Saturday, September 10, 2016

Daily Misfortune Thursday, September 8, 2016

Daily Misfortune Thursday, September 8, 2016 --- ===
Monthly Misfortune September 2016 ---

List of incidents of terror which could be accidents, crimes, or terrorist attacks.

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  1. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) Taliban militants storm the city of Tarinkot, the provincial capital of Afghanistan's Urozgan Province, with fighting reported on multiple fronts throughout the city. Local officials flee to the nearby Tarinkot Airport for shelter. (The Los Angeles Times)
  2. Philippine Drug War
  3. Budi Waseso, head of Indonesia's National Narcotics Agency (BNN, Badan Narkotika Nasional (id)), says he plans on copying Rodrigo Duterte's hardline tactics against drug traffickers, which have killed almost 3,000 people in the Phillipines. (AFP via ABC)
  4. A court in the Indian city of Mumbai convicts and sentences Ankur Panwar to the death penalty for a fatal acid-throwing attack. (BBC)
  5. A female student at Alpine High School in Texas, U.S., shoots herself dead in what appeared to be an "active shooter" event, resulting in a student and police officer being injured. (The Chicago Tribune)
  6. 2016 Turkish purges Turkey suspends 11,500 teachers over alleged links to separatist terrorist organization Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) a week before the start of school. (CNN) (Reuters)(BBC)
  7. Newly-revealed secret information, decoded from documents from the Mitrokhin Archive, a collection of handwritten notes by KGB archivist Vasili Mitrokhin, who smuggled his notes out of Russia in the 1990s when he defected to Britain, show that Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was once a "spy" under the Russian agency the KGB using the codename "Mole". (The Washington Post)
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