Tag: government troops

Residents of Iraq’s Mosul fight, jostle over food

Residents of Iraq’s Mosul fight, jostle over food

Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul fought each other around trucks delivering humanitarian aid as they jostled for scant supplies on Monday, while government troops fighting to retake the city from Islamic State militants inched closer toward the city center. The Iraqi government and various humanitarian organizations sent trucks loaded with food and clothes […]

November 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
4 civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

4 civilians killed in anti-India protests in Kashmir

Aug 16, – A police official, speaking on customary condition of anonymity, said that government troops fired live ammunition and used pellet guns to control the stone throwing and slogan chanting crowds in Aripanthan village, west of the area’s main city Srinagar. Four people have been killed in troubled Indian-controlled Kashmir, and at least 15 […]

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18

Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18

Aug  12, – The air raids hit the only hospital for women and children in the town of Kafr Hamra before dawn, killing two staffers, including a nurse. The Syrian Civil Defense, a group of first responders, said it pulled 10 people alive from under the rubble. Airstrikes in opposition areas of Syria’s northern Aleppo […]

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Missile kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo- monitor

Missile kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo- monitor

Jul 21, – “The missile struck when people were still inside their homes in the Maghayir district. It killed 18 civilians, including one child, and wounded dozens of others,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. A missile fired by Syrian forces killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in […]

July 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
IS rockets ‘kill five in Syria’s Palmyra’

IS rockets ‘kill five in Syria’s Palmyra’

May 18, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported fierce clashes between the jihadists and government troops on the outskirts of the city’s 2,000-year-old UNESCO world heritage site. The Islamic State jihadist group fired a barrage of rockets on residential neighbourhoods in Syria’s ancient city of Palmyra, killing five civilians including two children, […]

May 18, 2015 | By | Reply More
Two Ukrainian serviceman killed, 26 wounded in past 24 hour- Ukrainian military

Two Ukrainian serviceman killed, 26 wounded in past 24 hour- Ukrainian military

Apr 08, – Violence has fallen significantly since a peace accord was signed in February, but both government troops and pro-Russian rebels accuse the other side of violations and casualties are reported almost daily. Two Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 26 wounded in separatist eastern territories over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy […]

May 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
3000 civilians in Syria’s rebel areas need food aid

3000 civilians in Syria’s rebel areas need food aid

Oct 25, – Some 3,000 civilians trapped in a suffocating Syrian army siege of rebel areas in the city of Homs need urgent food aid, a monitoring group and activists said Friday. “Three thousands civilians, among them 500 aged over 70, are living exclusively off the little food that had been stored in the besieged […]

October 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Muslim victims say Myanmar police aided attackers

Oct 06, – Even as the president came to western Myanmar to urge an end to sectarian violence, security forces could not prevent Buddhist mobs from torching the homes of minority Muslims or hacking them to death, at times, unwittingly, even encouraging them. That has raised questions about the government’s ability to quench a virulent […]

October 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Sep 21, – Government troops backed by allied militiamen have stormed a predominantly Sunni village in central Syria killing at least 15 people, while opposition forces began an offensive near Aleppo to try to cut the army’s supply route to the northern city, activists said Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the […]

September 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syrian rebels shoot down military helicopter killing 8 government troops

Syrian rebels shoot down military helicopter killing 8 government troops

May 7, AP – The downing of the helicopter was a welcome victory for rebels fighting to oust Assad as the two sides remain locked in stalemate in the more than 2-year-old conflict. In Geneva, a U.N. commission probing alleged war crimes and other abuses in Syria on Monday distanced itself from claims by one […]

May 7, 2013 | By More