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Yet 12 more killed

Toll from anti-drug drive hits 117 WT24 Desk As a nationwide ‘anti-drug’ crackdown continues, 12 more people were killed in what the law enforcers called gunfights early Tuesday, News Agencies report. With the incidents, the number of victims, who were ...

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20 killed in Mali’s ‘jihadist attack’

WT24 Desk Around 20 people including civilians were killed in a suspected jihadist attack in northeastern Mali near the border with Niger, sources said, according to AFP. The deaths came after more than 100 people including many civilians, particularly from ...

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Crackdown on drug dealers to continue

Toll nears 100 WT24 Desk Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday hinted at continuation of the ongoing crackdown on ‘drug dealers’ until, as he said, the situation comes under control. He made the government position clear talking to newsmen after ...

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Minor girl murdered after ‘rape’

WT24 Desk A minor girl was killed after she was suspected to be raped by unidentified persons at Gachhabari village in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila on Friday, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Liza Akhter, daughter of Mizanur Rahman of ...

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DR Congo boat accident kills 50

WT24 Desk Fifty people died in a boat accident on a river in remote northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), officials said on Friday. The accident happened on the Momboyo river Wednesday night, Richard Mboyo Iluka, vice governor of Tshuapa ...

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