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Teen who died after being thrown out of tempo: Kin demand cops add ‘attempt to rape’ charge to FIR, plan protest outside CM Yogi Adityanath’s house

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Teen who died after being thrown out of tempo: Kin demand cops add ‘attempt to rape’ charge to FIR, plan protest outside CM Yogi Adityanath’s house

- A day after an FIR was lodged in the case of a 19-year-old girl who succumbed to injuries after allegedly being thrown out of a moving tempo for resisting molestation on Friday night, her family claimed the charges slapped on the accused were “not too strong” and declared they will protest outside Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s residence on Monday. The girl’s mother demanded that charges of attempt to rape and murder also be invoked

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Pakistan fuel tanker truck explosion kills at least 140

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Pakistan fuel tanker truck explosion kills at least 140

- KARACHI, Pakistan — A fuel tanker wrecked in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, and as villagers converged to collect fuel leaking from the truck, it exploded, killing at least 140 people, according to police and hospital officials. Nishtar Hospital, which is treating many of the wounded, said in a statement that more than 100 people were injured in the blast. Bahawalpur’s Victoria Hospital said it was treating 40 victims, all of whom have suffered burns on at least 70% of their bodies

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More than 120 killed in Pakistan tanker blast

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More than 120 killed in Pakistan tanker blast

- than 120 people burned to death after an oil tanker flipped over and exploded in Pakistan More than 120 people – including children – have been killed after an oil tanker carrying 40,000 litres of fuel flipped over and burst into flames on a highway in Pakistan. Residents had flocked to the tanker with jerry cans, buckets and other containers to collect leaking fuel from it after it overturned

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Pakistan: 151 killed, 140 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire

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Pakistan: 151 killed, 140 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire

- The shocking incident happened early on Sunday morning. An oil tanker overturned and burst into flames as crowds rushed to collect fuel that spilled over on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab Province, killing over 150 people and injuring more than 140 others, in one of the deadliest accidents in the country. The oil tanker coming from Karachi and headed to Lahore overturned early this morning on the national highway at the Ahmedpur Sharqia area of the Bahawalpur district, some 400 km from Lahore, after a tyre burst and the driver lost control

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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing 153

- An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur's Victoria Hospital in south Punjab said the latest deaths occurred at a hospital in Multan where some of the 50 critically injured, many of whom suffered extensive burns, had been taken

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People themselves key to maintaining peace and security, says Najib

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People themselves key to maintaining peace and security, says Najib

- PUTRAJAYA: The people have a greater role than the security forces in maintaining peace and security in the country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. He said it was for this reason that he wanted the people to not get easily influenced by militant and extremist ideologies. Falling prey to these ideologies could undermine not only national security but also national prosperity, he said in a special interview today with Radio Television Malaysia during his Hari Raya open house at Seri Perdana

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Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

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Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

- The death toll from twin blasts in the northwestern town of Parachinar climbed to 67 Saturday, bringing the overall death toll from three separate attacks in Pakistan to 85, with several others in critical condition, officials said. Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar, confirmed the toll Saturday, saying residents who had been preparing to celebrate the end of Ramadan and Eid feast were now in mourning

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Cable car crashes in Kashmir tourist resort, killing seven

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Cable car crashes in Kashmir tourist resort, killing seven

- Four Indian tourists and three local residents have died after a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30 meters, having derailed from a pulley in the Indian portion of Kashmir. Senior police officer Imtiyaz Hussain said four other people were injured in the accident, in the tourist resort of Gulmarg. One of the injured was in critical condition

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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan kills over 150 people

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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan kills over 150 people

- An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise. Dr. Javed Iqbal at Bahawalpur’s Victoria Hospital in south Punjab said the latest deaths occurred at a hospital in Multan where some of the 50 critically injured, many of whom suffered extensive burns, had been taken

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Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued

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Seven die in cable car crash in Indian Kashmir, 150 rescued

- SRINAGAR, India: A pine tree fell onto a cable car in a ski resort in Indian Kashmir on Sunday, sending the car plunging to earth and killing seven people, most of them tourists, police said. About 150 people were stranded in other cable cars on the mountain in Gulmarg in high winds, but were later rescued. Gulmarg is a winter ski destination but also popular with tourists during the current summer season

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At least 123 people burned alive after rushing to collect fuel from overturned oil tanker when it burst into flames in Pakistan

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At least 123 people burned alive after rushing to collect fuel from overturned oil tanker when it burst into flames in Pakistan

- AT LEAST 123 people have been burned alive after running to collect fuel from an overturned oil tanker when it burst into flames in Pakistan today, an official said. The tanker carrying 40,000 litres (8,800 gallons) of fuel overturned on a main highway while travelling from Karachi to Lahore, near the town of Ahmedpur East in Punjab state. Details were unclear but some witnesses suggested the tanker had suffered a burst tyre, said regional police chief Raja Riffat

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UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

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UDel professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

- The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."

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50 killed in Pakistan bombing claimed by sectarian militant group

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50 killed in Pakistan bombing claimed by sectarian militant group

- TWIN bombs hit the northwestern Pakistani town of Parachinar on Friday afternoon, killing at least 50 people on the day before the end of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan. The bombing was claimed by a Pakistan-based sectarian militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who said in a statement that the attack was aimed specifically at minority Shi’ite Muslims, and have threatened that there would be more attacks over Pakistanis fighting Sunni militants in the Syrian civil war

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12-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in firecracker incident

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12-year-old boy dies from injuries sustained in firecracker incident

- PETRA JAYA: The first day of Syawal will not have much significance for a family from Kampung Bintawa Hilir, here, when a 12-year-old boy was killed while playing firecrackers early today. It is believed to be the first such case recorded nationwide this year. In the 12.15am freak incident, Haiqal Hakim Zolpaka was alone when the firecrackers he was playing with exploded in front of his house in Kampung Hilir Bintawa here

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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

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Professor says N. Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

- The University of Delaware is distancing itself from comments made by an adjunct professor after she said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved." The Wilmington News Journal reports that anthropology professor Kathy Dettwyler said on her personal Facebook page that Otto Warmbier was "typical of a mindset of a lot of the young, white, rich, clueless males" she teaches

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At least 122 dead in Pakistan after oil tanker explodes

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At least 122 dead in Pakistan after oil tanker explodes

- MULTAN, Pakistan — An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing more than 120 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said. Rizwan Naseer, the head of the Punjab province’s rescue services, said 122 people were killed and another 76 were wounded, with many suffering serious burns

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  • Pakistan: 151 killed, 140 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire
    Pakistan: 151 killed, 140 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire

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    The shocking incident happened early on Sunday morning. An oil tanker overturned and burst into flames as crowds rushed to collect fuel that spilled over on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab Province, killing over 150 people and injuring more than 140 others, in one of the deadliest accidents in the country. The oil tanker coming from Karachi and headed to Lahore overturned early this morning on the national highway at the Ahmedpur Sharqia area of the Bahawalpur district, some 400 km from Lahore, after a tyre burst and the driver lost control

     

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  • Pakistan fuel tanker truck explosion kills at least 140
    Pakistan fuel tanker truck explosion kills at least 140

    , kfor.com

    KARACHI, Pakistan — A fuel tanker wrecked in eastern Pakistan on Sunday, and as villagers converged to collect fuel leaking from the truck, it exploded, killing at least 140 people, according to police and hospital officials. Nishtar Hospital, which is treating many of the wounded, said in a statement that more than 100 people were injured in the blast. Bahawalpur’s Victoria Hospital said it was treating 40 victims, all of whom have suffered burns on at least 70% of their bodies

     

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  • Pakistan: 151 killed, 140 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire
    Pakistan: 151 killed, 140 injured in Bahawalpur oil tanker fire

    , dnaindia.com

    The shocking incident happened early on Sunday morning. An oil tanker overturned and burst into flames as crowds rushed to collect fuel that spilled over on a highway in Pakistan's Punjab Province, killing over 150 people and injuring more than 140 others, in one of the deadliest accidents in the country. The oil tanker coming from Karachi and headed to Lahore overturned early this morning on the national highway at the Ahmedpur Sharqia area of the Bahawalpur district, some 400 km from Lahore, after a tyre burst and the driver lost control

     

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  • 9 bodies found after deadly China landslide
    9 bodies found after deadly China landslide

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    Mao County, China: Chinese crews recovered nine bodies and were still searching for 109 others on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan. More than 2,500 rescuers with detection devices and dogs were looking for signs of life amid the rubble of massive boulders that descended on Xinmo village in Mao county early Saturday

     

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