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8:30 PM , 07 Apr

Teenage Couple Hang Themselves From Same Noose in UP Village

A teenage couple allegedly ended their lives by hanging themselves from a tree using the same noose in Dharampur village, police said on Tuesday.

Both had gone missing from their house on Sunday, they said.

Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar said, "The bodies of Indrasen (19), an ITI student, and Pooja (17), a student, were found hanging from the same noose on a neem tree in Dharampur village on Monday."

He said that according to villagers they were in a relationship since one year and almost 10 days ago, a heated exchange of words took place between their families.

8:30 PM , 07 Apr

Odisha Police SOG Personnel Killed in Grenade Explosion During Training

A personnel of the Special Operations Group (SOG), Odisha Police's anti-Naxal force, was killed and two others were injured in a grenade explosion during a training programme on Tuesday, police said.

Thirty four-year-old Havildar Prakash Sahu, a resident of Bargarh district, was killed in an explosion while imparting training to cadet sergeants to lob grenades, at the SOG Training and Resource Centre in Chandaka area, a police statement said.

"Today (April 7) afternoon while practice was going on under the supervision of trainer Havildar Prakash Sahu, one grenade accidentally exploded in the mid-air causing grievous injuries to the trainer and a cadet sergeant, and minor injuries to another cadet sergeant," it said.

The trio was shifted to a private hospital, where Sahu succumbed to his injuries while the condition of the cadet sergeants is stable, the statement said.

6:37 PM , 07 Apr

Militants Attack CRPF Party in Anantnag, 1 Injured

Militants fired upon a CRPF party in Bijbehara area of South Kashmir's Anantnag district, ANI reported. One CRPF jawan injured. PTI, however reported that a grenade was hurled at the jawans.

More details are awaited.

(Source: ANI, PTI)

12:35 PM , 07 Apr

Noted Malayalam Actor Sasi Kalinga Passes Away at 59

Noted Malayalam actor Sasi Kalinga has passed away at the age of 59.

(Source: PTI)


Published: 07 Apr 2020, 7:05 AM IST
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