August 14, 2022

Armed conflicts and attacks

Five people are killed and 17 others are injured by an explosion in a neighborhood in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The government blames organized crime groups for the explosion. (Infobae)

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

A Palestinian gunman opens fire inside a bus in Jerusalem's Old City, injuring eight people, two of them critically. Israeli police later raid the Silwan neighborhood, where the suspect lived, and arrest him. (Al Jazeera) (AP)

Disasters and accidents

Two people are killed and 60 others are injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage area of a mall in Yerevan, Armenia. The city's mayor stated that there were people trapped under rubble. (AP via CTV News)

Seven people are killed by flooding caused by heavy rainfall in Pengzhou, Sichuan, China. (AP)

Giza church fire

At least 41 people are killed and 45 others are injured in a fire at the Saint Mercurius Coptic Orthodox Church in Giza, Egypt. (BBC News)

2022 European and Mediterranean wildfires

More than 1,500 people are evacuated from Zaragoza, Spain, due to wildfires. (EMEATribune)

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