Mum shoots and kills armed robber outside school’s Mother’s Day lunch

Mum shoots and kills armed robber outside school’s Mother’s Day lunch

Updated May 16, 2018 11:14:27 An off-duty military police officer shot and killed a would-be armed robber as she was attending a Mother’s Day luncheon with her seven-year-old daughter in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Footage of the incident shows the man pointing a handgun at a group of women and children …

Giraffe kills filmmaker at wildlife facility in South Africa

Giraffe kills filmmaker at wildlife facility in South Africa

Posted May 06, 2018 23:59:05 Photo: “Gerald” the giraffe is believed to have been responsible for the filmmaker’s death. (Facebook: Glen Afric Country Lodge) Related Story: ‘Silent extinction’: Giraffe listed as vulnerable A giraffe has killed a South African filmmaker who was on assignment at a wildlife facility north-west of …

NT Government department charged after motorbike crash kills Darwin musician

NT Government department charged after motorbike crash kills Darwin musician

Updated May 04, 2018 17:18:23 A NT Government department and a construction company are facing fines of up to $1.5 million after being charged over the death of a Darwin musician. Peter Bonnell, also known as Pedro Swift, was killed on April 20, 2016, when his motorbike crashed into a …

Afghanistan dual-suicide bombing kills 25, including veteran photographer

Afghanistan dual-suicide bombing kills 25, including veteran photographer

Updated April 30, 2018 17:31:34 Photo: The second explosion caught reporters and officials drawn to the area by the first blast. (AP: Massoud Hossaini) A coordinated double suicide bombing has hit central Kabul, killing 25 people, including a veteran AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station, Afghan …

Indonesian oil well fire kills 18, injures dozens

Indonesian oil well fire kills 18, injures dozens

Updated April 25, 2018 22:46:02 A newly drilled, unregulated oil well in western Indonesia has exploded into flames, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens, authorities said. Key points: Several people are in a serious condition, with dozens suffering severe burns Locals describe hearing a loud explosion that felt …

Indonesian oil well fire kills 15, injures 40

Indonesian oil well fire kills 15, injures 40

Posted April 25, 2018 19:41:51 Photo: The well was drilled to a depth of about 250 metres, according to authorities. (AP: Al Mahdi) A newly drilled, unregulated oil well in western Indonesia has exploded into flames, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40, authorities said. Key points: Several people …

Near-naked gunman kills four in waffle restaurant shooting near Nashville, Tennessee

Near-naked gunman kills four in waffle restaurant shooting near Nashville, Tennessee

Posted April 23, 2018 04:51:58 Photo: The shooting happened at a waffle restaurant in the middle of the night. (AP: Sheila Burke) Related Story: Thousands of US students walk out in protest of gun violence on 19th anniversary of Columbine Related Story: Sandy Hook families file lawsuits against conspiracy theorist …

Bootleg alcohol kills 82 people in Indonesia, 100 others in critical condition

Bootleg alcohol kills 82 people in Indonesia, 100 others in critical condition

Posted April 10, 2018 20:55:20 Photo: Police confiscated spirits stored in large plastic drums. (ABC News) Eighty-two people have died in two Indonesian provinces after they were poisoned by a batch of bootleg alcohol. The death toll will certainly rise, with more than 100 people in a critical condition in …

US Ambassador summoned to explain after diplomatic car kills motorcyclist in Pakistan

US Ambassador summoned to explain after diplomatic car kills motorcyclist in Pakistan

Updated April 09, 2018 18:10:04 Video: US diplomatic vehicle kills motorcyclist in Pakistan (ABC News) Related Story: Pakistan rejects ‘incomprehensible’ Trump tweet Related Story: America’s mistrust of Pakistan has taken a new course The US Ambassador to Pakistan has been summoned to explain a fatal car accident in which a …

US helicopter crash in Iraq kills seven military personnel

US helicopter crash in Iraq kills seven military personnel

Updated March 17, 2018 01:45:30 Seven US military personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq. The aircraft crashed in western Iraq late on Thursday night, according to US officials. The crash did not appear to be the result of enemy activity and is under investigation, the Pentagon …