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6 killed, dozens wounded as militants overrun Iraq’s Samarra

6 killed, dozens wounded as militants overrun Iraq’s Samarra

June 05, – Militants launched a major attack on the Iraqi city of Samarra on Thursday, killing six people and occupying neighbourhoods, in the latest display of their reach and the weakness of security forces. The militants, travelling in dozens of vehicles, some mounted with anti-aircraft guns, attacked a major checkpoint on the southeast side […]

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6 killed, 74 hurt in massive New York City explosion

6 killed, 74 hurt in massive New York City explosion

Mar 13, – The fiery blast, on Park Avenue at 116th Street, not far from the edge of Central Park, erupted about 9:30 a.m., around 15 minutes after a neighboring resident reported smelling gas, authorities said. The Con Edison utility said it immediately sent workers to check out the report, but they didn’t arrive until […]

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