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Briefly World: Girl buried alive after rape in Pak,escapes from grave

Posted: October 29, 2013 2:38 am

Lahore: A teenage girl was buried alive after being raped in Punjab province,prompting a court to order a probe into the brutal attack. Siddique Mughal,a resident of a village in Toba Tek Singh district,told police his 13-year-old daughter was abducted by two unidentified men and raped. She was then buried by the roadside. However,the girl regained consciousness and dug her way

out of the mud covering her. PTI

Man charged with hacking US military networks

New York: A British man has been arrested in England and charged by the US and Britain with infiltrating US government computer systems,including those run by the military,to steal confidential data and disrupt operations,authorities said. US prosecutors said the alleged hacker,Lauri Love,infiltrated thousands of computer systems including those of Pentagon’s Missile Defence Agency,NASA and others. reuters

Indian martyrs honoured in Egypt

Cairo: Indian martyrs who had played a pivotal role in the famous Battle of El Alamein,considered to be a turning point during the Second World War,have been honoured by the Indian Embassy here. PTI

Iran shuts down paper,cites anti-Islamic article

Tehran: Iran has shut down a reformist newspaper over an article that allegedly undermined Islamic values. State TV reported Monday that Iran’s media supervisory body banned the daily Bahar. Bahar published an op-ed article Wednesday that expressed doubts the Prophet Muhammad had appointed a successor — a statement that contradicts the beliefs of Shia Muslims. AP

Bomb strikes Benghazi reception hall: Security

Benghazi: A bomb exploded early Monday outside a reception hall in Benghazi,damaging the building without wounding anyone,security officials said. pti

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