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30 Killed in Triple Suicide Blasts at Borno Video Hall

Date of Occurrence: 17th June 2019 Location: Borno State, Nigeria Event: Suicide Bombing Fatalities: 30 Injuries/Displaced: 40

A triple suicide bombing at a video hall in Borno killed at least 30 people and injured another 40. The attack has been blamed on Boko Haram. A staff member got into an argument with one of the attackers as they tried to gain entry to the hall before detonating near the entrance. Two nearby attackers at a tea stall then detonated their vests.

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BBC

CNN

NY Times

1 Killed and 24 Wounded by Bus Bombing in Kirkuk

Date of Occurrence: 27th June 2019 Location: Kirkuk, Iraq Event: Bombing Fatalities: 1 Injuries/Displaced: 24

At least 1 person was killed and 24 more injured when bombs were detonated as 2 passenger buses passed through the city center in Kirkuk. Insurgents are increasingly using hit and run tactics in an effort to undermine the government.

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Reuters

Al Arabiya

NY Times

Crane Collapsed Onto Dallas Apartment Building Killing 1 And Injuring 6

Date of Occurrence: 9th June 2019 Location: Dallas, Texas Event: Industrial Accident Fatalities: 1 Injuries/Displaced: 6

A crane fell onto a Dallas apartment building during a severe thunderstorm warning, killing 1 person and injuring 6. The area was also under a tornado warning, sending the crane rocking back and forth until collapsing onto an adjacent apartment complex.

 

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CBS

CNN

UPI