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Shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival leaves 3 dead and 13 wounded

Date of Occurrence: 28th July 2019 Location: Gilroy, California Event: Mass Shooting Fatalities: 3 Injuries/Displaced: 13

A gunman cut through a wire fence to enter a food festival in Gilroy, California and opened fire, killing 3 people and injuring 13. Many of the casualties were children. Officers at the festival engaged and injured the shooter, who was wearing a ballistic vest, in less than a minute. The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot.

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NY Times

LA Times

Suicide Bombing, Raid on Asasey Hotel in Somalia Leaves 26 Dead and 50 Injured

Date of Occurrence: 13th July 2019 Location: Kismayo, Somalia Event: Complex Attack Fatalities: 26 Injuries/Displaced: 56

A suicide car bomb was detonated at the Asasey hotel in Kismayo, Somalia before 4 gunmen stormed inside. At least 26 people were killed and 56 injured. Local elders and lawmakers were meeting inside the hotel to discuss the upcoming regional election. The siege lasted for more than 12 hours.

Source

Al Jazeera

NY Times

Atleast 12 Killed and 175 injured by Suicide Bombing in Ghazni

Date of Occurrence: 7th July 2019 Location: Ghazni, Afghanistan Event: Suicide Bombing Fatalities: 12 Injuries/Displaced: 180

A suicide car bomb was detonated near an Afghanistan intelligence unit’s (NDS) complex in Ghazni, killing at least 12 and injured up to 180 people. The attack, claimed by The Taliban, occurred on the commencement of an All-Afghanistan peace conference in Qatar that includes Taliban representatives. Many school children from a nearby school were among the injured.

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Al Jazeera

Washington Post

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