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Pakistan Train Accident: Major accident in Pakistan, 30 people died due to collision of two trains

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Pakistan Train Accident: Major accident in Pakistan, 30 people died due to collision of two trains

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Islamabad: At least 30 people were killed and 50 others were injured in a collision between two passenger trains in Pakistan’s Sindh province on Monday. According to the report of Dawn News, the accident took place near Dharki town of Ghotki district. According to officials, after the Sir Syed Express train going from Lahore to Karachi derailed, it collided with the Sargodha-bound Millat Express train. Pakistan: Extremist Islamic leader Saad Rizvi became a headache for Imran government, got arrested

Due to this the coaches of Millat Express train overturned. Ghotki Deputy Commissioner Osman Abdullah confirmed the casualties and injuries. He said the death toll could rise as more people were trapped under overturned coaches.

Talking to Geo News, Abdullah said that in this incident 13 to 14 coaches derailed while six to eight coaches were completely damaged.

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China: Powerful explosion in a gas pipeline in Xi’an City market, killing 25

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China: Powerful explosion in a gas pipeline in Xi'an City market, killing 25

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Beijing: The death toll in a powerful gas pipeline explosion in a market in central China has risen to 25 and an investigation has been launched into the matter. The explosion took place on Sunday morning in a market in Xi’an city of Hubei province, when people were shopping there. China: 12 killed, 150 injured in gas pipeline explosion

Local authorities had announced the formation of an investigation team to probe the incident at a press conference on Monday. Rescuers struggled to retrieve people buried under the rubble of bricks and concrete.

The explosion occurred in a two-story building built in the early 1990s that housed a pharmacy, restaurant and other businesses. More than 900 people have been evacuated from the blast site. Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered a comprehensive investigation to determine the cause of the explosion, state media reported. This explosion was similar to the explosion caused by the Qingdao gas leak in 2013 in which 55 people were killed.

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China: Teacher suspended for advocating polygamy

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Beijing: A teacher of a leading law school in China has been suspended over his argument that some intellectuals should be allowed polygamy. Bao Yinan, an associate professor at the East China University of Political Science and Law in Shanghai, wrote on the social media platform ‘WeChat Moments’ that Chinese colleges and universities have had issues with regard to marriage and lifetime allowances. Teachers should be treated “specially”. This social media platform is only for friends. China passes new law to counter foreign sanctions

Hong Kong newspaper South China Morning Post reported on Monday that his remarks regarding polygamy had been leaked to public forums and he was heavily criticized for his opinion.

According to the newspaper report, the teachers’ work unit under the working committee of the university’s Communist Party issued a statement last week saying that Bao had been fired for “publishing wrong ideas online”. Appropriate action will be taken against Bao by the institute, the statement said.

Bao is not the only person to advocate polygamy. Professor Yu-Kwang Ng of Fudan University gave a similar opinion about a year ago. He proposed that Chinese women should be allowed to have multiple husbands to correct the gender imbalance in China. In China, about 118 boys are born per 100 girls.

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Iraq: CTS claims 13 Islamic State terrorists killed

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Baghdad: Iraq’s Anti-Terrorism Service (CTS) said its forces have killed 13 Islamic State (IS) terrorists across the country so far this month. CTS spokesman Sabah al-Numan told the official Iraqi news agency (INA) on Sunday that commandos carried out a series of security operations in June, killing 13 IS militants and several others. was arrested from the caves and hideout. Baghdad: Iraqi security forces kill 2 IS terrorists, 6 arrested

The CTS forces will continue their operation to nab IS militants, Xinhua news agency quoted al-Numan as saying. The operations were part of efforts to eliminate extremists IS militants, who intensified their attacks on security forces and civilians in previously controlled provinces, killing and wounding dozens.

The security situation in Iraq is improving as security forces completely defeated IS militants across the country in late 2017.

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