No sign of terrorism in Austrian waste plant blast: police

Police said there are no indications the explosion next to Linz airport is caused by a terrorist attack. (File/AFP)
Updated 10 October 2019

No sign of terrorism in Austrian waste plant blast: police

  • The explosion happened in the Hoersching town

VIENNA: There are no indications that an explosion at a waste disposal facility in Austria which injured five people on Thursday was caused by a terrorist attack, a police spokesman said.
Police in Upper Austria province said in a statement that two people were seriously hurt in the explosion in the town of Hoersching that happened shortly after 8 a.m. local time (0600 GMT).


Afghanistan’s Ariana airline boss denies reports one of its planes crashed

Updated 27 January 2020

Afghanistan’s Ariana airline boss denies reports one of its planes crashed

  • Earlier, three senior Afghan government officials said one of the state-owned airline’s planes had crashed in Afghanistan’s central Ghazni province

KABUL: Ariana Afghan Airlines’ acting CEO Mirwais Mirzakwal on Monday denied reports by Afghan officials that one of its planes had crashed.

“There has been an airline crash but it does not belong to Ariana because the two flights managed by Ariana today from Herat to Kabul and Herat to Delhi are safe,” Mirzakwal told Reuters.

Earlier, three senior Afghan government officials said one of the state-owned airline’s planes had crashed in Afghanistan’s central Ghazni province.

Related