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Gang rape, torture claims as Rohingya flee Myanmar

Gang rape, torture claims as Rohingya flee Myanmar

Horrifying stories of gang rape, torture and murder are emerging from among the thousands of desperate Rohingya migrants who have fled to Bangladesh in the past few days to escape unfolding violence in Myanmar. John McKissick, head of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) in the Bangladeshi border town of Cox’s Bazar, told the BBC […]

November 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Gunmen kill 2 Egyptian policemen at checkpoint

Gunmen kill 2 Egyptian policemen at checkpoint

Jan 24, – Another two policemen were wounded in the attack near the town of Fakous in the Nile Delta province of Sharkiya north of Cairo, they said. Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on a checkpoint in Egypt Sunday, killing two policemen and a bystander, security officials said on the eve of the anniversary […]

January 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Blast at Somali capital restaurant, heavy gunfire- police

Blast at Somali capital restaurant, heavy gunfire- police

Jan 21, – “There was a car bomb explosion at a restaurant at the Lido beach, there is shooting and gunfire,” police officer Ahmed Bidan said. A car bomb exploded at a popular seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Thursday, with intense gunfire following the blast, police said. The Lido beach area in Mogadishu is […]

January 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police building

Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police building

Jun 14, – Chief David Brown said the suspect told authorities he was James Boulware and blamed police for having lost custody of his son and for “accusing him of being a terrorist.” But authorities declined to officially identify the man until a medical examiner verified it. A man who authorities say opened fire outside […]

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US student opens fire, kills teacher and himself

US student opens fire, kills teacher and himself

Oct 22, – The unidentified shooter killed himself with the gun after a rampage that occurred in front of 20 to 30 horrified students who had just returned to school from a weeklong fall break, police said at a news conference. Authorities did not provide a motive for the shooting, and it’s unknown where the […]

October 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Shooting spree in Santa Monica leaves several people dead

Shooting spree in Santa Monica leaves several people dead

June 8, AP – The gunman began his rampage on Friday by setting a house on fire, killing two people there before making his way to Santa Monica College, according to Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks. A black-clad gunman has wreaked havoc in the beach community of Santa Monica, California, taking several lives. The gunman was […]

June 8, 2013 | By More
Riots spread to more suburbs of Stockholm

Riots spread to more suburbs of Stockholm

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Police spokesman Kjell Lindgren says seven people were briefly detained early Wednesday and one person was arrested on suspicion of arson of a cultural center housed in a 19th century building. Lindgren says 30 vehicles were set ablaze in six suburbs where mainly immigrants live. Gangs of up to 60 youths also […]

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