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One dead as British-era bridge collapses in Charsadda

One dead as British-era bridge collapses in Charsadda

SHABQADAR:  At least one person was killed and two others were injured when British-era Sardaryab Gul Abad Bridge collapsed on Friday night owing to heavy traffic. The historic bridge was constructed by Braithwaite Burn and Jessop Construction Company Calcutta in 1937 to connect Peshawar with Mardan. While confirming the incident, District Administration Charsadda told The Express […]

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

By Entertainment Desk It’s back again! Conspiracy theories regarding death and resurrection of celebrities are far too common. If it’s not Tupac Shakur then it’ll be Britney Spears; you start counting and the list goes on. The latest theory to take over the internet by storm is that Canadian singer, Avril Lavigne, actually died in […]

Husband of New York judge found dead challenges reports of apparent suicide

Husband of New York judge found dead challenges reports of apparent suicide

  Web Desk The sudden death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam — and the hours that led up to it — remains shrouded in mystery. Shortly after the body of Abdus-Salaam, the first African American woman to serve on New York’s top court, was found floating fully clothed in the Hudson River with no apparent signs of trauma or criminality, local police said […]

At least 15 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

At least 15 dead in Egypt church bombing: state media

AFP A bomb blast at a church north of Cairo killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens who had gathered for Palm Sunday mass, state media reported, in the latest apparent attack on Egypt’s Coptic Christians. Some 40 people were wounded in the blast, which struck at a Coptic Church in the Nile Delta […]

At least 33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

At least 33 dead in US-led north Syria air strike

At least 33 people were killed in a US-led coalition strike on a school used as a centre for displaced people near a jihadist-held Syrian town, a monitor said Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike south of Al-Mansoura, a town held by the militant Islamic State (IS) group in the northern […]

One dead, twenty-four suspects arrested in different raid: Karachi Police

One dead, twenty-four suspects arrested in different raid: Karachi Police

KARACHI: Police on Wednesday claimed to gun down a suspect and arrest four injured suspects in a raid at Quaidabad. According to details provided by the personnel, Fazal Baghi, wanted in a number of cases was killed in a shootout. Meanwhile, near Gulshan-e-Iqbal`s Sunday Bazaar, two suspects were taken into custody, weapons were recovered from […]

Many feared dead as avalanche hits Italy hotel after earthquake

Many feared dead as avalanche hits Italy hotel after earthquake

ROME: An avalanche hit a small hotel in the mountains of central Italy overnight after a series of strong earthquakes in the area, and up to 30 people might be buried under the snow, officials said. “Around 30 people are unaccounted for, between guests and workers at the Hotel Rigopiano in Farindola,” Fabrizio Curcio, head […]

Kyrgyzstan says at least 32 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village

Kyrgyzstan says at least 32 dead after Turkish cargo plane hits village

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AFP) – A Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport Monday, killing 32 people and destroying homes after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said. The majority of the dead were from the village of Dacha-Suu where the cargo plane hit at around 7:30 am local time (0130 […]

Gun battle in occupied Kashmir leaves three suspected militants dead

Gun battle in occupied Kashmir leaves three suspected militants dead

SRINAGAR, India (Yes news) – Three suspected militants were killed in an overnight gun battle with soldiers in a village in India-held Kashmir, an army spokesman said Monday. Rajesh Kalia said troops cordoned off the village near the tourist resort of Pahalgam after receiving a tip that fighters were hiding out in a private home […]

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India: police

At least 19 dead as boat capsizes in India: police

NEW DELHI: At least 19 people died Saturday after a boat carrying some 40 revellers returning from a kite festival capsized in the Ganges River in eastern India, police said. “We can confirm that 19 people have died. Rescue operations are on to find those still missing,” Manu Maharaj, a senior police superintendent, told AFP. […]

At least 31 dead, 72 injured in Mexico fireworks market blast

At least 31 dead, 72 injured in Mexico fireworks market blast

TULTEPEC: A massive explosion gutted Mexico’s biggest fireworks market on Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and injuring 72, the authorities said. The conflagration in the Mexico City suburb of Tultepec set off a quick-fire series of multicolored blasts that sent a vast cloud of smoke billowing over the capital. The market had been packed […]

LUMS student found dead in hostel

LUMS student found dead in hostel

A Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) student was found dead in his hostel room on Monday, police said. Initial reports suggest Karachi resident Shahmir died either of a cardiac arrest or of a drug overdose, Superintendent Police (SP) Cantonment Tahir Rehman told Dawn. A notice issued by LUMS administration said Shahmir was found unresponsive […]