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News Dabba for 10 March 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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Indie Journal brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from the Hamburg church shooting in Germany, the first reported H3N2 death in India, to Rudraprayag being the most vulnerable district to landslides.


Eight killed in Hamburg church shooting in Germany, Al Jazeera

Eight people have been killed and some seriously injured in a shooting in the northern German city of Hamburg, Al Jazeera reports. Local media said the incident happened at a Jehovah’s Witnesses centre at about 9 pm local time on Thursday night. Germany has been shaken by a number of shootings and violent attacks in the last few years. The report adds that police say investigations into the motives behind the attack continue. Read the full report here.


Karnataka reports first H3N2 death, Indian Express reports


Karnataka on Friday reported its first H3N2 death. Indian Express reports that health department officials revealed that an 82-year-old from Alur taluk in Hassan district died on March 1 due to the virus. The victim identified as Hire Gowda was admitted to a hospital on February 24 and he died on March 1, the report adds. Read the full report here.


BBC reports Mexico cartel turns in own men over US kidnappings

Reports from the Mexican border city of Matamoros say a splinter group of the Gulf Cartel, called the Scorpions Group, has apologised for kidnapping four US citizens last week, killing two of them. BBC reports that it has turned over the men it says are responsible. Many of Mexico's newspapers published a photograph that appears to show five men lying face down on the ground, their hands tied and their T-shirts pulled up above their heads, BBC adds. A letter from the Scorpions Group was allegedly left with the men which apologised to the victims. Read the full report here.


Modi raises issue of attacks on temples in Australia with Albanese, The Hindu

The Hindu reports that Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday raised with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese the issue of recent attacks on temples in Australia. The matter came up for discussion during their wide-ranging dialogue that was aimed at expanding overall ties. Modi said in his media statement that it is a matter of regret that reports of attacks on temples have been coming regularly from Australia over the past few weeks. The report adds that the Australian Prime Minister arrived in Delhi on Thursday evening after concluding his engagements in Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Read the full report here.


India Today: Rudraprayag is most vulnerable to landslides in India


The Indian Space Research Organisation in its latest analysis has revealed that Rudraprayag in India is the most vulnerable to landslides. India Today reports that overall, 147 districts across the country are part of the list released by the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC). Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand state has the highest landslide density in India and has the highest exposure to the total population. It is home to the famous Kedarnath shrine. Read the full report here.