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Laptop bursts into flames, causes fire in office building

A viral footage captured on a surveillance camera in an office shows explosion of a laptop followed by spread of fire in no time. As seen in the footage, the laptop was apparently closed and placed on a table, it suddenly exploded into flames, and not just once but for two or three times. According to reports, the burning laptop was not turned off and that led to the explosion. And after the flames spread rapidly in the room, it “eventually burned down the majority of the building”, stated a video put out by CGTN. The…

Iranian oil tanker burns, 32 missing after collision off China’s coast

BEIJING: A tanker carrying Iranian oil and run by the country’s top oil shipping operator was ablaze and spewing cargo into the East China Sea on Sunday after colliding with a Chinese bulk ship, leaving its 32 crew members missing, the Chinese government said. Thick clouds of dark smoke could be seen billowing out of the Sanchi tanker, engulfing the vessel as rescue efforts were hampered by bad weather and fire on and around the ship, Mohammad Rastad, head of Iran’s Ports and Maritime Organisation, told Iranian…

Dissatisfied with treatment, Israeli patient burns nurse alive at clinic

JERUSALEM: An elderly man burnt a nurse alive at a clinic in central Israel on Tuesday after apparently being dissatisfied by the treatment he had received, police said. The suspect, in his late 70s, fled the scene in his car after the incident in Holon, southeast of Tel Aviv, but was later arrested, police said. The nurse who died was a woman named Tova Kararo, 56. A senior police officer at the scene told news site Ynet that "a man went to receive medical treatment at the clinic here in Holon. "We understand he…