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US lawmaker makes entry in ‘Free Karachi’ campaign in America

US lawmaker makes entry in ‘Free Karachi’ campaign in America

An influential American lawmaker has joined the ‘Free Karachi' campaign launched by Muhajirs in the US against human rights violations in Pakistan's largest city. Congressman Tom Garrett has sought the Trump administration's intervention in stopping oppression and rights abuses against the Muhajirs in Karachi. Pakistan's Muhajirs are Urdu-speaking migrants from India.
Assailants shoot Rohingya leader to death in Bangladesh

Assailants shoot Rohingya leader to death in Bangladesh

Unknown assailants shot a Rohingya leader to death at a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhiya. A gang of miscreants opened fire on 35-year-old Mohammad Yusuf on Friday night. He was critically injured. Yusuf was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Another leader was also attacked in the same night.
Security forces kill 18 militants in Afghanistan

Security forces kill 18 militants in Afghanistan

Armed forces have killed at least 18 militants during operations in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province. The operations were carried out in coordination with the Afghan Air Force in Chahar Dara district. Five militants were also injured and three others were arrested. A vehicle and some weapons belonging to the militants were also destroyed.
Bus crashes in Turkey, 11 killed and 46 injured

Bus crashes in Turkey, 11 killed and 46 injured

A Turkish intercity bus taking families bound for a half-term skiing trip crashed into trees while travelling on a motorway. 11 people died and 46 others injured in the crash. The bus crashed in the region of Eskisehir. The two drivers have been detained and prosecutors launched an investigation.