Topic: Bungled

11 die in bungled circumcision tests in S Africa

JOHANNESBURG - At least 11 young men have died during tough rites of passage ceremonies in South Africa in recent weeks which include often bungled circumcisions by traditional medics. Dozens die every year and scores of others lose genitals when local surgeons perform the circumcisions, the ...

nehru bungled war china
March 19, 2014

How Nehru bungled 1962 war with China

For the first time, the famous Henderson Brooks report detailing the reasons for India’s humiliating defeat at the hands of the Chinese in 1962 has been made public. The leaked report squarely blames the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, his favourite army officer Lt Gen BM Kaul and the ...

britain red faced bungled sham marriage raid
November 09, 2013

Britain red-faced over bungled ‘sham marriage’ raid

LONDON - British immigration officials admitted Friday that they mistakenly raided the wedding of an Italian man and his Chinese bride because they believed the marriage was a sham. Massimo Ciabattini and his bride Miao Guo had their big day ruined when border police stormed into their wedding ...

Two robbers, as many staffers hurt in bungled bank heist

SHEIKHUPURA - Two bank staffers and as many robbers received gunshot injuries in a bungled heist at the local branch of Bank Al-Falah here in the remit of City A Division Police here on Tuesday. According to details, unidentified robbers, appeared to Pathan, entered the branch of Bank Al-Falah ...