(NPA) rebels captured two Philippine soldiers and 12 militiamen after attacking a government militia detachment in Agusan del Sur province this morning.
Yesterday the government of Odisha evacuated over 11,000 people in Gajapati district.
Twenty people were killed, and 17 others were injured in a road accident in Ghyanphedi area of Dupcheshwor Rural Municipality-1 in Nuwakot district yesterday.
Three police officers were wounded after two suspected New People’s Army (NPA) rebels attacked the Magallanes municipal police station in Sorsogon province last night.
The Malaysian Meteorological Department said that Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, eastern Johor, as well as Sarawak and Sabah, will have strong winds and high waves this monsoon season. Wind strength can reach 40 km per hour to 50 km per hour while the waves can rise up to 3.5 meters.
Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed the death sentence of 15 terrorists on Sunday, December 16. The terrorists were involved in killing civilians and abetting the suicide attacks in the Christian colony of Peshawar in 2016.
Coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu are on high alert for the cyclonic storm developing over the Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Phethai is expected to make landfall around Kakinada this afternoon.
Six security personnel were killed in an armed encounter with the insurgents in Turbat, Balochistan. Four terrorists were also killed in the attack. A bomb blast was reported during the encounter.
At least 300 Nduga tribesmen are hiding in a forest in the Nduga tribal region in Papua Province since December 3. The villagers fled fighting between Indonesian soldiers and separatist Papuans.
After a man who self-immolated on Thursday died, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a state-wide dawn to dusk hartal (strike) on Friday.