An investigation is underway in Panorama City, where two bodies were found after police responded to reports of shots fired early Thursday morning. LAPD officers discovered the bodies in a 7-Eleven parking lot in the 8200 block of Sepulveda Boulevard.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles TimesLink
A Stockton police officer investigates a vehicle involved in a bank robbery on Wednesday. Three women were taken hostage by the robbers and two were thrown from the getaway vehicle. Police shot out the tires of the fleeing vehicle, fatally wounding two suspects.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Craig Sanders / The RecordLink
Afghans cheer security forces after killing militants following an attack at the Kabul International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan. At least five Taliban attackers were killed but no civilian or police casualties were reported yet, Ministry of Interior spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAWAD JALALI / EPALink
Participants of the 'Teddy Parade' throw up stuffed toys during a flash mob at the Dvortsovaya Palace Square in St. Petersburg, Russia.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANATOLY MALTSEV / EPALink
Sailboats in Utting on Ammersee in Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: PETER KNEFFEL / DPALink
Passersby look at an illuminated Godzilla replica during a press preview of the event "Midtown meets Godzilla" at in Midtown Tokyo.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: FRANCK ROBICHON / EPALink
Indigenous Badjao childen play in front of their stilt houses damaged by Typhoon Rammasun in Batangas City, Philippines. At least 20 people have been killed as the typhoon battered the northeastern Philippines, disaster relief officials and police say.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: DENNIS M. SABANGAN / EPALink
A pilgrim bathes at a waterfall in Saut d 'Eau, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, during an annual pilgrimage. Haitian Christian and voodoo believers flock to honor Our Lady of Mount Carmel, revered in the Haitian voodoo culture as the goddess of love.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: HECTOR RETAMAL / AFPLink
An Israeli Merkava tank rolls along the southern border with the Gaza Strip following Israeli airstrikes in the Palestinian coastal enclave before a five-hour humanitarian cease-fire.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JACK GUEZ / AFPLink
Palestinian women during the funeral of four boys, all from the Bakr family, killed during Israeli shelling in Gaza City.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: MOHAMMED ABED / AFPLink
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