BAGHDAD — A total of 34 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in air strikes and bomb attacks in Iraq’s western province of Anbar on Wednesday, a provincial security source said.

Islamic State
Islamic State
In one attack, three suicide bombers drove their explosive-laden vehicles into the positions of the security forces in Thirthar area north of the IS-held city of Fallujah, some 50 km west of Baghdad. The troops destroyed the vehicles with guided anti-tank missiles and killed the three suicide bombers aboard, a provincial security source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Iraq-IS)
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ISLAMABAD — U.S. President Barack Obama has spoken to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by the phone and condemned Sunday’s terrorist attack in Lahore that killed nearly 70 people, the PM office said late Wednesday.

“The president extended condolences on behalf of the people of the United States on the Lahore tragedy and requested the PM to convey his feelings to the affected families,” a statement from the PM office said. (Pakistan-US-Lahore attack)
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MOGADISHU — At least four people including two Turkish workers were shot dead and six others wounded Wednesday evening in a drive by shooting in Hodan district in Mogadishu.
Hodan district commissioner Ahmed Salad told journalists unknown assailants opened fire at the Turkish workers near the Turkish embassy in Mogadishu. (Somalia-Attack)
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MADRID — Three people were killed on Wednesday when the light aircraft they were flying in crashed close to the Spanish capital city of Madrid, according to local emergency services.
The plane, a Cessna 172, came down between the towns of Perales de Tajuna and Valdilecha to the east of the capital. (Spain-Light aircraft-Crash) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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