Gulf Times - emergency-services
Portugal puts out Algarve fire, firefighters keep vigil

Portugal puts out Algarve fire, firefighters keep vigil

Europe's biggest wildfire this year forced nearly 300 people to leave their homes but nobody died.

Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages kills 18

Boko Haram attack on Nigerian army base, villages kills 18

It was one of the most brazen attacks in recent months and was a precursor to a planned strike on Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State and the birthplace of the Islamist group.

HMC launches 60 ambulances to serve areas outside Doha

HMC launches 60 ambulances to serve areas outside Doha

The new ambulances have more space in the back that allows carrying up to two patients if needed in an emergency situation.

66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

66 feared dead as plane crashes in Iran mountains

Aseman Airlines flight EP3704 left Tehran around 0800 for the city of Yasuj, some 500 kilometres to the south, the airline's public relations chief Mohammad Tabatabai told state broadcaster IRIB.

Several hurt in 'terror' incident on London underground train

Several hurt in 'terror' incident on London underground train

Emergency services said they had been called to reports of a fire on a train at Parsons Green station in West London at 8.20 am (local time).

Commuter train crash in Barcelona station injures 54

Commuter train crash in Barcelona station injures 54

A commuter train slammed into the end of the platform during the morning rush hour at a busy station in Barcelona on Friday, leaving 54 people injured, emergency services said.

Girl dies after UK theme park accident

Girl dies after UK theme park accident

A girl died after she fell into water at a theme park in central England on Tuesday, emergency services said.

Mother, daughter die in grisly Czech sauna accident

Mother, daughter die in grisly Czech sauna accident

Two women died in a sauna in the northern Czech Republic after the door handle came off, trapping them inside, police said on Sunday.