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Girl, boy killed for taking selfie together

KARACHI: A young girl and her male cousin have been murdered allegedly in the name of honour for taking selfie together, ARY News reported. According to details, mother of 19-year-old Marina claimed that her daughter was poisoned to death for taking selfie with her young cousin Salman in Orangi Town Pirabad area, Karachi, on November 7. While, an unidentified person shot Salman dead later upon arriving in Swat.  Police are reportedly facing hurdles in the case as investigation is underway but mother of the girl is…

US service member killed in Afghanistan: NATO

KABUL: A US service member was killed in Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement, bringing the US combat death toll this year to eight. The identity of the service member and details about the incident will be shared at a later stage, said Debra Richardson spokesperson for the Resolute Support in Afghanistan. The Pentagon says there are about 14,000 US service members in Afghanistan. The US military’s mission is focused mainly on guiding and aiding Afghan forces battling the…

Prayer leader among 10 injured in Chaman blast

CHAMAN: At least 10 people, including prayer leader of the mosque, have been wounded in a blast on Wednesday in Chaman area, Blaochistan, ARY News reported. The blast took place at Eidgah Qadeemi Masjid while Maghreb prayer was underway, police said adding that nature of the powerful blast could not be ascertained yet.  The site of the incident is near the Pakistan-Afghan border. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment, where the local government has declared a state of emergency to…

FO denies news of Pakistani student’s killing in China

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) here on Monday refuted the news of Pakistani student, Osama Ahmed Khan's killing in China and termed it as "fake", ARY NEWS reported on Monday. The Foreign Office in a statement utterly turned down the reports about Pakistani student's killing, who was studying in China, adding " he had committed suicide." "The body of the student has been shifted to Beijing, to fly for Pakistan tonight," the FO spokesman Dr Faisal said. Reacting to the video making rounds on the social media…

Stray kite string kills boy in Karachi

KARACHI: A 5-year-old boy lost his life on Sunday when his throat was slit by a stray metal kite string in city's area of Korangi. As per details of the tragic incident, a boy named, Alyan was riding a motorbike along with his father in Korangi No 3 when his neck was slit by a kite string. He was moved to a nearby medicinal facility, but succumbed to his injury. The father of the victim while speaking to the media demanded exemplary punishment to those responsible for his son's death. In another incident of similar…

Three killed in blast in India’s Amritsar

AMRITSAR: Three people were killed in a grenade attack on a prayer congregation in India's Punjab on Sunday which left some 20 others injured, police said. Around 250 followers of the Nirankari spiritual group, who are considered heretics by most Sikhs, had gathered for morning prayers in Amritsar district when two men arrived and threw the explosive at them. "Three people have died and 15-20 are injured," senior police officer Surinder Pal Singh Parmar told reporters. The attack triggered a security alert across…

Three die, five hurt as jeep plunges into gorge in Neelum Valley

MUZAFFARABAD: At least three people were killed and five others sustained injuries as a Jeep plunged into a gorge near Keel in Neelum Valley on Thursday. As per details shared by Deputy Commissioner Neelum, Shahid Mehmood, a jeep carrying eight persons plunged into ravine, resulting in death of three children while five others sustained injuries, who were rushed to a nearby medical facility. "The  appalling incident took place, when the jeep was taking turn near Keel, area of  Neelum Valley", said DC. In a similar…

Two women killed in Florida yoga class shooting

TALLAHASSEE: Two women were killed when a gunman opened fire in a Florida yoga studio before class members fought back and the attacker killed himself, police said on Saturday. The women, identified as Nancy Van Vessem, 61, and Maura Binkley, 21, were shot and killed on Friday afternoon when Scott Beierle, 40, opened fire at the Hot Yoga studio at an upscale shopping center in Florida’s capital, Tallahassee, the city’s police department said in a statement. Four other people were injured in the shooting, along with a…

Three labourers killed in Darra Adam Khel coal mine blast

ISLAMABAD: Three labourers died and another injured in a coal mine blast in Darra Adam Khel area of Kohat district on Saturday. According to Kohat police, the injured was shifted to Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar. All the labourers belong to district Shangla. In June the following year, four miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in Sulangi area near Quetta. All the four miners belonged to Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to Levies’ sources some miners were still trapped in the mine who…

Syria war has killed more than 360,000: monitor

BEIRUT: More than 360,000 people have been killed across war-ravaged Syria in seven years, a monitoring group said Thursday, in a new toll for the brutal conflict. It came amid rising international concern that a looming Syrian government assault against rebels in the northwest province of Idlib would be a "bloodbath." The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it had recorded the deaths of 364,792 people, nearly a third of them civilians, since protests erupted in March 2011 against President Bashar al-Assad. The…