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death toll

The number of deaths that have occurred after some major deadly event, such as an accident, act of violence, or natural disaster. The death toll of the conflict between the two countries is well over 2,000 people as of this morning.
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He also said that contrary to what was reported earlier, the actual death toll was approximately 253.
In May 2011, the government participated in a global initiative to support the UN's decade-long road safety plan with the intention of reducing the death toll by 50 per cent by 2020, saving some 7,000 lives in the process.
According to Fayad, over 50 people are in a critical condition, so it is very likely that the death toll "will only rise".
The 2018 death toll showed a slight decline versus the figure of 20 in 2017.
Panelo said the death toll would continue to rise if drug suspects in operations resist with violence.
The death toll includes insurgents, local police and security forces, civilians and US and allied troops.
The recent deaths of two children take the death toll in Tharparker to 28 for this month and 454 this year.
The Republican president suggested the hurricane death toll was artificially inflated by adding those who passed away from natural causes such as old age.
Wiranto, Indonesia's top security minister, told reporters the death toll from Sunday's magnitude 7.0 quake had risen to 319.
The death toll from the Lombok earthquake has risen dramatically to 347, the government-run news agency Antara has said.
In her speech, Zuraida also expressed disappointment over the increase in the death toll due to fire recorded last year.
Also in the day, the death toll from Tuesday's terrorist attack reached 22 after an injured person passed away at the Lady Reading Hospital.
The death toll from a fire in a shopping mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo has reached 64, Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov told reporters,TASSreported.
The death toll from a magnitude 6.0 earthquake which struck Hualien County in eastern Taiwan on Feb.
The death toll in a train crash in South Africa's Free State province on Thursday has risen to at least 14, a train service official said.