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Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Sept. 13

Xinhua
13 Sep 2021, 20:30 GMT+10

GAZA -- Israeli fighter jets early on Monday attacked several military posts and facilities that belong to the armed wing of the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) in the Gaza Strip, but no injuries were reported, according to security sources.

The sources said that the Israeli fighter jets struck by air-to-ground missiles five different military posts and facilities in the northern, central, and southern Gaza Strip for a third day in a row in response to rockets fired towards Israel. (Israel-Military)

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SEOUL -- Six more U.S. soldiers and three relevant civilians in South Korea tested positive for the COVID-19, the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) said Monday.

The USFK said in a statement that nine USFK-affiliated individuals were confirmed with the COVID-19 between Aug. 26 and Sept. 6. (S. Korea-COVID-19-Increase)

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NEW DELHI -- Several persons are feared to be trapped under the debris of a three-storey building that collapsed in Delhi on Monday, confirmed a top official of the city's fire department.

The incident occurred in Sabzi Mandi area of north Delhi. One middle-aged man and two children have been rescued so far and admitted to a local hospital. (India-Collapse)

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MAZAR-I-SHARIF -- Afghan security personnel attacked a band of kidnappers in the northern Balkh province to try to rescue the two people they held, killing seven people including the five kidnappers, provincial official Mawlavi Zabiullah Nurani said Monday.

According to the official, the kidnappers captured two people possibly for ransom in Dasht-e-Shur area outside Mazar-i-Sharif, the provincial capital. (Afghanistan-Security)

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