Saturday 25th September 2021

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    • Thai Buddhist monks killed in the temple shooting Thai-Buddhist-monks-killed-in-temple-shooting

      Two Buddhist monks have been fatally shot and two others wounded inside a temple in southern Thailand. Witnesses described seeing gunmen dressed in black arrive on motorbikes before storming the Rattanaupap temple, shooting the monks at close range. No one has claimed Friday’s attack, but it took place in Narathiwat province near the border with Malaysia, which for years has seen rebel violence. Muslim separatists there are fighting the Buddhist-majority Thai state. Some 7,000 people, mostly civilians, have been killed since the insurgency began in 2004. The violence in the region has resulted in the deaths of at least...

    • 37 civilians killed in Mali ethnic violence 37-civilians-killed-in-Mali-ethnic-violence

      Thirty-seven civilians were killed when armed men believed to be traditional Dogon hunters attacked a village of Fulani herders Tuesday in central Mali, the government said. The government said in a statement that the attackers, who were dressed as traditional Dogon hunters, raided the village of Koulogon in the central Mopti region in the early morning, and some of the victims were children. “In addition to the 37 recorded deaths, all civilians, the casualty toll includes several wounded and many burned homes”, the statement said. Earlier, a security source and a man who said he had witnessed the attack...

    • Pakistani mastermind of Chinese consulate attack killed in Afghanistan Pakistani-mastermind-of-Chinese-consulate-attack-killed-in-Afghanistan

      A Pakistani separatist leader, believed to be the mastermind of last month’s terror attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, has been reportedly killed along with five associates in a suicide blast in Afghanistan. Aslam Baloch, a top commander of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA), was accused by Pakistani authorities of masterminding the November attack which left seven people dead. BLA, among the several insurgent groups fighting in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province, has vowed to continue its fight for independence. Baloch was killed on Tuesday along with five associates in a blast in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, BLA said...

    • Leopard kills meditating monk in India

      A leopard has killed a Buddhist monk who was meditating in a protected forest reserve in India, according to local officials. Rahul Walke Bodhi had gone to meditate in the reserve on the morning of December 11 when he was killed, said Santosh Chaudhuri, an official from the Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve where the attack took place. Bodhi was one of a number of monks visiting the area for a yearly prayer conference, AFP reported. “He sat under a tree and was attacked by the leopard then,” Chaudhuri told CNN via telephone. “The monk walked in about 1 to...