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Outrage builds as dozens of Iraqis electrocuted in floods

BAGHDAD – Mohammed al-Qurayshi’s only son, Hassan, searched back and forth through CCTV footage to find the 12:30 p.m. mark on Oct. 31.

The video showed grainy images of two of his older sisters carrying bags of garbage through the garden and across the street. 702 more words


Flash Fiction: Wired

Peter pushes the spade into the clay and is booted backwards, his insides buzzing and his hair raised. He finds a frayed cable in the soil and tugs, touching only the plastic coating. 188 more words

Short Stories

To Save Lives

To help save lives and property I suggest that seismological breaker systems be integrated into electrical and natural gas distribution systems which cut electricity and safely expel natural gas immediately upon the detection of local or regional seismic activity or earthquakes. 35 more words


Panel blames disco for UNILAG student’s electrocution

Warns against unprofessional practices
A panel raised by the Federal Government to investigate the cause of electrocution of a student of University of Lagos, Miss Juliana Oluchi Anekwe, has blamed the accident on alleged negligence by the electricity distribution company. 487 more words


Ex-gov Aliyu farm’s driver electrocuted

A 36-year-old driver in the farm of a former Niger State Governor, Babangida Aliyu, has been electrocuted in Minna, the Niger State capital.
The deceased, Mohammed Bawa, who resided at Birji in the Bosso Local Government Area of the state, was said to have been electrocuted as he tried to… 6 more words


Yet Another Shocking Experience

I thought I’d write another more recent story about growing up, learning lessons.

As a very young child, I have a very vague memory of one of our cats getting shocked somehow.  633 more words