UK to fly back 7,000 as Thomas Cook repatriation efforts enter second week

Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority on Tuesday said 39 flights are scheduled to bring back a further 7,000 people to the country after the Thomas Cook collapse, as the operation enters its second week. So far 115,000 customers of a total of more than 150,000 passengers have returned in the largest peacetime repatriation ‘Operation Matterhorn’, which was launched on September 23, reports Reuters.

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Boy, 7, walks out of collapsed building

…death toll rises to eight Sympathisers and rescuers were pleasantly surprised yesterday when a sevenyear- old boy walked out of the rubble of a building at 3, Massey Street, Lagos Island, which collapsed on Tuesday. The boy, Ademola Afolayan, who brought the number of survivors to 15, walked out about 4:28a.m. after the bulldozer paved the way for him. This came about 14 hours after the building caved in. This came as death toll rose to eight yesterday from the initial two who were brought out dead from the rubble…

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