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Boy, 12, accidentally kills girl live on Facebook

Boy, 12, accidentally kills girl live on Facebook

A 12-year-old boy has accidentally killed a girl of the same age while filming with a shotgun on Facebook Live in Argentina. Local reports say the girl was shot in the face by the boy, who was said to be using a shotgun belonging to his father. There were reportedly...
Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17

Pakistan bomb attack in Balochistan kills 17 12 May 2017 From the section Asia At least 17 people have been killed in an explosion in Pakistan’s Balochistan province which appears to have targeted a top lawmaker. The blast took place near a convoy carrying...
Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens

Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens

Tanzania school bus crash kills dozens 6 May 2017 From the section Africa More than 30 people – almost all of them schoolchildren – have been killed in a bus crash in northern Tanzania, officials say. They say the bus plunged off the road in a steep ravine...
Samsung crane collapse kills six workers

Samsung crane collapse kills six workers

Samsung crane collapse kills six workers 2 May 2017 From the section Business Image copyright Reuters A crane collapse at a South Korean shipyard run by Samsung has killed six people and injured more than 20 others, says the Yonhap news agency. Rescuers have been...
Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10 25 April 2017 From the section Asia At least 10 people have been killed in a roadside bomb blast that hit a minibus in north-west Pakistan. The blast took place in the Kurram tribal district on the border with Afghanistan. At least two...

Attack on Afghan military base kills dozens

Dozens of people have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in Afghanistan, says a US military spokesman. The spokesman said more than 50 people had probably been killed in the attack on the base, for which the Taliban have claimed responsibility. The...

Attack on Afghan military base kills dozens

Dozens of people have been killed in an ongoing attack at a military base in Afghanistan, says a US military spokesman. The spokesman said more than 50 people have probably been killed in the attack by Taliban militants. The militants reportedly attacked a mosque and...
Disgraced NFL star kills himself in prison

Disgraced NFL star kills himself in prison

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has killed himself at a prison in Massachusetts where he was serving a life sentence for murder. The Department of Corrections said the 27-year-old was found hanged in his cell just after 3am local time on Wednesday morning....

Disgraced NFL star kills himself in prison

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez has killed himself at a prison in Massachusetts where he was serving a life sentence for murder. The Department of Corrections says the 27-year-old was found hanged in his cell just after 3am local time on Wednesday morning....
US gunman kills three 'in race attack'

US gunman kills three 'in race attack'

US gunman kills three ‘in race attack’ 19 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright Fresno County Sheriff Image caption Police have blocked off the four different locations where shots were fired Three white men were killed and another...
Facebook video gunman kills himself after chase

Facebook video gunman kills himself after chase

A man who filmed himself killing a 74-year-old man before putting the video on Facebook has taken his own life after a chase. Police across the US had been searching for 37-year-old Steve Stephens after he shot and killed 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr, apparently at...
Shark kills teen girl surfing with father

Shark kills teen girl surfing with father

A 17-year-old girl has died after being mauled by a shark while out surfing with her father off the south coast of Western Australia. The attack at a popular surfer break known as Kelp Beds, near the town of Esperance, was reportedly witnessed from the beach by the...
Sri Lanka rubbish dump collapse kills 16

Sri Lanka rubbish dump collapse kills 16

Sri Lanka rubbish dump collapse kills 16 15 April 2017 From the section Asia Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe son of a woman who was thrown 30ft by a collapsing rubbish dump says there had been many complaints about safety At least 16...

Airstrike kills US-backed fighters by mistake

The American military admits a coalition airstrike has mistakenly killed 18 US-backed fighters in Syria. Those who died south of the city of Tabqa were members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said the Pentagon. The SDF is an alliance of Arab and Kurdish...
Portugal fireworks blast kills factory workers

Portugal fireworks blast kills factory workers

Portugal fireworks blast kills factory workers 5 April 2017 From the section Europe Five people died and another three were missing after an explosion on Tuesday evening destroyed a fireworks factory near the Portuguese town of Lamego. The victims were all workers at...
Colombia mudslide kills more than 100 people

Colombia mudslide kills more than 100 people

At least 112 people are dead after an “avalanche of water” engulfed the Colombian city of Mocoa, the country’s president says. Hours of heavy rain caused several rivers to overflow and sent mud and sediment onto houses and roads in the city of about...
Colombia mudslide kills more than 100 people

Colombia mudslide kills more than 100 people

At least 112 people are dead after an “avalanche of water” engulfed the Colombian city of Mocoa, the country’s president says. Hours of heavy rain caused several rivers to overflow and sent mud and sediment onto houses and roads in the city of about...

Colombia mudslide kills more than 90 people

At least 93 people are dead after an “avalanche of water” engulfed the Colombian city of Mocoa in Putumayo, officials say. Hours of heavy rain caused several rivers to overflow and sent mud and sediment onto houses and roads in the city of about 350,000...
Crash involving church van and truck kills 12

Crash involving church van and truck kills 12

Twelve people have died and three others injured in a crash involving a church minibus and a truck. The smash happened as a group from a Baptist church in Texas was on its way back from a retreat on Wednesday at about 12.30pm. Photos and videos of the vehicles...

US airstrike kills al Qaeda terror mastermind

An al Qaeda leader behind a series of terror attacks including one on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team has been killed, the Pentagon has said. Qari Yasin, a senior militant figure from Balochistan, Pakistan, died during US airstrikes in Afghanistan. He had...
Iraq car bomb kills 20 in south-west Baghdad

Iraq car bomb kills 20 in south-west Baghdad

Iraq car bomb kills 20 in south-west Baghdad 20 March 2017 From the section Middle East Image copyright Reuters Image caption The bomb went off in the busy Amil business district of Baghdad A car bomb has exploded in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, killing more than 20...
Syria 'air raid on mosque kills 42'

Syria 'air raid on mosque kills 42'

Syria ‘air raid on mosque kills 42’ 16 March 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Forty-two people have been killed and many more injured in an air attack on a mosque in a rebel-held village in northern Syria, the Syrian...
Suicide bomber kills 30 at Damascus court

Suicide bomber kills 30 at Damascus court

A suicide bomber has killed at least 30 people after detonating an explosive vest inside the main judicial building in Damascus, state media has said. Official state news agency SANA said a second suicide blast struck a restaurant in the Rabweh district of the Syrian...
Three officials held after fire kills 40 teenagers

Three officials held after fire kills 40 teenagers

Three people responsible for overseeing a government-run children’s shelter in Guatemala where 40 teenage girls died after a fire have been arrested on suspicion of homicide. Former Social Welfare Secretary Carlos Rodas, who resigned his post on Saturday, was...
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