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Florida city sends ‘zombie alert’ during power blackout

Residents in a Florida town were concerned after a mass 'zombie alert' text was sent out during a power outage in the middle of the night. The bizarre push alert message was sent from the City of Lake Worth in Florida around 1.45am on Sunday in the midst of a power blackout. It read: "Power outage and zombie alert for residents of Lake Worth and Terminus. "There are now far less than 7,380 customers involved due to extreme zombie activity. Restoration time uncertain." Local media outlet Palm Beach Post reported…

Mexico on alert after nuclear material theft

MEXICO CITY: Authorities in Mexico put several states on alert Monday after thieves stole nuclear material used in medical equipment that is dangerous if not handled properly. The iridium was inside industrial X-ray equipment that was stolen from the back of a truck in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco state, an interior ministry statement said. "This was industrial equipment that included Iridium-192... which can be dangerous for people if it is taken out of its container," the statement said. It issued a warning for Jalisco,…

Threat alert issued for schools, hospitals in Lahore

LAHORE: The National Counter Terrorism Authority has issued a threat alert about a possible attack at vital institutions including schools and hospital in Lahore. In this regard, NACTA has written a letter dated February to Home Secretary Punjab stating that it has emerged that an "unidentified terrorist group"is plotting to attack Lahore, and all vital institutions including schools and hospitals should be kept under strict vigilance. It further states that vigilance and security deployed at hospitals and schools…

Met office issues GLOF alert in GB, Chitral

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Metrological Department has predicted that severe weather system is likely to persist in GB and Chitral, having potential to produce Glacial Lake Outbrust Flood (GLOF), particularly in PMD's pilot GLOF sites Bagrot, Bindogol and Golain valleys.