Six dead as Boko Haram insurgents torch village in Borno

Six people were reportedly killed while one person sustained gunshot injury when suspected members of Boko Haram sect invaded Goniambari village in Kaga Local Government Area of Borno state. The insurgents, according to sources also burnt down some houses and vehicles using Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and petrol bombs before looting foodstuffs and livestock. The… Read More Six dead as Boko Haram insurgents torch village in Borno

Police helps Taliban, kill colleagues in Afghanistan 

A turncoat Afghan police officer is believed to have killed 10 of his colleagues at their post in south-central Afghanistan, paving the way for Taliban militants to raid the facility and steal weapons and ammunition, a government spokesman said Tuesday. Someone poisoned 10 police officers by contaminating their food at the post in the Chinartu… Read More Police helps Taliban, kill colleagues in Afghanistan 

Suicide bombing kills 10, leaves 20 injured in north-western Pakistan

At least 10 people have been killed by a suicide bomber riding a motorbike close to a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan, police say. About 20 people were also wounded in the blast, which took place in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on the outskirts of Peshawar. There has been fierce fighting in the… Read More Suicide bombing kills 10, leaves 20 injured in north-western Pakistan

Police officer kills three colleagues in Puerto Rico

An officer killed three of his colleagues in a shooting on Monday at a police headquarters in Ponce, Puerto Rico, investigators said. The suspect, identified as 50-year-old Officer Guarionex Candelario, is in custody, police said. “There are no words to describe this tragedy where three colleagues have lost their lives. Our condolences for the families,”… Read More Police officer kills three colleagues in Puerto Rico

Black Xmas: Boko Haram kill 14, torch village in Borno

At least 14 people were killed and several others injured by Boko Haram gunmen in a Christmas Day attack on a village in northeastern Nigeria, vigilantes on said Saturday. Attacking astride bicycles, the jihadists invaded Kimba village in flashpoint Borno state around 10:00 pm on Friday, opening fire on residents and torching their homes. “The… Read More Black Xmas: Boko Haram kill 14, torch village in Borno

Africa has the highest road accidents in the world- WHO

Some 1.25 million people are killed in traffic accidents around the world each year, with Africa by far the continent with the most dangerous roads, the World Health Organization said in report published Monday. “Road traffic fatalities take an unacceptably high toll, particularly on poor people in poor countries,” WHO chief Margaret Chan said in… Read More Africa has the highest road accidents in the world- WHO

Boy accidentally kills 3-year-old brother; police charges father with felony

The father of a 3-year-old boy has been jailed and charged with felony child endangerment after his 6-year-old son accidentally shot and killed his younger brother, Chicago police said. The boys were playing “cops and robbers” when the gun went off, according to authorities. It happened while their dad, Michael Santiago, 25, was at work,… Read More Boy accidentally kills 3-year-old brother; police charges father with felony