Saturday, 23 January 2021

Tag Archives: Attack

Modi mocked for saying Indian jets could use clouds to hide from Pakistani radar

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s latest remarks about the Balakot airstrikes sparked furor online after he indicated that he personally authorised the attack in spite of bad weather conditions because he thought “the clouds could actually help our planes escape the radars” and “provide us much needed cover.” Speaking to India’s News Nation TV channel ...

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Attack on Crimea college kills at least 17

At least 17 people were killed and dozens more wounded, most of them teenagers, after an attack on a college in Russian-annexed Crimea, with conflicting versions referring to a lone shooter and a bomb. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the attack was carried out by 18-year-old student Vladislav Roslyakov, who was ...

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Photographer Beats Up Client After Learning Bride Is 15 Years Old Child

ISTUNBUL: A wedding job for one Turkish photographer took a dramatic turn last week, after he ended up in a physical altercation with his client, even breaking his nose upon learning the bride-to-be was only 15 years old. As reported by the local Turkish media, Photographer Onur Albayrak has admitted to the attack after ...

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Welsh teenager found guilty of five terror offences

BIRMINGHAM: A teenager accused of preparing to carry out an Isis-inspired terror attack in Cardiff has been found guilty of five terror offences. The 17-year-old was convicted of encouraging terrorism online and possessing a record of terrorist information. Jurors at Birmingham Crown Court also convicted the 17-year-old of preparing for ...

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Elite US troops killed and wounded during surprise attack in Niger

WASHINGTON: Three United States Army Special Forces were killed and two were wounded on Wednesday in an ambush in Niger while on a training mission with troops from that nation in northwestern Africa, American military officials said. “We can confirm reports that a joint U.S. and Nigerien patrol came under ...

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Afghan pop star performs despite threats

KABUL: Hundreds of young men and women attended a concert by Afghan pop star Aryana Sayeed in the capital Kabul despite opposition from conservatives, and threats of an attack. The concert was held amid tight security at the heavily protected Intercontinental Hotel. It was a rare music concert in the ...

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17 dead as gunmen attack restaurant in West Africa

OUAGADOUGOU: Suspected militants killed at least 17 people and wounded eight during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital on Sunday, the communications’ minister said, as security forces at the scene tried to end the attack. “This is a terrorist attack,” Communications Minister Remi Dandjinou told a news ...

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Saudis Thwart Attack on Mecca’s Grand Mosque

RIYADH: Saudi authorities say they foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca after the bomber blew himself up in a nearby apartment. The Interior Ministry said in a statement read out on state television that an attack had been planned on worshippers and security forces at the ...

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