Category: shooting

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Gaza hospitals: ‘Israel became as soon as taking pictures to abolish or trigger disability’

Gaza City – Mohammad Othman, a 15-year-old Palestinian boy, lies on a hospital bed at the intensive care unit of al-Shifa hospital in the Gaza Strip – the oldest and biggest medical facility in the besieged enclave. Othman is one of more than 1,500 Palestinians who were wounded on Friday when the Israeli army unleashed…

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Malala returns house for first time since Taliban shooting

Islamabad, Pakistan – Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has met Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in the capital, Islamabad, hours after arriving in her home country. Speaking at a ceremony held in her honour by the prime minister, a visibly moved Yousafzai wiped tears from her eyes as she spoke of coming home for the first time since she…

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#BoycottNRA: Companies gash ties with gun foyer after Florida shooting

More and more US companies are cutting ties with the National Rifle Association (NRA) as the gun lobby comes under immense criticism following the last week’s mass shooting at a Florida high school.  Several car rental companies, hotels and banks have cancelled the special offers and discounts they have for NRA members.  The moves come…

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Donald Trump criticises FBI over Florida taking pictures

US President Donald Trump has criticised the FBI for allegedly spending too much time on the Russia investigation instead of preventing the Florida school shooting. Trump said on Twitter late on Saturday that it was “very sad that the FBI missed all the many signals sent out by the Florida school shooter.” “This is not…

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Florida faculty taking pictures: Who is Nikolas Cruz?

A 19-year-old man has confessed to the shooting at a Florida high school that resulted in the deaths of at least 17 people, including students and adults, police say.  Nikolas Cruz “stated that he was the gunman who entered the school campus armed with an AR-15 and began shooting students that he saw in the…

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Florida high college shooting: What we know thus a ways

At least 17 people have been killed in a shooting at a high school in southeastern Florida.  Police say a gunman opened fired shortly before the school day ended on Wednesday. The suspected attacker has been taken into custody. At least five people have life-threatening injuries.  Here’s what we know so far:  What happened and where?…