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Five dead, 21 hurt in Texas mass shooting

Three police officers were injured

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September 1, 2019

 

Gunman kills 20 at Walmart store in Texas

The police are treating it as a hate crime

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August 4, 2019

 

American mother mad at airline employee for mocking her daughter Abcde’s name

She said she has filed a complaint but no action has been taken

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November 30, 2018

 

Five dead, including gunman, in Texas nursing home shooting: official

Police in Robstown, Texas, outside Corpus Christi, responded to reports of an active shooter at a nursing home about 7pm local time

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July 29, 2018

 

Sabika Sheikh’s body arrives in Karachi

The body of 17-year-old Sabika Sheikh arrived in Karachi on Wednesday morning, SAMAA TV reported. Relatives of Sabika Sheikh waited at the Old Terminal of the airport as her body was brought to Karachi via the Turkish airline. Seventeen-year-old Sabika Sheikh was shot dead by a schoolmate in Santa Fe, Texas a couple of days…

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May 23, 2018

 

Hours before she was killed, Sabika told sister “in 20 days, we’ll be together”

A few hours before a gunman killed her, Sabika Sheikh spoke to her nine-year-old sister on the phone from suburban Houston on Friday. “She told me that in 20 days, we will be together,” Sabika’s sister, Soha, told the Los Angeles Times. “She had bought so many gifts for me.” Sabika had enrolled in a…

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May 22, 2018

 

Texas school shooter ‘nonemotional,’ lawyer says as motive sought

The 17-year-old student charged with killing 10 people when he opened fire in an art class at his Houston-area high school appeared “weirdly nonemotional” on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday. The teenager, identified by law enforcement as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, has been charged with capital murder and is being…

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May 20, 2018

 

Texas school shooting: What we know

The latest mass shooting at a US school unfolded Friday in the Texas town of Santa Fe, where at least 10 people were killed by a heavily armed student. The tragedy occurred just three months after the massacre in Parkland, Florida, where a former student entered a high school and killed 17 people. – What…

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May 19, 2018

 

Pakistan family mourn daughter killed in Texas shooting

Abdul Aziz learned about the US school shooting in which his 17-year-old daughter was killed on CNN, with the story airing live as he broke his Ramadan fast thousands of miles away in Pakistan. In those chaotic first moments of confusion and terror he called his daughter Sabika Sheikh’s phone over and over. She did…

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May 19, 2018

 

‘It was terrifying’: Students reel from latest US school shooting

Evan San Miguel, a freshman at Santa Fe High School, said he was in his art class early Friday when a fellow student burst in and yelled “Surprise!”  Then the shooting started. “It was terrifying, terrifying,” Evan recalled hours later. “I didn’t even know if I was going to make it home or not.” The…

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May 19, 2018

 

Pakistani student’s death in Texas shooting leaves family in shock

Pakistan’s Sabika Sheikh was one of the 10 students who were killed in a school shooting in Texas on Friday. Sabika Sheikh, a resident of Karachi, was studying in the United States as an exchange student. She was going to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan. Her father Abdul Aziz said that she was going to come…

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May 19, 2018

 

Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

Ten people were killed and at least 10 injured when a student armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, officials said, in the latest deadly school shooting in the United States. The gunman, who was taken into custody on murder charges, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis,…

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May 19, 2018

 

Multiple fatalities in US high school shooting

Multiple people were killed when a gunman opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, US media reported, as President Donald Trump said the situation was “not looking good.” The incident took place at Santa Fe High School in the city of the same name, located about 30 miles (50 kilometers) southeast of Houston….

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May 18, 2018

 

Texas church shooter once escaped from mental hospital

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS: The man who shot dead 26 people in a Texas church once escaped from a mental hospital and made death threats against his military superiors while in the US Air Force, according to a police report. The police report, obtained by Houston TV station KPRC, also said that Devin Patrick Kelley had once…

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November 8, 2017

 

Air Force error let Texas gunman buy weapons

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas: A former U.S. serviceman who shot 26 worshipers to death during Sunday prayers in Texas was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had sent threatening text messages to his wife’s mother before the massacre, officials said Monday, reported Reuters. The Pentagon separately disclosed that it had failed to furnish…

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November 7, 2017

 

Texas shooter had assault rifle, wore ballistic vest: official

The gunman who opened fire on a small-town Texas church on Sunday morning, killing 26, was armed with an assault rifle and wore a ballistic vest, a law enforcement official said. “We believe he’s a young white male, maybe in his early 20s. He was dressed in all black, tactical-type gear and was wearing a…

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November 6, 2017

 

Several dead in Texas church shooting

At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday, US media reported. ABC News cited a law enforcement official as saying 20 were killed and 30 wounded in the shooting. Other media outlets were citing unnamed officials who gave death tolls as high as 27. The shooting took place…

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November 6, 2017

 

All former living presidents of US appear together to raise cash for hurricane victims while Trump plays golf

NEWS DESK: All five living former presidents have appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a benefit concert for communities affected by Hurricanes Maria, Irma and Harvey, reported The Independent. Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton, George HW Bush and Jimmy Carter appeared on stage together at the event promoting “The One…

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October 23, 2017

 

Mosques open doors to victims of devastating flooding in Texas

NEW YORK: The 250,000-strong Muslim community in the US State of Texas has welcomed people affected by devastating Hurricane Harvey into its mosques as the storm continues to bring heavy rainfall in the southeast, according to American media reports. “Look, helping is a total no-brainer. You don’t even have to discuss or debate it,” M.J….

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September 2, 2017

 

Thousands flee Texas towns flooded by Harvey; gas prices spike

A week after Hurricane Harvey came ashore in Texas, rescuers pressed their marathon search for survivors on Friday in large pockets of land that remained flooded by one of the costliest natural disasters to hit the United States. The storm has displaced more than 1 million people with 44 feared dead from flooding that paralyzed…

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September 1, 2017

 

Harvey floodwaters climb as Texas rescuers scramble to find survivors

Houston, United States: Rescuers in Texas were racing against time Wednesday to find survivors of Harvey’s wrath and take them to safety, with Houston’s mayor declaring a nighttime curfew to head off looting as rains persisted and the raging floodwaters continued to rise. Five days after the monster storm slammed onshore as a Category Four…

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August 30, 2017

 
 
 
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