NATO soldier, 3 Afghan civilians killed in Taliban attack


One NATO soldier and three civilians were killed and four injured in the suicide attack that targeted a NATO convoy in Afghanistan in different days, Basir Mujahid, police spokesman in Kabul province, said on Friday.

The NATO mission Resolute Support, RS, had already confirmed the death of a soldier in the Kabul attack late Thursday, without giving further information on the nationality of the victim.

It said that another five soldiers and an interpreter were injured; adding that they were in stable condition and being treated at nearby Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. base in the country.

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Eight killed, morethan 12 injured as factory wall collapses in India

Indian people gather near the debris of a building where at least 24 people were killed when a wall collapsed at a wedding in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, India, 11 May 2017. An additional 30 people were also wounded, when the concrete wall fall on people taking shelter from a storm during the event.  EPA/VISHAL BHATNAGAR

The police said that eight people, including four children, were killed and over 12 others injured when a factory wall collapsed in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday.

The police said the incident took place early in the morning at Saraj Majra village, 120 km from the state capital Shimla, when the boundary wall of the factory adjoining a big slum suddenly collapsed during a storm.

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5 journalists killed in Mogadishu hotel attack – UN

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No fewer than five journalists were killed in a coordinated suicide bombing attack at a hotel in Mogadishu on Tuesday, the UN Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has said.

The attack also reportedly killed dozens of Somali civilians and soldiers, while wounding many more, according to Joseph Contreras, spokesperson for the mission.

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Dutch journalist killed in Libya

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Dutch freelance photojournalist Jeroen Oerlemans was killed on Sunday in the Libyan city of Sirte while covering clashes between Islamic State fighters and forces loyal to the Libyan Army,according to Dutch and Libyan news outlets.
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