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Paris airport terminal evacuated because of snow on roof

Paris airport terminal evacuated because of snow on roof

PARIS: Around 2,000 people were evacuated from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport on Friday because of snow on the roof of a terminal that partly collapsed shortly after opening in 2004, an airport source said.
People remained calm during the evacuation of Terminal 2E, described as a precautionary measure taken because of around 60 centimetres (two feet) of accumulated snow on the roof.
Emergency workers were deployed to clear the roof, a task expected to last until around

Textile exports go through the roof

KARACHI: Pakistan’s textile industry is anticipating stunning growth of about $4.0 billion in the exports of its products in 2010-11 attributable to the increased value of products, quantitative growth and market access to the EU and China.
In 2009-10 the exports of textile products amounted to $10.40 billion while in 2010-11, the sector’s exports are forecast to touch $14.40 billion, sources indicated to Pakistan Today on Tuesday. In the period July 2007 – June 2008, textile

10 women among 14 killed in Buner roof collapse

BUNER: At least 14 people, including 10 women and a child, were killed and over 40 were injured when the roof of a dilapidated house collapsed in Jorre area of Buner district on Tuesday.
Per details, the roof collapsed in the morning, when villagers were present in the house to condole the death of a member of the family living in the house.
More than 50 people were in the house, of which a majority was sitting on the roof when it caved in.
The bodies and injured were