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17 Injured by Bomb Attack on Tourist Bus Headed to Giza Pyramids

Date of Occurrence: 19th May, 2019 Location: Giza, Egypt Event: Bombing Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 17

A bus carrying 25 tourists was struck by a bomb blast that injured at least 17 people. This is the second attack on tourists in the area in the past 6 months amid growing political tensions and violence.

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Fox

Time

CNN

Colorado School Shooting Leaves 1 Student Dead and 8 Injured

Date of Occurrence: May 7th 2019 Location: Highlands Ranch, Colorado Event: Shooting Fatalities: 1 Injuries/Displaced: 8

2 attackers walked into STEM School Highlands Ranch, a K-12 charter school in the suburbs of Denver, and began firing into separate classrooms. At least 1 student was killed and 8 others injured. According to reports, at least 1 student was shot as several tackled and disarmed an attacker, though his condition is unknown. The other attacker was apprehended as they left a classroom by a private security contractor hired by the school. 

 

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NY Times

CNN

Washington Post

 

 

2 police wounded by blast, lured with fake body by MS-13 in El Salvador

Date of Occurrence: 29th April, 2019 Location: San Salvador, El Salvador Event: Bombing Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 2

A fake body was placed inside of a car near a soccer field in El Salvador’s capital, San Salvador. National Police have reportedly identified a group within MS-13 that planned and carried out the attack, believed to be retaliation for recent raids against the gang or to send a message to soon-to-be President Bukele.

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AP News

Washington Post