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Cyprus: Brawl at overcrowded migrant camp injures 25


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Fire in petrochemical factory in Iran kills 1, injures 4


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Somalia blast kills one sister, badly injures the other

Somalia blast kills one sister, badly injures the otherThe two Somali sisters were studying to be doctors. Now, 22-year-old Amina Mohamud is in critical condition. University students, the future of a country rebuilding from decades of conflict, made up most of the 79 people killed.



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Explosion at Kansas aircraft plant injures 15 people

Explosion at Kansas aircraft plant injures 15 peopleEmergency medical services took 11 people to the hospital, one of them suffering potentially serious injuries, Dr. John Gallagher, director of Sedgwick County EMS, told a news conference. Injuries were limited because only a skeleton crew was on duty during the holidays, said Deputy Chief Daniel Wegner of the Sedgwick County Fire Department. The explosion in a 3-inch liquid nitrogen gas line also damaged a storage tank, causing nitrogen gas to vent out of the building, Wegner said.



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Fire on Russia's only aircraft carrier kills 1, injures 11

Fire on Russia's only aircraft carrier kills 1, injures 11Russia’s only aircraft carrier suffered a massive fire Thursday that killed one crew member, injured another 11 people and significantly damaged the ill-fated ship that has been haunted by incidents throughout its service. The fire on the Admiral Kuznetsov broke out during welding work at a shipyard in the Arctic port of Murmansk and spread quickly through the carrier’s internal compartments. The military said one crew member died while battling the fire, and another one is missing.



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Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40

Gas explosion in Slovakia tower block kills 5, injures 40A gas explosion in an apartment building in eastern Slovakia killed at least five people and injured more than 40 Friday. Firefighters rescued people trapped in the building, which officials said is still in danger of collapse. It was unclear where the rescues took place, but firefighters initially said some people had fled to the roof, and seven military helicopters joined in the rescue.



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UPDATE 1-Grenade attack in Kashmir injures 10 amid India clampdown

UPDATE 1-Grenade attack in Kashmir injures 10 amid India clampdownA grenade attack on Saturday in Kashmir’s southern city of Anantnag injured 10 people, including a traffic policeman and a journalist, police said on Twitter, blaming “terrorists”. Many people in Kashmir have been seething since India stripped its portion of the Muslim-majority region of autonomy on Aug. 5, shutting off phone networks and imposing curfew-like restrictions in some areas to dampen discontent. Some of those curbs have been slowly relaxed, but mobile and internet communications in the Kashmir valley are largely still blocked.



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'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others, levels building in Maine

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others, levels building in MaineA firefighter was killed and at least six others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.



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Lightning strikes one man at Florida beach, injures 7 others

Lightning strikes one man at Florida beach, injures 7 othersThe lightning strike sent one man into cardiac arrest and left others with burn injuries.



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The Latest: California home gas blast kills 1, injures 15

The Latest: California home gas blast kills 1, injures 15Authorities say everyone has been accounted for after a natural gas explosion that blew apart a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker. Authorities say a contractor who hadn’t called Southern California Gas to determine where gas lines were buried struck and damaged a line.



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