SHANGHAI: A van packed with pressurised gas tanks and bottles full of petrol caught fire and ploughed into pedestrians in front of a Starbucks in Shanghai on Friday, leaving at least 18 people injured, authorities and witnesses said. The incident occurred at People's Park in the heart of the Chinese financial hub during morning rush hour, when crowds of people were on their way to work. A Shanghai police statement said the incident has been ruled a "traffic accident" saying it occurred when flammable materials inside…
LARKANA: At least two people were killed and six others sustained wounds after a police officer ran his car over them in a Larkana neighborhood on Sunday night. Police said the station house officer (SHO) of Waleed police station crashed his car into pedestrians. As a result two people were killed while six other sustained injures. The deceased and injured were shifted to a nearby hospital. The cause of the crash is still not clear. However, some reports said the policeman was under influence of drugs or alcohol.…
BERLIN: A German association representing pedestrians has called for a ban on people staring at their smartphones while walking through city traffic, to cut down on accidents.