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11 killed in suspected IS attack in Syrian desert region: war monitor

Damascus, Mar 25 (UNI) An attack by suspected Islamic State (IS) militants killed at least 11 people in the desert region of northern Syria on Sunday, a war monitor reported.
The attack claimed the lives of at least two civilians and nine soldiers after their vehicle hit a landmine on the way to collect truffles in the desert, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
After the blast, the militants opened fire and then kidnapped three more people, whose whereabouts remain unknown, the Britain-based watchdog group added.
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Cyclone Remal leaves 7 dead in Bangladesh

Cyclone Remal leaves 7 dead in Bangladesh

27 May 2024 | 2:33 PM

Dhaka, May 27 (UNI) Cyclone Remal that caused the death of at least one person in India, also wreaked havoc in parts of Bangladesh with heavy rain and strong winds killing at least seven.

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Torrential rain forecast for southwestern Japan

27 May 2024 | 2:10 PM

Tokyo, May 27 (UNI) Japan's weather agency warned of torrential downpours in some parts of the southwestern prefectures of Kagoshima and Miyazaki from Monday night through Tuesday, calling for caution as the rows of clouds may suddenly increase the risk of disasters.

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PNG authorities confirm over 2,000 buried alive in landslide

27 May 2024 | 12:46 PM

Sydney, May 27 (UNI) The Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Disaster Center (NDC) has confirmed that more than 2,000 people were buried alive after a massive landslide disaster occurred on Friday in Enga Province.

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15 people killed as storms hit southern U S states

27 May 2024 | 11:46 AM

San Francisco, May 27 (UNI) At least 15 people have died in the southern U.S. states of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kentucky after powerful storms and tornados hit the region.

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No casualties reported in 5 0-magnitude quake in China's Sichuan

No casualties reported in 5 0-magnitude quake in China's Sichuan

27 May 2024 | 11:24 AM

Chengdu, May 27 (UNI) A 5.0-magnitude earthquake rattled Muli County of Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province, at 11:07 a.m. Monday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC).

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