A British police officer has been shot dead by a man who was being detained at a custody centre in south London in the early hours of Friday. Police said the officer was killed while a man was being detained at the Croydon Custody Centre.
Maintenance staff helped police access the apartment. Inside, they reportedly found Derouen dead with a gunshot wound.
An Afghan official says a gunman has opened fire on a vehicle in the capital, Kabul, killing two intelligence officials and wounding three others. Afghan interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi says
A gunman shot dead six people on Tuesday at a hospital waiting room in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava in an unexplained attack, authorities said. It was the worst shooting in the Czech Republic
Indian police shot dead four men on Friday who were suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in the southern city of Hyderabad last week, a senior police official told Reuters.
Targeted killings of journalists, government officials and rights activists, have increased rapidly in recent months as violence surges in Afghanistan despite peace talks between the government and the Taliban.
When the cleric’s vehicle stopped in front of a busy shopping area, gunmen opened fire targeting the driver before firing three bullets that struck Khan’s head, neck and chest.
Officials said the woman had been safely rescued, and that at least seven elite tactical police officers remained on site.
US police announced that one person was killed and 12 others were injured, when an attacker opened fire at a store in the suburb of Collierville, Tennessee. The shooter was found to have committed suicide.