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Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll rises

Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll rises

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, while coffins arrived for more than 100 victims.

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Hundreds feared dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes
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Hundreds feared dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes

Dozens of people have drowned after a ferry sank in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, while government officials fear the final death toll could be in the hundreds.

  • by Nuzulack Dausen
Police issue warning following death of man who drank bootleg alcohol
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Police issue warning following death of man who drank bootleg alcohol

Police have warned people not to drink a bootleg liquor following the death of a middle-aged man in Sydney's south-west.

  • by Rachel Clun & Jenny Noyes
'He was so enjoying the job': family mourns husband hit by crane truck

'He was so enjoying the job': family mourns husband hit by crane truck

Joseph Lian Hrin, 34, had only recently arrived in Australia with his wife and parents after spending years in a refugee camp when he was killed in a crash on one of Melbourne's busiest freeways.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
'Horrific smash': Man dies after being hit by crane on freeway
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'Horrific smash': Man dies after being hit by crane on freeway

A 34-year-old man was securing the straps on the back of a truck on the Western Ring Road when a crane "straddling" the emergency lane ploughed into the back of the vehicle, killing him.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
Friend says Logan dad had climbed Mount Barney 'hundreds of times'

Friend says Logan dad had climbed Mount Barney 'hundreds of times'

Experienced climber Steve Turner, who fell to his death while abseiling, has been remembered as having an amazing passion for the outdoors.

  • by Ruth McCosker
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Mystery shrouds Instagram model's death as family lay her to rest
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Mystery shrouds Instagram model's death as family lay her to rest

How did a sporting champion from the mid-north coast end up dead on a billionaire's superyacht in Greece?

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
Young crash victim killed on her way to school netball competition

Young crash victim killed on her way to school netball competition

The smash happened on the central Queensland coast about 1pm on Friday, leaving two dead and two injured.

  • by Toby Crockford
Family's loving farewell to Sinead McNamara after death on superyacht
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Family's loving farewell to Sinead McNamara after death on superyacht

Hundreds of mourners have gathered to farewell Sinead McNamara, who died aboard a billionaire’s superyacht in Greece last month.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
Victorian officer killed in motorcycle ride to remember fallen police

Victorian officer killed in motorcycle ride to remember fallen police

A police officer has been killed while on an annual motorcycle ride, which set off from Melbourne on Friday to honour officers who have died in the line of duty.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Cameron Houston
10,000 rescues by Surf Life Saving; 110 tragic coastal drownings

10,000 rescues by Surf Life Saving; 110 tragic coastal drownings

There were tragically three drowning deaths in the ACT last financial year. Three Canberrans also lost their life in waterways interstate.

  • by Megan Doherty