JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli air strikes killed nine Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, medical officials said, raising the Palestinian death toll to 19 over a two-day escalation in violence since Israel launched strikes to kill an Islamic Jihad commander.
GAZA/JERUSALEM, Nov 12 : Israel killed a top commander from the Iranian-backed Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad in a rare targeted strike in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory rocket salvoes that reached as far as Tel Aviv.
What is Kathmandu known for? Yes, it is the valley with half a dozen of world heritage sites. It is the city where people from across the country come for jobs, better health treatment and better educational opportunities.
KABUL, Aug 5: A Taliban suicide bomber killed three NATO forces on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday in an attack that also wounded a U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops, NATO said in a statement.
GARDEZ, Aug 3: More than two dozen people have been killed in a bombing at a Shia mosque in eastern Afghanistan near Pakistan's border.The police on Friday confirmed the attack in the city Gardez, the center of Paktia province.
MANILA, July 31: A Filipino soldier and four militiamen were killed by a powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting Tuesday amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said.
HANOI, July 30: Thirteen people were killed and four injured when a minibus carrying guests on the way to a wedding in central Vietnam collided head-on with a large container truck on Monday, the government said in a statement.
JUMLA, July 27: One person was killed while two others sustained injuries after a landslide at Patarasi rural municipality-5 yesterday night. Likewise, 28 year old Dambar Singh Budha has been missing, according to District Police Office, Jumla.
RASUWA, July 27: Before they could fully recover from the devastation caused by the 2015 earthquakes, yet another disaster has befallen the locals of Timure in Rasuwa district. On Wednesday night, landslides triggered by incessant rainfalls claimed nine lives in Timure of Gosaikunda Rural Municipality-2, near the Nepal-China border.
ISLAMABAD, July 25: A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a busy polling station in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing at least 31 and casting a dark shadow on what was to be a historic day for the country as Pakistanis cast ballots to elect their thirds consecutive civilian government.
TIKAPUR, July 24: A wife along with her lover killed the former’s husband, according to investigation report by the Area Police Office. Nirmala Raji and her lover, Dilip had killed Nandu (35) of Bharuwa, Bhajani municipality-9.
GORKHA, July 19: Three people, including an eight-month-old infant, were killed after a landslide buried a house in Andheri of Sahid Lakhan Rural Municipality-6 in Gorkha district on Wednesday morning.
KURASHIKI, July 8: Unprecedented rains that have killed at least 66 people also stranded 1,000 in the western Japanese city of Kurashiki on Sunday, including about 100 at a hospital, with rescuers using helicopters and boats after rivers surged over their banks.
RASUWA, July 4: Two people were killed and two others sustained injuries after a workers’ jeep (Ba 17 Cha 4345) met in an accident while transporting staffers of Sanjen Hydropower Plant to the office from Tiloche.
CHITWAN, June 15: Four people were killed and another five sustained injuries after a microbus and a truck collided at Ichhya Kamana rural municipality-3 of Chumlingtar. The microbus, Ga 1 Kha 7692 was en route to Kathmandu from Pokhara when it collided with the truck, Na 6 Kha 4064, travelling from Kathmandu to Mugling.
EL RODEO, June 4: A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
GUATEMALA CITY, June 4: Rescuers struggled to reach rural residents cut off by a volcanic eruption that killed at least seven people and injured 20 near Guatemala’s capital, and authorities feared the death toll could rise with an undetermined number of people unaccounted for.
DADELDHURA, May 29: Four passengers were killed and seven others sustained injuries when a jeep heading toward Dhangadhi from Dipayal plunged some 200 meters from KI Singh Highway into a river at Gajraula of Dadeldhura district on Tuesday.
TANAHUN, May 27: Two of the four pillions in a motorcycle were killed and one severely injured after the motorcycle collided with a passenger bus in a curved road section at Byas municipality -12 on Saturday evening.
LUCKNOW, May 3: A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday.
KABUL, April 30: A coordinated double suicide bombing hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing 25 people, including an AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, the Afghan police said.
A Saudi-led coalition air strike has killed dozens of Yemeni insurgents including two commanders, state media said Saturday, in another blow to the rebels following the assassination of their political chief.
TORONTO, April 24: A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.
AFGHANISTAN, April 23: Taliban attacks in western Afghanistan killed 14 soldiers and policemen on Monday as Kabul residents prepared to bury their loved ones slain in a horrific bombing by the Islamic State group that targeted a voter registration center the day before, killing 57.