Algeria confirms missing aircraft crashed in Mali

Algeria confirms missing aircraft crashed in Mali

Algiers, July 25 ((Crime News):) Algeria Thursday confirmed that the missing flight AH 5017 of Air Algeria with 116 people on board crashed in Mali, media reports said. “We can confirm that the plane crashed in Malian territory and there are rescue teams that are close to the wreck,” Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra was

Wrecks of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali

Wrecks of missing Algerian airliner found in Mali

Algiers, July 25 ((Crime News):) Wrecks of an Air Algerie flight that went missing earlier Thursday with 116 people onboard has been found in Mali, media reports said. “We’ve come to know that local residents in the desert area of Goussy in Mali have seen probably wreckage of the missing plane,” state-run APS news agency

France to mobilise military to locate Air Algerie flight

France to mobilise military to locate Air Algerie flight

Paris, July 25 ((Crime News):) The missing Air Algerie plane may have crashed while flying over Mali, French President Francois Hollande said Thursday, pledging full mobilisation of military means to locate the MD-83 aircraft. Hollande held a meeting following the disappearance of the Air Algeria at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Elysee. The meeting was

Three prisoners killed in Rajasthan jail clash

Three prisoners killed in Rajasthan jail clash

Jaipur, July 24 ((Crime News):) Three prisoners were killed – one gunned down and two others beaten to death – in a clash between members of two gangs in a jail in Rajasthan’s Bikaner Thursday, police said. According to police, the incident took place around 6 p.m. at the Central Jail in Bikaner, around 500

Trinamool leader accused of assaulting ECL official arrested

Trinamool leader accused of assaulting ECL official arrested

Kolkata, July 24 ((Crime News):) A Trinamool Congress labour leader was Thursday arrested for allegedly threatening and assaulting officials of the Eastern Coalfields Limited, police said. Two days ago, the Coal India subsidiary had said it would stop operations in a mine at Raniganj in West Bengal if the government failed to take action against

Delhi HC concerned over violence against northeasterners

Delhi HC concerned over violence against northeasterners

New Delhi, July 24 ((Crime News):) The Delhi High Court Thursday expressed strong displeasure at the government for failing to prevent violence against people from the northeast living in the capital. A division bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw said: “We are pained to note that in spite of our

Badaun replay: Minor’s body found hanging from tree in Bengal

Badaun replay: Minor’s body found hanging from tree in Bengal

Kolkata, July 24 ((Crime News):) In a horrific repeat of the Badaun rape-and-murder case in Uttar Pradesh, the body of a seven-year-old girl was found hanging from a tree at Rajnagar village in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district Thursday. District superintendent of police Sukesh Jain said the girl was missing since Wednesday evening. Her father

Roof collapse in Gurgaon health office

Roof collapse in Gurgaon health office

Gurgaon, July 24 ((Crime News):) The roof of the malaria department office here collapsed Thursday. No one was injured in the incident, an official said. The building which houses the office has been in bad shape for years, but the situation became worse after heavy rain a few days back. “Maximum staff was in the

President condoles deaths in Telangana accident

President condoles deaths in Telangana accident

New Delhi, July 24 ((Crime News):) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday condoled the death of 19 students in an accident where a train hit a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing in Telangana. In his message to Telangana Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan, Mukherjee said: “I am extremely saddened to learn about the accident in which some

Convict struggles to die in botched up US execution

Convict struggles to die in botched up US execution

Washington, July 24 ((Crime News):) A death row convict in the US snorted and struggled to breathe in a nearly two-hour execution that went horribly wrong, media reported Thursday. Joseph Wood, 55, a double murderer, took two hours to die, while he gasped and struggled to breathe for about an hour and 40 minutes Wednesday