Category: wounds

Afghanistan: Khost mosque blast kills thirteen, wounds dozens 0

Afghanistan: Khost mosque blast kills thirteen, wounds dozens

At least 14 people have been killed by an explosion at a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that is being used as a voter registration centre, according to a health official. Waheed Majrooh, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, told Al Jazeera more than 30 others were wounded in Sunday’s attack, which took place inside Yaqoubi mosque…

Knife attacker kills seven youngsters, wounds 19 in China 0

Knife attacker kills seven youngsters, wounds 19 in China

A man with a knife killed seven schoolchildren and wounded 19 others as they returned home in northern China. The suspect was detained and the injured children were receiving treatment on Friday, the propaganda department of Mizhi county in Shaanxi province said on its official social media account. The attack – in one of the…

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Mexico’s ‘invisible’ wounds of gang violence

Acapulco, Mexico – Francisco plays with the tissue after wiping his tears. He folds it, unfolds it. He looks at it, but he doesn’t see it. “There was a moment that … I can’t remember … The news … Her body laying at the morgue … I lost track of everything,” he says. Francisco does…

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Can soccer heal old wounds in Colombia?

Editor’s Note: This article forms part of a series of content being produced for Al Jazeera in association with the launch of its new football podcast, Game of Our Lives. — After years of negotiations and revisions to peace deals, the government of Colombia and the left-wing rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) officially put…

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Israeli navy kills seven Palestinians, wounds 1,000 at Gaza rally

Israeli forces have shot dead seven Palestinians and wounded more than 1,000 as tens of thousands participated in a mass demonstration demanding the right of return for Palestinian refugees. The Palestinian Ministry of Health reported on Friday that 293 people were injured by live ammunition after Israeli forces fired on protesters who had gathered near the…