Hunters climb one step up ladder

first_imgHunters grabbed two points in defeating Tweed Heads Seagulls 32-24 in round 15 at Piggabeen Sports complex in Tweed Heads, Queensland.An improvement in winning away games gave a further confidence booster for Hunters who have now won their last four games played in Queensland.The PNG side shares 24 points with second placed Ipswich Jets but has taken third spot due to points for and against.Townsville Blackhawks continue to lead the ladder on 26 points. Wynnum Manly Seagulls moved down to fourth place following their one point loss to Burleigh Bears 24-25.Easts Tigers are in fifth place with 19 points followed by Mackay Cutters, Burleigh Bears, Northern Pride, Tweed Heads Seagulls and Redcliffe Dolphins.Trailing are Sunshine Coast Falcons in 11th place followed by Souths Logan Magpies, Norths Devils and CQ Capras who have won only one game this season.last_img read more

Indian-Origin Woman Harleen Grewal Dies In Burning Car After Driver Flees

first_imgHarleen Grewal, a 25-year-old woman of Indian origin was left to die in a blazing car following a crash by her driver in the United States. The 23-year-old driver, Saeed Ahmad, crashed the vehicle into a concrete barrier on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on Oct. 13. While the woman was engulfed in flames, the driver hailed a cab and went to the Maimondas Medical Center.Ahmad was being treated for burns on his arms and legs, according to the New York Daily.Firefighters found a badly burned body in the passenger seat early on Oct. 13 morning. She was declared dead on spot. The police found Ahmad at the hospital and charged him with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, leaving the scene of an accident, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and speeding. According to the police, Ahmad was not legally drunk when his blood was tested at the hospital even though he admitted to having a few drinks before the crash.Ahmad’s arraignment at the Brooklyn Criminal Court stated that he was driving in and out of traffic on the expressway before his car hit the barrier around 4 a.m. Waheed, Ahmad’s brother, however, claimed that his brother’s arms were burnt because he tried to get Harleen out of the car. He added: “He couldn’t [save her].. It was too late for her.”Grewal, a resident of Astoria, Queens, worked for a catering company. According to her family, it was normal for her to work late hours. She usually took the train home, or had her family pick her up, or her colleagues drop her off.Karan Singh Dhillon, Grewal’s grieving boyfriend, said to New York Daily that she was someone who would do anything for people. Related ItemsHarleen GrewalIndian car crash Queens expresswayIndian woman burns QueensLittle IndiaSaeed Ahmad car crash Queenslast_img read more