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Young girl rescued from rubble in Turkey 178 hours after quake

Young girl rescued from rubble in Turkey 178 hours after quake

A young girl named Miray was rescued from the rubble of an apartment block in the southern Turkish city of Adiyaman, 178 hours after a devastating earthquake shook the region, a minister and media reports said. Broadcaster CNN Turk said the girl was six years old and that rescuers were also close to reaching her older sister. Turkish Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu had earlier said she was four years old. Thomson Reuters Foundation
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Gunman kills three women at Rome residents’ meeting

Gunman kills three women at Rome residents’ meeting

THREE women were killed when a man pulled out a gun and opened fire at a meeting of residents of an apartment block in Rome, Italian media reported. The reports said a 57-year-old man had been detained after the shooting, which happened at a bar in the Fidene district where the meeting was being held. "He came into the room, closed the door and shouted 'I'll kill you all' and then started to shoot," Italian news agency Ansa quoted a witness as saying. Four other people were wounded in the shooting, with at least one of them suffering serious injuries.…
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After Snake Island retreat, Russian missile attack kills 21 near Ukraine’s Odesa

After Snake Island retreat, Russian missile attack kills 21 near Ukraine’s Odesa

RUSSIA flattened part of an apartment building while residents slept on Friday in missile attacks near Ukraine's port of Odesa that authorities say killed at least 21 people, hours after Russian troops abandoned the Black Sea outpost of Snake Island. Locals in the resort village of Serhiivka helped workers pick through the rubble of the nine-storey apartment block, a section of which had been completely destroyed in the early-morning strike. Walls and windows of a neighbouring 14-storey apartment block were also damaged by the blast wave. Nearby holiday camps were also hit. "We came here to the site, assessed the…
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Ukraine apartment block toll rises as Zelenskiy laments Russian firepower advantage

Ukraine apartment block toll rises as Zelenskiy laments Russian firepower advantage

ANNA VOITENKO and TOM BALMFORTH RESCUE workers pulled some survivors from an apartment block destroyed by a Russian missile strike that killed 30 people in eastern Ukraine, while Russian shelling killed at least three in the second-largest city of Kharkiv. The civilian deaths hammered home the human cost of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, now in its fifth month, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy lamented Russia's "big advantage" in artillery despite Western offers of help. In the city of Chasiv Yar, rescuers made voice contact with two people in the wreckage of the five-storey apartment building demolished by a rocket on…
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Death and devastation as Russian rockets hit Ukraine apartment block

Death and devastation as Russian rockets hit Ukraine apartment block

ANNA VOITENKO and MAX HUNDER AT least 15 people were killed and two dozen more are feared trapped after Russian Uragan rockets hit a five-storey apartment block in Ukraine's Donetsk region, local officials said on Sunday as rescuers picked their way through rubble. Ukraine also reported clashes with Russian troops on fronts in the east and south, while Moscow said its forces struck Ukrainian army hangars storing U.S.-produced M777 howitzers, a type of artillery, near Kostyantynivka in Donetsk region. Donetsk Governor Pavlo Kyrylenko said the strike on the apartment building took place on Saturday evening in the town of Chasiv…
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