Tag: Incidents

Selfie Incidents Have Killed More People Than Shark Attacks This Year

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The latest selfie fatality saw a 66-year-old Japanese tourist die after after falling down selfie shark graphstairs while attempting to take a photo at the Taj Mahal.

Incidents involving the phenomena are now at a toll of twelve this year, overtaking the eight deaths caused by shark attacks in 2015.

Some governments are recognising this danger and providing safety measures for people partaking in the craze…more: huffingtonpost

 

U.S. to Discipline Nine Soldiers in Afghan Incidents

By DION NISSENBAUM WASHINGTON—The U.S. military is expected to discipline nine service members on Monday in connection with two incidents that sparked widespread outrage in Afghanistan, including the burning of copies of the Quran at one of the country’s largest military…