Trigger Fights, 23 Family Members Expelled from Cruise Ship

New South Wales
Because of sparking fights, as many as 23 people who are still a large family were expelled from a cruise ship that was sailing in Australia in the South Pacific. These fights triggered a number of injured victims inside the ship. As reported by CNN on Monday (10/2/2018), this incident occurred on board a Carnival Line cruise that was sailing from Melbourne to New Califonia in the South Pacific and back again to Australia for 10 days .

Amateur video footage from the vessel shows several passengers pushing each other and wrestling with each other. The struggle also occurred with the ship's security officers. They shouted loudly to make other passengers worry. The outstanding video also shows some security officers kicking off the passengers involved in the fight.

"We have a zero tolerance approach to excessive behavior that affects other guests," the Carnival Cruse Line statement said. "In line with this policy, we are working closely with local authorities in Australia to bring down the large family groups involved in the disruptive action over Carnival Legend," the statement added.

Another amateur video released by Melbourne radio station 3AW the passengers cheered as the police drove the people involved in fighting off the cruise ships.

In a separate statement, New South Wales Police (NSW) said it received reports that a number of men were involved in a fight on Friday (16/2) . At that time, the position of this cruise ship is located in the waters 220 kilometers from Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia. The security guards on board were intervening and arrested several people before reporting to the local police.

"At 13:30 local time (16/2), six men and three teenage boys descended from the ship in Twofold Bay, Eden," said the NSW Police Force. "A total of 14 other passengers, including some women and children, also left the ship, the group was taken to Canberra where other travel arrangements were made," the police statement added.

The Carnival Legend and NSW Police did not reveal the cause of the fight. The number of wounded people was also not revealed to the public. Both the NSW Police and the cruise ship management claimed the investigation was still underway.

As of Monday (19/2) local time, no criminal charges have been charged. None of the suspects detained by Australian authorities. The NSW police just reaffirmed that the investigation is not over yet.

Other passengers' information mentioned there were many injured. "There are a lot of people hanging around with torn wounds on the head and hands and bandages everywhere," said a passenger named Kellie Peterson to a local 3AW radio.

As a result of this incident, the ship that can accommodate up to 2,100 passengers is anchored earlier than schedule . The other passengers were deployed in Melbourne on Saturday (17/2) local time. Other passengers ask for their AUS $ 999 tickets to be refunded in full.

(nvc / ita)

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Family of Angry Survivors at a Fire at South Korean Hospital

Members of the families of the victims killed in a fire at a South Korean hospital (South Korea), angered the tragic events that killed dozens of people.

The fire that occurred at the hospital in Miryang city on Friday (26/1) local time killing at least 41 people including more than 30 patients who were mostly elderly women. The fire was called the worst fire in the country in a decade. This fire occurred just a month after 29 people were killed in a fire at a fitness center in the town of Jecheon.

On Saturday (27/1), members of the victim's family gathered at a sports hall in Miryang to commemorate the victims. Sobs and angry cry were heard in the building

"My mother! Turn my mother back!" cried a young woman who was crying in front of the altar, where her photographs of victims surrounded by hundreds of white chrysanthemums, as reported by news agency AFP Saturday (27/1/2018).

" My mother will never be able to return whatever you say, "she shouted at the government officials who arrived, before she fainted.

South Korean President Moon Jae-In also came to express his condolences and promised to improve the rules of salvation" I feel very devastated that such disasters continue to happen even though the government has promised repeatedly to build a safe country, "said Moon.

Until now the cause of the fire is still under investigation. However, the hospital does not have a fire sprinkler or smoke control system because the hospital is not large enough to be required to have the device in accordance with local safety rules.

"I will never send my mother to this hospital if I know there is no fire sprinklers or smoke control systems, "said a family member of the victim, who only mentioned his family's name, Kim. "Of all the places in the world, can you imagine a hospital without a sprinkler," he said angrily.

The fire that occurred at Sejong Hospital in Miryang city was thought to have started in the emergency room. About 200 patients were inside the building and in nursing homes there at the time of the fire – some survivors were evacuated. Firefighters told Yonhap news agency that the victims appeared to have died of poisoning by inhaling smoke. The fire started on Friday (26/1) at around 07.30 local time and was extinguished in about three hours.

(ita / ita)

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Considered Helped Israel, Gaza Man Shot Dead His Own Family

Gaza City
A man in Gaza is executed by his own family, because he is considered in collaboration with Israel. The man is accused of passing information to Israel that sparked the deaths of three Hamas militants, who control Gaza.

As reported by AFP Saturday (20/1/2018), Hamas arrested a man named Ahmad Said Barhoum this for several months without trial. This week, Hamas handed Barhoum to his family, some of whom are also members of Hamas.

Eyewitnesses said that Barhoum was shot dead in an open area in Rafah, southern Gaza. The execution took place some time after Barhoum submitted to his family, on Friday (19/1) local time. Dead executions were carried out by the Barhoum family itself.

The execution was also attended by the families of three Hamas militants killed at the hands of Israel. The three Hamas militants were killed by Israeli air strikes in the Gaza war of 2014.

One of the dead Hamas militants identified was named Mohammad Barhoum, who is a Barhoum cousin. The three militants killed were members of Hamas' military wing, Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.

"We execute the punishment for our son, Ahmad Said Barhoum, having been assured without any hesitation that he was involved in the killing (Hamas militants)," the Barhoum family statement said.

Responding to this, Hamas welcomed it by calling it 'execution of criminals'

According to data Palestinian Center for Human Rights Hamas has committed more than 20 executions to death and sentenced 100 people to death since it occupied Gaza in 2007. Dead executions against citizens Palestinians accused of collaborating or cooperating with Israel have sparked international condemnation.

(nvc / nkn)

South Korea Want to Discuss Separate Family Reunions

South Korea will seek discussions on the reunion of separate Korean families separately in talks with North Korea this week, according to the head of the South Korean delegation, Monday (8/1). North Korea also proclaimed the importance of reunification.

The two countries last week agreed to hold the first official dialogue within two years, and will meet in the village of Free Zone of the Military, Panmunjom, Tuesday (9/1).

The talks will mainly focus on participation North Korea at the next month's Olympic Winter Games in South Korea, but both sides are believed to raise issues of interest to each other.

"We will prepare a discussion on separate families and ways to ease military tensions," Unification Minister Cho Myoung-Gyon told reporters

Since the Korean war ended with disarmament and not an official peace treaty, the two countries are still technically at war. [ds/sp]

Fire at the Clinton Family Home

Firefighters in New York City rushed to the house of former President Bill and Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to extinguish the fire in the house.

A spokesman for the Clinton family said a fire broke out in a building that used by Secret Service personnel, and not at home where the former president and his wife, the former secretary of state, lived.

The Clinton family was not at home then and the spokesman said "everything is fine." [19659002] The Clinton family lives in Chappaqua, about 64 miles northeast of New York City. [sp/ii]