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Debris, passengers’ belongings from missing plane discovered: Egyptian military

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The Egyptian military says it has discovered parts of debris from missing EgyptAir flight MS804, 290 kilometers north of the Mediterranean seaside city of Alexandria.

The navy has also discovered a part of the passengers’ belongings and is sweeping the area looking for the plane’s black box, the military said in a statement.

Search teams have been scouring the Mediterranean Sea for the remains of the plane, which disappeared with 66 people on board yesterday.

The office of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a statement offering the President’s condolences to the families of those on board.

“The presidency with utmost sadness and regret mourns the victims on aboard the EgyptAir flight who were killed after the plane crashed in the Mediterranean on its way back to Cairo from Paris,” the statement read.

The discovery comes after debris found floating off a Greek island turned out to be unrelated to the crashed plane.
In a Facebook post, EgyptAir also confirmed debris had been found and offered its condolences to friends and families of those onboard.

“EgyptAir sincerely conveys its deepest sorrow to the families and friends of the passengers onboard Flight MS804,” the Facebook statement said.

“We extend our deepest sympathies to those affected and have engaged international emergency support group Kenyon to assist with care for those touched by this tragedy.”

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Bouddha registers nine rape cases in four months

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KATHMANDU— A total of nine cases of rape were registered in four months at Kathmandu Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha.
The rape cases were registered from mid-July to mid-November 2018.

Deputy Superintendent of Police at Metropolitan Police Circle Bouddha, Narendra Chand shared that the police registered cases against 15 people on the charge of their involvement in rape cases.

An eight-year-old girl to a 67-year-old woman, among others, have filed cases against rape.

Police had arrested and filed case against seven persons on the charge of raping a 12-year girl in a room on the premises of Cricket Ground in Mulpani on November 7.

However, an accused is still at large. The arrested are Bikhasu Tharu, 28, Naresh Kushma, 21, Rajkumar Tharu, 22, Rabin Itani, 21, Rajesh Tharu, 16, Hari Kumal, 19, and Dilliram Tharu, 34.

Likewise, police had arrested Rakesh Shrestha, 40, of Kathmandu Gokarneswor Municipality-6 for raping 8 and 9 years girls on July 26.

According to the data provided by Bouddha police, Hari Timilsina, 49, of Shankharapur Municipality was arrested for raping a 15-year girl and a case was filed against him.

Similarly, a case was registered against Dal Bahadur Shahi, 47, of Shankharapur Municipality on charge of raping a 63-year-old woman.

35-year old Shanbhu Giri of Silugadhi of India was held for raping an 11-year old girl from Kavre.

Among other arrested on the rape charge are Dawa Tamang, 24 of Solukhumbu Dudhkunda Municiplaity-6, Rajan Mandal, 22, of Biratnagar, Madan Pariyar, 39, of Jhapa Gauradaha and Kabi Shrestha, 31, of Dolakha Bhimeswor Municiplaity-8.

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