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a woman is left fighting for her life and two men are injured after an accident on a ride at a festival in cumbria

A woman is fighting for her life and two men left injured after an incident involving a ride at a festival in Cumbria. Emergency Services were called to the scene in Cavendish Park, Barrow, at 8.30pm on Saturday after two women and one man suffered injuries, Cumbria Constabulary said. Two of the people were reported to have been on a ride at the time of the incident. Emergency Services were called to the scene in Cavendish Park, Barrow, at 8.30pm on Saturday after two women and one man suffered injuries, Cumbria Constabulary said One woman is in a critical condition while the other two people have serious injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. They have all been taken to Furness General Hospital. The incident took place at a local festival in the area called Fudstock, a charity being supported by the event said. A cordon has been placed around the area whilst investigations are ongoing. The incident has been referred to the Health and Safety Executive. Charity St Mary&#

the isis-k commander said isis was 'laying low and waiting for a time to strike' two weeks before kabul suicide bombings

In an interview two weeks before the deadly suicide bombing outside the gates of Kabul airport an ISIS-K commander said the group was biding its time before an attack.  A senior ISIS-K commander whose identity was shielded told CNN chief international correspondent Clarissa Ward that the terrorist group  was 'laying low and waiting for a time to strike.'  The interview, which aired Friday, took place two weeks before Thursday's deadly ISIS-K attack that killed 13 US troops and scores of Afghan civilians after a suicide bomber slipped past a Taliban checkpoint to get close to an evacuee screening point at the Kabul airport.  Scroll Down For Video:  A senior ISIS-K commander, whose identity was shielded ,, told CNN's Clarissa Ward that the terrorist group was 'laying low and waiting for a time to strike' The commander said now that U.S. and international forces were leaving the country ISIS-K was in the process of recruiting members and 'restart operations'

the taliban sent a signal they were coming for me - a bullet-ridden body on my doorstep

Bakhtiar Shoresh realised the Taliban were coming for him when he received ‘a signal’ three months ago. Chillingly, the ‘signal’ was the bullet-riddled body of a young man dumped at midnight on the doorstep of his home in a quiet Kabul suburb. Over the previous 20 years, Bakhtiar, 46, worked as an interpreter for The Mail on Sunday and many other Western media organisations. British security companies in Afghanistan also benefited from his expertise and before beginning a Masters degree in Business Administration last year, he was the Kabul representative of a UAE company manufacturing armoured vehicles. If, as widely believed, the Taliban have a hit list, he was surely on it – and more than likely, he adds with a mordant laugh, nearer the top than the bottom. The man left slumped against his front door was a stranger. ‘I hadn’t heard any shots – none of us had – which makes it even more clear in my mind that he was killed elsewhere and brought to my house as a warning,’ says the fathe

70 per cent of teen girls were targeted via mobile

Almost70 per cent of teenage girls receiving help for psychological abuse were targeted through smartphones or tablets, shocking new statistics reveal. Experts have warned of the 'growing opportunity' for abusers to use technology, with increasing numbers of young women being referred to domestic abuse charities. Emma Pickering, tech abuse team manager at domestic violence charity Refuge, said: 'Young people have more devices, more accounts, so there are more options for a perpetrator.' Almost 70 per cent of women referred to abuse charity Refuge between 2019 and 2020 were targeted using smartphones and tablets (file image) Between 2019 and 2020, 714 girls aged 16 to 19 were referred to Refuge, with 70 per cent of them suffering psychological or emotional abuse. In 68 per cent of those cases, the perpetrator – overwhelmingly husbands or boyfriends – had used technology. Young women are under pressure to share passwords and account details 'to prove trust in a relati

trump and melania share their deepest condolences for the 13 us troops killed by isis at kabul airport and point out that biden is not involved

Donald and Melania Trump on Thursday shared their 'deepest condolences' for the 13 American service members killed in the explosions in Kabul.  'Melania and I send our deepest condolences to the families of our brilliant and brave Service Members whose duty to the U.S.A. meant so much to them. Our thoughts are also with the families of the innocent civilians who died today in the savage Kabul attack,' the former president said in a statement. 'This tragedy should never have been allowed to happen, which makes our grief even deeper and more difficult to understand,' he added. Trump has been deeply critical of President Joe Biden's handling of the situation in Afghanistan, including the evacuation of Americans stationed there and their Afghan allies. Melania Trump added thoughts of her own via her Twitter account: 'We are praying for the families and loved ones of the Marine heroes killed in Kabul and for everyone who is suffering during this difficult tim