Gen. Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan’s most powerful security officials, was killed on Thursday when a bodyguard opened fire following a meeting in the governor’s compound in the southern province of Kandahar, officials said.
At least 17 people were killed and dozens injured at a college in the Black Sea region of Crimea on Wednesday when a student went through the building shooting at fellow pupils before killing himself, Russian law enforcement officials said.
As Palestinians are mourning the deaths of two teenagers shot by Israeli forces during protests along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and occupied territories, video footage has surfaced appearing to show Israeli troops shooting a Palestinian boy at a time when he posed no obvious threat.
A suspected gunman was fatally shot after multiple people opened fire at an all-night arts festival in the US state of New Jersey, wounding at least 22 people including a boy who is in critical condition, authorities said on Sunday.
Yet another US school shooting at a Middle School in the Midwestern state of Indiana has only injured two people largely due to a heroic effort by a young teacher who threw a basketball at the student shooter in his classroom.
A nation plagued by a wrenching loop of mass school shootings watched the latest horror play out in this small Southeast Texas town Friday morning, as a young man armed with a shotgun and a .38 revolver smuggled under his coat opened fire on his high school campus, killing 10 people, many of them his fellow students, and wounding 10 more, the authorities said.
A female suspect opened fire at the headquarters of YouTube in San Bruno, California, on Tuesday, injuring three people before turning the gun on herself. Follow events as they unfolded with FRANCE 24's live blog.