A passenger train has collided with a tanker killing at least one person and injuring seven others in the Dortyol district in the southern province of Hatay Sunday, according to the Turkish state railways.
The train, which was heading towards Iskenderun from Mersin city, crashed into a tanker carrying fuel at a level crossing.
The injured have been taken to nearby hospitals and the driver of the tanker, Omer Ucgul, has been named as the person who has died.
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Depth: 10 km
Distances: 164km (102mi) ESE of Naryn, Kyrgyzstan
166km (103mi) ESE of At-Bashi, Kyrgyzstan
190km (118mi) S of Kyzyl-Suu, Kyrgyzstan
194km (121mi) NE of Kashi, China
354km (220mi) SE of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Depth: 155 km
Distances: 23km (14mi) ESE of Ito, Japan
33km (21mi) SE of Atami, Japan
38km (24mi) SE of Yugawara, Japan
39km (24mi) ENE of Shimoda, Japan
98km (61mi) SSW of Tokyo, Japan
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Depth: 7 km
Distances: 403 km N of Los Angeles, United States / pop: 3,792,621 / local time: 12:32:50.1 2014-05-04
184 km SE of Carson City, United States / pop: 55,274 / local time: 12:32:50.1 2014-05-04
91 km E of Mariposa, United States / pop: 2,173 / local time: 12:32:50.1 2014-05-04
2 km SE of Mammoth Lakes, United States / pop: 8,234 / local time: 12:32:50.1 2014-05-04
Summary For 2014 – 252 Animal Mass Death Events In 51 Countries
Around 3,500 broiler chickens and turkeys died suddenly in Hamlet Jetis Kulon , Jetis Village , District and Village Jaten Rejosari , District Gondangrejo , Karanganyar last few days . Allegedly thousands of birds exposed to avian influenza ( AI ) or bird flu .
Overall Rejosari Village , District Gondangrejo , AI virus has killed 3,500 broiler chickens . Banaran Village , District of Jaten , 109 chickens also suffer the same fate . Seeing the potential for emerging avian mortality , predicted in the next few months the AI virus attacks will continue raging .
Based on the information gathered by journalists , in the last three months has been noted that 10 cases of poultry owned by residents in some areas in Karanganyar attacked the bird flu virus . In fact , as many as seven turkeys chickens owned by residents Jetis Kulon village , Village Jetis , District of Jaten also died suddenly . The phenomenon of bird flu turkey attack is relatively new . The reason for this AI viruses only attack chickens , ducks , and stuck .
Disnakkan head Karanganyar , Sumijarto say about the death of chickens turkeys types that occur in Hamlet Jetis Kulon , Jetis Village , District of Jaten is indeed quite rare . Upon receiving the news , it was immediately reported to Disnakkan Central Java Province .
” There have been 10 cases of poultry deaths due to bird flu virus in the first quarter . The case was assessed to rise over the previous year were only 20 cases , ” beber Sumijarto , Friday ( 2/5 ) .
Currently , said Sumijarto , Disnakkan still have AI vaccine stocks as much as 50 thousand pieces . However , vaccine stocks are valued far short of the ideal because of the poultry population reached 7,207,995 tails consisting of laying chicken , free-range chicken , duck , quail , chicken broilers , and ducks manila .
Based on data Disnakkan , at the end of 2013 as many as 8,000 dead birds are known to die suddenly due to a virus attack AI . The area is often attacked by the AI virus , among others, the District Gondangrejo , Kebakkramat , Tasikmadu , Karangpandan , Mojogedang , and Jaten.