Man found shot dead near Anatol Rodgers High School

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – An individual, believed to be in his early twenties, was found dead from gunshot wounds near Anatol Rodgers High School in the early hours of Friday morning.

According to Chief Superintendent of Police Michael Johnson, head of the Criminal Investigations Department, gunshots were heard in the area of ​​Faith Avenue South around 4:30 a.m. Friday morning. Johnson provided this information to reporters on site.

Chief Superintendent Michael Johnson gives reporters an update on the nation’s latest homicide.

“Police received a distress call and arrived at the scene, where they discovered the lifeless body of a black male on the west side of the street, suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds to the head and to the upper limbs, according to Superintendent Johnson.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel, and there was no identification on his person. Police are asking for help from the community and anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident to identify the victim. Superintendent Johnson said the victim appeared to be in their early 20s, but that’s the only information they have so far.

This latest homicide follows the recent deaths of two men who were shot dead in Fox Hill on Monday night. One of the victims was out on bail for multiple murders.

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In Pakistan, at least 51 people died after a bus accident and a boat carrying school children capsized

At least 41 people were killed in the crash of a bus that exploded after plunging off a bridge in Pakistan’s southwest, a government representative announced, on Sunday, January 29. .

‘The dead bodies cannot be identified’said Hamza Anjum, an official in Lasbela district of Balochistan province, where the accident took place. Anjum said the three survivors have been rescued. He said the bus was carrying 48 people when it hit a pole before going over the abutment of the bridge it was crossing.

Road accidents are high in Pakistan with bad expressways, poor road safety and dangerous driving. Buses there are often filled to capacity and wearing seat belts is not a widespread practice. Road accidents often happen with a single vehicle. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 27,000 people died on Pakistan’s roads in 2018.

Shortly afterwards, a ship carrying 25 to 30 students on a school trip capsized on Tandam Lake in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Pakistan) province. Ten children aged between 7 and 14 were found dead and eleven others were rescued, six of whom are in critical condition.

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