February 9, 2020

Two US and one Afghan service members killed, six wounded in Afghanistan attack

KeithBinns/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. military service members and one Afghan National Army member were killed in a firefight in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, according to military statements. The incident is being investigated as a possible insider attack, though no motive has been determined. Six others were wounded in the fight, which took place on Feb. 8 in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province, according to U.S. Forces-Afghanistan. The wounded service members are being treated at a ..
February 9, 2020

Two US service members killed, six wounded in Afghanistan attack

KeithBinns/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Two U.S. military service members were killed and six others were wounded in a firefight in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, according to a U.S. military statement. The incident is being investigated as a possible insider attack though no motive has been determined. "Two U.S. service members were killed and six others were wounded in a firefight on Feb. 8 in Sherzad district, Nangarhar province," said a statement from U.S. Forces-Afghanistan. "The wounded service..
February 9, 2020

Soldier who killed 26 in Thailand shot dead in mall: Officials

kali9/iStock(NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand) -- A soldier in Thailand who killed at least 26 and injured several others has been shot dead inside a mall, according to multiple reports. The exact circumstances surrounding the suspect's death weren't immediately clear early on Sunday. Police earlier said the shooting began in the Nakhon Ratchasima province, and that the suspect had holed up in the Terminal 21 mall. People in the area were advised to take caution as police said the suspect w..
February 8, 2020

Death toll from coronavirus set to surpass SARS

Powerofflowers/iStock(NEW YORK) -- World Health Organization officials said that the death toll in China jumped to 725 death overnight on Saturday. It is set to pass the 774 deaths recorded globally during the 2002-2003 pandemic of SARS. A 60-year-old U.S. citizen died at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan, China, on Feb. 6, a U.S. embassy spokesperson told ABC News. He is the first U.S. citizen to die after being diagnosed with coronavirus. Additionally, at least 12 Americans are among the dozens of ..