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Four people dies on Thunder River Rapids

The Thunder River Rapids Ride was an attraction in the Dreamworld in Australia. A raft carrying 6 people collided with an unoccupied raft and 4 of the people were killed. Subsequently, the ride was closed out of respect to the victims and their relatives. It still remains fenced off and not visible to guests.

Mentawai earthquake and tsunami

The 2010 Mentawai earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 7.8 off the western coast of Sumatra. The earthquake occurred on the same fault that produced the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake. It was widely felt across the provinces of Bengkulu and West Sumatra and resulted in a substantial localized tsunami that struck the Mentawai Islands.

Baghdad bombings kill 155 people

Suicide bombers and members of the Islamic State of Iraq detonated two vehicles loaded with explosives in the governing district of Baghdad. 155 people died during the attack and at least 720 were injured.

Cedar Fire

The Cedar Fire was a massive, highly-destructive wildfire, which burned 273,246 acres of land in San Diego County, California, in 2003. The fire's rapid growth was driven by the Santa Ana winds, causing the fire to spread at a rate of 3,600 acres per hour.

Russian military plane crashes into mountain

A plane of the Defense Ministry was on its way from the Chkalovsky military airfield to a Russian military base near Georgia's Black Sea. The weather was harsh and the plane crashed into a mountain in western Georgia, which killed all servicemen and their families that the plane carried.

Fatal Fox River Grove bus-train tragedy kills 7 students

The 1995 Fox River Grove bus–train collision was a grade crossing collision that killed seven students riding aboard a school bus in Fox River Grove, Illinois. The school bus was stopped at a traffic light with the rearmost portion extending onto a portion of the railroad tracks when it was struck by a train en route to Chicago.