#NewsInTweets: ISIS Claims Responsibility For Orlando Shooting That Killed 50, Injured 53

Posted on June 13, 2016 in News

By YKA Staff:

What’s the latest around the world today? Curated for you from the interwebz, here’s a quick morning fix to keep you updated. In 140 characters at that! Presenting, #NewsInTweets:

1. ISIS claims responsibility for Orlando shooting. The Orlando shooter had pledged allegiance to ISIS. 50 people are reported to have been killed in the shooting, that is the worst terror attack in America since 9/11.

2. 4 policeman injured in a terrorist attack in Kulgam, Kashmir.

3. 5 private hospitals in Delhi fined Rs. 700 crore by state government for not treating patients who can’t afford it for free.

4. 75 cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to be re-opened by the Special Investigation Team, including complaints against former MP Jagdish Tytler.

5. 80-year-old Hindu man assaulted in Pakistan for eating 40 minutes before Iftar.

6. Over 5,000 held as Bangladesh intensifies crackdown on Islamist extremists.

7. More than 2,500 children in India suffer from brain tumour every year.

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