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What Happened on 04 January 2018


04 January 2018 Current Events Fire breaks out in Mumbai; at least 4 killed and five injured

Four people including 2 children were found dead when a fire broke out in a building in Marol, Andheri area of Mumbai. The victims were immediately taken to nearby hospital. The fire brigade was called and the fire was controlled after 2 hours. Five people were severely injured.


India calls off deal worth $500 million with Israel

India has canceled its deal to buy 1600 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel. The deal was worth $500 million. As per media reports, the deal was canceled earlier but the state-owned defence contractor Rafael Advanced Defence Systems announced this on Wednesday. Although, India will buy 131 Barak surface-to-air missiles built by Rafael.


Fire breaks out in Mumbai; at least 4 killed and five injured

Four people including 2 children were found dead when a fire broke out in a building in Marol, Andheri area of Mumbai. The victims were immediately taken to nearby hospital. The fire brigade was called and the fire was controlled after 2 hours. Five people were severely injured.

India calls off deal worth $500 million with Israel

India has canceled its deal to buy 1600 Spike anti-tank guided missiles from Israel. The deal was worth $500 million. As per media reports, the deal was canceled earlier but the state-owned defence contractor Rafael Advanced Defence Systems announced this on Wednesday. Although, India will buy 131 Barak surface-to-air missiles built by Rafael.




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