PKK roadside bomb kills 5 civilians in SE Turkey’s Diyarbakır

Five civilians were killed after PKK terrorists attacked a group of agricultural laborers heading to collect wood in the southeastern Diyarbakır province, the governor’s office said in a statement Wednesday. The attack took place on the road between Kulp and Read More …

Bengal: One dead after two groups clash with crude bombs, guns over quarantine centre

One person died after two groups of villagers clashed with each other and hurled crude bombs over setting up of a quarantine centre at Talibpur village in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. Seven people have been arrested by Panrui police. “There Read More …

UK: Bomb squad and police called to Tesco supermarket in Farnworth

A bomb disposal squad and police were called to a supermarket in Farnworth after a suspected explosives attack. Members of the Army’s Royal Logistic Corps’ Bomb Disposal unit were called to the Tesco superstore in Long Causeway at around 9.30am Read More …

New Hampshire: Alert issued for person wanted in connection with Dearborn Street explosion

Police have named a suspect in connection with an early-morning fire on Dearborn Street through a NH State Police BOLO or “Be On the Lookout” order. Meanwhile, Manchester Police and the state bomb squad assisted the Manchester Fire Marshal’s office Read More …

Russia: Militant plotting terrorist attack killed in Murmansk

Law enforcement officers in the Russian city of Murmansk have eliminated a militant who planned to carry out a terrorist attack, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement. “Last night, the Federal Security Service (FSB) located an armed militant Read More …

WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-2019) situation report – 72

  Three new countries/territories/areas reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours: Botswana, Burundi, and Sierra Leone. WHO has released a scientific brief on the off-label use of medicines for COVID-19. A number of medicines have been suggested as Read More …

COVID-19: Why weren’t we ready?

In May 2009, Alan Johnson, the then Labour health secretary, was questioned by the House of Lords science and technology committee. The committee was, in the midst of the 2009 swine flu outbreak, investigating the threat of pandemic influenza. Swine Read More …

UK: Man jailed for spitting at Brighton police officers while claiming to have coronavirus

A man has been jailed for spitting at three police officers in Brighton while claiming to have coronavirus. Peter Davy, 65, unemployed, of Albion Street, Brighton pleaded guilty to all charges over the incident on Saturday – including three of assault, Read More …