Category: Breaking News

July 30th, 2017 by admin

At least two people have been killed as a gunman opened fire in a packed nightclub in Germany.

Police said there were two fatalities as another numerous people have been wounded in a shooting at the Grey nightclub in Konstanz.

The incident occured in the early hours of this morning and special forces and helicopter were sent to the scene.

A police officer was shot during the shootout.

The gunman was said to be armed with a “machine pistol”.

Cops said the shooter has been “put out of action”.

Another three people have been seriously injured.

The motive for the shooting remains unclear.

A failed asylum seeker killed one person and injured six others in the northern city of Hamburg on Friday.

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July 24th, 2017 by admin

Two are dead and eight others are injured after a vehicle slammed into a group of people on a street in South Dakota.

The vehicle slammed into a group of people outside a medical centre in southeast South Dakota.

State Highway Patrol spokesman Tony Mangan said the incident occurred outside the Alcester Care and Rehab Centre.

Alcester is a city of about 750 people south of Sioux Falls.

Mangan said the investigation is ongoing but that the crash appears to have been accident.

He added the driver of the car was among the injured.

Mangan says he does not know the driver’s identity and couldn’t provide details about why the car crashed.

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July 23rd, 2017 by admin

Cops are hunting for a man who is believed to have stabbed five people before driving into nine others, leaving one person dead.

The suspect reportedly stabbed five people with a pair of scissors at around 3pm local time in the Jugezhuang Township, northeast of Beijing.

He then got in a van before mowing down nine people, killing one and injuring eight more, according to Chinese state media.

Those injured in the incident are being treated in hospital while the suspect remains at large.

A manhunt is now under way while police try to discover any motives behind the attack.

State media provided no information about the possible identity of the suspect.

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July 23rd, 2017 by admin

Police are investigating a suspected human trafficking ring after eight immigrants, including two children, were found dead inside a truck in a Walmart car park.

They are suspected to have died from heatstroke or dehydration after being locked in the lorry without air conditioning or water.

At least 30 more people have been taken to hospital, with at least 20 believed to be in a life threatening condition.

The lorry was found parked in a Walmart car park in San Antonio, Texas, after a manager suspecting it contained illegal immigrants contacted cops.

Speaking at the scene, Police chief William McManus said the driver of the video was in custody, KENS5 reported.

He said: “Late last night we had a call from a Walmart employee, to conduct a welfare check on a truck and trailer that was parked in the lot here.

“He was approached by someone from that truck who was asking for water, he came back with water, he called the police.

“We arrived on the scene and found eight people dead in the back of that trailer.

“There were a number of people who were transported to local hospitals, checking the video from the store we found that there were a number of vehicles that came in and picked up a lot of the folks from inside that trailer who survived that trip.”

Charles Hood, the San Antonio Fire Chief, told reporters the air conditioning was not working inside the lorry.

“Each one of them had heart rates of over 130 beats per minute.

“These people were inside this trailer without any signs of any water, so you’re looking at a lot of heatstroke, a lot of dehydration.

“We’re very fortunate that there wasn’t 38 of these people that were all locked inside the vehicle dead.”

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July 15th, 2017 by admin

Firefighters are battling a fire in a six storey block in central London, with pictures showing a huge plume of black smoke rising from the building.

 


Six crews are battling the fire in Edgeware Road, close to tourist hotspot Marble Arch, which started in ventilation between the ground and first floors.

London Fire Brigade were called at 10.49am to a blaze affecting a shop and residential properties above.

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July 14th, 2017 by admin

Two German tourists have been killed and four of other nationalities wounded during a knife attack at a beach in Egypt.

The attack happened on Friday at a Red Sea resort in Hurghada, as police said the assailant swam from a nearby beach before stabbing people.

Security and medical sources had earlier reported the two women killed were Ukrainians, but Major General Mohamed El-Hamzawi, security manager of Red Sea province, said victims have been identified as Germans.

 All six victims are women, Egyptian authorities said.

It is not yet confirmed what nationalities the four wounded women are, with one report stating that three were from Serbia and one from Poland, while another said two Czech women had been injured.

The attacker was detained at the scene as an extraordinary image shows what appear to be hotel staff holding him down in the bottom of a luggage cart.

Authorities have not released a motive for his attack, but ISIS does operate within Egypt and has targeted tourists in the past.

Three foreign tourists were stabbed at the same resort in January 2016 by two suspected ISIS militants.

On that occasion the assailants – armed with a gun, a knife and a suicide belt – landed on the beach of a hotel in Hurghada by boat before attacking.

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July 3rd, 2017 by admin

A coach burst into flames with at least 31 people thought to be hurt after a crash with a truck on a motorway.

Forty six passengers and two drivers were on the coach when it reportedly collided with the truck on a highway in Germany this morning.

Police said several people were severely injured in the crash near Muenchberg in Bavaria.

Helicopters are at the scene to rescue those injured and the A9 highway had been closed because of the accident.

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June 25th, 2017 by admin

The London Eye has been evacuated after a passer-by found a bomb

A Scotland Yard spokesman has reportedly confirmed they have uncovered a World War I or II bomb in the River Thames near the Eye.

Police cordons are now in place around the area.

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June 25th, 2017 by admin

Armed police are at the scene of a crash after a car reportedly smashed into several people after Eid prayers in Newcastle.

Emergency services were scrambled to the site of the collision on Westgate Road near Westgate Community College this morning.

Reports on social media claim people who were hit were celebrating Eid, although this remains unconfirmed.

The North East ambulance service have confirmed they are dealing with pedestrians who have been involved in a collision with a car.

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June 24th, 2017 by admin

Five people, including three children, have been electrocuted in a pool at a water park in north-western Turkey, according to media reports.

The three children – reportedly aged 12, 15 and 17 – were caught up in an electrical current in the pool in the town of Akyazi, in Sakarya province, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

According to the private Dogan news agency, the park’s manager and his son were killed when they dived into the pool to try and save them.

All five were taken to a hospital in Akyazi, but could not be saved.

A sixth person was also reportedly taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

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