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Over 13,500 evacuated in Russia's Kurgan floods

Over 13,500 evacuated in Russia's Kurgan floods

Moscow, April 17 (UNI) More than 13,500 people have been evacuated as of Wednesday from towns and villages in Russia's Kurgan region that were in imminent danger of being inundated by floodwaters, the regional government said.

"As of 08:00 a.m. local time [3:00 GMT], April 17, 13,567 people have been evacuated from settlements that have already been flooded and those in the flood risk zone," the authorities said on Telegram.

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Idaho, May 19 (UNI) Six people died and 10 others were injured in a road accident involving a pickup truck and a minivan in the US state of Idaho, NBC News reported, citing local police.

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UNRWA chief says Israeli operation in Rafah forced 8L people to flee area

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19 May 2024 | 10:27 AM

Gaza, May 19 (UNI) Up to 800,000 people have been forced to leave the southern Gaza city of Rafah since the beginning of the Israeli operation in the area, UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini said on Saturday.

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Russian air defence shoots down 9 ATACMS missiles, 61 drones

19 May 2024 | 10:24 AM

Moscow, May 19 (UNI) The Russian air defence shot down 9 ATACMS missiles and 61 Ukrainian drones over the past night, the Russian Defence Ministry said on Sunday.

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Seven injured in an explosion in Turkey

Seven injured in an explosion in Turkey

19 May 2024 | 9:50 AM

Ankara, May 19 (UNI) Seven people, including five police officers, were injured in the Turkish province of Tokat as a result of an explosion in a residential building, Turkish media reported.

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German DM requests additional $4 1bln to help Ukraine

19 May 2024 | 9:33 AM

Berlin, May 19 (UNI) The German Defence Ministry has requested an additional 3.8 billion euros ($4.13 billion) from the government to provide assistance to Ukraine, German newspaper Bild reported, citing sources.

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