Chemical plant explosion kills 13 in Mexico

A huge explosion occurred on Wednesday at a Mexican petrochemical plant which forced the evacuation of surrounding neighborhoods. The death toll has risen to 13, authorities said. Mexico’s national coordinator of civil protection, Luis Felipe Puente, tweeted the revised death toll after visiting the facility in the port of Coatzacoalcos early on Thursday. Officials and… Read More Chemical plant explosion kills 13 in Mexico

Two dead, one injured as vehicle collides with group in Preston, UK

Two people are dead and another injured after a BMW collided with a group crossing a road in Preston. The collision happened at about 6.40pm on Wednesday when a group of five youngsters were walking down Brockholes Brow parallel to the two lane stretch which leads towards the city centre. As the group crossed the… Read More Two dead, one injured as vehicle collides with group in Preston, UK

Seven police officers shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan

Seven police officers were killed while protecting health workers who were vaccinating children against polio in the Pakistani city of Karachi, authorities said. Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on the officers as they stood guard outside a house in the port city, local police adviser Ahmed Chinoy said. Speaking at a news conference, Ad Khawaja,… Read More Seven police officers shot dead by gunmen in Pakistan