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Car bomb kills several at busy Mogadishu, Somalia, restaurant

Car bomb kills several at busy Mogadishu, Somalia, restaurant

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March 5 (UPI) -- A car bomb in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu left at least 10 people dead and dozens of others injured Friday, local police said. The blast took place outside Lul Yemeni, a busy restaurant near the city's seaport, the Somali National News Agency reported. Advertisement Police spokesman Sadaq Adan Ali told Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency that the explosive-laden vehicle struck the restaurant. The news agency reported up to 20 deaths in the blast. "Reports from Hamarjajab district in Benadir region say that there were casualties as a result of the blast," Somali Information Ministry spokesman Ismail Mukhtar Oronjo tweeted. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the al-Qaida-affiliated al-Shabab militant group has carried out attacks in the region for y...
Britain’s Prince Philip to be hospitalized for ‘several’ more days

Britain’s Prince Philip to be hospitalized for ‘several’ more days

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Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Britain's Prince Philip will remain hospitalized for "several days" to receive treatment for an unspecified infection, Buckingham Palace announced Tuesday. The update to the duke of Edinburgh's health came one week after he first checked in to London's King Edward VII Hospital after feeling ill. Advertisement "The duke of Edinburgh remains at King Edward VII's hospital where he is receiving medical attention for an infection," the statement said. "He is comfortable and responding to treatment but is not expected to leave hospital for several days." The duke's youngest son, Prince Edward, earl of Wessex, told Sky News he spoke to his father on the phone. "He's a lot better thank you very much indeed, and he's looking forward to getting out, which is the most positive thin...
Police: Several injured when car hits pedestrians in Germany

Police: Several injured when car hits pedestrians in Germany

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German officials say a man zig-zagged an SUV at high speed through a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier, killing five people, including a 9-month-old child, and seriously injuring more than a dozenBy DAVID RISING Associated PressDecember 1, 2020, 8:54 PM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBERLIN -- A man zig-zagged an SUV at high speed through a pedestrian zone in the southwestern German city of Trier on Tuesday, killing five people, including a 9-month-old child, and seriously injuring more than a dozen, officials said.The driver, identified as a 51-year-old German man born in Trier, was arrested at the scene and the vehicle was impounded, Trier police said.The suspect, whose name was not released in line with German privacy laws, had no fi...
1 killed, several injured in Vienna attack, police say

1 killed, several injured in Vienna attack, police say

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Authorities in Vienna say at least one person has been killed and several more have been injured in the Austrian capital late Monday in what security officials described as a “terror attack.”By PHILIPP JENNE and FRANK JORDANS Associated PressNovember 2, 2020, 10:12 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleVIENNA -- An attack by multiple gunmen in Vienna left at least one person dead and several others wounded late Monday, officials said. One attacker was killed in what security officials were calling a “terror attack.”Police in the Austrian capital said several shots were fired shortly after 8 p.m. (1900 GMT) in a lively street in the city center and that there were six different shooting locations. Austria’s top security official said authorities believe there were...
Assam flooding: Several rare rhinos die in India’s Kaziranga park

Assam flooding: Several rare rhinos die in India’s Kaziranga park

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More than 100 wild animals, including at least eight rare rhinos, have died in recent flooding at a national park in north-eastern India, officials say.The Kaziranga park in Assam state is home to the world's largest population of one-horned rhinos, which faced extinction at the turn of the century.But this year's monsoon rains have almost 85% of the park under water.The floods have killed more than 200 people and displaced millions in Assam, Nepal and Bangladesh.Kaziranga park, which is a Unesco World Heritage site, is home to at least 2,400 one-horned rhinos.Park officials told the Hindustan Times eight one-horned rhinos had drowned in the recent rains, while another died of natural causes last month.The park that shoots people...