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Day: August 17, 2018

Lorry driver tells of miracle escape
Europe, Featured

Lorry driver tells of miracle escape

    Luigi Fiorillo stamped on the brakes of his delivery lorry as he watched the Morandi bridge crumbling before his eyes. The 37-year-old father-of-four's escape has been described as a miracle as every vehicle ahead of him plunged off the structure, leaving at least 39 dead. However the usually chatty delivery driver has told how he escaped death. I stared death in the face on the Morandi bridge. I saved myself by a miracle, he said. I stamped on the brakes and came to a stop. I tried to put it in reverse gear. But I couldn't so I jumped out and stepped back a meter when I saw how close to the edge I was. His Basko delivery truck remains on the stricken Morandi bridge. His boss Patrizia Damonte told MailOnline: Luigi is fine but he is suffering from shock. You can ...
Mosques attacked with ball bearings
Featured, United Kingdom

Mosques attacked with ball bearings

    Armed police were deployed after ball bearings were fired at two mosques in Birmingham from what is thought to be a heavy duty catapult. The attacks come days after 29-year-old Salih Khater, who is from the city, was arrested after a car collided with cyclists and pedestrians and crashed into a security barrier in Westminster. Officers were called to the Masjid Qamarul Islam mosque on Fosbrooke Road, Small Heath, at around 10pm on Wednesday, and to the Al-Hijrah mosque on Hob Moor Road 20 minutes later. West Midlands Police said it had recovered some ball bearings which smashed windows during evening prayers. They appeared to have been fired from a substantial catapult, officers added. Police are patrolling the area to reassure residents, and say a motive is uncle...
My brother is not radicalised: says sibling of Westminster attack suspect
Featured, United Kingdom

My brother is not radicalised: says sibling of Westminster attack suspect

    Salih Khater taken from his Facebook page. Khater, a 29-year-old British citizen of Sudanese origin, was arrested at the scene of the Tuesday Aug. 14, 2018 car crash outside the Houses of Parliament on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of acts of terrorism, police said. Khater, a British citizen originally from Sudan, was arrested Tuesday after striking cyclists The older brother of the Westminster terror suspect has said he is 100 per cent sure he is innocent. Mustafa Khater, 33, said his younger brother Salih had never been radicalised' but admitted he had been struggling following the death of their father and brother last year. Mr Khater, who is still living in Sudan, said: 'Salih is a sincere kid, all his aims in life are studying, finis...