HILLSBORO, Ore. —
Police in Oregon fatally shot a man who attempted to steal a helicopter from a private air hangar at an airport near Portland, authorities said Monday.
Hillsboro Police Lt. Henry Reimann said the armed man climbed a fence at the local airport and approached the helicopter in the hanger owned by Hillsboro Aero Academy around 11:30 a.m. local time. An academy employee was showing his girlfriend the helicopter, which had the engine switched on, Reimann said.
Syrian state TV have released footage showing the aftermath of a car bomb attack in the capital Damascus.
The car exploded in Tahrir square in the capital’s east, reportedly killing at least 19 people and causing widespread damage.
The Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria has lost 80 percent of its revenue and more than 60 percent of its territory since its cataclysmic rise in 2014, according to a new analysis.
The car detonated in the parking lot of the New Kabul Bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, where dozens of people, both civilians and security personnel, had gathered.
The weekend marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and ushers in several days of celebration.
- Threat level remains at 3, a “possible and likely threat”
- The incident was a failed bombing, senior Belgian counterterrorism official says
A vehicle has struck pedestrians “leaving a number of casualties” in north London, police said.
One person has been arrested following the incident on Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park.
Source: Van hits people at UK mosque
A car driven by a suicide bomber rammed into the Posh Hotel in south Mogadishu on Wednesday evening before gunmen rushed into Pizza House, an adjacent restaurant, and took 20 people hostage. Posh Hotel is the only venue with a discotheque in the capital.