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At Least 23 Killed In Multiple Suicide Bombings, Attacks In Kabul

KABUL: At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country. In the biggest attack, Taliban terrorists stormed an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least 18 soldiers. “Last night a big group of militants attacked an army base in Bala Buluk district of Farah. Unfortunately, we lost 18 soldiers, two soldiers were wounded. We have sent more reinforcements to…

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Groom Killed, Bride Injured As Wedding Gift Explodes 5 Days Later

Odisha: A newly-married man in Odisha was killed and his wife critically injured when a gift that they had received for their wedding reception exploded. The man’s grandmother also died in the blast. The incident took place in Odisha’s Bolangir district on Friday, just five days after their wedding, the police said. The police are trying to identify who gave the package to the couple at their reception ceremony on Wednesday and what kind of explosive was used in the incident. The gift package that was brought home after the…

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Armed deputy who failed to confront gunman at Florida school resigns

Israel told reporters the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland lasted six minutes, and that Peterson arrived at the freshman building about 90 seconds after the first shots were fired, then lingered outside for at least four minutes. The armed sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead has resigned rather than face suspension after an internal investigation showed he failed to enter the school to confront the gunman during the attack, the county sheriff said on Thursday. Deputy Scot Peterson, who…

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