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At least eight dead in shooting at Texas high school

AUSTIN: At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, a local sheriff said, with one person in custody and a second detained. The incident was the latest in a long series of deadly shootings at US schools in recent years. Seventeen teens and educators were shot dead at a Parkland, Florida, high school in February, a massacre that stirred the nation’s long-running debate over gun ownership. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said that eight to 10 people, both students and…

Army official injured last night embraces martyrdom

RAWALPINDI: Head Constable Sanaullah who got injured last night during an intelligence based operation at Almaskili, Quetta, succumbed to injuries and embraced shahadat (martyrdom). The deceased has left behind a widow and two kids. "We owe our ‘journey to peace’ to all our Pakistani martyrs. You left behind peace we live in. Salute to your sacrifices," Director General Inter Services Public Relations Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor wrote in a tweet. Earlier, Colonel Sohail Abid of military intelligence was laid to rest…

Baby girl raped in Delhi has internal injuries

NEW DELHI: A eight-month-old girl raped in Delhi has suffered internal injuries, a leading rights campaigner said Wednesday, as she launched a 30-day protest to demand the death penalty for child rapists. Swati Maliwal, who heads the Delhi Commission for Women, visited the infant in hospital after the attack and has urged a change in the law to deter such attacks in the city known as India's rape capital. Media reports say the victim had to be fitted with a colostomy bag after the attack, which occurred while her…

Star Gate protest: IG Sindh orders inquiry against Malir police as Rao Anwar goes on leave

KARACHI: Inspector General of Sindh Police AD Khawaja has directed Additional IGP Karachi Mushtaq Mehar to hold inquiry into the incident of firing which left a number of Tehreek Labbaik protesters injured on November 25 in Malir district of Karachi, ARY News reported. Surprisingly SSP Malir Rao Anwar has been granted a 14-day casual leave which means he will rejoin his post on Dec 13, while the report in the incident has to be submitted by Dec 11. The IG Sindh directed Mushtaq Mehar to personally conduct the…

Nighttime injuries heal more slowly: study

MIAMI: People who are injured at night heal far more slowly because the body's internal clock regulates the pace of healing and performs better during the day, researchers said Wednesday. The report in the journal Science Translational Medicine found that cuts and burns healed about 60 percent faster if the injury happened during the day compared to at night. Researchers say the body's clock, or circadian rhythm, is the reason for the difference, because it regulates crucial body processes including sleeping,…