Subway arson attack kills 197

February 18, 2003Daegu, South KoreaA fire set on a subway train leads to the deaths of 197 and 147 injuries The fire was started at 9:53 a.m. by a man carrying a plastic milk container holding a flammable substance, either paint thinner or gasoline. Within two minutes, the flames engulfed the 6-car train. The fire…

The Queen Street Massacre

December 8, 1987Melbourne, AustraliaFrank Vitkovic (22) begins a shooting spree ending in the deaths of 9 including himself At 4:20 p.m., Vitkovic entered a building on Queen Street in Melbourne and briefly spoke with a former friend — and apparent primary target — before he drew a sawed off M1 carbine he had concealed in…

Seven killed, including three children, during botched robbery

June 1, 2006 Indianapolis, Indiana Seven family members are shot during a botched robbery Alberto Covarrubias (56, pictured left center) and Emma Valdez (46, right center) were at their home with their children Alberto (11, left) and David Covarrubias (8, right) at the time of the attack. They were also watching Emma’s grandson, 5-year-old Luis…

Man kills 4, wounds 4, possibly due to recent divorce

March 10, 1999 Gonzales, Louisiana Shon Miller kills his mother-in-law, estranged wife, 2-year-old son, and a church deacon, and wounds a further four Miller (22) had a history of abusing his wife Carla Miller (25), from slashing her tires to knocking one of her teeth out. After two years of abuse, Carla filed for divorce.…