Picture News April 6, 2019

Tokyo, Japan, April 6 – Supplied computer graphic shows image of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s asteroid explorer Hayabusa 2 landing on the Ryugu asteroid. apan’s Hayabusa2 space probe has successfully shot a projectile at an asteroid in the world’s first of its kind experiment, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said Friday, adding it will take time to confirm a crater has been created.
Japan tried the experiment to collect samples as part of the probe’s mission to explore the origin of life and the evolution of the solar system. Photo courtesy of Kyodo
Kolkata, India, April 6 – Salesman displays sarees with images of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee printed on them, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at a shop in Kolkata. The 2019 Indian general election is scheduled to be held in seven phases from 11 April to 19 May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo
Nyamata, Rwanda, April 6 – The skulls of some of those who were slaughtered sit in a glass case in a vault beneath the church, as a memorial to the thousands who were killed during the 1994 genocide in and around the Catholic church in Nyamata, Rwanda. Rwanda will commemorate on Sunday, April 7, 2019 the 25th anniversary of when the country descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history. Photo courtesy of PTI Photo
Pyeongchang, South Korea, April 6 – A wildfire burns in Goseong, South Korea. A few people died and thousands were evacuated after strong winds fanned a large fire burning in a mountainous South Korean province that hosted the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said. Photo courtesy of Yonhap