Italian prisoner shoots at foes with gun smuggled in by drone

An Italian prisoner shot at fellow inmates through the bars of their cell with a weapon believed to have been smuggled in by drone, a prison union said Monday. The 28-year old, who has links to the Neapolitan mafia, fired three shots Sunday at prisoners he had argued with, but without injuring th


Small Russian passenger jet crashes in Siberia, 4 killed

Four people died after a small Russian passenger plane with 16 people on board made an emergency landing in a forest in southeastern Siberia on Sunday, the Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The L-410 aircraft flying from the city of Irkutsk came down 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) from its destina


Pilot error likely caused fatal Air India Express crash: Report

Pilot error and a failure to follow safety guidelines probably caused the Air India Express crash that killed 21 people last year, the country’s worst aviation accident in a decade, investigators said in a report on Saturday.The Boeing 737, repatriating Indians stranded in Dubai due to the c


Chiranjeevi's nephew actor Sai Dharam Tej stable after bike accident

Megastar Chiranjeevi's nephew and Telugu actor Sai Dharam Tej, who was injured in a bike accident in Hyderabad, is stable, said doctors at a private hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. Apollo Hospital, in a medical bulletin, stated that Sai Tej is stable and all major organs are function


12 people killed in deadly road accident in Egypt

At least 12 people, including children, were killed in a deadly road accident in eastern Egypt on Sunday, according to local media. The state-run MENA news agency, citing an official with the ambulance authority, said a passenger bus overturned on the Cairo-Suez desert highway near the city


Baby girl suffocates to death after mother forgets her in the car

A baby girl died in Jordan after her mother forgot her inside a car in a parking lot of a hospital in the Rusaifa area.She did not remember her until hours later, only to find that she had died of suffocation due to her mother’s negligence.  Local media stated, the results of the autops


Afghan footballer fell to death from US plane

An Afghan footballer who played for the national youth team fell to his death after trying to cling to a US plane airlifting people out of Taliban-controlled Kabul, a sports federation said Thursday.The General Directorate of Physical Education and Sports of Afghanistan, a government institution t


Russia bus explosion kills 2, injures 17; cause under review

A second person has died in southwestern Russia following an explosion on a city bus that also injured another 17 people, officials said Friday.Authorities said Thursday’s blast on the bus in the city of Voronezh was caused by leaky gas equipment. No trace of chemical explosives was found, t


Tourist helicopter crashes into Russian lake

A tourist helicopter with 16 people on board has crashed into a lake in Russia's Far East, officials say. There were eight known survivors, Russian media quoted emergencies ministry officials as saying. Thirteen tourists, including a child, and three crew were on board when t


Passenger bus overturns in western Turkey, killing 14 people

A passenger bus veered and tumbled off a highway in western Turkey, killing 14 people on Sunday. The governor’s office of Balikesir province said 18 people injured in the crash were being treated in five hospitals.   It said the bus overturned at 04:40 local time (0140 GMT). Emergenc


At Least 10 Dead as Van Carrying Migrants Crashes in Texas

An overloaded van carrying 29 migrants crashed Wednesday on a remote South Texas highway, killing at least 10 people, including the driver, and injuring 20 others, authorities said. The crash happened shortly after 4 p.m. on US 281 in Encino, Texas, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) north of McAllen


Man killed after disturbing 100-pound hive of bees in Arizona

A man was stung to death after an enormous 100-pound beehive was disturbed at an Arizona home on Thursday. The fire department received the call around noon on Thursday after reports of a bee swarm with at least six people stung. They described it as “a large open hive, estimated around 100


Shots fired outside Berlin store, several injured

Shots were fired in a violent clash at a store car park in northern Berlin on Friday, leaving four people injured, the Berliner Zeitung reported. The perpetrator was on the run, it said, adding the injured included three men and a woman.   Of the injured, one person was stabbed with a knif


At least 18 die after truck crashes into bus in India

At least 18 people were killed, 24 injured when a truck rammed into a double-decker bus on the side of a highway in northern India, police said on Wednesday. Fifteen injured are in serious condition and have been referred to the Trauma Centre in Lucknow.   The accident occurred overnight i


10 killed, including 6 Chinese, in Pakistan bus accident

A bus carrying Chinese and Pakistani construction workers on a slippery mountainous road in northwest Pakistan fell into a ravine Wednesday, killing at least 10 people, including six Chinese nationals, a government official said.At least 36 people were also injured in the accident in the Kohistan


At least 12 killed as bus carrying migrants crashes in Turkey

A bus carrying Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants crashed in eastern Turkey early on Sunday, killing at least 12 people and injuring 26 others, local authorities said.The crash occurred in Van province's Muradiye district near the Turkish border with Iran, where the vehicle caught fire aft


9 killed when skydiving plane crashes in Sweden

A small plane carrying skydivers crashed outside the Swedish city of Orebro on Thursday night, killing all nine people on board, police said.The dead included the pilot and eight passengers, police said. The victims were members of a local skydiving club, according to Orebro County Governor Maria


Nine bodies recovered from plane crash in far eastern Russia

A search team recovered the bodies of nine people on Wednesday after a passenger plane crashed in Russia’s remote far eastern Kamchatka peninsula. The An-26 plane flying from Kamchatka’s main city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the coastal town of Palana with 28 people on board disapp




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