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Girl ‘raped’ by father and brother in Indian village

Girl ‘raped’ by father and brother in Indian village

In a shocking incident in a village in India’s Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, a woman was raped allegedly by her father, brother and two uncles to punish her for eloping with a man. The incident took place in Dhaneda village, Times Now reported. The area’s SHO, Kushal Pal Singh, said police had filed a case against the suspects on the directives of the […]

14 families in Skardu village relocate as glacier glides towards population

14 families in Skardu village relocate as glacier glides towards population

SKARDU: At least 14 families of Arandu village in Shigar district, Gilgit Baltistan have moved down to another village as glacier in the area has started gliding towards the population. While talking to Geo News, a member of G-B Legislative Assembly, Imran Nadeem, said it has been reported many animals and houses have come under […]

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 […]

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

Pitch Lake, Trinidad – The Largest Natural Deposit of Asphalt

The Pitch Lake is located in southwest Trinidad in the village of La Brea. It’s the largest and most significant pitch lake in the world, measuring approximately one hundred acres (41 hectares), and is estimated to be 76 meters deep in the center. The liquid asphalt is black and viscous, but the surface is semisolid, […]