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The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, resulting in injuries to the civilians, they said.

Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in northeastern Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician on Saturday, a monitor said.

Srinagar: Five civilians were killed and over a dozen others injured on Sunday when an explosion occurred a gunfight site in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said. According to the police, despite repeated requests not to visit the gunfight site in Laroo village till it was declared safe, civilians went to the gunfight site where …

Damascus: At least 30 civilians have lost their lives in US-led airstrikes on the Islamic State (IS) positions in Syria’s Raqqa city. Nine women and 14 children were among those killed in the airstrikes on Monday, Xinhua news agency cited the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) as saying on Tuesday. The Britain-based watchdog group …

Islamabad: Military rule has always brought the country back on track whereas civilian governments have always derailed it, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said. In an interview with BBC Urdu on Wednesday, Musharraf lauded Pakistan’s former military dictators Field Marshal Ayub Khan and General Zia-ul-Haq. “Dictators set the country right, whereas civilian governments brought …

Damascus: As many as 60 civilians have lost their lives in US-led airstrikes in Syria’s eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Tuesday. The US-led “aggression” on several villages and towns in Deir al-Zour also left tens of others injured, said media reports. The airstrikes came less than two days after the US coalition on Sunday …

Sanaa: At least 20 civilians including women and children lost their lives in an air strike on the city of Taiz in southern Yemen, the UN said on Wednesday, condemning the attack. “Injuries have also been reported with a number also taken to nearby hospitals for treatment,” the UN refugee agency UNHCR said in a …

Damascus: A total of 11 persons from Syria’s Deir Ezzor province died in air strikes believe to have been carried out by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group, a British war-monitor said. The victims were from two families and are believed to have been killed by coalition warplanes that took off from …