Applied Knowledge

Shooting on Dutch Tram leaves 5 dead and several wounded

Date of Occurrence: 18th March 2019 Location: Utrecht, Netherlands Event: Shooting Fatalities: 3 Injuries/Displaced: 5

A gunman opened fire inside of a Dutch tram in the city of Utrecht, killing at least 3 people and wounding 5 more. The attacker stole a car and fled, but was arrested after an hours long city wide lockdown.

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BBC

NPR

CNN

Shootings at two New Zealand mosques leaves 50 dead and 50 injured

Date of Occurrence: 15th March 2019 Location: Christchurch, New Zealand Event: Shooting Fatalities: 50 Injuries/Displaced: 50

A single gunman launched two attacks on mosques in Christchurch, NZ that left at least 50 dead and 50 more injured, many seriously. The dead range in age from 3 to 72.

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NPR

CBC

CNN

School collapse in Nigeria traps dozens, at least 8 killed

Date of Occurrence: March 13th 2019 Location: Lagos, Nigeria Event: Building Collapse Fatalities: 8 Injuries/Displaced: unk

A 3 story elementary school in Lagos, Nigeria trapping dozens and killing at least 8 people. The school had been marked for demolition and classified as residential, operating illegally on the top 2 floors.

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NY Times

Washington Post

AP News