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Gun Violence

The Rock Will Use Rubber Guns On Sets, Angelina Jolie Calls For Ban After Alec Baldwin Shooting Incident

Nov 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Hollywood star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, while attending the premiere of his Netflix film 'Red Notice', was asked by a reporter to comment on the incident on the sets of the film 'Rust', in which Hollywood actor, Alec Baldwin, accidentally fired a live round, which led to the death of the cinematographer, Halyna Hutchins.

Alec Baldwin Shooting Raises Calls For Arms Ban On Movie Sets

Oct 25, 2021 Deutsche Welle

A petition calling for a ban on live firearms on Hollywood film sets has gathered more than 15,000 signatures. Alec Baldwin shooting incident has triggered worldwide response.

Alex Quinonez, Ecuadorian Olympic Sprinter, Fatally Shot

Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso vowed in a statement on Saturday that the slaying 'will not go unpunished.'

Mass Shooting In USA, 3 Suspects Flee, Multiple Injured

Sep 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

After a mass shooting happened in the State of Illinois in the US late afternoon, yesterday, the 3 suspects have been absconding, leaving behind multiple injured.

Protest Erupts Again In Minnesota Over Man Killed By Deputies

The fatal shooting comes as Minneapolis has been on edge since the death of George Floyd just over a year ago.

06 April, 2021

Man Shoots Himself After Killing Son, 7 Other Relatives In Iran

Associated Press (AP)

Gun violence is rare in Iran, where citizens are only allowed to own hunting rifles.

15 March, 2021

Noida Techie Robbed At Gunpoint While He Was Out Shopping With Wife, Kid

Outlook Web Bureau

The police said Nishant had left the car key inside the vehicle, while it is alleged that he was held at gunpoint by the duo who then snatched the key to get into the car.

28 February, 2021

10 Killed, 3 Injured In Shooting On A Home In Mexico's Jalisco

Associated Press (AP)

The prosecutors' office said the attack was carried out by unidentified assailants travelling in an SUV.

26 February, 2021

Hundreds Of Girls Abducted In Nigeria As Gunmen Raid School

Associated Press (AP)

The Government Secondary Jangebe School in Zamfara state was the scene of the latest mass abduction of school children in northern Nigeria.

31 January, 2021

BJP Worker Shot Dead By Unidentified Miscreants In Tripura, Three Arrested: Police

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP worker Kripa Ranjan Chakma was shot dead by a group of gunmen at his residence on Saturday, police said

21 December, 2020

Man Opens Fire At Woman He Met On Tik-Tok, After She Refused To Marry Him


The victim refused to marry the accused after discovering that he was already married, police said


29 November, 2020

Aligarh Man Shot Dead Over Lending Rs 200 At Crowded Market


The accused is a drug addict and managed to flee the spot after committing the crime

27 September, 2020

Man Killed, Property Vandalised And Torched In Rajasthan's Dungarpur Violence; CM Appeals Peace


The situation in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur remained tense on the fourth consecutive day on Sunday as a group of protesters torched a pickup van and vandalised property.

31 December, 2019

Gun Laws In Texas Saved Lives In Church Attack: Donald Trump


The Sunday shooting at a church service in the Fort Worth Suburb of White Settlement was the latest attack on a house of worship in the US.

01 December, 2019

Shooting In New Orleans' French Quarter Leaves 11 Injured, 2 Critical

Outlook Web Bureau

Police have detained a suspect. However, it is yet to be ascertained if the suspect had any involvement with the shooting.

10 October, 2019

Two Killed In Synagogue Shooting In Germany, Attack Live-Streamed On Video-Game Platform

Outlook Web Bureau

The attack happened in the city of Halle at about 12 p.m. (local time) on Wednesday.

01 September, 2019

At Least 5 Killed, 21 Shot At In Mass Shooting In US State Of Texas: Police


The shooter eventually ditched his car, hijacked a US Postal Service vehicle and continued to open fire, traffic officials said. Two law enforcement officers were injured.


05 August, 2019

Walmart To Keep Selling Guns Despite Two Recent Deadly Shootings At Its Stores

Outlook Web Bureau

A man opened fire with an assault rifle at a Walmart in Texas on Saturday, killing 20 people, just four days after a disgruntled employee shot dead two coworkers and wounded a responding police officer at one of the massive chain's stores in Mississippi.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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