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Victims of Las Vegas massacre all died of gunshot wounds: coroner

Victims of Las Vegas massacre all died of gunshot wounds: coronerLos Angeles (AFP) – All 58 victims of the Las Vegas mass shooting died of gunshot wounds, including the gunman who killed himself, a Nevada coroner said on Friday.



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Shooter Kills 5 and Wounds Children in Northern California

Shooter Kills 5 and Wounds Children in Northern CaliforniaAuthorities say a series of shootings in rural Northern California has left five people dead, including the shooter, and that two children were among the wounded.



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Russia strike wounds US-backed Syria forces, coalition says

Russia strike wounds US-backed Syria forces, coalition saysThe US-led coalition said Saturday that Russian forces had bombed American-backed fighters battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, wounding several, despite denials from Moscow. The unprecedented strike was initially reported by the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters supported by Washington. The SDF accused Russian warplanes of bombing its fighters for the first time in the complex war, though Russia’s military spokesman denied targeting the group.



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Palestinian woman stabs, wounds Israeli in Jerusalem: police

Palestinian woman stabs, wounds Israeli in Jerusalem: policeA Palestinian woman stabbed and wounded an Israeli man near an east Jerusalem flashpoint on Saturday, before she was arrested, police said. The woman, a Jerusalem resident aged about 30, was arrested at the scene, police added. The Old City is located in east Jerusalem, which was occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognised by the international community.



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Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampage

Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampageA doctor who had lost his job at a New York City hospital opened fire with an assault rifle inside the building on Friday, killing another physician and wounding six other people before taking his own life in a burst of apparent workplace-related violence, officials said. The gunman, wearing a white medical lab coat, stalked two floors of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, in the New York borough of the Bronx, and tried to set himself on fire before police searching the building found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot, Police Commissioner James O’Neill said.



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Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampage

Gunman kills doctor, wounds six others in Bronx hospital rampageBy Laila Kearney and Melissa Fares NEW YORK (Reuters) – A doctor who lost his job at a New York City hospital opened fire with an assault rifle inside the building on Friday, killing another physician and wounding six other people before taking his own life in a burst of apparent workplace-related violence, officials said. The gunman, wearing a white medical lab coat, stalked two floors of the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, and apparently tried to set himself on fire, officials said. One physician was shot to death, and six other people were injured, five seriously, including one who was shot in the leg, Police Commissioner James O’Neill said at a news conference.



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Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attack

Afghan soldier wounds 7 US soldiers in insider attackAn Afghan soldier opened fire on American soldiers on Saturday, injuring at least seven.



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Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Truck bomb kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capitalThe blast, at the start of the holy month of Ramadan, was one of the deadliest seen in Kabul, killing 80 people and wounding another 463, Deputy Interior Minister Murad Ali said. A huge crater was caused at the blast site close to the German embassy compound, tearing the front off a building facing the street and shattering windows and blowing off doors in houses hundreds of meters away. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said some embassy staff had been injured and at least one local security guard was killed.



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20,000 Kids Will Be Rushed to ERs for Gunshot Wounds, Report Says

20,000 Kids Will Be Rushed to ERs for Gunshot Wounds, Report SaysWhile almost half of US homes have guns, new research from the Children’s National Hospital reveals that 40 percent of parents wrongly assume their children do not know where the weapons are stored.



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Pakistan suicide bombing kills 17, wounds dozens

Pakistan suicide bombing kills 17, wounds dozensA suicide bomb blast that targeted the convoy of a top senator in southwest Pakistan killed at least 17 people and wounded more than 30 others, officials told AFP Friday. The attack in Mastung district, roughly an hour east of provincial capital Quetta, struck a vehicle carrying the deputy chairman of Pakistan’s upper house Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri. It was later claimed by the Islamic State group, which has been making inroads in the country through alliances with local militant outfits.



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