Myanmar recovery teams battled treacherous conditions on Wednesday to pull a fourth body from the sludge left by a mudslide that buried more than 50 jade miners — the latest fatal accident in a notoriously dangerous but highly-lucrative industry.
The Court of Cassation has upheld a seven-year prison term to a young man convicted of murder.
Four people were killed and a fifth sustained minor injuries in a collision that involved two vehicles in Al Nasseriya in Al Ain. As a result of the collision, one of the vehicles overturned and hit a lamp-post causing the death of the driver and his companion. The other vehicle hit two women while crossing the street from a zebra crossing at the collision scene.
A massive anti-terrorism operation in Peshawar concluded on Tuesday after a 17-hour standoff between suspected terrorists and security forces in which all the five criminals were shot dead and policeman died.
At least 21 civilians were killed on Tuesday as Syria’s regime intensified its bombardment of the last extremist stronghold in the country’s northwest, a monitor said.
A walkway collapsed and set off a stampede in the holy city of Karbala on Tuesday as thousands of Shiites marked one of the most solemn holy days of the year.
Regime and Russian fire has killed at least six civilians in northwestern Syria’s Idlib province, a war monitor said on Saturday, two weeks after Moscow declared a ceasefire in the extremist-dominated region.
Gunmen burst into a Mexican strip club in a hail of bullets and killed at least 26 people as they trapped revellers inside and started a raging fire, officials said on Wednesday.
At least 21 people were killed and 26 injured in an explosion following a blaze at an unauthorised firecracker manufacturing unit in a densely-populated residential area in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district on Wednesday, an official said.