Posts Tagged ‘uttar’

55-year-old man dies after attack by dog pack in Uttar Pradesh, India

   A 55-year-old man was mauled to death by a pack of street dogs in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday night. Police said the man, identified as Tej Singh, was viciously attacked by the canines while he was returning home Sunday evening. However, the incident came to light only on Monday morning […]

‘No remorse on his face’: Indian cleric confesses to raping 9yo girl inside Uttar Pradesh mosque

Mohammad Ahmad was taken into custody on Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a nine-year-old girl having been hired by the mosque to teach local children the Koran. The alarm was raised by the girl’s mother who filed an official complaint with authorities. Speaking to local media, Ahmad admitted to the crime, saying the sexual harassment […]

Lightning bolt kills 7, severely injures 12 in Uttar Pradesh, India

     Seven persons, including five children, were killed on Saturday after being struck by lightning in Uttar Pradesh’ Shahjahanpur district, police said. The incident took place at Shamsherpur village in Kant area. Over a dozen persons have sustained severe burn injuries and are being treated at various medical facilities. The incident took place when some […]

Dust storms claim 13 lives across Uttar Pradesh, India

     At least 13 people were killed due to dust storms across Uttar Pradesh yesterday. The districts of Gonda, Faizabad and Sitapur were the worst affected. “13 persons were killed in dust storm in the past 24 hours. While six died in Sitapur, three died in Gonda, two died in Kaushambi and one person each […]

Another deadly dust storm hits Uttar Pradesh, India, 17 killed

     At least 17 persons have been reported dead in dust storm which hit western Uttar Pradesh on Friday evening. Muradabad has the highest number of casualties (7) while Muzaffarnagar and Meerutreported two deaths each. Three persons died in Sambhal and two deaths were reported from Badaun. Relief commissioner Sanjay Kumarsaid that all these deaths […]

Raging pack of stray dogs maul 3 children to death on the same day in Uttar Pradesh, India – 14 such deaths in the state since January

     A raging pack of stray dogs mauled three young children to death on the same day in India – before angry villagers took revenge by killing 13 of the animals. Villagers in Khairabad in Uttar Pradesh state took the law into their own hands after being gripped by panic over daily attacks that have […]

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