Natural Disasters & Epidemics In The Year 2005
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Hurricane Stan hits Mexico and Central America killing over 1,620 people.
An Iranian C-130 Hercules airplane crashes into a ten-story building in a civilian area of Tehran, the capital of Iran, killing all 94 people aboard and 34 residents of the building - a total of 128 people.
Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 overshoots the runway at Chicago Midway Airport, killing a 6-year-old boy and injuring 11 other people.
Hurricane Dennis strikes near Navarre Beach, Florida as a Category 3 storm killing 10 people, after killing over 50 people in the Caribbean.
Armed militants enter into Israel from Gaza and open fire near the border, killing 6 people and wounding 5 others. Hamas and Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades claim joint responsibility for attack.
Three trains collide in the Ghotki rail crash in Ghotki, Pakistan, killing over 150 people.
U.S. Helicopters and warplanes bomb two villages near Ramadi in western Iraq, killing about 70 people.
A time bomb explodes in a Muslim shrine in Quetta, southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 29 people and wounding 40.
Azerbaijan Airlines Flight 217 from Baku, Azerbaijan to Aktau, Kazakhstan crashed shortly after takeoff killing 23 people.
A passenger train derails in Amagasaki Hyogo Prefecture Japan killing 107 people and injuring another 456. (see Amagasaki rail crash)
A train in Andhra Pradesh, India derails, killing at least 77 people.
Yellow fever in Mali
dengue outbreak in Singapore in Singapore killing 27 people
Kashmir earthquake in India, Pakistan killing 87,351 people