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MOGADISHU, Somalia | 6 dead after attackers target Somalia’s presidential palace

MOGADISHU, Somalia — Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people, again raising questions about … Continue reading MOGADISHU, Somalia | 6 dead after attackers target Somalia’s presidential palace

SANAA, Yemen  | The Latest: Health official says 6 dead in coalition strike

SANAA, Yemen — The Latest on the battle for the Yemeni port town of Hodeida (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A senior Houthi-linked health official says the Saudi-led coalition has bombed a bus carrying civilians, killing six people on the outskirts of the Yemeni city of Hodeida. Hodeida is the Red Sea port city where … Continue reading SANAA, Yemen  | The Latest: Health official says 6 dead in coalition strike

The Latest: 6 dead, 500 hurt in violence along Gaza border

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip/March 30, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Gaza health officials have updated the death toll in violence along Gaza border, saying say five Palestinians have been killed by Israeli soldiers at the border fence and one by Israeli tank … Continue reading The Latest: 6 dead, 500 hurt in violence along Gaza border

Fallen bridge: Toll up to 6 dead as officials seek answers

MIAMI /March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Six people were killed and 10 others hospitalized in the collapse of a pedestrian bridge under construction at Florida International University, police said Friday as state and federal investigators worked to determine how and why the five-day-old span failed. “This has turned into from a rescue to a recovery … Continue reading Fallen bridge: Toll up to 6 dead as officials seek answers

6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

HUALIEN, Taiwan /February 7, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan’s east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least six people were killed and 76 could not be contacted following the quake. Videos and photos showed several midsized buildings in worst-hit … Continue reading 6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan/January 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital killed at least six people, including a foreigner, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was killed on Sunday, with the casualty toll expected to rise. The heavily-guarded luxury hotel is popular among foreigners … Continue reading Taliban attack on Afghan hotel ends after 13 hours, 6 dead

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 6 dead amid traffic chaos

THE HAGUE, Netherlands/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least six people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. The Dutch national weather service recorded wind gusts of up to 140 kph (87 mph) in the southern port … Continue reading Powerful gale lashes Europe, 6 dead amid traffic chaos

City spokesman: At least 6 dead in Bronx building fire

NEW YORK/December 28, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) –The New York City mayor’s press secretary says at least six people have died in a blaze at a Bronx apartment building on a frigid night, and several more have been injured. Press Secretary Eric Phillips says the eventual toll is still uncertain. The Fire Department of New York said … Continue reading City spokesman: At least 6 dead in Bronx building fire