Posts tagged as incident

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

Thursday, July 11, 2019

The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard denied the allegations, saying if it had received orders to seize any ships it would have done so immediately. The incident came at a time of…

Eight British soldiers are arrested over ‘drunken brawl in Lithuanian seaside resort’

Monday, June 24, 2019

A group British soldiers have been arrested in Lithuania over an alleged drunken brawl in a seaside resort. Local media reported that eight soldiers had been detained after a ‘massive fight’ broke out in the early hours of Sunday in the town of Palanga on the country’s Baltic coast. According to local news site 15min, some of the soldiers, all aged in their 20s, were arrested for being ‘intoxicated’ while others…

Lithuania expands Russian blacklist over Kerch incident

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Lithuania has on Friday expanded its blacklist of Russian citizens over the recent incident in the Kerch Strait when Russia seized three Ukrainian ships. The decision was made by the Migration Department in response to a proposal by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “The decision has been made,” Evelina Gudzinskaite, head of the Migration Department, told BNS Lithuania. Both the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Migration Department refrained from…

UFC’s Rachel Ostovich describes violent incident

Thursday, November 22, 2018

TMZ Sports has obtained court documents in which UFC fighter Rachael Ostovich describes the beating she claims she took at the hands of her MMA fighter husband on Nov. 18 … and it’s horrific. “After a night out with family, [Arnold Berdon] punched me repeatedly on the head, face, ribs, making me fall to the ground,” Rachael says in her petition for a restraining order filed in Hawaii. “I gasped for breath and…

Two Alaska soldiers found dead in their homes in separate incidents

Saturday, November 3, 2018

The Army is investigating separate deaths of two Alaska soldiers found in their living quarters late last month. Spc. Mason James Guckavan, 21, died of a gunshot wound while in his barracks Oct. 26 at Fort Wainwright, Alaska, the Army said in a statement Thursday. The Army Criminal Investigation Command is investigating and has not yet officially determined whether the firearm was discharged intentionally or accidentally, the Army said. On…

Conscript injured in grenade blast during training

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

A conscript serving in the Viru Infantry Battalion was injured after making an error launching a grenade during training at the Estonian Defence Forces’ (EDF) Sirgala Training Ground in Ida-Viru County. According to initial information, the conscript was practicing throwing hand grenades when a grenade fell from their hand into the trench. Both the conscript and their instructor took cover, however the conscript sustained injureies in the blast, the Headquarters…

NATO’s misfired weaponry or airstrikes on the Baltic countries

By Jonas Dringelis on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon 2000 launched an AMRAAM-type air-to-air missile over Estonian territory Tuesday afternoon. All the Estonians are very shocked. The incident occurred on Aug. 7, 2018 at around 3:44 PM local time in the Pangodi area of Estonia’s Tartu County, which is situated less than 50 miles west to the country’s border with Russia. The rocket is being searched by helicopters. The Estonian army has started a large-scale…

Car Ramming Attack Against Israeli Police Officers Leaves No Casualties

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

An unidentified man tried to ram his vehicle into a group of Israeli police officers near the National Headquarters of the Israel Police in Jerusalem, police said Wednesday, adding that there were no casualties as a result of the incident. “A short while ago there was an attempt to ram into the police officers at the intersection near the National Headquarters of the Israel Police. There are no injured,” the police said on Twitter. The vehicle…