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Two earthquakes strike Afghanistan

Two moderate earthquakes struck northern Afghanistan, causing a large landslide. The landslide buried the town of Sayi Hazara, trapping 71 people. After four days of digging, only five bodies were recovered and the search was called off. Overall, 75 people were killed and 13 others were injured.

Arkansas floods, at least 20 people die

The June 2010 Arkansas floods were flash floods that killed at least 20 people near Langley, Arkansas, United States. Heavy, localized rainfall from six to eight inches flooded the Little Missouri and Caddo rivers, sweeping through campsites in the Ouachita National Forest.

The worst disaster in motorsport history occurs in Le Mans

The 1955 Le Mans disaster occurred during the 24 Hours of Le Mans motor race at Circuit de la Sarthe in Le Mans, France, in June 1955, when a major crash caused large fragments of debris to fly into the crowd. 83 spectators and French driver Pierre Bouillin, who raced under the name Pierre Levegh, were killed, and nearly 180 more sustained injuries.