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1:12 AM, 26 Aug

Israeli Aircraft Strike Hamas Site After Gaza Rocket Fire

Israeli aircraft carried out multiple strikes on Hamas military positions early Monday in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel.

(AFP)

1:54 AM, 26 Aug

Hong Kong Arrests 36 in Latest Protest

Hong Kong police drew their guns and fired a warning shot on the night of Sunday, 25 August, after protesters attacked officers with sticks and rods, and brought out water cannon trucks for the first time, an escalation in the summerlong protests that have shaken the city's government and residents.

Police said that they arrested 36 people, including a 12-year-old, for offenses such as unlawful assembly, possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting police officers.

(AP)

2:44 AM, 26 Aug

Three Killed, Three Injured in Lightning Strikes in Odisha

At least three farmers were killed and three others injured when they were struck by lightning in separate incidents in Odisha's Cuttack and Kendrapara districts on Sunday, 25 August, police said.

While two persons were killed and three injured in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Cuttack's Mahanga, another person was fatally struck by lightning in Kendrapara's Mahakalapada area, a police officer said.

All the deceased and injured were working in agriculture fields during the strikes, he said.

(PTI)

3:24 AM, 26 Aug

Nine Injured in Clash over Property Dispute in UP

Nine people were injured in stone-pelting during a clash between two groups over a property dispute, police said on Monday, 26 August.

The incident took place on Sunday evening in Sarvat locality, which comes under the jurisdiction of Civil Lines police station, they said.

Two men, Amerpal and Asgar, got into a confrontation over a property dispute, which turned into a violent clash after other joined the melee, SHO Samerpal Atri said.

(PTI)


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