Motorcycle stunt at Rath Yatra rehearsal in India, cleanup work continues in tornado-struck Joplin Missouri, Peruvian prisoners hold their own Copa America tournament and the scene of a launch of of a Zelzal missile are among the top outstanding news in pictures on June 28 2011.
A Chinese boy named An Qi, 8, waiting to receive a free surgery to remove the large birthmark covering one side of his face. As he has grown older, his birthmark has grown further and also grown thick black hair. Min Yi Plastic Surgery Hospital in Changchun has now agreed to waive its treatment fee. According to Zheng Xiaoqin, president of the hospital, this case like An Qi is extremely rare to have such a large hairy mole on the face and An will be cured in four steps.
Ratha Yatra is an annual huge Hindu festival along with Lord Jagannath celebrated at Puri in the state of Orissa, India during the months of June or July. The festival commemorates Lord Jagannath’s annual visit to Gundicha mata’s temple via aunt’s home. This year’s religious procession, which will be held on July 3, commemorates a journey by Hindu god Jagannath, his brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, in specially made chariots.
Hindu believers performing a stunt during a rehearsal for the 134th annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad on June 28
Cleanup work after tornado in Joplin Missouri continues
Peruvian prisoners hold their own Copa America tournament
Contestants in lavish costumes preparing for a beauty contest at the China 2011 Hair and Beauty Expo
A dyed paddy field in shape of a giant communist emblem is grown by the local government with the aim of celebrating the 90th anniversary of China’s Communist Party on the outskirts of Shanghai
Thousands of Shia pilgrims praying at the Imam Moussa al-Kadhim shrine during the annual commemoration of the saint’s death in Baghdad, Iraq
Las Conchas Fire spreads through Jemez Mountains near Los Alamos, New Mexico
The scene of a truck hitting the bridge over Bolton Road near Marietta Road, which caused two people injured after a large chunk of concrete fell onto the vehicle on Tuesday, June 28
A boy running out of a huge wave during a storm in a Black Sea port of Sochi, Russia on June 28
Yesterday, in Qom, Iran, a launch of of a Zelzal missile performed before the witness of Iranian revolutionary guards
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