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Many trapped under debris as shop’s roof collapsed in anti-encroachment drive

KARACHI: Several people were trapped under wreckage as roof of a shop collapsed in Karachi's area of Garden, during anti-encroachment operation, ARY News reported on Saturday. As per details, roof of a shop caved in city’s area of Garden, where the Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) had launched an anti-encroachment drive against illegal constructions. Soon after the incident, the rescue teams reached the spot and recovered one from the debris, while the rescue operation was underway. The eye-witnesses said the…

VIDEO: Donkey falls through roof of house in Brazil

SAO PAULO: A wandering donkey fell through a roof of house in Brazil and the unusual incident was caught on camera. The video, filmed last month inside a home in Cajazeiras, starts with the donkey's legs dangling from a hole in the roof. The donkey's attempts to wriggle free eventually lead to it dropping inside the home, where it is able to quickly get back on its feet. The filmer said the donkey apparently climbed onto the roof from an adjacent hill. "Donkey falls through a roof of a residence in. The home is…

Popular Chinese stuntman dies after falling off building

BEIJING: In a fatal accident, a a popular Internet star known as ‘China’s first rooftopper’ died after falling from the top of a 62-storeyed skyscraper in Changsha. The incident came to light after his body was found by a window cleaner onto a terrace below. Wu Yongning was trying out a stunt and doing pull-ups on top of the Huayuan International Centre in Changsha, the capital of Huan Province, when he lost his grip and fell. The scene was recorded by a camera Wu had installed on the other part of the building to…

Young Muscovite group risks life and limb to scale tall buildings

MOSCOW: A handful of young Muscovites spend their spare time braving the risk of arrest, injury and even death to scale tall buildings. Their motivation is simple: to feel more alive. The group consists of four Russians and one Frenchman who visits Moscow and they call their team ‘Rudex’, which stands for “roof and decay exploration.” Their passion has taken them to the top of some of the city’s best known landmarks and also, on occasion, to detention by police. None has been injured since the group was founded in…

WATCH: ‘Spider man’ falls through roof in hilarious stunt

TEL AVIV: An Israeli "Spider-Man" didn’t have his demonstration right on the mark and ended up with a terrible fall from roof. The video, filmed on New Year's Day in Tel Aviv, shows a man in a Spider-Man costume emulating the superhero by climbing on a wall. Spidey makes his way, carefully, from a wall to a nearby building, where he pulls himself up to the roof. The wall-crawler, clearly pleased with his skills, shows off for the crowd by dancing across the tiles of the roof -- until the surface gives way under him.…