Afghan military says it hit IS fighters in eastern province

Courtesy Dawn News KABUL: The Afghan military says its air force has hit Islamic State (IS) militants in the eastern province of Nangarhar, killing at least 40 insurgents. Defense Ministry spokesman Gen. Dawlat Waziri says the airstrike took place late Thursday night in Achin district and also wounded several IS fighters. District governor Gahlib Mujahid…

Heavy machinery collapses in China factory, killing 18

Courtesy The News International Eighteen people were killed and more than 30 injured when machinery collapsed at a China Communications Construction Co Ltd’s factory in southern China, the company said on Thursday. The machinery collapsed at the factory in Dongguan city on Wednesday due to bad weather, China Communications Construction said in a filing to…