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3 DEAD, UP TO 50 WOUNDED IN ALLEGED TERRORIST ATTACK IN GERMANY’S MUENSTER

At least 3 people were kileld and about 30-50 others were wounded as a vehicle has rammed into a crowd of people in the western German city of Muenster on April 7. The incident may been a terrorist attack, the German Rheinische Post reported, citing police sources. However, an official confirmation is still needed. The attacker committed suicide, media reported citing police. Currently, security forces are View image on Twitter Paul Fegmann@Pauli_Feger 16:46 - 7 Apr 2018

ISIS MILITANTS REPORTEDLY KILLED THIRTEEN PHILIPPINE SERVICEMEN

The ISIS-linked news agency Amaq reported on April 7 that ISIS fighters had killed 9 soldiers and 4 officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) during clashes in the Patikul area of the southern province of Sulu on April 5. Click to see the full-size image Amaq didn’t provide clear information about ISIS fighters who had clashed with the AFP. However, experts believe that the fighters are members of the ISIS-affiliated Abu Sayyaf group, that has been operating against the AFP in Sulu province for months now. On April 5, the AFP announced in an official statement that its units had killed 11 fighters of Abu Sayyaf group and had captured 13 others in Sulu province since the beginning of April. 60 other fighters of the ISIS-affiliated group, including a commander named “Nurhassan Jamiri”, surrendered to the Philippines authorities, according to the statement. The AFP stepped up its security operations in Sulu province during March in an attempt to free several Philippine and f…

INDIA BUILDS OVER 14,000 BUNKERS IN PREPARATION FOR WAR WITH PAKISTAN

The Government of India is planning to construct 14,460 bunkers for civilians in five border districts in Jammu & Kashmir – Samba, Poonch, Jammu, Kathua, and Rajouri – which reside along Line of Control (LoC) and the international Indo-Pakistani border, reports The Times of India. The state-owned National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) will build these bunkers in populated regions that rest within 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the de facto border between the two countries, which have experienced an increasing amount of incursions by the Pakistani Army. In February, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti announced during a State Assembly that 41 civilians had been killed in ceasefire violations along the LoC by Pakistan between 2015 and 2017. To safeguard civilians from Pakistani shelling across the border, NBCC will build 13,029 small bunkers and 1,431 more massive community bunkers. The Times of India said the construction program would cost around 4.157 bil…