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Muslim groups clash in Uttar Pradesh

Muslim groups clash in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, July 30 ((Crime News):) Over a dozen people were injured in a Meerut village of Uttar Pradesh when clashes erupted between two sects of Muslims over offering Eid prayers, police said Wednesday. The violence broke out Tuesday in Allipur area of Kharkhauda village when the Sheikhs and Qureshis in the area got into an

Nine killed in flash floods in China

Nine killed in flash floods in China

Beijing, July 29 ((Crime News):) Nine people have been killed in flash floods in southwest China’s Yunnan province, the ministry of civil affairs said Tuesday. More than 1,600 people have been affected and 100 hectares of crops destroyed in the cities of Baoshan, Lincang and Dali, Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying in a statement.

Heavy casualties reported in China knife attack

Heavy casualties reported in China knife attack

Beijing, July 29 ((Crime News):) Dozens of civilians were killed and a number of others injured in a knife attack in China, police said Tuesday. The killings occurred Monday morning in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Xinhua reported. Assailants armed with knives attacked a police station and government offices in Elixku Township, and some

21 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge

21 killed as bus falls into Himachal gorge

Shimla, July 29 ((Crime News):) At least 21 passengers were killed and five others injured when a state roadways bus Tuesday rolled down into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district, police said. The Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus was on way from Shimla to Savera Khad in Kumarsain area of the district when the

Teenaged girl gang-raped at gunpoint in Delhi

Teenaged girl gang-raped at gunpoint in Delhi

New Delhi, July 29 ((Crime News):) A teenaged girl was gang-raped at gunpoint by five people known to her in a house in the capital here, police said Tuesday. The girl, a resident of Uttam Nagar and a student of Class 10, was taken to a house in west Delhi a week ago by the

One dead in clashes during Eid prayers in Bangladesh

One dead in clashes during Eid prayers in Bangladesh

Dhaka, July 29 ((Crime News):) At least one person was killed and over a hundred were injured Tuesday in clashes at Eid prayers over not fasting during Ramadan in Bangladesh. The clashes occurred in five upazilas (sub-districts) of Habiganj district in the Sylhet division, bdnews24.com reported. A man identified as Shamim, 50, was beaten to

20 killed in Himachal bus accident

20 killed in Himachal bus accident

Shimla, July 29 ((Crime News):) At least 20 passengers were killed when a state roadways bus rolled down a hill and fell into a gorge Tuesday in Himachal Pradesh’s Shimla district, police said. Rescue operations are on and the toll could rise, said officials. The bus was on way from Shimla to Savera Khad in

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Uttar Pradesh

Eid-ul-Fitr celebrated in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, July 29 ((Crime News):) Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated Tuesday across Uttar Pradesh, with security forces keeping a close vigil in Saharanpur and Rampur which have been hit by communal violence. Hundreds and thousands of Muslims went to mosques and offered prayers on the culmination of the month-long Ramadan. There were special prayers for the community’s

12 Hindu pilgrims die in accident

12 Hindu pilgrims die in accident

Patna, July 29 ((Crime News):) A speeding vehicle crushed 12 Hindu pilgrims, including four women, who were sleeping in Bihar’s Aurangabad district early Tuesday, police said. Eighteen others were injured in the ghastly pre-dawn incident along a national highway, Aurangabad Superintendent of Police Upendra Kumar Sharma said. Sharma said more than four dozen Hindus were

Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures

Uttarakhand youth jailed for inflammatory FB pictures

Dehradun, July 29 ((Crime News):) A youth was arrested in Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand and sent to jail for posting inflammatory pictures on Facebook, police said Tuesday. An official told (Crime News): the youth, Lalit Kholia, was arrested Monday for posting and tagging people in a picture which was directed at a particular community.