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05 Jul 2022, 02:18 GMT+10

LAGOS -- Ten people were killed and seven others injured in a collision between two buses in Nigeria's northeastern state of Yobe, local authorities said.

Speeding was blamed for the collision on Saturday night on a road near Gashaka, a town in the state's Fika local government area, according to a statement issued by Yobe state police. (Nigeria-Collision)

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KINSHASA -- The health ministry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday declared an end of the latest Ebola outbreak that erupted less than three months ago in Mbandaka, the capital of the northwestern Equateur Province.

It was the third outbreak in the province since 2018 and the country's 14th overall. (DRC-Ebola-Health)

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HERAT, Afghanistan -- Unknown armed men targeted a mini-bus of the army corps in Herat city, the capital of western Afghanistan's Herat province, on Monday.

One attacker was killed by security forces on the spot, the provincial head of information and culture Naemul Haq Haqani said. (Afghanistan-Attack-Death)

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NEW DELHI -- A total of 12 people died and some others were injured when their bus fell into a deep gorge in India's northern hilly state of Himachal Pradesh on Monday, a local government official said.

There were reportedly around 20 people on the bus when the accident occurred in Sainj valley of Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district. (India-Bus-Mishap)

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