None of the passengers suffered serious injuries in the incident, a hospital official said. Dr U Maw Maw Oo, consultant with the hospital’s Department of Emergency Medicine, said the crash victims were treated at the Orthopedic and Trauma Unit. “There were no life-threatening injuries for 20 passengers” he said. “The majority of patients suffered minor injuries. We allowed them to be transferred to private hospitals.” Sixteen male passengers and four female passengers were treated at Yangon General Hospital on Wednesday night. The nationalities aboard the flight were 12 Bangladeshi citizens, three Chinese, two Myanmar, one Canadian, one French and one Indian. Hospital officials said three victims suffered spinal injuries while another suffered a broken collar bone. The rest suffered minor contusions. “We have prepared separate rooms for the 20 victims of the crash,” Dr Khin Theingyi Myint, the … [Read more...] about 20 suffer injuries in Biman airline crash
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Other leading health issues reported to the emergency hotline during the past 12 months concerned muscle weakness/chronic paralysis and stomach/back/pelvic pain. The day before Labour Day, NIEM deputy secretary-general Pairoj Boonsirikamchai on Tuesday reported the statistics for the main emergency health threats to Thai workers. During the last 12 months, the institute received 148,377 road-accident injury reports involving male workers, and 80,163 cases involving female workers. These numbers were followed by 66,460 reports of muscle weakness/chronic paralysis involving male workers, and 56,835 cases involving female workers. There were 42,301 reports of stomach/back/pelvic pain involving male workers, and 35,900 cases involving female workers. Pairoj noted that, during the same period, there were also reports via the 1669 hotline that 42,127 workers had sustained injuries from accidentally falling from a height, falling over and other accidents at … [Read more...] about Road accident injuries top list of emergency health issues reported to 1669 hotline
By Rhianna Jackson-Kelso Staff Reporter Sun., April 28, 2019 A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting near Woodbine Gardens Sunday evening, police say. Emergency services responded to reports of a shooting near the intersection of Donora Dr. and Meighen Ave. in the Victoria Park Ave. and St. Clair Ave. E. area shortly after 7 p.m. They found a man with life-threatening injuries and transported him to hospital. Police have not provided details about suspects or the circumstances of the shooting. Rhianna Jackson-Kelso is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @RhiannaJK Article Continued Below Report an error Journalistic Standards About The Star TOP STORIES, DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX. NEW NEWSLETTER HEADLINES SIGN UP … [Read more...] about One man in hospital with life-threatening injuries after shooting in Woodbine Gardens
By Temur Durrani Staff Reporter Sat., April 27, 2019 Toronto police has charged a fourth suspect in connection with the death of 26-year-old Faysal Mohamed Hees, who was fatally shot in his Etobicoke apartment building in late 2016. Monique Ibrahim, also known as Rose Carter, was arrested Saturday after police charged three men and identified her as a suspect. On the morning of December 19, 2016 police responded to a medical call at 2067 Islington Ave., which is part of a Toronto Community Housing complex, and found Hees with life-threatening injuries stemming from a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead at the scene. The incident was Toronto’s 68th homicide in 2016. On Friday, Adil Zeno, 21, of Toronto was arrested and charged with first degree murder. Article Continued Below Two other men — Mohamud Duale, 27, and Ahmed Abdi Siyad, 26, both of Toronto — were later charged for being an accessory after the fact for murder. Toronto … [Read more...] about Four charges by police in connection with 2016 homicide
By The Canadian Press Sun., April 28, 2019 SPRINGHILL, N.S.—A two-vehicle accident near Springhill, N.S., has left two New Brunswick women in hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say the accident happened on Highway 142 just after 6 p.m. The two women, aged 21 and 22, were occupants of a Mitsubishi RVR that collided with a Chevrolet Impala. The lone occupant of the Chevrolet, a 21-year-old man from Hants County, N.S., suffered non-life threatening injuries. A portion of the highway was closed for several hours while an RCMP traffic analyst was called to examine the scene. Article Continued Below The highway has since reopened. Report an error Journalistic Standards About The Star Read more about: Nova Scotia , Halifax TOP STORIES, DELIVERED TO YOUR INBOX. NEW NEWSLETTER HEADLINES SIGN UP … [Read more...] about Three people injured in two-vehicle accident near Springhill, N.S.