Copter crash kills 7 in Colombia

Bogota, Jan 17 : At least seven people were dead on Tuesday after a Colombian Army helicopter crashed in the northwestern department of Antioquia, according to military. The Colombian army announced in a statement that the Mi-17 helicopter, with 10 people on board, was carrying a mission around the town of Caucasia and crashed at […]

Seventh arrest made in wake of Mumbai pub blaze

Mumbai, Jan 16 : More than a fortnight after the Kamala Mills Compound blaze which claimed the lives of 14 people, Yug Tuli, one of the co-owners of The Mojo’s Bistro where the fire first erupted, surrendered to the Mumbai police on Tuesday and was formally arrested. The Nagpur-based businessman and investor Tuli, who gave […]

2 killed as explosion destroys Belgium buildings

Brussels, Jan 16 : At least two people died in an explosion that destroyed three apartment buildings in the Belgian city of Antwerp, police reported on Tuesday. The blast, which rocked Paardenmarkt street late on Monday, injured 14 others, one of whom was in critical condition, Efe news agency reported. “Police confirm: two victims found […]

N. Korean ‘ghost ship’ with 7 bodies runs ashore in Japan

Tokyo, Jan 16 : Japanese authorities recovered seven corpses, allegedly of North Korean fishermen, as another “ghost ship” from the country ran ashore along the western coast of Japan, the police said on Tuesday. The fishing boat was discovered on January 10 along the Kanazawa coast, although authorities could only inspect the boat on Monday […]

Two injured in blast at army depot in J&K

Srinagar, Jan 16 : Two labourers were injured in an explosion inside an army field ammunition depot in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday, police said. Police sources said two injured in the explosion at the Khundroo field ammunition depot were taken to hospital. “The cause of explosion is being ascertained,” a police source […]

47 injured in school bus crash in Germany

Berlin, Jan 16 : At least 47 people, including children, were injured in a school bus crash involving several vehicles in Germany on Tuesday morning, according to local media. In the accident, the bus got off the road and collided with several cars before crashing head-on into a house wall in the southern German town […]