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Explosion in Front of Swedish Apartments Injures 25

Date of Occurrence: 7th June 2019 Location: Linkoping, Sweden Event: Bombing Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 25

A suspected bomb blast occurred in front of 2 apartment buildings in Linkoping, Sweden, causing minor injuries to 25 people and damaging nearby buildings. Police say the explosion was likely not an act of terror, but connected to local criminal gangs.

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Reuters

Independent

Euro News

7 IEDs Detonated in Myanmar

Date of Occurrence: 4th June 2019 Location: Myebon, Myanmar Event: Bombing Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 0

7 IEDs were detonated along a road in Myebon. No casualties were reported but the explosions caused some damage to the road and bridge. The attack was believed to be carried out by the Arakan Army, seeking greater autonomy for Buddhists. It is estimated over 700,000 people have been displaced due to growing violence.

Source

Garda World

Global New Light of Myanmar

Bridge Stolen in Russian Arctic

Date of Occurrence: 5th June 2019 Location: Murmansk, Russia Event: Bridge Stolen Fatalities: 0 Injuries/Displaced: 0

The over 60 ton and 75 foot long central span of a, luckily, unused bridge in the Arctic region of Russia was apparently stolen. The bridge was once a vital industrial railway crossing over the Umba River to Finland but has been unused for over a decade since the owning company went bankrupt.

 

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BBC

The Independent

The Drive