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Earthquake hits northern Swedish mine, no one injured

World
An earthquake struck a northern Swedish mine on Monday, with officials saying it was one of the strongest ever measured in the countryByThe Associated PressMay 18, 2020, 10:13 AM1 min read1 min readSTOCKHOLM -- An earthquake struck a northern Swedish mine on Monday, with officials saying it was one of the strongest ever measured in the country. While 13 people were in the mine at the time, no one was injured. The Swedish National Seismic Network said the earthquake was magnitude 4.1, just shy of the 4.3 earthquake measured in southern Sweden in December 2008. The shake occurred shortly after 3 a.m. in the town of Kiruna. The mine is said to be the largest and most modern underground iron ore mine in the world. The Norwegian Seismic Array NORSAR said the earthquake was tied to the ore extr...
Rapper Bugzy Malone reportedly injured in road accident

Rapper Bugzy Malone reportedly injured in road accident

Entertainment
It's been widely reported Bugzy Malone was "seriously injured" in a road accident last night in Bury.Greater Manchester Police told Radio 1 Newsbeat they were called to a collision between a car and a quad bike on Wednesday.A 29-year-old man was taken to hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening.We have contacted the rapper's team and the police but neither have confirmed he was the man involved.Local and national press, however, have said it is the Manchester-born rapper and he has been named on social media.A widely-shared video appears to show the artist, real name Aaron Davis, on the floor after the collision.Another video appears to show him driving the quad bike before the collision.Witnesses have spoken to local newspapers,...
People trapped as 29 killed and 1,400 injured in Turkey earthquake

People trapped as 29 killed and 1,400 injured in Turkey earthquake

World
At least 29 people have been killed after an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 struck eastern Turkey.More than 1,400 people are injured - including 34 who are in intensive care but not critical, Health Minster Fahrettin Koca said. It is estimated that more than 20 people are trapped under debris, while more than 40 have been rescued so far. Image: At least 22 people have died following a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in Turkey The quake jolted Elazig province, which is around 340 miles (550km) east of the capital Ankara, and was followed by dozens of aftershocks.People died in Elazig and in the neighbouring province of Malatya. Rescue efforts are continuing at three sites in Elazig. ...
Ohio State QB Justin Fields: Injured knee is 80-85% healthy

Ohio State QB Justin Fields: Injured knee is 80-85% healthy

Sports
Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields says his knee is 80 to 85 percent healthy, just days before the Buckeyes take on Clemson in one of the two national semifinals of the College Football Playoff. Fields made the comments to reporters Tuesday ahead of his team's appearance in the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl. The Heisman Trophy finalist plans to wear a brace during the game against the Tigers. "My knee's probably not where I want it to be right now," Fields said. "But I think with treatment every day and just resting it every day, hopefully, it will be better by the game." Fields aggravated a previous knee injury twice during the season -- in the Buckeyes' Nov. 23 win against Penn State and again in their big rivalry game victory at Michigan a week later. Fields has had only...
1 dead, dozens injured in attack on Bagram Airfield

1 dead, dozens injured in attack on Bagram Airfield

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Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Armed attackers targeted a hospital under construction near the United States' largest military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring dozens more, officials said. The attack near the Bagram Airfield, which President Donald Trump had visited over Thanksgiving, was "quickly contained and repelled" by Afghan security and coalition forces, the NATO Resolute Support mission said a statement, "but the future of the medical facility was badly damaged." No coalition or U.S. soldier was killed in the attack and the base remains secure, it said. The two-hour attack, which has yet to be claimed, began when a vehicle loaded with explosives was detonated at the southern end of the base where the hospital was under construction, Parwan police chief...