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Three soldiers injured as troops kill ISWAP terrorists
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Three soldiers injured as troops kill ISWAP terrorists

Several ISWAP Terrorists have been killed troops of the Nigerian Army under the Operation Hadin Kai in Dikwa town, Borno State. Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima said the gallant troops decisively dealt with the terrorists who were attempting to infiltrate the town on Tuesday June 8. The terrorists reportedly came into the town in five gun trucks, motorcycles and foot. They were however, met with superior fire power by troops in conjunction with air bombardment by Air Task Force. The statement read; “The marauding terrorists were thoroughly vanquished forcing them to withdraw in high state of confusion abandoning their truck, guns and ammunition. “During the encounter, six members of the terrorists groups were neutralized, several others wer...
Suspected Kidnap Kingpin Arrested in Benue
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Suspected Kidnap Kingpin Arrested in Benue

The Benue state police command has arrested a suspected kidnap kingpin, Paul Terwase Agbem and his accomplice, Mson Yaasa of Adikpo in Kwande Local Government Area of the state. The suspects were arrested on Saturday May 22, after operatives invaded their hideout. Benue police spokesperson, Anene Sewuese Catherine said the suspected kidnappers were nabbed when they had assembled at Ankpa Quarters in Makurdi and perfected plans to abduct their victim. Anene said; “Following information about the regrouping of a kidnap gang in Makurdi, a team of Police officers were deployed to trail and arrest the suspects. “On 22/05/2021 at about 1200hrs, these suspects had assembled at Ankpa Quarters, Makurdi and perfected plans to carry out their nefarious act when the operatives invaded...
COVID-19: India’s Richest People Are Fleeing On Private Jets
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COVID-19: India’s Richest People Are Fleeing On Private Jets

India's richest people are fleeing on private jets as the country hits almost 350,000 COVID-19 infections in another daily global record. India's uber-rich are fleeing the country on private jets as new travel bans come into place. The country is currently battling a catastrophic second coronavirus wave. Local media reports say many people chose to fly to Dubai, which is close by. India's ultra-rich are paying tens and thousands of dollars to escape the country as it set a new global record for daily coronavirus infections — for the fourth day in a row. In the last week, India has become the new epicenter of the virus, which has completely overwhelmed the country's healthcare system and crematoriums and has led to a dire shortage of oxygen. On Sunday, public health offici...
Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water
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Oko Poly Student allegedly Stabbed to Death by Caretaker over Water

A caretaker of one of the off campus lodges at the Federal Polytechnic Oko, has allegedly stabbed a student to death over issues surrounding the pumping of water. The deceased identified as Abuchi, an ND2 student of the Department of Public Administration was stabbed on the neck by the caretaker at Currency Lodge on Saturday, April 24. The caretaker It was gathered that the deceased and other tenants had gone to caretaker to complain about lack of water. The complaint led to a fight between both parties during which the caretaker stabbed Abuchi. Abuchi was rushed to a nearby hospital by his lodge mates where he was confirmed dead. The suspect was said to have fled after the student died. Police officers attached to the Oko Division reportedly arrived the scene in the...
Woman Ambushed and Shot dead her ex-girlfriend on NYC Street
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Woman Ambushed and Shot dead her ex-girlfriend on NYC Street

A woman was seen in a chilling video killing her ex-girlfriend on a Brooklyn, New York street. Nichelle Thomas, 52, was shot in the head just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 21, outside a bodega at Fourth Avenue and St. Marks Place in Park Slope. The shooting was captured on surveillance video. it shows a woman wearing all black running up behind the victim. The woman then pulls a gun and shoots the victim point-blank in the head before fleeing. Thomas is seen falling to the ground. She was pronounced dead at a hospital The suspect, Latisha Bell, accompanied by her criminal defense attorney, turned herself in at the 78th Precinct police station hours later. Police say the women used to be in a relationship. It isn't clear when they broke up. The fatal shooting was the ...
Nine Fleeing Inmates From Owerri Correctional Centre Re-Arrested In Ghana
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Nine Fleeing Inmates From Owerri Correctional Centre Re-Arrested In Ghana

The inmates were arrested by the Ada District Police Command in the Greater Accra Region and were suspected to be part of over 1,800 inmates that escaped from the Imo State Correctional earlier this month. According to the Police, the fleeing inmates were monitored following credible intelligence that they were about to cross the Volta River into Ada Foh on Sunday, April 18. They were eventually tracked to an area known as Clinic Junction Lorry Station from where they were arrested in Sprinter bus with registration number, ER 1657-14. They are Freedom Yusuf, 25; Emmanuel Obinnah Chiedozie, 27; Steve Eyenuku, 33; Enebeli Lucky, 29; Yommi Usmah, 29; Kelli Ekureni, 33; Obi Onuora, 38; Patrick Chanar, 47, and Bless Eyenuku, 25. They have been handed over to the Ghana Immigration S...
At least 41 African Migrants Die as Boat Sinks Off Tunisia
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At least 41 African Migrants Die as Boat Sinks Off Tunisia

At least 41 migrants drowned after a boat carrying African migrants sank off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to Italy, United Nations and Tunisian officials said on Friday, April 16. The Tunisian coastguard had so far recovered 21 bodies, all African migrants and rescued three people. The dead included at least one child, 12 men and 8 women. Seventeen other people were missing. "The boat sank during a trip that started late on Thursday from Sfax... So far, the coastguard has recovered 21 bodies and the search is still continuing," Mouard Mechri,  director of Tunisia's civil protection service, told Reuters. The coastline near the port city of Sfax has become a major departure point for people fleeing conflict and poverty in Africa and the Middle East and seeking a be...
Police Rescue 13-year-old Old Girl from Kidnappers in Benue, Arrest two Suspects
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Police Rescue 13-year-old Old Girl from Kidnappers in Benue, Arrest two Suspects

Men of Benue Joint security outfit codename "Operation Zenda" have rescued a 13-year-old girl few hours after she was kidnapped by hoodlums in Kwande Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the girl identified as Mngusuur Iorlian was kidnapped at about 12 pm on Sunday night, April 4, from her father’s residence, located opposite NKST Church, Akpera in Adikpo. Upon the receipt of information, men of “Operation Zenda” trailed the suspects to their hideout at Mbawer community, Kwande, where they rescued the victim. One of the suspects, identified as Vershima Sunday was arrested alongside one Grace Yaaor. Four others were said to have escaped while a motorcycle used by the gang was recovered by the operatives. The commander of Operation Zenda, CSP Justin...
Police Arrest Four Suspected Kidnappers in Delta, Rescue victim
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Police Arrest Four Suspected Kidnappers in Delta, Rescue victim

The Delta State Police Command has arrested four suspected kidnappers involved in the abduction of one Mr William Aduwoma. The victim was rescued from the kidnappers in a bush at Arhade community, Isoko North Local Government Area of the state by the Divisional police officer Ozoro, CSP Ogedengbe Areguamen and his men. Acting spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who confirmed the latest development in a statement on Friday, April 2, said the suspects abandoned the victim and ran away due to the pressure from the police. "The Commissioner of police Delta state ordered that those suspect must be arrested, so they can be made to face the law, the Divisional police officer Ozoro Division also did not relent," Edafe stated. "After tireless effort by the police, and swi...
Rapper NBA YoungBoy Reportedly Indicted on Two Charges Including Possession of Firearm by a Felon
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Rapper NBA YoungBoy Reportedly Indicted on Two Charges Including Possession of Firearm by a Felon

American rapper, NBA YoungBoy has reportedly been indicted on two charges related to his September 2020 arrest including possession of a firearm by a felon. The 21-year-old Louisiana hip-pop star was arrested on Monday, March 22, and kept in FBI custody after fleeing from officials of Los Angeles Police Department who attempted to pull his car over for an outstanding federal warrant. The Shade Room obtained the unsealed federal indictment documents on Tuesday night, which revealed that YoungBoy is facing two counts together with possession of a firearm by a felon and being in possession of a firearm that isn’t registered to him. YoungBoy and one of his associates Morrow Battie have to forfeit any firearms and ammunition, according to the charging docs. The rapper was among ...
Rapper NBA YoungBoy Arrested and Kept in Federal Custody after Fleeing from Police
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Rapper NBA YoungBoy Arrested and Kept in Federal Custody after Fleeing from Police

Louisiana rapper, NBA YoungBoy has been arrested and kept in FBI custody after fleeing from officials of Los Angeles Police Department who attempted to pull his car over for an outstanding federal warrant. The rapper reportedly didn’t pull over when flagged down by the security operatives, prompting a short pursuit which ended with the rapper trying to flee on foot. TMZ reported that the cops set up a perimeter and brought in a K-9 which sniffed out YoungBoy. He was arrested and taken into custody around 1 p.m on Monday March 22. A firearm was also found in the vehicle but it is unclear if it belongs to the rapper. Back in September, the Baton Rouge rapper was among 16 people arrested on drug and firearm charges in Louisiana.
Army Recalls 149 Soldiers Dismissed For Fleeing Over Lack Of Equipment To Fight
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Army Recalls 149 Soldiers Dismissed For Fleeing Over Lack Of Equipment To Fight

The Nigerian Army has recalled about 149 soldiers of the 153 Infantry Battalion, Marte accused of abandoning the Boko Haram insurgency fight and fleeing over alleged inadequate provision of arms and ammunition. SaharaReporters gathered that the soldiers absconded from duty after insurgents attacked their camps, leaving scores of their colleagues dead. The insurgents had on Monday, February 15 overrun Marte. While most of the villagers ran away for safety, some were held by the insurgents. SaharaReporters gathered that the gunmen came with heavy machine guns and trucks, and took possession of the military formation in the community, including high profile fighting equipment and vehicles. At least 10 soldiers were killed during the incident. The gunmen also set ablaze t...
Army Declares 101 Soldiers Wanted, Freezes Bank Accounts
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Army Declares 101 Soldiers Wanted, Freezes Bank Accounts

At least three majors, three captains and six lieutenants were among those declared wanted for fleeing the insurgents last month in Borno. The Nigerian Army has ordered the immediate arrest of officers accused of deserting their posts during the Boko Haram on New Marte and Dikwa towns of Maidiguri. Military documents obtained by Peoples Gazette carried a list of 101 names, ranks and bank details of errant soldiers. Theatre Command Headquarters of “Operation Lafiya Dole” in Maiduguri requested that the Defence Headquarters freeze the listed accounts and apprehend the alleged deserters if found. “You are requested to declare the named officers and soldiers deserters WEF 19 Feb 21,” the document said. A spokesman for the Nigerian Army did not immediately return a request seek...
Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo
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Hoodlums Attack Police Station in Imo

Unidentified hoodlums on Thursday, February 25, attacked the Divisional police headquarters in Aboh Mbaise in Imo state. A statement released by the spokesperson of the command, Orlando Ikeokwu, says the hoodlums drove in four cars, shooting sporadically into the air as they arrived the station. ''The officers on duty engaged them in a gun duel , at the end of the melee, one Police woman sustained gun shot injury and has been taken to the hospital for treatment. Regrettably, the station that was just renovated after being razed down by hoodlums during the EndSars saga, was again set ablaze.''the statement read Ikeokwu added that the Commissioner of Police, Imo State, CP Nasiru Mohammed, has activated all tactical teams with a view to fish out and arrest the fleeing hoodlums.
Driver Arrested While allegedly Fleeing With his Boss’s Car in Ogun
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Driver Arrested While allegedly Fleeing With his Boss’s Car in Ogun

Men of Ogun State police command have arrested Eyo Eta, pictured above, for allegedly running away with the car of his boss, a Toyota highlander with registration number APP 467 GS. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the spokesperson of the state police command, says the suspect was accosted by men of Federal highway patrol at about 9:30pm at Imeri juncture Ijebu Mushin heading to Benin. ''When he was stopped by the policemen, he was unable to give satisfactory answers to all the questions posed to him and he was subsequently taken to the station for more questioning. It was at the station that he confessed to taking the car away to Benin City unknown to the owner of the car. The DPO Ijebu Mushin, CSP Hillary Simire there and then placed a call to the owner of the car who identified himself simp...
Malawian Police Issue new Warrant of Arrest for Prophet Bushiri and his Wife
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Malawian Police Issue new Warrant of Arrest for Prophet Bushiri and his Wife

The Malawian police has issued a new arrest warrant for controversial millionaire Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Prophetess Mary Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering. Recall that after Malawian authorities stopped members of the Prophet's family from leaving the country for Kenya, the police stormed his home but could not find him and his wife, Mary. National Police spokesperson James Kadadzera confirmed the new warrant of arrest that was issued to fugitive Prophet Bushiri and his wife to Malawitalk. The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services spokesperson Martin Gongolo, also said that the police stopped Bushiri’s family from traveling because they were suspecting that the preacher and his wife were fleeing the country and wanted to send their chil...
15 Persons Reportedly Drown while running from a Terrorist Attack in Niger state
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15 Persons Reportedly Drown while running from a Terrorist Attack in Niger state

15 persons reportedly drowned while fleeing from a terrorist attack in Gurmana community in Shiroro local government area of Niger state. Kano-based lawyer, Bulama Bukarti in a tweet posted this morning, said the news was reported by BBC Hausa. ''BBC Hausa reports that more than 15 persons drowned in Gurmana of Niger when they fell into a river to escape terrorist attacked on the village market. Escalating attacks in Niger and Nasarawa when the northwest and the northeast are still raging with fire is very disturbing.'' Just last week, armed bandits attacked the Government Science College in Niger state and abducted 27 students.    
Gunmen Assassinate Man in Broad Daylight in Delta
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Gunmen Assassinate Man in Broad Daylight in Delta

Gunmen suspected to be assassins killed a man identified as Emeke Ojere, at Ugbomro community in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta state. The father of three, who hails from Oyoko-Abavo in Ika South Local Government Area of the state but resides in Warri, was shot dead in his car on Saturday, January 30. One Mr Egbehon who drove the G-LK Mercedes Benz car told journalists that he was in the car with his “Oga” (the deceased) and another occupant when gunmen accosted them. "We went to Ogbomro community to visit one of our townsmen but suddenly gunmen blocked us and asked us to lay down. Oga was shot before they left."  Egbehon said. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, who confirmed the incident to The Punch, said operatives are intensifyi...
Serial rapist dubbed ‘the Beast of Kavos’ Falls 100ft off a Cliff and Breaks his Back
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Serial rapist dubbed ‘the Beast of Kavos’ Falls 100ft off a Cliff and Breaks his Back

A serial rapist dubbed 'The Beast of Kavos' broke his back when he plunged 100ft into a ravine while fleeing police in Corfu, Greece. 47-year-old Dimitris Aspiotis, who raped at least seven Brits, fractured his leg, hip, and spine, and ruptured a kidney after plunging into a ravine last Friday. He was reportedly arrested after a three-hour rescue operation to remove him in a stretcher on the Greek holiday isle, and has been in the hospital under police guard, the Sun reported. Police had been hunting him since he was linked to the rape of a 34-year-old Albanian woman two weeks ago and months after his release from jail. The Albanian woman was repeatedly raped at knifepoint for three days after being dragged into a forest. The serial rapist was caged in 2012 for rapi...
Teen Called Out For Wearing A Bikini After Fleeing From Saudi To Canada
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Teen Called Out For Wearing A Bikini After Fleeing From Saudi To Canada

A young woman from Saudi Arabia who Left for Canada, has been abused and shamed after she shared before and now photos to celebrate her freedom from "being forced to wear black sheets". Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun moved to Canada following her escape from Saudi Arabia. Afterwards, she went online to share an old image of herself in a niqab and another where she was wearing a bikini. She captioned the photo: "The biggest change in my life.. from being forced to wear black sheets and being controlled by men to being a free woman." Her post earned her criticisms from Twitter users in her native country. They called her out for making herself "naked." One Twitter user said: "I really feel sad for people like you, Saudi woman are living in happiness, they are living a normal live they...
Stop Fleeing Zamfara Bandits From Entering Osun, Oyetola Tells Police
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Stop Fleeing Zamfara Bandits From Entering Osun, Oyetola Tells Police

 Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, on Thursday urged security agencies and traditional rulers to be at alert to prevent all forms of criminality and possible infiltration of the state by fleeing illegal miners and bandits displaced from Zamfara State. This was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Adeniyi Adesina, after the governor spoke during a security sensitisation programme attended by traditional rulers, security operatives, civil society organisations, politicians, market women, community leaders and top government functionaries in Osogbo. Oyetola said, “It has become imperative to put measures in place to checkmate the influx of displaced illegal miners to prevent the reverberation effect of the Zamfara State crisis in Osun.” The governor emphas...
Seven Confirmed Dead in Ondo Bank Robbery
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Seven Confirmed Dead in Ondo Bank Robbery

Seven people have been confirmed dead after an eleven-man gang of robbers attacked a branch of First Bank in Idoani, Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State on Monday afternoon. The robbers shot and killed seven people, including bank officials, a Police Inspector as well as two customers using the Automated Teller Machine (ATM). Five other persons who sustained serious injuries are presently on admission at the intensive care unit at the General Hospital in the town. According to an eyewitness account, the armed robbers escaped through the bush in the area with an unspecified amount of money stolen from the bank. Confirming the incident,  the Ondo State Police Command spokesperon, SP Femi Joseph, said that one suspect has been apprehended in connection with the robbery at...
Man Who Killed A Father-of-2 And Tried Fleeing To Nigeria, Jailed For 18 Years In U.K
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Man Who Killed A Father-of-2 And Tried Fleeing To Nigeria, Jailed For 18 Years In U.K

A Nigerian man who stabbed a father-of-two to death on a busy high street has been jailed for 18 years. Abraham Omotoso, 27, of Tudor Gardens, Harrow, plunged a knife into the chest of 34-year-old Mohamed Al-Zufairi in High Street, Wealdstone in February this year. Mr Al-Zufairi had been waiting outside Poundland for his eight-year-old daughter when he was attacked. She did not witness her father being stabbed. Omotoso was found guilty of manslaughter at the Old Bailey and will serve 18 years behind bars for his crime. Investigating officer detective inspector Jon Meager said: “Omotoso has shown no remorse for his actions on that day. I hope his conviction gives Mohamed’s family a measure of closure and comfort.” CCTV footage of the incident showed Omotoso walking in a “purpose...
Indonesians Decry IS ‘Lies’ After Fleeing Syria’s Raqa
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Indonesians Decry IS ‘Lies’ After Fleeing Syria’s Raqa

When Leefa set out from Indonesia for the Islamic State group’s Syrian stronghold of Raqa, she says she thought she was headed to an earthly paradise for the faithful. She and her family imagined being surrounded by true believers and expected free healthcare and jobs paying salaries they could only dream of in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country. But now, as IS battles to defend its onetime bastion, Leefa and 15 other Indonesians are among thousands who have fled Raqa in northern Syria. They are sheltering at a camp for the displaced in Ain Issa, 50 kilometres (around 30 miles) north of Raqa, waiting to learn their fates as the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) advance inside the jihadist bastion. In broken English, scattered with Arabic words p...
Nigerian Troops Arrests Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists With 100 Motor Bikes
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Nigerian Troops Arrests Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists With 100 Motor Bikes

Army spokesman, Brig.-Gen Sani Usman who disclosed this in a statement, said the fleeing terrorists were arrested on Wednesday afternoon at Madaki village in Biu Local Government Area, Borno State by troops of 27 Task Force Brigade stationed in Bara. The names of the terrorists were given as Muazu Gogobir, Mamman Shuaibu, Muhammadu Muhammadu and Isah Ibrahim. They were intercepted along with 100 concealed motorcycles at the outskirt of the town. The suspected Boko Haram terrorists are undergoing preliminary investigation, Sani Stated. Read Sani’s full statement after the cut. NIGERIAN TROOPS ARRESTS FLEEING BOKO HARAM TERRORISTS WITH 100 MOTOR BIKES Following the dislodgement and subsequent occupation of Boko Haram stronghold at Camp Zairo, Sambisa forest, the terrorists have been e...
Read President Buhari’s New Year Message For 2017
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Read President Buhari’s New Year Message For 2017

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation is witnessing a new and impressive turnaround in our security and socio-economic situation. I know you will join me to, once again, congratulate the heroic and gallant efforts of our military and other security agencies on their remarkable successes to rid the nation of terrorism. Following the successful capture of Sambisa Forest, spearheaded by troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, we have entered a new phase in our battle against our common enemy, Boko Haram. When we see our beloved 21 Chibok girls reuniting with their families and community for Christmas, it gives us the hope that those who are still in captivity w...
Female Gang Leader Falls Off Motorbike While Fleeing From Police After Committing Crime
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Female Gang Leader Falls Off Motorbike While Fleeing From Police After Committing Crime

According to Gatundu North OCPD Reuben Muli, police on patrol nabbed the gang at 3am while attempting to break into Wachege Bar located in Kirai Centre using crude weapons such as pangas, an axe, metal rod and fork jembes. Four of the five-member gang escaped into the darkness, while their leader identified by her fictitious name Wamboo hurriedly hopped up onto a waiting motorbike before speeding off. Wamboo who was being pursued by police fell off the motorbike shortly thereafter, before being arrested.   Source: eDaily.co.ke
Wildfires Tear Across Israel
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Wildfires Tear Across Israel

Tens of thousands of Israelis have been fleeing wildfires in the northern city of Haifa, with the prime minister warning that any proof of arson would be treated as "terrorism". Dry conditions after a two-month drought, in addition to strong winds, have fuelled the fires, which have also spread to other parts of the country. Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said that anyone who may have started fires deliberately would be punished. "We are facing arsonist terror. In front of arsonist terror we are also facing incitement and also arson. For us they are the same. And we will bring our full legal force to get those responsible," he said. "It's a crime in every possible way and for us, it is also terror in every possible way. People can get burned. It has already happened." The sm...

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