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- 2018-08-05 15:01:06Z
Dozens of people were wounded in shootings across Chicago Sunday, police said.
The United States on Sunday denied involvement as Nicolas Maduro blamed the opposition and Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos for an alleged "assassination" attempt on the Venezuela president. Venezuela's far-left government said seven soldiers were wounded by the alleged attack using explosive-laden drones during a military parade in Caracas on Saturday. Maduro pointed the finger at outgoing Colombian President Santos and "the ultra-right wing," a term he uses to describe domestic opposition, as a mysterious rebel group claimed responsibility.
Twenty people were killed when a vintage aircraft operating a sightseeing flight over Switzerland crashed into the Alps over the weekend. There were no survivors, Swiss police announced yesterday (SUN) as a search and rescue operation was called off. The historic Junckers Ju-52 propellor plane disppeared on Saturday afternoon after taking off from Locarno in southern Switzerland on its way to a military airfield near Zurich. On board were three crew members and 17 passengers aged between 42 and 84 who had paid for the chance to travel on the 1930s-era aircraft. Among the passengers were an Austrian couple travelling with their grown-up son. The rest were believed to be Swiss. Locator:...
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A Palestinian teen died of his wounds Saturday a day after he was shot by Israeli troops during clashes on the Gaza border, the territory's Hamas-run health ministry said. Muadh al-Suri, 15, was shot in the stomach on Friday in central Gaza, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said, raising the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli fire during those clashes to two, with over 200 wounded. According to the Israeli army, some 8,000 Gazans had gathered at different spots along the frontier Friday, attempting to sabotage the Israeli border fence.