.Cooch Behar, West Bengal, India
TMC says EC is answerable for the death of people in West Bengal. (Picture Credit-ANI)

  • 4 people were shot allegedly by central forces at Mathabhanga in Cooch Behar district
  • The incident took place during the fourth phase of assembly elections on Saturday
  • "The EC should come out with an explanation," TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dola Sen said

.Jakarta, Indonesia
The floods have hit at Catholic majority Flores Island majorly. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • At least 23 people were killed after flash floods swept an island in Indonesia's easternmost state
  • Rescuers are struggling to reach the remote and worst-hit area in East Flores regency
  • Extreme weather is expected to continue in the coming week, National Disaster Mitigation Agency said

.Baghdad, Iraq
Alongside demanding an end to political corruption, protesters want jobs and improved public services. (Representational Image: Pixabay)

  • The policeman was "killed by a bullet to the head", 300 kilometres south of Baghdad
  • Witnesses said security forces opened fire to disperse demonstrators 
  • Iraq's protests fizzled out last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic

Mexico emerged as the deadliest country for journalists. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Mexico, Iraq, Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were termed as the most dangerous places for journalists
  • In Mexico, eight journalists were killed in 2020
  • In India five  journalists were killed