Feb. 14 world news summary at 1530 GMT

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — At least five miners were trapped and 13 others rescued after a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania’s northern region of Mara on Monday, authorities said on Tuesday.
Charles Mlingwa, Mara Regional Commissioner, said four of the 13 rescued miners were in critical conditions. (Tanzania-Collapse)
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BRUSSELS — A freight train and a passenger train collided on Tuesday morning in Luxembourg, killing one person and injuring two others, Luxembourg media reported.
The cause of the accident is unknown. (Luxembourg-Accident)
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JALALABAD, Afghanistan — A total of 16 militants loyal to Islamic State (IS) have been killed and two others injured in the eastern Nangarhar province over the past 24 hours, a spokesman for Nangarhar provincial government said Tuesday.
The operations, according to spokesman Attaullah Khogiani, covered some villages in Haska Mina and Kot districts, during which some hideouts of the IS fighters have also been destroyed. (Afghanistan-IS)
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BAGHDAD — At least two people were killed and seven others wounded on Tuesday in a car bomb explosion in southwestern the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, a police source told Xinhua.
The blast occurred in the morning when a booby-trapped car detonated at the industrial area in the Shiite neighborhood of Baiyaa, the source said on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-Blast)
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SAN JOSE — Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano registered three minor eruptions early Monday, spewing incandescent rocks out of its crater, along with dense clouds of ash and gas.
“The Turrialba Volcano is releasing a lot of energy,” said Geoffroy Avard, volcanologist of the national volcano and earthquake monitoring agency Ovsicori, according to the daily La Nacion. (Costa Rica-Volcano) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh

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