Germany: Two killed, over 20 injured after car rams into crowd in Muenster city; driver kills himself.. indianexpress.com
Germany: Regional police service on Twitter said that residents should "avoid the area near the Kiepenkerl pub'' where a large-scale police operation is underway.
The two men are described as white males between 20 and 35 years old. The Harris county sheriff's office is investigating the case.
Pune: 5-year-old gets locked up in abandoned car, dies due to suffocation - A five-year-old boy was found dead in an abandoned car in an industrial area of Chakan in Pune. According to police, while playing near the car, the boy managed to open the car door and got into the car but later he could not open it from inside...
Four people were killed and nearly 50 others were injured after a heavy rain and hailstorm hit Vontimitta village in Kadapa district on Friday night.
At least four people,including two children have died and five seriously injured in a fire that broke out at a building in Mumbai's Marol late last night.
The fire broke out on the third floor of Maimoon building in Marol area at around 1.30 am. Of the nine people rescued, four have died and five others were taken to a nearby hospital, the firefighting official said.
"Mumbai Fire Brigade got call at 2.10 am about fire at the fourth floor of Ground plus Mamoon Manzil building at Marol in Andheri East. Our fire brigade personnel along with the fire fighting system and ambulance reached at the spot at 2.34 am and swung into action to douse the fire," said an official from Disaster Management Unit of Mumbai civic body, BMC.
"Firemen covered the fire from all side at 4.20 AM. A total of nine people were injured of which four were declared brought dead by the nearby hospital," the official said. The fire was completely doused by 5 am, he said.
The incident comes barely a week after 14 people were killed in the fire at a trendy rooftop pub in Mumbai's Kamala Mills complex in Lower Parel. 11 of the dead were women, mostly in their twenties and early thirties. Most of the bodies were reportedly found piled up near a women's washroom.
The police said the deaths were because of suffocation. Many could not find emergency exits. Firemen found that there were no extinguishers and there were illegal structures that exacerbated the fire.
Police investigating the Kamala Mills fire said, the pubs in the complex didn't follow safety regulations making it impossible for people to make a safe exit. Following Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' order, unauthorised structures at more than 300 sites in the city were razed.
Five people, including staff of pubs in the complex have been arrested in connection with the fire tragedy.
Four people, including two children died and five were seriously injured after an upper floor of a residential building in suburban Marol caught fire here today, an official said.
Fourteen people were killed and 19 others injured after a major fire broke out in a building in Kamala Mills Compound in Lower Parel here, an official said today.
The fire broke out shortly after midnight on the third floor of the four-storeyed building on Senapati Bapat Marg, a commercial hub of the city, a civic official told PTI.
A herd of donkeys spent four days behind bars in Uttar Pradesh's Jalaun district. They had ignored police's warning over eating expensive plants near Urai jail.
The police said that the donkeys were detained for destroying plants outside jail. The donkeys were released today after four days of detention. Donkeys apparently ate and destroyed plants recently bought for Rs 5 lakh.
Tamil Nadu school girls suicide: ‘We were shivering and crying as teachers shouted at us, called us names’ indianexpress.com
The 11 girls were allegedly threatened with dismissal from school unless they brought their parents along the next day. On Friday, four of them killed themselves by jumping into a well in the village..
A massive explosion ripped a boiler at the state-run power giant NTPC's Unchahar plant in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli district on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and injuring nearly 100, officials said.
The NTPC initiated a probe to ascertain the reasons behind the blast, while Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the families of those killed and Rs 50,000 for the grievously injured, they added. Among those injured are three additional general managers of the NTPC plant, who are undergoing treatment in Lucknow, according to sources.
"Twenty deaths have been confirmed by the district administration. Twenty-two people with severe burns have been referred to Lucknow. Another 15 are admitted to a Rae Bareli hospital," Uttar Pradesh's ADG (Law and Order) Anand Kumar said. He said that the number of casualties could rise.
At least two people were killed and one injured in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday, police said.
Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire.