Gas Cylinders Explode During a Wedding Party in India, 18 People are Killed

New Delhi
 A wedding party held at an Indian hotel was rocked by a gas canister blast that triggered casualties. At least 18 people were killed by this deadly explosion.

As reported by AFP Monday (19/2/2018), a gas cylinder exploded on Friday (16/2) evening local time at a hotel in the city Beawar, the state of Rajasthan. The explosion occurred during a wedding that was taking place at the hotel and was attended by many guests.

This explosion ruined the hotel to ruins. This explosion also triggered a major fire.

Rescue workers initially found nine dead bodies on Saturday (17/2) evening local time. But the number increased dramatically after nine other bodies were found in the ruins of buildings on Sunday (18/2) local time.

There are a number of women and children among these dead. In search of victims, rescue workers are assisted by Indian military personnel.

"So far 18 bodies have been found," said senior administration official Ajmer, Gaurav Goyal, in a statement.

Ajmer is the district where the explosion occurred. Ajmer is 200 kilometers from Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan.

"Five people who suffered serious injuries, with severe burns, are now hospitalized," Goyal added to AFP .

The cause of the explosion is still under investigation. But a number of eyewitnesses told local television NDTV that the explosion occurred when the chef attempted to install gas cylinders for cooking.

Rajasthan's chief minister, Vasundhara Raje, announced the compensation of 200,000 rupees each (Rp 42 million) for every family of the dead.

(nvc / ita)

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Snowflood Landscape Switzerland, 2 Lost People

 The avalanche of snowfall occurred in the Valais region of Switzerland. As a result of these events, two people were declared missing.

Quoted from Reuters on Monday (19/2/2018), the landslide occurred on Sunday (18/2) morning local time. Police revise the number of missing victims from 10 to 2.

Police also said the victims were members of a group that was skiing in the region. Not to mention the identity of both.

Avalanche occurs at an altitude of 2,500 meters in an area called Col de Fenestral. The search for victims continues to be done.

Valais is an area bordering France and Italy. No further details have been made about the details of this incident.

(rna / dkp)

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Church in Dagestan Russia Attacked, 5 people killed and 4 injured

 A man is shooting at a crowd that is leaving a church in the Russian province of Dagestan. The incident also killed five people and wounded four others.

Reported by Reuters on Monday (19/2/2018) the shootings took place in the village of Kizlyar inhabited by a Muslim majority.

The attack was called when church visitors celebrated Maslenitsa, a Christian holy day that marks the last day before Lent according to the eastern orthodox calendar.

TASS news agency as reported by Reuters called the attacker a 22-year-old local resident. The perpetrator has been shot dead by a security officer on duty nearby.

The officer also secures the shotgun, bullet, and hunting knife that the perpetrator brought. Initial reports say five deaths were female, while the wounded were 2 security officers and two civilians.
(haf / dkp)

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13 People Killed in Heli Crash by Mexican Minister

Mexico City
 At least 13 people were killed when a Mexican military helicopter crashed while reviewing earthquake damage in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca. The three helicopters carrying Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarete and Governor Oaxaca Alejandro Murat fell on two vans in an open field while trying to land on the ground. Santiago Jamiltepec

Navarete and Murat survived the incident. But 12 people at the scene were killed and another died while being taken to the hospital, the Oaksaca attorney general's office said. In addition, 15 others suffered injuries.

Previously reported, Navarete and Murat made visits to earthquake-affected locations using military helicopters. But the incident happened on the way to Pinotepa de Don Luis on Friday (16/2) evening local time.

In his statement to the local television, Televisa, Navarete said he and Murat were not seriously injured. Several other passengers were injured in the incident.

Navarete said the military helicopter pilot that he was riding lost control of the landing. The incident occurred when the helicopter was at an altitude of just 40 meters above the Earth's surface. The helicopter airs from Mexico City to Pinotepa de Don Luis.

One of Televisa's reporters who was also in the same helicopter said that the helicopter suddenly dropped after it triggered a large dust collection at the landing site. Local television shows showed the military helicopter rolling to the side, surrounded by vehicles. The exact cause of this incident has not been publicly disclosed.

A magnitude 7.2 earthquake caused nearly a million homes and businesses without electricity in Mexico City and south and damaged at least 50 houses in Oaxaca. It was reported that the quake did not trigger any casualties.

In September, Oaxaca and Mexico City were rocked by an earthquake that caused extensive damage and killed at least 471 people.

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(jbr / zak)

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In addition to Putin's Close People, 12 Russian WN It's Indefinitely Campuri US Election

Washington DC
There are 13 Russian nationals charged with interfering with the US presidential election. One of them is known as a Russian businessman named Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin known as the close man of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In the indictment drafted by Robert Mueller's special prosecutor, it was mentioned that Prigozhin used some of his companies to fund the 2016 presidential intervention operation. Prigozhin has been dubbed the 'Putin chef' by Russian media.

As quoted from the published indictment document CNN Saturday (17/2/2017), there are 13 individuals and three Russian companies who are accused in allegedly interfering in the political process and the US presidential election. The three companies are all located in Russia, namely Internet Research Agency (IRA), Concord Management and Consulting and Concord Catering .

Whereas 13 indicted individuals consisting of Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin, Mikhail Ivanovich Bystrov, Mikhail Leonidovich Burchik aka Mikhail Abramov, Aleksandra Yuryevna Krylova, Anna Vladislavovna Bogacheva, Sergey Pavlovich Polozov, Maria Anatolyevna Bovda aka Maria Anatolyevna Belyaeva, Robert Sergeyevich Bovda, Dzheykhun Nasimi Ogly Aslanov aka Jayhoon Aslanov aka Jay Aslanov, Vadim Vladimirovich Podkopaev, Gleb Igorevich Vasilchenko, Irina Viktorovna Kaverzina and Vladimir Venkov.

The indictment referred to the IRA as a Russian organization involved in election intervention and political process operations. Concord Management and Consulting Concord Catering is a company owned by Prigozhin.

"From or about 2014 up to now, defendants know and deliberately conspire with each other to deceive the United States by disrupting, obstructing and avoiding the functioning of government law through deception and lies for the purpose of interfering in political and election processes of the US, including presidential election 2016, "the indictment read.

 Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (left) with Vladimir Putin in photos of 2011 Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin (left) with Vladimir Putin in photos of 2011 Photo: REUTERS / Misha Japaridze / Pool / File Photo

A total of 12 other names , in addition to Prigozhin, is called working for the IRA. Some are serving as IRA's General Director, IRA Executive Director, to IRA analysis and staff in charge of posting, monitoring and updating social media content on IRA-controlled accounts. Through this account, IRA teams disguised themselves as US citizens or organizations, after stealing their identities.

Various IRA activities, one of which interfere with the US presidential election, was financed by a company owned by Prigozhin. It was mentioned in the indictment that around September 2016, the IRA's monthly budget included for a US election intervention operation exceeding 73 million rubles of Russia, or equivalent to Rp 17.6 billion.

According to the indictment, 13 defendants were each charged with a conspiracy commit fraud against US. Then three defendants among them, including the IRA, were charged with conspiring to wire fraud and bank fraud. Five defendants, including the IRA, are also charged with identity theft of US citizens.

Wire fraud is a financial fraud using telecommunications or information technology, while bank fraud is a fraud by means of (19459008) Prigozhin has been under US economic sanctions since December 2016, for 'financially helping' senior Russian officials and engaging in 'massive business deals' with the Ministry of Defense Russia. He has a catering company that is widely used in events at the Kremlin. He has denied linked to the IRA.

"Americans are very easily influenced, they see what they want to see, I have great respect for them I am not angry because I am on the list (indictment) If they want to see the devil, let them see it , "he said to the Russian news agency, RIA Novosti .

(nvc / rna)

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