desert
May.1  Climbers bodies found in Tibet after 16 years

year 2015 Top ^

Aug.16  Chinese chemical blasts: 112 dead, 95 still missing
Jun.6  More bodies found on Malaysia mountain as quake death toll hits 13
Jun.4  China rescuers pull out more bodies from cruise ship wreck
May.2  Thai police 'recover 26 bodies' from jungle camp
  Eastern Libya: The bodies were found near the city of Al Bayda, close to the site of the kidnapping
Apr.9  Bodies washed ashore amid shipwreck fears
  Manhattan: Two bodies been found at the site of a massive gas explosion that flattened three buildings in New York on Thursday

  Court officials carrying out an eviction order on Tuesday discovered the bodies of an 11-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl
Mar.4  33 bodies recovered from eastern Ukraine mine disaster Feb.6     Dozens of bodies uncovered in Mexico Map of Acapulco Mexico
  Police have found 60 bodies in an abandoned crematorium in the Mexican resort of Acapulco. Neighbours became suspicious of the smell
Jan.25   France finds bodies of 6 skiers day after avalanche Map of Ceillac France
  Southern France: The skiers were killed near the town of Ceillac in in the Queyras Massif, 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Nice on the Italian border
Jan.15   Skeletons, decayed bodies surface in holiest river Map of Unnao India
  India: Up to 80 bodies, mostly decomposed skeletons, surfaced in the Ganges, which is India's holiest river after its water level went down on Tuesday
Jan.12     Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Map of Baga Nigeria  Northern Nigeria: Local officials reported death tolls ranging from hundreds to as many as 2,000 people. The gunmen unloaded motorcycles and followed in pursuit Jan.8     'Bodies strewn' across Nigeria town   Northern Nigeria: Bodies lay strewn on the streets of a key north-eastern Nigerian town following an assault by militant Islamists Jan.6     Family mourns loss of seven loved ones on AirAsia Flight QZ8501 Map of Surabaya Indonesia
   Indonesia: Two of their family members have been found so far. A total of 37 bodies have been recovered out of 162 passengers and crew members
Jan.4     Bodies of sunken Norwegian ship's captain, deputy identified Map of Ba Ria Vung Tau Vietnam
  South Vietnam: The bodies of two crew members off the coast of southern Vietnam have been identified as captain Ronel Acueza Andrin and deputy captain
Jan.3 Heat, smoke delay search of Greek ferry for bodies Map of Brindisi Italy
  Southern Italy: For a second day, fierce heat from a slow-burning fire kept firefighters and other investigators from searching the hold and garages of a ferry
Jan.2 More bodies of AirAsia Flight 8501 victims found. Indonesia

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.30 6 bodies recovered from AirAsia crash
. Indonesia     AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane Map of Karimata Strait Indonesia   Indonesia: Indonesian officials have confirmed that bodies and debris found in the Java Sea off Borneo are from AirAsia flight that went missing on Sunday Dec.14  129 drown after boat sinks on lake Dec.11     Ebola dead piled up in hospital Map of Kono Sierra Leone
   Sierra Leone: Health officials have discovered scores of bodies in a remote diamond-mining area, raising fears that the scale of the outbreak underreported
Dec.5     At least 17 bodies found in migrant ship off Libya
  Rescue crews have discovered some 17 bodies in the hull of a migrant ship off Libya in the first reported deaths since the EU took over the rescue
Nov.27   11 burned bodies found in southern Mexico
Map of Chilapa Guerrero Mexico
  Partly burned bodies of 11 men dumped on the side of a road in the southern state of Guerrero. Many have been decapitated
Nov.25   Ebola: Sierra Leone workers dump bodies in Kenema Map of Kenema Sierra Leone
  Burial workers in the Sierra Leonean city have dumped bodies in public in protest at non-payment of allowances for handling Ebola victims
Nov.3     At least 20 migrants die after boat sinks near Istanbul Map of Bosporus Turkey
  Turkey's coast guard said six survivors and 22 bodies had been pulled from the water. Twelve children were among 40 people on board
Oct.21  Infant bodies found in Canada locker Oct.20     7 bodies linked to murder suspect found in Indiana Map of Hammond Indiana Indiana
  The bodies of seven women have been recovered as Darren Vann, 43, confessed to a recent murder and led authorities to more
Oct.11  Iguala mass grave bodies 'not all of missing students' Oct.8     17 bodies found after loaded motorboat sank off Indonesia's main island   Rescuers and fishermen have found eight survivors and 17 bodies after searching 2 days for a motorboat lost since its captain reported an engine... Oct.1   Japan volcano eruption deaths rise   Rescue workers in Japan have recovered more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's volcanic erupt... Sep.29 Japan volcano: Search suspended, eruption intensifies Map of Mt. Ontake Japan  Efforts to recover the bodies of at least 24 climbers have been suspended again after the eruption on Japan's Mount Ontake intensified Sep.28 Japan volcano: Bid to find survivors resumes Sep.26 Paraguay-Brazil boat accident: Eight bodies retrieved Map of Pantanal Paraguay
  Brazilian and Paraguayan rescue teams are working in the River Paraguay, where boat Dream of the Pantanal capsized during a storm
Sep.13 Rescuers save approximately 100 from sunken Philippines ferry Map of Surigao Philippines
  Southern Philippines: Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble
Aug.30     Tunisians report finding 41 bodies, mostly Syrians
  Tunisia coast guard has recovered at least 41 bodies of migrants, mostly Syrians, who drowned trying to sail to Europe
Jul.23   MH17 victims arrive in Netherlands Map of Eindhoven Netherlands  Two planes carrying bodies from crashed flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands where a day of mourning for the 298 victims has been declared Jul.22 MH17 dead to be flown to Netherlands. Eastern Ukraine MH17 bodies out of rebel area. Eastern Ukraine Jul.21 Pro-Russian rebels hand over black boxes, release victims' remains. Donbass Jul.9     Fifty bodies found south of Baghdad Map of Hamza al-Gharbi Babil Iraq
   Iraq: Iraqi security forces have found the bullet-riddled bodies of 53 men in a mainly Shia area south of Baghdad
Jun.18  Bodies found after Malaysia capsize Jun.14 Italy rescues hundreds of migrants in Mediterranean Map of Mediterranean Sea Italy
  Southern Italy: The coast guard and navy have rescued more than 300 migrants whose boats ran into trouble and recovered the bodies of 10 migrants
May.20 Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'   The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos May.15 Ferry capsizes; at least 22 bodies recovered and others still missing Map of Munshiganj Bangladesh
  Bangladesh: Rescuers have recovered at least 22 bodies after a ferry capsized during a storm in the Meghna River in central Bangladesh
May.11   Many dead after Libyan boat capsizes Map of Garabouli Libya
  At least 36 migrants drowned when their boat sank off the Libyan coast this week, officials said, following the recovery of more bodies on Sunday
May.7 Four found dead in US tennis star's burned Florida home Apr.13 Bodies of seven babies found in Utah house   Megan Huntsman, 39, has been accused of killing six of her own babies after their bodies were discovered in cardboard boxes at her former h... Apr.2   US mudslide site yields more bodies Map of Oso Washington State  Washington State: The death toll from a mudslide that hit the north-western US state of Washington has risen to 29 people, with 20 others still missing Mar.26   US mudslide missing falls to 90 Map of Oso Washington State
  Washington State: The official death toll remained at 24 on Wednesday night, including eight bodies authorities say they have located but been unable to retrieve
Feb.5 Bodies found in South Africa mine. Johannesburg Jan.25  32 believed dead in Quebec retirement home fire Jan.19   Bodies burnt in street in CAR Map of Bangui CAR
  A Christian mob in the Central African Republic capital Bangui has killed and burned two Muslims in the street, in the latest sectarian clash
Jan.5   Death toll rises to 17 in India building collapse Map of Goa India
  Southern India: Rescuers have found two more bodies under a massive pile of broken concrete left when a residential building collapsed over the weekend

year 2013 Top ^

Nov.23 Death toll in China oil pipeline blast rises to 52 people   Rescuers have found more bodies at the scene of oil pipeline blasts in eastern China, in one of the country's worst industrial accidents this... Nov.18 Tatarstan declares day of mourning after Russia plane crash kills 50
Map of Kazan Tatarstan Russia  Volga Region: The president of the republic of Tatarstan declared a day of mourning as crews continued to look for bodies in the wreckage of a Russian jetliner Oct.30 Bodies of migrants found in Niger Oct.18  Kenya mall bodies 'probably gunmen' Oct.8  Lampedusa boat sinking: Survivors recall ordeal Oct.7   Lampedusa boat disaster: Death toll rises to 232 Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Southern Italy: Italian divers have recovered dozens more bodies from a boat carrying African migrants that sank on Thursday
Oct.6 Italy divers recover migrant bodies Map of Lampedusa Italy
  Southern Italy: Divers in Italy have been recovering more bodies from the boat of African migrants that sank
Oct.4  Italy migrant boat search to resume Oct.1   58 fishermen still missing after typhoon   Southern China: Chinese rescuers on Tuesday found 14 fishermen alive and recovered the bodies of two who had died from boats that sank during a typhoon Sep.13  Deadly fire sweeps through psychiatric institution Aug.16 Ferry sinks after collision off Philippines   Southern Philippines: Rescue crews have found 24 bodies, and are looking for 217 other people, after the ferry they were on collided Friday with a cargo ship Aug.15  Three bodies found in sunken India submarine Jul.21 Cleveland police search after three bodies found Map of Cleveland Ohio
  Ohio: Police in the US state of Ohio are searching a neighbourhood in a Cleveland suburb after the discovery of three dead women there
Jul.7  Canada runaway train death toll rises May.21  All 28 bodies recovered from Indonesian mine room May.7  Bangladesh death toll climbs above 700 Apr.7 Bodies of American exec, wife found in New Zealand Map of Kawhia Harbour New Zealand
  Navy divers have recovered the bodies of American wireless executive Eric Hertz and his wife Kathy after their small plane crashed in the South Pacific
Mar.28   7 bodies sat slumped in white plastic chairs Map of Uruapan Mexico
  Mexico: Local media reported messages were left behind, written on poster board and pinned to some of the victims' bodies with icepicks
Jan.29  'Dozens of bodies' found in Syria Jan.28 'Dead musicians' found in Mexican well Map of Nuevo Leon Mexico
  North Mexico: Officials in Mexico say they have found four more bodies in a well in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, bringing the total to 12
Jan.20  Hostage death toll 'rises to 48' Jan.13 Bombing victims's bodies used in protest Map of Quetta Pakistan
  West Pakistan: Members of the Shiite community in Quetta, are protesting the bombing deaths of 97 people by lining up victims' bodies at major intersections

year 2012 Top ^

Dec.31 Nine bodies found in Envigado luxury house
Map of Medellin Colombia
   Colombia: Police in Colombia have found the bodies of nine people inside a luxury house in the city of Envigado, on the outskirts of Medellin
Dec.2  Japan tunnel collapse killed nine Burned bodies found after tunnel collapse. Japan Nov.29   Bodies found inside drifting ship near Japan Map of Sado Japan
  A small wooden boat found off the western island of Sado in Japan contained decomposing bodies
Oct.5   Bodies found after landslide buries Chinese school Map of Yunnan China
  Southern China: The bodies of 18 children have been found after a landslide buried elementary school students and a villager in southwest China
Oct.4   Landslide in China buries 18 students Map of Yunnan China
  Southern China: Ten bodies have been found after a landslide buried 18 Chinese elementary school students and a villager in southwest China
Sep.6  Young girl found alive among dead bodies in France Sep.1 Fighting rages at Syria air bases. Aleppo Aug.25  'Scores of bodies' found in Syria Aug.21  Congressman Todd Akin seeks 'forgiveness' for gaffe Aug.20 US rape-gaffe candidate told to quit
  USA: Todd Akin, a republican, is facing pressure to quit a Senate race over his remarks that women's bodies could prevent pregnancy in cases of 'legitimate rape'
US candidate's 'legitimate rape' gaffe
. USA Jun.28   Taliban video shows 17 beheaded Pakistani soldiers
  The bodies shown in the video, their identifications flashed before the camera as evidence, belonged to members of the army and a paramilitary force
May.31  Israel returns Palestinian bodies May.26     U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre
Map of Houla Syria
   Syria: More than 92 people, including 32 children younger than 10, were killed Friday by artillery and tank shells in the Syrian village of Houla.    UN mission head Maj-Gen Robert Mood told the BBC the ...
May.13   Mexican police find 49 mutilated bodies
Map of Nuevo Leon Mexico  North Mexico: Mexican authorities found at least 49 bodies in the state of Nuevo Leon. A message left on a wall nearby appeared to refer to the Zetas drug cartel Apr.18  US condemns Afghan bodies 'abuse' Mar.22     Divers find 3 more bodies in Costa Concordia wreckage Map of island of Giglio Italy   Italy: The bodies of five more people killed when the cruise ship sank were found Thursday, bringing to 30 the number of bodies located Feb.25   Deadly fire at Brazil's Antarctic station Map of Antarctic Peninsula Antarctica
   Antarctica: The Brazilian navy says it has recovered the bodies of two of its members from the debris of a Brazilian research station
Jan.28 2 more bodies discovered in buildings collapse  Rio de Janeiro: The death toll in the collapse of three buildings in Rio de Janeiro rose to 17 Saturday morning as rescuers found two more bodies Jan.26  Five bodies found in Rio rubble  Three bodies found in Rio rubble Jan.23  2 more bodies found in Italy cruise crash Jan.17 Five bodies found in cruise wreck. Italy Jan.15  Bodies recovered from inside ill-fated ship Jan.11 Video shows alleged U.S. Marine abuse  Washington: A number of websites posted a video showing four men dressed in U.S. Marine Corps combat gear urinating on the apparently dead bodies

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.26   Mexican troops discover 13 bodies
Map of Tamaulipas Mexico
  North Mexico: Mexican troops have discovered 13 bodies in an abandoned truck in the north-eastern state of Tamaulipas
Nov.30   Gilgo Beach bodies linked to serial killer
Map of Long Island New York  New York: Police believe a lone serial killer was responsible for 10 unsolved murders in Long Island. 10 dismembered corpses were found on a remote road Nov.8   153 bodies identified from 2009 crash
  Paris: The Airbus A330 had 228 people on board. 103 bodies have been identified since the end of 2009. Fifty had been identified in 2009
Oct.7  Navy discovers 32 bodies in neighborhood Sep.21   35 bodies found in roadway   Mexico: At least 35 human bodies were found in a roadway during rush-hour traffic in the Mexican coastal state of Veracruz Aug.2  Video shows bodies tossed like trash Jul.22 41 feared dead in China bus fire
Map of Henan China
  Six people including the driver were rescued and hospitalized in central China. Some bodies were burned beyond recognition
Jun.26  6 bodies found in French Alps Jun.16   Jet crash bodies arrive in France Map of Bayonne France
  Southern France: Remains of 104 of the 228 people killed when an Air France jet crashed into the Atlantic in 2009, leaving no survivors
Jun.9   21 bodies found outside of Mexican town Map of Morelia Michoacan Mexico
  Mexico: Mexican authorities are following leads on a grisly find from the night before, bodies, some with signs of torture -- in 5 locations
May.31   More bodies found at crash site
  Northeastern Brazil: 75 additional bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of an Air France plane that crashed off the coast of Brazil two years ago
May.15 27 headless bodies found in drug region    Guatemala: The decapitated bodies of 25 men and two women have been found at a ranch near Guatemala's border with Mexico Apr.4   Bodies found from French air crash
  Northeastern Brazil: Nearly two years after an Air France plane fell out of the sky, killing 228 people, the bulk of the wreckage has been found with bodies still aboard
Apr.3     Fukushima workers' bodies found
Map of Fukushima Japan
  Northern Japan: The bodies of two workers killed by the 11 March tsunami are found in Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, as work continues to seal a leak
Feb.23  Rescue offers ray of hope after quake Feb.21   Bodies found after Moroccan protests Map of Al Hoceima Morocco
   Morocco: Five charred bodies were found in a bank that burned down during protests the day before, Morocco's state-run news agency reported
Jan.8   Headless bodies found in Acapulco Map of Acapulco Mexico
  Mexico: Police said bodies were discovered near a shopping centre and were all aged between 15 and 25

year 2010 Top ^

Dec.8   100 more bodies trapped under landslide
Map of Medellin Colombia   Colombia: Rescuers resumed digging for victims after overnight rains halted them, but Red Cross said the chances of finding survivors was slim Dec.6 Bodies of missing U.S. balloonists found. Southern Italy Oct.21  Bodies, mass graves found on Iwo Jima Oct.16  Trapped miners found dead Aug.28     More deaths feared as waters recede
  Pakistan: The death toll from flooding has climbed to 1,639, but the number could rise substantially as flood waters recede and more bodies surface
Aug.27  Lead investigator massacre is missing Aug.23   Police find seven bodies dumped in mines
Map of Hidalgo Mexico
  Mexico: Authorities in the state of Hidalgo recovered seven bodies from two mines over the weekend, believed to be related to drug cartel activity
Aug.12   Bodies found on lake's shore
   Bosnia: As many as 50 bodies discovered at the border of Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina may be those of missing Bosnian Muslims
Jul.3  Fuel truck victims buried in mass graves Jun.9 Father confesses to killing children
Map of Mexico City Mexico
  Mexico: Javier Covarrubias Gonzalez, 20, who said his two young children had been kidnapped, confessed after their bodies were found
Jun.2     Netanyahu defends Israel actions
  Jerusalem: Three Turkish Airlines planes carrying 466 activists and nine bodies landed in Istanbul
May.27   Witnesses: Bodies burning
   Jamaica: Security forces were burning the bodies of the dead in a neighborhood ravaged by a failed attempt to arrest a suspected drug kingpin
May.22  Bodies recovered in India jet crash May.11 4 kidnapped from wedding found dead
Map of Ciudad Juarez Mexico
  North Mexico: The bodies of four men, included the groom, U.S. citizen Rafael Morales, have been found in the bed of a pickup truck in the city
Mar.30   Babies' bodies found by river Map of Jining Shandong China
  China: Staffers at a hospital have been disciplined after the bodies of 21 fetuses and infants were found improperly discarded near a river
Mar.2     Death toll at 795 in Chile quake Map of Concepcion Chile
  The tally likely will increase in coming days as search-and-rescue crews dig into collapsed buildings and discover more bodies
Feb.28  Chileans awake to more aftershocks Feb.1   DNA may ID bodies from WWI mass grave Map of Fromelles France
   France: A mass grave dating back to World War I had been discovered in France, and Britain's Ministry of Defence was trying to contact the relatives
Jan.30 Unknown WWI soldier buried in France Map of Fromelles France
  An unknown soldier is the first of some 250 bodies recovered from a string of mass graves dating back to a bloody battle that claimed thousands
Jan.25  Haitians torch bodies in plaza Jan.17  Thousands of bodies, shreds of hope Jan.13     Haiti capital 'flattened,' many feared dead   Rescue workers struggled to clear rubble and bodies from the streets, where the death toll from 7.0-magnitude earthquake may exceed 100,000 Jan.12     'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti Map of Port-au-Prince Haiti
  A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti, knocking down buildings and power lines. Heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the capital
 Haiti's worst quake in two centuries seriously damaged the HQ of the UN mission and its personnel are missing. The national palace and a hospital are among buildings badly damaged; rescuers are digging under rubble
Jan.10   UK to ban controversial Islamist group
  London: Britain is set to ban Al-Muhajiroun that recently outrage by proposing a demonstration in the town that receives the bodies of British war dead

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.26   45 dead in bridge collapse
Map of Kota India
  India: Rescuers were struggling to retrieve all the bodies of victims who fell into the Chambal River from the bridge, under construction since 2007
Nov.24 Death toll rises in massacre
  Southern Philippines: Bodies lie scattered in a rural field, some unearthed from a shallow grave hastily dug by the gunmen who seized the group of men and women.    Search teams had found a total of 46 bodies, and...
Nov.9   Venezuela, Colombia in war of words
  The Colombian government would appeal to international bodies over what it called a threat made by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez
Nov.3 Rapist charged with murder
. Ohio Oct.31  Six bodies at rapist's house Oct.24 Colombian football team 'killed' Map of Tachira Venezuela
   Venezuela: At least 10 bodies - believed to be those of a kidnapped football team - have been found across the border in Venezuela
Aug.30 Officials to probe secret burial claim Map of Tehran Iran
  Tehran: City officials have agreed to investigate claims that bodies of protesters killed in the unrest were secretly buried in the nation's largest cemetery
Aug.29   Bodies found at trailer park Map of Brunswick USA
  US Georgia: A murder investigation is under way following the discovery of seven bodies in a mobile home at at New Hope Plantation trailer park
Jul.19   Plane crash bodies returned to families
  Iran: The bodies of 152 people killed in a fiery plane crash in Iran have been returned to their families. Russian team had arrived to help study
Jul.13   At least 12 bodies found along highway
Map of Michoacan Mexico
  Mexico: Twelve to 15 bodies showing signs of torture were found on the side of a remote highway
Jun.26  Search ends for Air France dead Jun.25   Bodies of Air France captain found   Brazil: Search crews have recovered the bodies of the flight captain and a steward from the flight that crashed off the coast of Brazil Jun.21  Atlantic crash bodies identified  Bodies handed to British officials Jun.19   Air France bodies had broken bones
  Paris: At least some of the bodies recovered had broken bones, evidence that suggests the flight broke apart before hitting the ocean
Jun.15  Hostages' bodies 'found in Yemen' Jun.10  Air crash bodies heading to DNA lab Jun.9  41 bodies recovered from Air France crash  Air France bodies returned to land Jun.8  More bodies found from Air France crash Jun.7 Bodies found from missing Air France plane
. Northeastern Brazil May.18   Elephants suffering in drought   Mali: The bodies of young elephants covered in the brown dirt of dried-up wells; they had lowered their trunks, toppled in May.3   6 hikers killed in Austria avalanche Map of Soelden Austria
  The bodies of six Czech hikers who died in an avalanche near the Soelden ski resort in the Alps were recovered
Apr.17     Bodies of terrorists unburied
  Mumbai: The bodies of the 9 Pakistani terrorists involved in the attacks are still lying in a hospital morgue almost five months after the attacks occurred
Apr.1   Eight killed after copter ditches into sea
  Scotland: Rescuers have recovered eight bodies from a helicopter crash in the North Sea about 13 miles off the northeastern coast of Scotland
Mar.13   Mall fire death toll hits 7
Map of Dhaka Bangladesh
  Bangladesh: Authorities found seven bodies in the charred remains of a massive 22-story Bashundhara City shopping complex. 15 people were injured
  Human skull piece found in 'acid well'   Turkey: Investigators discovered remains at a site where the bodies of Kurdish victims of extrajudicial killings are suspected to have been doused in... Jan.30   13 bodies found in scorched shop Map of Nairobi Kenya
   Kenya: Officials found 13 bodies in the rubble of a scorched supermarket and are investigating a tip that guards locked people in the burning building
Jan.24  Cartel 'stewmaker': 'dissolved 300 bodies' Jan.18 Bodies dug from rubble during cease-fire. Gaza

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.29  7 bodies found after avalanches Dec.24  Eight bodies found in garbage bags Dec.21  Nine headless bodies found Nov.29  More flood victims found Nov.28 Chaos at Jewish center and hotel
. Mumbai Nov.13   Rebels make roadblock out of bodies   Congo: The road that leads into rebel-controlled Congo begins with a makeshift roadblock made from the corpses of two government soldiers Nov.10  Not more survivors in school collapse Nov.8  Bali burials being held amid high tension Oct.4 Drug violence kills at least 49 this week Map of Tijuana Mexico
  North Mexico: Police have found 9 more bodies dumped around the Mexican border city, where nearly 50 people have been killed in a week of violence
Sep.13   24 corpses found shot
Map of Atlapulco Mexico  Mexico: The bodies were found bound and shot execution-style in the city of Atlapulco. A criminal investigation is now under way Sep.4   17 bodies found in crashed plane Map of Bukavu Congo
   Congo: The bodies of all people aboard a humanitarian flight that crashed 4 days ago in remote Congo have been recovered
Aug.28   Headless corpses found Map of Yucatan Mexico  Yucatan: Police in the state of Yucatan in a rural area outside the city of Merida have found the bodies of 11 men, decapitated and piled on each other Aug.23  City clears bodies after deadly clashes Aug.22   Bodies litter streets of city
   Somalia: Bodies littered the streets of the third largest city in Somalia after Islamic fighters took control of the city
Jul.25   47 dead, 100 missing in boat accident   Congo: 47 bodies had been recovered from the Ubangi River. 27 survivors were helped to shore Jul.21   Outrage over Gypsy drowning photos   Italy: Photos were published of sunbathers enjoying a day at the beach meters from where the bodies of 2 drowned girls were laid out on the sand Jul.16     Israel swaps prisoners for bodies   Israel identified the bodies it received from Hezbollah in a prisoner swap as those of two Israeli soldiers abducted in 2006 Jul.12 Boat migrants die, bodies cast into sea
Map of La Gomera Spain
   Spain: The Interior Ministry says the death toll among migrants found packed aboard a boat trying to reach one of Canary Islands has risen to at least 6
Jul.4   Bus swept into river, at least 29 dead Map of San Salvador El Salvador
   El Salvador: Rescue crews recovered 29 bodies from a raging, rain-fed river that swept a bus carrying members of an evangelical church off a bridge
 13 feared dead as canoes run over dam Jun.23  Divers yet to find ferry survivors Jun.8     Cyclone dead will 'never' be identified
   Myanmar: Tens of thousands of people may never be identified because their bodies have decomposed so badly and many ended up far from home
May.20   Four people 'executed' in Baja California
Map of Baja California Mexico
  North Mexico: The bodies of 4 people, including at least one American, were found, part of a wave of violence sweeping the country
Apr.21   Haitians' bodies found near Bahamas Map of Nassau Bahamas
  U.S. and Bahamian rescue workers found the bodies of 20 people floating in open waters 15 miles northwest of Nassau
Apr.9 54 Myanmar migrants suffocate in freezer. Thailand Mar.24   Bodies of kidnapped US contractors found
   Iraq: Ronald Withrow of Texas, abducted on January 5, 2007. John Roy Young of Missouri was captured on November 16, 2006
Jan.20   12 killed as plane hits mountains
   Angola: Rescue workers have recovered 12 bodies from the wreckage of a twin-engine plane that crashed during bad weathe

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.26  U.S. teen is only survivor of crash Dec.19  Torture house discovered Nov.20  Villagers dispute cyclone death toll Nov.17  Cyclone death toll hits 1,700 Nov.3  Mexico flood toll rises to eight Oct.3   Bodies 'were a warning'
   Myanmar: An international aid worker saw bodies lying in the street in front of a pagoda dedicated to world peace
Sep.6 Hurricane Felix death toll nears 100
. Nicaragua Aug.26 Balloon fire kills mother, daughter Map of British Columbia Canada
  Western Canada: The bodies of a mother and her daughter were retrieved after a hot-air balloon fire in South Surrey, British Columbia
Aug.25  Execution, body dumping site found   63 died from forest fires
Map of Peloponnese Greece
   Greece: The emergency workers continue to find the bodies of people burned to death by forest fires that are raging in the south of the country
 Karamanlis: Fires may have been deliberately set ahead of national elections. The newspapers are calling the southern Peloponnese region a 'crematorium'. The worst fires are concentrated along an 50 mile stretch on the west coast of the Peloponnese
Aug.18  Looting disrupts quake rescue bid Aug.16  More Iraqi women turning to prostitution Aug.3  Boat capsizes, 50 drowned, 100 missing Jul.16 Truck bomb kills at least 80 in Kirkuk. Northern Iraq Jul.12  Burnt bodies found at Red Mosque Jul.11  Bodies found at Red Mosque Jul.5   24 dead after landslide
  Mexico: Soldiers and rescue workers recovered 24 bodies from a bus buried in a landslide but held out little hope of finding survivors
May.7  Flight 507 engine failure a focus May.4 Boat capsizes, Haitian migrants missing
  Caribbean: Rescuers had recovered more than a dozen bodies in shark-infested water and were searching for about 60 missing people
Apr.8  30 dead in attacks across Iraq Apr.4   Bodies cleared from Mogadishu streets
   Somalia: Workers carried the dead from the rubble of battle, moving amid fighters observing a cease-fire
Mar.21  Bodies dragged as Mogadishu battles rage

year 2006 Top ^

Dec.21 Man charged with Suffolk murders
  England: 48-year-old Stephen Wright has been charged with murdering 5 women whose bodies were found near Ipswich
Dec.13  Massive response in murders probe Nov.30  Mass grave found in Baquba Nov.28 13 migrant children drown
   Morocco: The bodies have washed up on a Western Sahara beach, drowned when their small boat sank in the Atlantic
Nov.22 No survivors in mine blast
. Poland Nov.3 83 bullet-riddled bodies found in city. Baghdad Oct.15 Weekend toll in Iraq: 83 bodies. Baghdad Oct.14 26 dead in 'revenge killings' Map of Balad Iraq
  Sunni Triangle: The bodies, killed in retaliation for the killing of 14 Shiite workers, have been found around the city of Balad
Oct.10 110 bullet-riddled bodies found. Baghdad Oct.6   Kurdish lawmaker kidnapped, killed
  Baghdad: Police found the bullet-riddled bodies of Mohammed Ridha Mahmoud and his driver on the streets
Sep.27   77 bodies found in Baghdad this week
  Police discovered 17 unidentified bodies in the past 24 hours. The bodies bore signs of torture
Sep.22   Four dozen bodies found
  Baghdad: 4 dozen bodies, including 4 women, were found throughout the Iraqi capital during the 24 hours
Sep.17   Sri Lanka claims rebel massacre
  The bodies of 11 Muslim men were found hacked to death in a remote jungle
Sep.8 14 people killed
  Baghdad: 14 bodies showing signs of torture were found around the capital
Aug.29 Police find 26 bodies
  Baghdad: 11 bodies were discovered near a school in Turah neighborhood. 6 were found dumped in the Um al-Maalif district
Aug.11 Soldiers' bodies recovered after crash
Map of Anbar Iraq
  Western Iraq: The bodies of two missing U.S. soldiers were found in the wreckage of a helicopter in Anbar province
Jul.12 20 bodies found after abductions
   Iraq: The people were found dead after gunmen kidnapped 24 civilians at a bus station in Muqtadya
Jun.28  Bodies of missing girls found Jun.20  U.S. recovers bodies of missing soldiers Jun.8     Boat capsizes, 16 dead
  Bangladesh: A boat carrying more than 70 people capsized in rough waters. Rescuers recovered at least 16 bodies
Jun.1   Death boat drifts from Africa to Barbados
  Caribbean: The bodies of the 11 young men were mummified by the sun and salt spray
May.14 Riot breaks out at main prison   Haiti: Scores of inmates massed on the roof at the national penitentiary holding 2 dead bodies May.8   Bodies of missing Iraqi police found
  3 commandos kidnapped were found shot to death south of Baghdad, and 6 other bodies were discovered
May.3     Hunt for Armenia air crash bodies
  North Caucasus: Bad weather is slowing recovery of the bodies of 113 killed when the Airbus A320 crashed into the Black Sea
May.2   14 more bodies found  Baghdad: All victims had their hands tied, showed signs of torture and had been shot in the head Apr.9 Bombs kill 4 on Iraq's 'Freedom Day'
  Baghdad: On the 3rd anniversary of the fall of Saddam's regime, authorities found the bodies of 5 victims of sectarian violence
Mar.20   Nine more bodies found  Baghdad: The discoveries bring the number of bodies found in Baghdad to 186 in the last 8 days Mar.14 More than 80 dead in reprisal killings
. Baghdad Mar.7  18 men found strangled

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.29 Bosnia lab to test Katrina bodies
Oct.20  U.S. troops 'burnt Taliban bodies' Oct.4 Search for Katrina bodies is over. New Orleans Sep.28  Typhoon Damrey deaths reach 74  Morgue boss: 'These are horrible times' Sep.27   Bodies of 22 men found shot to death
  Southern Iraq: The bodies were found shot in the head with their hands tied
Sep.10  Police hunt for dead Jul.10  Bomb bodies removed as UK mourns Jun.26   US accused over Muslim detentions
  USA: US rights bodies: The US indefinitely detained some 70 Muslim men after the 9/11 attacks
Jun.12   Police: Bodies found buried
   Iraq: All 20 bodies, found in Nahrawain, had gunshot wounds, and some showed signs of torture
Jun.10   Bomb kills five US Marines Map of Anbar Iraq
  Western Iraq: 17 more bodies had been found bound and killed execution-style in the same province of Anbar
May.30   Riots after mosque attack  Karachi: 6 bodies have been recovered from a food outlet set ablaze by an enraged mob after an attack May.28 Shias 'tortured and shot'
   Iraq: The mutilated bodies of 10 pilgrims have been found in the desert near the town of Qaim close to the Syrian border May.16  At least 46 bodies found May.15  Relatives search for bodies Apr.21 Glaciers show retreat   Antarctica: A study shows nearly 90% of the ice bodies streaming down from the mountains to the ocean are losing mass Apr.20  Officials: 70 killed by insurgents Apr.1 Bodies found after C-130 crash
   Albania: Search teams recovered all 9 bodies from the wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft that crashed during a joint exercise
Mar.9  26 bodies found in village Feb.5  Bodies of 8 Iraqi police found Jan.26   Anger over stampede deaths
  Mumbai: Thousands struggled to identify the blackened and bruised bodies of loved ones in a hospital
Jan.10  Thais dig up graves to ID bodies

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.20 9 bodies of Iraqi troops found in Mosul
  The soldiers had been shot in the back of their heads, all found within 300 feet of each other
Oct.12   Nine die in 'suicide pacts'
  Japan: Police have found the bodies of people who committed suicide after meeting via special suicide sites on the internet
Sep.22 Jeanne leaves more than 1,050 dead   Haiti: Workers used dump trucks to empty more than 100 bodies into a 14-foot-deep hole. Up to 1,250 people still missing Jul.17  Parents mourn fire victims May.27   1,000 people feared dead in flood town   Haiti: At least 300 bodies have been found so far in the town of Mapou Mar.11  Roh impeachment vote gets physical Jan.29 Israel and Hezbollah swap prisoners. Ruhr

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.29  25,000 quake victims buried Dec.28   Gas death toll reached 233
Map of Chongqing China
  Southern China: Emergency workers searched the remote, mountainous area near the city of Chongqing for survivors and more bodies
Dec.9 Latvian climbers die on NZ peak Map of Mount Cook New Zealand
   New Zealand: The bodies of 4 climbers have been found dead near to the summit of Mount Cook
Oct.19  11 Bodies Found on Migrant Boat Oct.6   UN finds massacre
   Congo: Peacekeepers have found the bodies of 23 massacred civilians, killed by bullets or machetes
Aug.14     10,000 dead in heat wave
   France: Paris morgues are full and air conditioned tents have been set up to hold bodies.    Officials blame the high death toll on the length of the heat wave and that Parisian buildings typically lack air conditioning. In 'Plan Blan...
Aug.2 Saddam's sons buried in homeland
. Iraq Jul.25     U.S. shows bodies to media
   Iraq: Skeptical Iraqis viewed for the first time graphic videotape of 2 bullet-riddled bodies of the sons of Saddam Hussein
Jul.24  U.S. 'to show Saddam sons' bodies' Jul.23  U.S. to show photos of dead sons Jul.22 French troops find 22 hacked bodies
   Congo: Peacekeepers found the bodies of elderly, women and children in a village after trading gunfire with militiamen
Jul.20   Search in pig farm killer case expands
  Western Canada: Police have spent more than a year digging for bodies at the farm of alleged serial killer Robert Pickton May.21   230 bodies found in streets
   Congo: Red Cross gave them 'a decent burial'. Most were civilians killed in gruesome ethnic clashes
Apr.4   Dozens drown in boat disaster
  Bangladesh: A boat packed with more than 170 people capsized in a river. At least 60 bodies have been recovered
Feb.21  Nightclub fire: Death toll at 95 Feb.14   2 executed near plane wreckage
   Colombia: The bodies of American and Colombian who had been aboard a U.S. plane have been found a mile from the craft

year 2002 Top ^

Oct.31   Children killed in earthquake  Southern Italy: Rescuers have pulled the bodies of at least 4 children from the rubble of a school where the roof collapsed Sep.27  Rescue ships trying to find survivors Aug.21 Police: Bodies are missing girls
  England: Police have confirmed that bodies found in wasteland are those of missing 10-year-olds Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman
Aug.17 Missing girls: Two bodies found
  England: Police hunting for missing 10-year-old schoolgirls have found two bodies at a remote woodland site
Jul.23     Milosevic denies bodies cover-up
  UN Tribunal: Yugoslav ex-president said ethnic Albanians whose bodies were dumped into the Danube were not the victims of Serb troops Jul.7 Mine fire kills 34 Map of Ukrainsk Ukraine
  Donbass: Rescuers have found the bodies in an elevator shaft 2,000 feet below ground after fire broke out inside a coal mine
Jun.29  Israel combs Hebron HQ for bodies Apr.7  Army killed 200 Palestinians in 10-days Feb.18   139 bodies recovered from crematorium
  US Georgia: Dozens more remain to be dealt with. Ray Brent Marsh has been arrested for a second time
Feb.17   Grim search for crematorium bodies
  US Georgia: Ray Brent Marsh, 28, has been charged with theft by deception for taking payment for cremations he did not perform
Feb.16  Corpses scandal at crematorium

year 2001 Top ^

Dec.30 Rescuers recovering more bodies    Peru: Rescuers are picking through the rubble of a shopping centre in Lima. Some victims trapped in cars caught in the fire Dec.22   3 dead in spy ship drama
  Japan: Coast guard has found bodies believed to be crew members of a boat that sank after an exchange of fire
Aug.17  Manila hotel inferno kills 75 Jul.22  100 miners feared dead Jul.6 800 bodies in Serb graves
   Serbia: Police believe victims of the Kosovo war were buried in mass graves in Serbia
Jun.3   Bodies found as kidnappers flee
   Philippines: Police have found the bodies of 2 hostages captured by Muslim extremists. One of the bodies had been beheaded
Apr.4   Crash bus pulled from river
   Kenya: 20 bodies recovered from a bus. Death toll reach 34 from two buses carrying up to 100 passengers
Mar.6   Lisbon accepts bridge deaths blame
   Portugal: Government has accepted responsibility for the collapse of a bridge which killed 70. Only 2 bodies had been recovered
Feb.17   Ground too unstable to rescue
   El Salvador: Bodies lie beneath the dislodged dirt, but with aftershocks rescuers may not be able to find them
Jan.19   Migrants' bodies flown home
  China: The bodies of 58 Chinese, whose died in a container in Britain last year have been returned home

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