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5 hurt in Missouri shootings; police say apparently random

JOPLIN, Mo. — A random shooting injured five people Saturday, including three members of a Joplin, Missouri, church who were starting a trip to St. Louis, police said......»»

Category: newsSource: mb.com.ph mb.com.phAug 14th, 2016

BREAKING: Female suspect dead, three hurt in YouTube shooting

SAN BRUNO, United States --- Gunshots erupted at YouTube's offices in California Tuesday, sparking a panicked escape by employees and a massive police response, before the shooter -- a woman -- apparently committed suicide. Police said three people had been hospitalized with gunshot injuries following the shooting in the city of San Bruno, and that a female suspect was found dead at the scene. "We have one subject who is deceased inside the building with a self-inflicted wound," San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini told reporters. "At this time, we believe it to be the shooter." Employees recounted frantic scenes as they fled the headquarters of the Google-owned video sharing...Keep on reading: BREAKING: Female suspect dead, three hurt in YouTube shooting.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2018

2 NatGeo workers hurt in Gabon knife attack, police arrest dozens

Police in Gabon arrested on Sunday dozens of people overa knife attack that wounded two Danish nationals working for National Geographic, apparently in retribution for "US attacks against Muslims," officials said.   The detained men were mostly traders and sellers in the popular market in Libreville -- where the attack occurred on Saturday -- and all are from West Africa.   An official said they were taken to police headquarters, where they are due to be questioned.   "Operations are ongoing," government spokesman Alain-Claude Bilie By Nze told AFP. "We are not commenting at this stage."   National Geographic confirmed that the targets ...Keep on reading: 2 NatGeo workers hurt in Gabon knife attack, police arrest dozens.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 18th, 2017

3 slain, 1 hurt in shootings

MANILA, Philippines — A suspected robber was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers in Bulacan yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2017

3 killed, 3 others hurt in NorthCot shootings

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/26 September) – Three suspected drug couriers were killed and three others were wounded in three separate shooting incidents in North Cotabato. Police said one of the incidents was related to their anti-illegal drive dubbed “Oplan Double Barrel”. In Pikit town, a 16-year old boy was killed and three of his companions were wounded when unidentified gunmen fired [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 27th, 2017

3 killed, 3 other hurt in NorthCot shootings

KIDAPAWAN CITY (MindaNews/26 September) – Three suspected drug couriers were killed and three others were wounded in three separate shooting incidents in North Cotabato. Police said one of the incidents was related to their anti-illegal drive dubbed “Oplan Double Barrel”. In Pikit town, a 16-year old boy was killed and three of his companions were wounded when unidentified gunmen fired [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 26th, 2017

3 killed, 2 hurt in shootings

MANILA, Philippines - Two drug suspects were killed in police operations in the past two days......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 14th, 2017

Anger grows in South Korea over US anti-missile system – ABC News

The anger is palpable on a narrow road that cuts through a South Korean village where about 170 people live between green hills dotted with cottages and melon fields. It's an unlikely trouble spot in the world's last Cold War standoff. Aging farmers in this corner of Seongju county, more than 200 kilometers (125 miles) south of the capital Seoul, spend the day sitting by the asphalt in tents or on plastic stools, watching vehicles coming and going from a former golf course where military workers are setting up an advanced U.S. missile-defense system. &'8220;Just suddenly one day, Seongju has become the frontline,&'8221; said a tearful Park Soo-gyu, a 54-year-old strawberry farmer. &'8220;Wars today aren't just fought with guns. Missiles will be flying and where would they aim first? Right here, where the THAAD radar is.&'8221; THAAD is shorthand for Terminal High Altitude Defense, which the South Korean and U.S. governments say is critical to cope with a growing missile threat from North Korea. When completed, the battery will consist of six truck-mounted launchers that can fire up to 48 interceptors at incoming missiles detected by the system's x-band radar. Anger has boiled over in Seosongri village since last week when U.S. and South Korean military workers used the early-morning hours to rush key parts of THAAD into place. The system had been scheduled to enter operation by the end of the year, but South Korea's Defense Ministry said Tuesday that it is already capable of defending against North Korean missiles. The ministry didn't say when the deployment would be completed. Hundreds of banners hang on trees and fences along a kilometer (half-mile) stretch of the road up to where police have cut off access. They say &'8220;Withdraw the illegal THAAD immediately&'8221; and &'8220;Stop US militarism,&'8221; slogans that would feel familiar in a leftist rally but are unusual in the country's traditionally conservative southeast. &'8220;Yankee, go home!&'8221; a man yelled as he banged his fist on a car apparently carrying American soldiers, before dozens of police officers peeled him and other protesters away from the vehicle. The local anger highlights what has arguably become the most explosive issue ahead of a presidential election next week. The May 9 vote will likely end a decadelong conservative rule that maintained a hard line against North Korea and agreed to the THAAD installation. Front-runner Moon Jae-in, who calls for engagement with the North, has said the deployment of THAAD should be reconsidered. Some media have questioned whether the United States and a caretaker government that took over for ousted former President Park Geun-hye are rushing to complete THAAD before the election. Earlier polls had showed overwhelming public support for THAAD following North Korean nuclear tests and a long-range rocket launch last year. But public opinion has become more divided amid the corruption scandal that led to Park's downfall and criticism that the government was pushing ahead without seeking the consent of Seongju residents. Opposition was further inflamed after President Donald Trump said he would make South Korea pay $1 billion for THAAD. Seongju residents say comments by Trump show the United States may be preparing for a pre-emptive strike against North Korea. They worry that if the North retaliates, THAAD would make their county a main target. There's also frustration about an increasingly heavy police and military presence in an area where outsiders had been mostly limited to small groups of weekend golfers. Residents are also concerned about the rumored harmful effects the electromagnetic waves from THAAD's radar might have on them and their crops. Seoul's Defense Ministry calls such worries groundless. &'8220;We have been living very peacefully as farmers, but our daily lives have been shattered after the arrival of this weapon; we can't rest comfortably for a day and can't work without worrying,&'8221; said Kim Yoon&''seong, a 60-year-old melon farmer. He says many younger residents with children are considering leaving Seongju. Residents say at least 13 people were treated at hospitals for injuries including broken bones and teeth after a violent clash last week between dozens of villagers and supporters and some 8,000 police officers who were mobilized to remove them from the road. Three days later, more than a hundred police officers ended an hourslong standoff by swarming a handful of people who had been blocking a mountain path with a tractor to prevent construction equipment from entering the THAAD site. Police detained a man and drove away the tractor as villagers showered them with insults, including &'8220;dogs&'8221; and &'8220;Americans' slaves.&'8221; &'8220;We won't allow any U.S. military and construction vehicles to pass through the two roads,&'8221; said Rev. Kang Hyun-wook, a minister of Won Buddhism, an indigenous form of the religion. The grounds include a site Won Buddhists consider as sacred and are no longer allowed to visit. &'8220;If they fly in (the THAAD parts) with helicopters, then fine, it's their money to spend and we can't do anything about that.&'8221; Several people were hurt in another clash on Sunday as police tried to remove protesters blocking two U.S. military oil trucks from entering the THAAD site. Residents said the trucks turned away because cars protesters had parked to block the road couldn't be towed. Moon, the presidential front-runner, says THAAD's security benefits would be offset by deteriorating relations with China, which sees THAAD's powerful radar as a threat to its own defense. South Korea's largest trade partner, China has [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2017

FACT CHECK: School boards, not PNP, hold random drug tests for students

Claim: Due to "widespread drug sales" in schools, the Philippine National Police (PNP) has decided to conduct random drug tests in these institutions. In its June 14 post, the blog goodnewsduterte.com ran this headline: “VIDEO: Dahil sa talamak na bentahan ng illegal na Droga sa mga Ekswelahan, magpapa-random ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2018

Papua New Guinea under state of emergency after mob burns plane, gov’s house

Papua New Guinea has declared a state of emergency in its rugged Southern Highlands after an armed mob went on the rampage, torching a passenger plane and the local governor's house. Police said crowds were angered by a court decision to dismiss a petition against provincial governor William Powi's 2017 election, amid concerns of corruption. They burned down Powi's home and the local courthouse in the town of Mendi late last week and destroyed an aircraft belonging to the national carrier at the airport. No one was hurt, and Air Niugini said the crew of the Dash 8 airliner were safe and had returned to the capital Port Moresby. The airline said it was conducting "a full revie...Keep on reading: Papua New Guinea under state of emergency after mob burns plane, gov’s house.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 18th, 2018

1 killed, 7 hurt in Davao del Norte motorcycle race

DAVAO CITY - One person died and seven others were injured in an accident during a motorcycle race in Carmen town, Davao del Norte on Saturday, police on Sunday said. Chief Insp. Milgrace Driz, Sou.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Cambodian prince hurt, wife killed in car crash

Cambodia’s Prince Norodom Ranariddh was seriously injured, and his wife killed, in a car crash on Sunday in the southwestern coastal city of Sihanoukville, police said. Source link link: Cambodian prince hurt, wife killed in car crash.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2018

Student hurt in Ecija knife attack

GABALDON, Nueva Ecija -- A 21-year-old male student was hacked several times in the face and head by two men who were about to buy liquor in a store where the victim and his group were having a drinking spree, police said yesterday. Senior Insp. Jacqueline Gahid, provincial police information….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 16th, 2018

14 hurt by falling tree in Sorsogon resort

LEGAZPI CITY--- At least 14 people were injured when a Pacific walnut tree, known locally as dao, fell in a hot spring resort in Irosin town in Sorsogon province on Thursday morning. Irosin police said the tree, whose trunk is already in a state of decay, snapped in half and toppled over the guests of the resort located in Monbon village at around at 11:45 a.m. The injured resort guests were identified as Arnelo Medez, Cherry Quintal, Amelia Erlano, Raman Medez, all from Daraga town in Albay; Arnette Ebuenga and Edna Austria from Caloocan City; Rowena, Zephyr, Rebecca, all surnamed Obaldo, and Marthesa Lim from Matnog town in Sorsogon; Nelson Edlano from Bulacan; and Junny Cabria, ...Keep on reading: 14 hurt by falling tree in Sorsogon resort.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 14th, 2018

2 slain in Tondo shootings

Two men, including an alleged police asset, died in separate shootings in Tondo, Manila on Monday night......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

2 drug suspect hurt, 7 held in Cebu clash

A GUNBATTLE between a group of policemen and armed drug dealers in Talisay City in Cebu last Sunday resulted in injuries to two suspects and the arrest of seven others, Police Regional Office 7 officer-in-charge Chief Supt. Debold M. Sinas reported yesterday. The official identified the wounded suspects who were….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 12th, 2018

Solon warns PNP’s use of teachers in Oplan Tokhang

QUEZON CITY — ACT Teachers Party-List Representatives Antonio Tinio and France Castro strongly opposed the proposal of Police Chief Superintendent Guillermo Eleazar for public school teachers to conduct random inspections of students’ bags and lockers in schools as an attack to students’ right to privacy and an impending tokhang in schools......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Carnapper hurt in clash

BACOOR City, Cavite – A carnapper was wounded when he clashed with policemen pursuing him after he took a motorcycle last Saturday morning. Police said the suspect whose identity was not yet available carnapped the Mio Soul motorcycle of Froilan Espineda of Bgy. Habay 1, Bacoor City at 1 a.m.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

Vintage bomb explosion hurts 6 people in Leyte

TACLOBAN CITY --- Six people, two of them were children, were hurt when a vintage bomb exploded at about 7:45 a.m. on Sunday (June 10) in Sitio Betaog in Barangay Crossing in San Isidro, Leyte province. Shortly before the explosion, the victims were boiling water to be used to butcher a pig using two vintage bombs as stands of alarge pan, said Insp. Gary Zaldy Ligutan, officer-in-charge of the San Isidro Municipal Police Station in a phone interview. One of the Japanese-made vintage bombs exploded due its exposure to heat. The victims were identified as Bonifacio Cortez,48, and his son, Joeram,11; Alfredo Maga,33 and his son Francis,11; Gil Salazar,56; and Dionisio Talisic,5...Keep on reading: Vintage bomb explosion hurts 6 people in Leyte.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 10th, 2018

1 dead, 1 hurt in Zamboanga City after quarrel on NBA game

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- A discussion on the result of the recent basketball game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors (GSW) turned violent for three cousins in Barangay San Roque here. Marvin Jordan Macotocruz, 25; Henry Bello Macapili, 28; and Renevie Rose Macapili, 18, were drinking as they discussed the result of the National Basketball Association (NBA) game, in which GSW won by eight points against the Cavaliers by scoring 110. The discussion soon became heated, according to Senior Supt. Allan Nazarro, city police director. Nazarro said Macotocruz grabbed a kitchen knife at the height of the heated discussion and stabbed Henry and Renevie. Henry suffer...Keep on reading: 1 dead, 1 hurt in Zamboanga City after quarrel on NBA game.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018

Cop who was hurt in car mishap dies

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – A police officer who was hurt in car mishap has died. PO2 Francisco Balasa, Panit-an town police investigator, confirmed that PO2 Leo Bentazal died Monday while being treated in a hospital here. Bentazal was seriously injured when their car accidentally fell into a creek afternoon of May 31, 2018, at Barangay […] The post Cop who was hurt in car mishap dies appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJun 8th, 2018