US F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse

US F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse

An F-16 fighter jet has crashed into a warehouse near a base outside Los Angeles, leaving the pilot and workers on the ground with minor injuries. The pilot ejected before impact, and the small fire that broke out was quickly suppressed by the building’s sprinkler system. The US Air Force says five people on the ground were injured. They have not confirmed if ammunition was onboard. One warehouse worker captured the aftermath in a Facebook post. “That’s a military airplane in our building,” Jeff Schoffstall said in his mobile phone…

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Islamic Terrorists detonate 3 more bombs in Sri Lanka

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A few days after a series of explosions hit churches and hotels in Sri Lanka’s Colombo, three more explosions rattled Saindamarudu area in the country’s Kalmunai city on Friday. OPTIMISTIC OF MASOOD AZHAR’S LISTING AS GLOBAL TERRORIST BY UN, SAYS UK No casualties or damage to property has been reported yet. The explosions were reported while security forces were carrying out searches to nab suspects of the Easter Sunday attacks. During the raids, the Sri Lankan police recovered Islamic State uniforms, ISIS flags, 150 Gelignite sticks, 100,000 ball bearings and…

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Optimistic of Masood Azhar’s listing as global terrorist by UN, says UK

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The UK Friday said it was optimistic that Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar will soon be declared a global terrorist by the United Nations even as it called for “verifiable” and “irreversible” action against terror groups by Pakistan. British High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith, talking to reporters, also said that Britain was actively involved in bringing down the temperature between India and Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama attack and subsequent developments. On overall ties with India, Asquith said the UK would like to further intensify relations with India…

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Australia Wants To Sell India Its Next CQB Rifle — Here’s What They’re Offering

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Since 1989, the Australian Army has used a domestically produced version of Steyr Arms’ Armee-Universal-Gewehr (Universal Army Rifle, or AUG), officially known as the F88 Austeyr, as its standard-issue service weapon. A joint partnership between Thales Australia and the Kalyani Group now plans on offering the Indian military an export version of the F88 for the country’s new carbine requirement. Islamic Terrorists detonate 3 more bombs in Sri Lanka India is currently in the midst of a massive rearmament program that will see its army phase out older weaponry in…

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