Indian teenager shoots self while trying to take selfie

A teenage boy in India has died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie. Fifteen-year-old Ramandeep Singh was posing with his father’s .32 caliber pistol on Friday evening when he accidentally pulled the trigger, according Manoj Kumar, Deputy Superintendent of Police in Pathankot, Punjab state. The safety catch wasn’t on, police… Read More Indian teenager shoots self while trying to take selfie

Fireworks explosion in Indian temple leaves at least 100 dead, over 350 injured

Over 100 people were killed and several others injured when an explosion took place at the Puttingal Devi temple during a festival at Paravoor in Kollam at around 3 am on Sunday, police said. As the temple festival was on, fireworks display had commenced at the temple precincts since midnight and hundreds of people had… Read More Fireworks explosion in Indian temple leaves at least 100 dead, over 350 injured

Indian police file homicide case against company responsible for collapsed flyover

The Indian police, on Friday, opened a case of culpable homicide against the company building a flyover that collapsed in the eastern city of Kolkata, killing at least 23 people and injuring dozens more. Rescuers worked all night with cranes and jackhammers to clear concrete slabs and steel girders from the 100-meter (110-yard) length of… Read More Indian police file homicide case against company responsible for collapsed flyover

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) construction site collapse leaves one dead, three injured

One labourer died and three were admitted to hospital after they were buried under a pile of debris at a construction site on the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) campus. The incident happened around 12:30 pm on Wednesday at the hospital’s Mother and Child Block that is under construction. Four labourers were dug… Read More All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) construction site collapse leaves one dead, three injured