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World War II veteran shoots thief with 1916 pistol


September 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II veteran in Ukraine prevented a possible theft with his 1916 pistol by shooting at a man who broke into his house.The ... Read more...

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Five die in platinum mine violence in South Africa


August 14th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 14 (IANS) Five people have been killed in violence at a platinum mine in northern South Africa, police said. A policeman was hacked to death at Lonmin's platinum ... Read more...

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Gurdwara chief braveheart who went down fighting


August 7th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Satwant Singh Kaleka, the president of the gurdwara in Milwaukee suburb, stood up to the rampaging white supremacist with a knife and fought to the very ... Read more...

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14 shot dead at US theatre screening Batman film (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured Friday in Denver at a cinema hall showing the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises", ... Read more...

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Five dead in German hostage crisis (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, July 4 (IANS) All four hostages and an armed kidnapper died Wednesday in a seige in Karlsruhe city in southwest Germany, media reports said.Xinhua said the man took four ... Read more...

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Soccer player slain in Colombia


June 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 12 (IANS/EFE) A professional soccer player died and one of his teammates was wounded in an attack by gunmen in a town near the Caribbean city of Barranquilla, ... Read more...

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Russian investigator survives murder attempt


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 3 (IANS) A Russian federal investigator was injured when his car came under fire in the North Caucasus region, officials said.Two unidentified assailants fired at his car with ... Read more...

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Cop shot dead in Srinagar, bunker removed from city centre (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) A police official was shot dead by separatist guerrillas near a police station in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday, the day authorities removed a ... Read more...

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Gunfire in Meerut jail as cops, inmates clash


April 18th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 18 (IANS) Rioting broke out at the district jail here Wednesday with prisoners pelting stones at policemen and jail staff and forces resorting to gunfire, injuring ... Read more...

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Police chase in Brazil ends with six suspects dead


March 27th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 27 (IANS/EFE) At least six people died Monday in a running gunfight between police and suspected armed robbers in the eastern Brazilian city of Salvador, authorities ... Read more...

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Saudi embassy official shot dead in Dhaka


March 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) A senior Saudi embassy official was shot dead in Dhaka early Tuesday, said police."We found the Saudi national lying on the sidewalk, suffering from gunshot wounds ... Read more...

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Mayor shot at in the Philippines


February 5th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 5 (IANS) A mayor of a Philippines town was Saturday shot at by motorcycle-borne gunmen, police said.Restituto Abad, mayor of Carranglan town, and his driver were wounded in ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill eight at Guatemala disco


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when gunmen opened fire at a disco in Villa Nueva, a city in ... Read more...

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Briton kills three family members before himself


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) A man in Britain is believed to have killed three family members before taking his own life at a house in Durham County, said police.According to ... Read more...

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Seven bodies found in US apartment


December 26th, 2011 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
Houston, Dec 26 (IANS) Bodies of seven people, including that of four women, with gunshot injuries were found in an apartment near the US city of Dallas Sunday, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Guerrillas use dead body in attack in Colombia


December 8th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Four police officers were slightly wounded Wednesday when they approached a man's body that FARC rebels left surrounded with explosives on the outskirts of Florencia, a ... Read more...

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Two Indians gunned down in Philippines


November 16th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Davao City (Philippines), Nov 16 (IANS) Two Indian moneylenders were fatally shot in southern Philippines as they were about to leave a trading firm, police said. Manjeet Singh, 27, and Sukhinder ... Read more...

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Five die as police chase suspect in Kazakhstan


November 12th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five people, including three police officers, were killed in an explosion and shooting incident in the southern Kazakh city of Taraz Saturday morning, police said.The ... Read more...

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Australian man shot dead in Philippines


November 12th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 12 (IANS) An official of an Australian mining company has been shot dead in the Philippines, police said Saturday.Rodgen Conejar, 57, died of multiple gunshot wounds after being ... Read more...

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TV reporter shot at in Honduras


October 31st, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Oct 31 (IANS/EFE) A television reporter was shot and wounded in San Pedro Sula, a city in northern Honduras."My colleague, Edy Andino, has (gunshot) wounds in the legs and ... Read more...

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Day after clash, tension in Bharatpur continues


September 15th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) Tension persisted in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Thursday, a day after clashes between two communities over a plot of land claimed at least four lives and left ... Read more...

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Five killed in armed clash in Rajasthan


September 15th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Tension gripped Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Wednesday after at least five people were killed in an armed clash that also left 10 injured, mostly with gunshot wounds, ... Read more...

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Gunman opens fire at Thai Navy base, killing 2


September 14th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Thai Naval officer went on a shooting rampage at a naval base in the country's southern region on Wednesday, killing at least two people before fatally ... Read more...

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Members of anti-Soviet resistance group found in Estonian mass grave


August 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by BNO News
TALLINN (BNO NEWS) -- The bodies of ten men have been found in a mass grave in southern Estonia, local media reported on Friday, and officials believe they were members of the ... Read more...

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Nine bodies found on Mexican highway


August 21st, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) The bodies of nine people with gunshot wounds were found Saturday on a highway in the western Mexican state of Nayarit, officials said.The corpses were ... Read more...

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Muslim cleric shot dead in Russia


June 14th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Muslim cleric of a village mosque in Russia was found shot dead Tuesday morning, officials said.Kurbanov, the imam of the mosque in Dagestan region ... Read more...

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Four shot at New York nightclub


May 8th, 2011 - 1:29 am ICT by BNO News
SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were injured on early Saturday morning when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub on Long Island in New York, police said.The shooting ... Read more...

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MQM’s former lawmaker among five shot dead in Karachi during last 24 hours


April 30th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 30(ANI): At least five people, including a former lawmaker, were killed in suspected incidents of targeted killings during the past 24 hours in Karachi.Police said Shaikh Liaquat Ali, a former ... Read more...

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U.S. and Mexico offer $5.8 million reward for information regarding shootings of 2 ICE agents


March 31st, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States and Mexico on Wednesday offered rewards totaling $5.84 million for information that leads to the capture of the gunmen involved in the shootings of ... Read more...

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Gunman shoots five teenagers at New Orleans birthday party


March 13th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW ORLEANS (BNO NEWS) -- Five teenagers were shot at a bar in the city of New Orleans on late Saturday evening when a gunman opened fire, police said on Sunday morning.New ... Read more...

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Fresh clashes in Yemen kill four


February 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Feb 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 26 others were injured in fresh clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters in Yemen Friday night, officials said Saturday.CNN quoting ... Read more...

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15 wounded in Yemen clashes (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least 15 people were injured in clashes between pro- and anti-government protesters in Yemen's capital Sanaa Thursday, Xinhua said. The demonstrations against President Ali Abdullah Saleh continued ... Read more...

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Two killed in clashes as protests continue in Yemen


February 17th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sanaa, Feb 17 (IANS) At least two protesters have died of gunshot wounds during clashes with police in southern Yemen as anti-government rallies spread across the country.Besides the two deaths reported in ... Read more...

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Five dead, 800 injured in Egypt clashes, PM apologises (Fourth Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Gunfire reverberated across the Egyptian capital as pitched battles between government supporters and protesters demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak continued Thursday. While the president showed ... Read more...

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Five dead, 800 hurt in Cairo clashes, PM says sorry (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 3 (IANS) Gunfire reverberated across the Egyptian capital as pitched battles between government supporters and protesters demanding the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak continued through the night and well ... Read more...

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