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Russian air defence shoots down 9 ATACMS missiles, 61 drones

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.
"Over the past night, a number of attempts by the Kiev regime to carry out terrorist attacks using American ATACMS operational-tactical missiles and fixed-wing unmanned aerial vehicles against targets on the territory of the Russian Federation were prevented. Air defence systems destroyed nine ATACMS operational-tactical missiles and one drone over the territory of the Republic of Crimea and three drones over the territory of the Belgorod Region, while 57 drones were destroyed and intercepted over the territory of the Krasnodar Territory," the ministry said.
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Extreme weather leaves 126 homeless in Ecuador

18 Jun 2024 | 10:46 AM

Quito, June 18 (UNI) Some 126 people in Ecuador have been left homeless since mid-June when extreme weather hit the country, especially its central and Amazonian provinces, said the National Risk Management Secretariat.

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One dies, 8 injured in Czech military training area blast

18 Jun 2024 | 10:35 AM

Prague, June 18 (UNI) One person died and eight people injured in an ammunition explosion at a military training area in eastern Czech Republic, according to the Czech army.

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Eleven die in heavy rains in El Salvador, 800 displaced

18 Jun 2024 | 10:32 AM

San Salvador, June 18 (UNI) Torrential downpours hitting El Salvador since Friday have claimed 11 lives and forced over 880 people to evacuate, the National Civil Protection Commission said.

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4 missing after rain-triggered mountain torrents, landslides in China's Xinjiang

18 Jun 2024 | 10:02 AM

Urumqi, June 18 (UNI) Torrential rains triggered mountain torrents and landslides in the city of Changji, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, at about 6:50 p.m. Monday, leaving roads clogged and four people missing, according to local emergency response and fire departments.

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One dead, over 11,000 homeless after storm hits south-central Chile

18 Jun 2024 | 9:43 AM

Santiago, June 18 (UNI) An ongoing storm lashing south-central Chile has to date left one person dead and 11,126 people homeless after damaging more than 8,900 homes, authorities said.

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