News brief: Big stories of the day

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, India Published: Mar 15, 2019, 08:52 AM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

New Zealand police hunt 'active shooter' after gunman opens fire at mosque

New Zealand police were hunting "an active shooter" in the centre of Christchurch city on Friday after a gunman opened fire at a mosque inflicting several casualties.

Christchurch mosque attack: Bangladesh cricket team was about to go inside; 'safe but mentally shocked'

Bangladesh's cricket team escaped unscathed after a deadly shooting at a mosque in New Zealand, an official told AFP on Friday. Bangladesh Cricket Board spokesman Jalal Yunus said most of the team were bussed to the mosque in Christchurch and were about to go inside when the incident happened.

Mumbai foot overbridge collapse: Death toll rises to six, CM Fadnavis calls for high-level inquiry

At least six people were killed and over 30 injured after a portion of a (CSMT) railway station in Mumbai collapsed on Thursday evening. A big slab of the bridge came crashing down at around 7.20 pm due to which several pedestrians were injured.

We are pausing delivery, but will continue production of 737 Max: Boeing

US aerospace giant Boeing said Thursday it was suspending deliveries of its top-selling 737 MAX as French investigators took delivery of the black boxes from the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 passengers and crew.

All US diplomats have left Venezuela: Pompeo

All US diplomats remaining in Venezuela left the country on Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, amid a political crisis over the legitimacy of President Nicolas Maduro's 2018 re-election.

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