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Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9

CAIRO, Egypt --- A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting Egypt's embattled Christian minority. The gunman was also killed, along with at least one police officer, officials said. The local affiliate of the extremist Islamic State (ISIS) group claimed responsibility for the attack late Friday, saying it was carried out by a "security detail" and that one of its men was "martyred" in the strike. The claim was carried by the group's Aamaq news agency. The attack began when the ...Keep on reading: Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerDec 30th, 2017

Gunman kills 9 in attack on Egypt church

CAIRO, Egypt (UPDATED) – A gunman opened fire on a church south of Cairo on Friday, December 29, killing at least 9 people before policemen shot him dead, officials and state media said.  Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman who was shot dead had killed 9 people ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb – ministry

A gunman opened fire on worshipers and Egyptian security forces stationed outside a Coptic church in a Cairo suburb on Friday and killed at least seven people before he was wounded and arrested, the Interior Ministry said. Source link link: Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb – ministry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

Videos show Egypt’s church gunman calmly walking away

A policeman stands guard in front of Mar Mina church, in Helwan, Cairo, Egypt, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, where several people have been killed in a shootout outside the church. (Photo by AMR NABIL / AP).....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 31st, 2017

US massacre

US mourning after gunman kills 26 at Texas church service SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, United States -- The United States was in mourning Monday after a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire with an assault rifle on the congregation of a smalltown Texas church, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian city; 6 wounded

MILAN --- A lone gunman targeted foreigners in a drive-by shooting spree Saturday in a central Italian city, wounding six people, one of them with life-threatening injuries, before being arrested. The suspect's motive wasn't immediately clear, but the city of Macerata in the central Marche region is still reeling from the gruesome killing and dismemberment of a young Italian woman this week, allegedly at the hands of a Nigerian immigrant. Police said all those wounded were foreigners and they later confirmed the arrest of a suspect identified as a 28-year-old Italian with no previous record. A video posted by the newspaper il Resto di Carlino showed a man with an Italian flag d...Keep on reading: Gunman opens fire on foreigners in Italian city; 6 wounded.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 3rd, 2018

11 killed as gunman attacks Coptic church, shop in Egypt

A gunman killed at least 11 people on Friday in attacks on a Coptic Orthodox church and a Christian-owned shop near Cairo before he was wounded and arrested, the Egyptian interior ministry and church officials said......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 30th, 2017

Gunman picking random targets kills 4 in Northern California

RED BLUFF, California, United States --- A gunman choosing targets at random opened fire in a rural Northern California town Tuesday, killing four people at several sites and wounding others at an elementary school before police shot him dead, authorities said. The gunfire began around 8 a.m. in the community of Rancho Tehama Reserve, about 130 miles north of Sacramento. Police offered no immediate word on the assailant's motive, but a sheriff's official said the shooter's neighbors had reported a domestic violence incident. "It was very clear at the onset that we had an individual that was randomly picking targets," Tehama County Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said. Wit...Keep on reading: Gunman picking random targets kills 4 in Northern California.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Texas mass shooting leaves U.S. mourning, Trump says guns not to blame

TEXAS, USA – The United States was in mourning Monday, November 6, after a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire with an assault rifle on the congregation of a small-town Texas church, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more in the nation's latest shooting massacre. US President Donald Trump ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

PH grieves with U.S. after Texas mass shooting – DFA

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines condoles with the US over the latest mass shooting in there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Monday, November 6. A gunman opened fire at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday, November 5, killing 26 people and injuring at least 20 others. "The Filipino people ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Small Texas community reeling from church attack that left 26 dead

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas --- A gunman dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a small South Texas church, killing 26 people in an attack that claimed tight-knit neighbors and multiple family members ranging in age from 5 to 72 years old. Once the shooting started Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, there was likely "no way" for congregants to escape, said Wilson County Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. Officials said about 20 others were wounded. "He just walked down the center aisle, turned around and my understanding was shooting on his way back out," said Tackitt, who said the gunman also carried a handgun but t...Keep on reading: Small Texas community reeling from church attack that left 26 dead.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

Texas mass shooting leaves US mourning, Trump says guns not to blame

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, United States: The United States was in mourning Monday after a gunman wearing a bulletproof vest opened fire with an assault rifle on the congregation of a small-town Texas church, killing 26 people and wounding 20 more in the nation’s latest shooting massacre. President Donald Trump said the nation was living through “dark [...] The post Texas mass shooting leaves US mourning, Trump says guns not to blame appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 6th, 2017

I m going to die : fear grips Vegas strip; gunman kills 59

LAS VEGAS — The rapid-fire popping sounded like firecrackers at first, and many in the crowd of 22,000 country music fans didn't understand what was happenin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2017

Gunman opens fire near Duterte’s Manila residence – Al Jazeera America

Gunman opens fire near Duterte’s Manila residence – Al Jazeera America.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 26th, 2017

Philippines: Gunman opens fire near President Rodrigo Duterte’s Manila residence, one injured – Firstpost

Philippines: Gunman opens fire near President Rodrigo Duterte’s Manila residence, one injured – Firstpost.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 26th, 2017

Gunman opens fire on New York hospital, killing doctor

Gunman opens fire on New York hospital, killing doctor.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 1st, 2017

Doctor opens fire on former hospital in New York, kills 1

Doctor opens fire on former hospital in New York, kills 1.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 1st, 2017

Resorts World Manila gunman kills self after firing shots, setting rooms on fire — police

Resorts World Manila gunman kills self after firing shots, setting rooms on fire — police.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2017

Istanbul terror attack: 35 killed as gunman ‘dressed as Santa’ opens fire at nightclub in Turkey – The Telegraph

Istanbul terror attack: 35 killed as gunman ‘dressed as Santa’ opens fire at nightclub in Turkey – The Telegraph.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsJan 1st, 2017

Nine injured in Houston shooting, suspect killed

CHICAGO: A gunman wearing military attire with Nazi emblems opened fire in Houston just before daybreak, authorities said, wounding nine people before dying in a shootout with police. The shooter was a Houston-area lawyer, the Texas city's police chief Ma.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 27th, 2016

House panels clear Resorts World of liabilities despite 38 dead

MANILA, Philippines – Three committees of the House of Representatives are not recommending charges to be filed against Resorts World Manila following the attack of a lone gunman, who set the casino on fire, killing 38 people. The House panels on public order and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018