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15 civilians dead in strikes on minibuses in Yemen’s Hodeida: UN

15 civilians dead in strikes on minibuses in Yemen’s Hodeida: UN

SANAA (AFP) – At least 15 civilians were killed in attacks on minibuses in Yemen s embattled Hodeida province, a UN agency said Sunday, as Huthi rebels blamed air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs did not specify the type of strikes Saturday in the Jabal Ras district, but Yemeni […]

Three dead after falling into well during Hindu ritual

Three dead after falling into well during Hindu ritual

MUMBAI (AFP) – Three people have died after falling into a deep well during a Hindu ceremony in Mumbai, officials in the Indian city said Wednesday.The victims — two women and a child — were among devotees performing rituals Tuesday evening above the 30-foot (nine-metre) well when they fell to their deaths, a disaster official […]

At least 10 dead, several injured in traffic accident near Nawabshah

At least 10 dead, several injured in traffic accident near Nawabshah

At least 10 people were killed and 18 injured in a traffic accident near Bucheri town, some 12 kilometers away from Nawabshah (Shaheed Benazirabad) on Friday.Initial reports said that at least eight passengers died on the spot, whereas more than a dozen suffered injuries as a passenger coach, a van and a car collided at […]

44 dead in India bus crash

44 dead in India bus crash

At least 44 people were killed in northern India on Sunday when a passenger bus crashed into a gorge in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand, police said.“44 people have died in the accident. At least 3 others are injured. The rescue work is still ongoing,” Deepesh Chandra Kala, a disaster management officer from Pauri Garhwal […]

Small plane crashes in Mumbai, five dead: officials

Small plane crashes in Mumbai, five dead: officials

MUMBAI;A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated area of India’s financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said. “Five people have succumbed to their injuries after the chartered plane crashed, including one pilot, three co-passengers and a pedestrian,” Mumbai police spokesman Deepak Deoraj […]

Russia forces among dozens dead in IS east Syria attacks

Russia forces among dozens dead in IS east Syria attacks

BEIRUT (AFP) – Russian fighters were among dozens of pro-government forces killed in eastern Syria this week in a deadly wave of attacks by Islamic State group jihadists, Moscow and a monitor said Sunday. After the collapse of its so-called “caliphate” last year, IS now only holds tiny pockets of Syria, mainly in the vast […]

11 dead in suicide attack on Libya election commission

11 dead in suicide attack on Libya election commission

A group of militants including at least two suicide bombers stormed the head offices of Libya’s electoral commission in Tripoli on Wednesday, killing at least eleven people, wounding two, and setting fire to the building, said officials. Security forces engaged in a gun battle with the assailants for control of the building said spokesman Khaled […]

Two Hazara men shot dead in Quetta

Two Hazara men shot dead in Quetta

The gunmen opened fire at a shop on Jamaluddin Afghani Road. The victims were identified as 45-year-old Mohammad Ali s/o Khan Ali and 22-year-old Jafar. They were uncle and nephew. The deceased were residents of Alamdar Road and were members of Hazara community. “It is a sectarian killing,” said a senior police officer. Both men […]

Dispatch of 11 dead bodies of Pakistanis of Libyan boat tragedy

Dispatch of 11 dead bodies of Pakistanis of Libyan boat tragedy

Dispatch of 11 dead bodies of Pakistanis of Libyan boat tragedy Islamabad: (Asghar Ali Mubarak) Eleven (11) dead bodies of Pakistanis (list attached) of the tragic boat incident in Libya, will arrive at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, Islamabad as per the following flight details: Flight No:                                SV722 Date of arrival:                       Wednesday, 14 February […]

At least 15 dead, building destroyed by fire in Mumbai

At least 15 dead, building destroyed by fire in Mumbai

Fire tore through a Mumbai building where a rooftop party was being held early on Friday, killing at least 15 people and leaving many injured, police said. The blaze started just after midnight in a top floor restaurant in the centre of the city and quickly spread to two adjacent bars, destroying the entire building […]

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