Suspected Serial Killer Killed By Police

The man who is believed to have killed five people in the span of a week in Gaffney, S.C. has been killed by police. A burglary complaint led the police to the man’s house, and shots were fired between the suspect and police. One officer was shot in the leg and later released from the hospital, AP.

Nigerian militants claim to have blown up an oil pipeline in the country and say they have seized six workers from a chemical tanker. The militants are members of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta and are seeking compensation from oil revenues generated in the country, almost all of which the government keeps for itself, CNN.

After over 150 people were killed in riots in Xinjiang, China, police have arrested 1,434 people for participating in the riots and trying to schedule more. Around 200 people attempted to gather again today but were forced away by police, BBC News.

Hot Topic: NPR looks at the story of an Iranian woman, stoned to death for a crime she didn’t commit. Read the article.

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