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Darwin shooting

In 2019, a mass shooting occurred in Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia. The Northern Territory Police confirmed that at least four people were killed in the incident and another one was injured. A 45-year-old male suspect was arrested.

Accra explosion

An explosion and a fire occurred at a petrol station in Ghana's capital city Accra, killing over 250 people. Ghana's president John Dramani Mahama visited the site and called for three days of mourning over the losses. He also authorized a GH₵ 60 million recovery fund.

Puyehue-Cordón Caulle eruption

The eruption occurred from the Cordón Caulle fissure after 51 years of the volcano being inactive. At least 3,500 people were evacuated from nearby areas, while the ash cloud was blown across cities all around the Southern hemisphere. One hundred million tons of ash, sand and pumice were ejected – requiring power equivalent to 70 atomic bombs.

Explosion of Ariane 5

Ariane 5 is a European heavy-lift launch vehicle that is part of the Ariane rocket family, an expendable launch system designed by the Centre national d'études spatiales. Ariane 5's first test flight failed, with the rocket self-destructing 37 seconds after launch because of a malfunction in the control software.

Chinese tanks crush students on Tiananmen Square

This incident, also known as June Fourth Incident were student-led demonstrations in Beijing, the capital of the People's Republic of China. Protests were suppressed after the government declared martial law and troops with automatic rifles and tanks killed at least several hundred demonstrators. Exact numbers are unknown.