Xinhua World News Brief at 0030 GMT, 5 September

Xinhua World News Brief at 0030 GMT, 5 September

OTTAWA – Canadian police said Sunday that 10 people died and at least 15 were sent to hospital after stabbings at several locations in Saskatchewan, Canada.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said at a news conference that they are looking for two suspects. Alerts issued for the suspects in the random stabbings have been extended to three provinces. (Canada-Stud-Urgent)

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RIGA/STOCKHOLM – All four on board are believed to have died when a private jet crashed into the Baltic Sea on Sunday evening, according to media reports from both Sweden and Latvia.

“There is no hope that we will find survivors,” Sveriges Television quoted a spokesperson at the Swedish Joint Rescue Coordination Center as saying. (Latvia-Krash-Baltic Sea)

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BAGHDAD – A total of five Islamic State (IS) militants, including two local leaders, were killed on Sunday in an operation to track down IS militants in northern Iraq, the Iraqi military said.

A statement from the media office of Iraq’s Joint Operations Command (JOC) said Iraqi security forces attacked two IS hideouts and killed three IS militants inside, during an operation in Iraq’s northern province of Kirkuk. (Iraq-IS operation)

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KAMPALA – Five people were killed Saturday in a quarry collapse in the central Ugandan district of Wakiso, police said Sunday.

Police in a statement issued here said five bodies were recovered from the rubble at Namulanda Nganjo cell in Kajjansi Town Council. (Uganda Quarry Incident)





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