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North East

2 CRPF personnel killed in insurgent attack in Manipur

IMPHAL, APRIL 27: Two CRPF personnel were killed and two others were injured in a suspected insurgent attack in the early hours of April 27 in Manipur's Bishnupur district. According to sources, suspected Kuki militants are believed to be responsible for the attack that resulted in the deaths of 2 CRPF personnel, including a Sub-Inspector. The deceased, identified as CRPF Sub-Inspector N Sarkar and Head Constable Arup Saini, were from the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) 128 Battalion stationed at Naranseina. Additionally, two other personnel, Jadav Das and Aftab Hussain,...
North East

2 forest guards among three killed in elephant attack in Assam

Tezpur, April 27: Three people, including two forest guards, were killed and another person was injured in an attack by a wild elephant in Assam's Sonitpur district on Saturday, a forest official said. A wild elephant strayed into Dhirai Majuli village from nearby Dhekiajuli forest and trampled three people to death on the spot and injured another employee of the forest department, when the forest personnel were patrolling the area, West Tezpur Divisional Forest Officer Nipen Kalita said. The deceased have been identified as forest guards Koleswar Boro and Biren...

Several family members of Al Jazeera’s Gaza Bureau Chief killed

GAZA STRIP, OCTOBER 26: At least 4 family members of a prominent Al Jazeera journalist in the Gaza Strip were killed, the news organization said on October 25. The network said the wife, son, daughter and infant grandson of Wael al-Dahdouh, the Gaza bureau chief of Al Jazeera's Arabic-language service, were killed at the Nuseirat refugee camp in central Gaza, where they had been sheltering. In a statement, Al Jazeera's parent company, the Al Jazeera Media Network, blamed an Israeli airstrike and condemned the killings as an "indiscriminate assault". It...

2 Sikh businessmen killed in broad daylight in Pak; PM Sharif says act of terrorism’

Peshawar, May 15: Two Sikh businessmen were shot dead on Sunday by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the latest targeted terrorist attack against the minority community in the restive province bordering Afghanistan. Saljeet Singh, 42, and Ranjeet Singh, 38, died on the spot after being attacked by two bike-borne assailants in the morning, according to the police. The attackers fled after carrying out the attack. The two Sikhs were in the business of spices and had shops in the Bata Tal bazaar in Sarband, about 17 kms...
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