Gunman kills 3 in US

In response to information of Diphtheria outbreak in the central province of Quang Nam, the Ministry of Health has issued warning and worked out measures to stamp out the outbreaks.The Diphtheria outbreak occurred in Phuoc Loc Commune in Phuoc Son District that killed 3 residents within one week, caused 6 others to be hospitalized while 4 others were kept at home under medical workers’ supervision. According to the Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health, from June 30 to July 15, 13 inhabitants aged from 1 to 45 year old in Phuoc Loc Commune suffered high fever, swollen…... [read more]

The Islamic State group claimed its "soldiers" carried out the attack on the Saint Mina Coptic church in the district of Helwan, just south of Cairo.Health ministry spokesman Khaled Megahed told state television that the gunman was shot dead after killing nine people and wounding others, including a police officer.But the interior ministry said the assailant, a wanted jihadist implicated in attacks on police, had been wounded and arrested.The man had been armed with an assault rifle, 150 rounds of ammunition and a bomb he intended to set off at the church, the ministry said.It added that he had killed…... [read more]

A retiree armed with multiple assault rifles strafed an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas from a high-rise hotel window on Sunday, slaughtering at least 59 people before killing himself in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The barrage of gunfire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel into a crowd of 22,000 people came in extended bursts that lasted several minutes, as throngs of terrified music fans cowered desperately on the open ground, hemmed in by fellow concert-goers, while others at the edge tried to flee. More than 525 people were injured - some…... [read more]

The suspect was slain in an exchange of gunfire with police in Snyder Hall at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg following the rampage shortly after 10:30 a.m. local time.He was not identified by authorities, who said they were still investigating his motives, but CBS, CNN and NBC named him as 26-year-old Chris Harper, citing anonymous law enforcement sources.CNN reported that three handguns and a "long gun" belonging to him were recovered from the scene.The massacre in Roseburg, a former timber town in Umpqua River Valley, is the latest in a series of mass shootings at US college campuses, movie theaters,…... [read more]

Terrified tourists ran for cover after the gunfire and an explosion erupted at the Imperial Marhaba in Sousse, 140 km (90 miles) south of the capital Tunis, before police shot the gunman dead, witnesses and security officials said.The bodies of several tourists lay crumbled where they fell in the sand, covered with yellow towels and blankets among the plastic white sunbeds. Blood smeared stone steps leading from the hotel main area.The attack took place during the holy Muslim month of Ramadan, on a day in which a decapitated body daubed with Arabic writing was found in France, a suicide bomber…... [read more]

A gunman has opened fire at a cinema in the US state of Louisiana, killing two people and injuring several others before shooting himself, officials say. Police said the attacker was a 58-year-old white male armed with a handgun but did not release any further details. Witnesses said the man opened fire about 20 minutes into a screening of a film at the Grand Theatre in Lafayette. Hours earlier, US President Barack Obama told the BBC that gun law reform had been his "greatest frustration". Police chief Jim Craft said officers responded to reports of a shooting at about 19:30…... [read more]

A suspected serial killer shot dead three children and a teacher in an anti-Semitic attack on a Jewish school in France on Monday, triggering an unprecedented regional terror alert.    Officers work near the "Ozar Hatorah" Jewish school in Toulouse, southwestern France, where four people, including three children, were shot dead.  President Nicolas Sarkozy suspended his re-election campaign until at least Wednesday, as police probed the third fatal shooting in the Toulouse area in eight days by a mystery gunman using the same pistol and a stolen scooter. "In attacking children and a Jewish teacher, the anti-Semitic motive of the…... [read more]

A gunman armed with a semi-automatic pistol killed at least five people and wounded 11 others as he rampaged through a slum on the outskirts of the Philippine capital on Friday, authorities said. A campaign poster showing an image of Ronaldo Bae  The ordeal, which took place in a rundown residential area and a market about 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of Manila, ended when the gunman died in a gunbattle with police, said investigating officer Arnulfo Lopez. "It was random. He would fire at anybody who crossed his path," Lopez said. A seven-year-old girl was one of the people…... [read more]

A masked, black-clad gunman in full body armour opened fire at a packed US movie theatre showing the new Batman film on Friday in a bloodbath which left at least 12 dead and nearly 60 injured.    A gunman has killed 12 people at a Colorado cinema during a showing of the new Batman movie. Chaos erupted when the gunman tossed two tear gas or smoke grenades into the audience at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, before gunning down terrified patrons as they scrambled for the exits.Police arrested the suspect - identified as 24-year-old James Holmes -…... [read more]

Philippine police ​at the ​scene (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – Philippine police killed a gunman who burst into a casino of theResorts World Manila entertainment complex, according to the National PoliceChief Director Ronald dela Rosa. Ronald dela Rosa said on June 2 that theincident appeared to be a solo robbery and was not terror-related. Earlier, the officer said the suspect wasbelieved to be a foreign white man who had escaped because smoke had obscuredfootage for CCTV cameras. Local media reported that gunshots andexplosions were heard from the Resorts World Manila, a complex of a commercialcentre, hostels and a casino on early June 2. The ANC news…... [read more]