Two men were injured Sunday night in Austin, Texas, in an explosion possibly caused by a bomb detonated by a trip wire, the police said. The incident marks the fourth blast in the city in March. The police have been investigating a string of deadly package bombings that killed two people and seriously injured another. It’s unclear whether Sunday night’s explosion was connected to the three others. Two men in Austin, Texas, suffered non-life-threatening injuries after a roadside explosion that may have been triggered by a trip wire on Sunday evening, the police said. The Austin Police Department said on Twitter that residents near the area should stay in their homes until officers instructed otherwise. “We now need the community to have an extra level of vigilance and pay attention to any suspicious device,” Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said. “Given that there … [Read more...] about 2 injured by a roadside bomb in Austin, Texas, following a spate of deadly bombings earlier this month
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Bengali TV actress Moumita Saha, 23, committed suicide on Saturday in her flat that she moved in just two months ago in Reagent Park area, police said. When neighbours reported the incident, police broke open her flat and found her hanging from the ceiling and they found a suicide note, contents of which were not yet revealed. "The house owner informed us today after the door of the flat was not opened since last afternoon (Friday afternoon)," police said. Her last social networking post was apparently written in a mood of utmost depression, they said. The actress, who was a native of Bandel, Hooghly district, had been acting in some serials but supposedly struggling to survive in the field. Being alone might have added to her depression out of not a successful career. Right from Deepika Padukone, who has openly declared fight against depression, it is loneliness which drives many people undergoing loneliness to suicide. Essentially, they require immediate help and counselling from … [Read more...] about Bengali TV actress Moumita Saha commits suicide, what triggers depression?
A new case of possible cat abuse was reported on Wednesday at Yishun in Singapore. The incident was first alerted by the Yishun 326 Tabby cat Facebook page, which is run by a group of volunteers who rescue and treat community cats.The group said that a dead cat was found at Block 147 Yishun. Several photos that were circulated on social media showed a cat lying near a wall and its legs were twisted out from underneath giving it an odd angle. Blood spots were also seen on the floor next to the cat and on a staircase that apparently lead down to the scene.Channel NewsAsia reported that the cat was found near a staircase on the second floor of the block. The report added that specks of blood could also be spotted on the void deck. The Cat Welfare Society said that a volunteer informed them of the possible cat abuse incident. Laura Ann Meranda, the Cat Welfare Society's executive director told Channel NewsAsia that the cat was found dead at a stairway early on Wednesday morning. "The body … [Read more...] about Singapore: Dead cat found at Block 147 Yishun; triggers animal abuse possibility
BENTON, KY.—A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural Kentucky high school.“He was determined. He knew what he was doing,” said Alexandria Caporali, who grabbed her stunned friend and ran into a classroom as their classmates hit the floor.“It was one right after another — bang bang bang bang bang,” she added. “You could see his arm jerking as he was pulling the trigger.” Read more: Schools across U.S. have become adept at shoring up security at any hint of danger … [Read more...] about 2 dead, 17 injured in Kentucky high school shooting
LAHORE, PAKISTAN—A mob angered over the recent rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl attacked a police station and a nearby government building in eastern Punjab province on Wednesday, triggering clashes that left at least two people dead and several injured, the police said.The violence erupted in the city of Kasur hours before the funeral of Zainab Ansari, whose case has drawn wide public outrage.The girl went missing last week while going to a nearby home for Quranic studies. Her parents, who were away at a pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia at the time, returned on Wednesday, landing at the Islamabad airport.“We will not bury our daughter until her killers are arrested,” said the father, Ameen Ansari, as his wife sobbed.Zainab’s body was found on Tuesday in a garbage bin, senior police officer Imran Nawaz Khan said. Police say she was abducted, raped and murdered. Officer Maqsood Ahmed said six girls were sexually assaulted in recent months in Kasur and that police … [Read more...] about Outrage over rape, murder of 8-year-old girl in Pakistan prompts clashes that leave 2 dead