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Four people were killed in an accident at a theme park on Australia's popular Gold Coast Tuesday, police said, with witnesses describing how "everyone was screaming" after a raft apparently flipped on a water-based ride. The Dreamworld theme park, which has over 40 rides and attractions, said at least three people died, but police said four were dead. "Four adults have been confirmed as being deceased," Queensland Police said in a statement, adding the incident involved a conveyor belt.
A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, the same area hit earlier this month by Shabaab militants, police said. "We have found 12 bodies so far after we managed to access the building," one senior police officer told AFP. A local police chief, Job Boronjo, in Mandera County also confirmed the toll in Kenyan media.