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Iran plane crash wreckage found on top of mountain, no survivors


Iran has located a passenger plane that crashed with 65 people on board, a military spokesman says, two days after it disappeared from radars over mountainous terrain. the spokesman said it had crashed into a mountain. No-one is expected to have survived.




Death toll in Florida school shooting rises to 17

#US: A 19-year-old gunman opened fire on Wednesday at a Florida high school he had previously been expelled from, killing 17 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said.

The gunman was identified as Nikolas Cruz, who previously attended the school and was expelled for unspecified disciplinary reasons, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said at a news briefing hours later.

Passenger plane ‘exploded’ before crashing in Moscow, black box found


A passenger plane with 71 people on board has crashed in Moscow killing everyone on board. The aircraft an Antonov An-148 operated by Saratov Airlines disappeared shortly after taking off from Moscow. The plane, which had 65 passengers and six crew on board, crashed just outside the city. It has also been claimed that the preliminary cause of the crash is an “explosion”, with witnesses saying the plane broke apart in the sky, Rescuers have reportedly arrived on the scene and recovered a number of bodies as well as the cockpit black box.


Turkey: Gas explosion damages tax office in Ankara


A gas explosion has occurred at a tax office in the Turkish capital of Ankara, the explosion occurred Thursday in the boiler room at the basement of the tax office in the city’s Cukurambar residential and business district. The tax office was closed at the time, The explosion caused a loud boom that could be heard in many parts of the city. The building’s windows were blown out from the force of the blast, television footage showed.


KFAED extends KD-15-mln loan to Argentine


Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and Argentine have signed a loan agreement worth KD 15 million for the financing of the La Plata Water Supply Project.
The project aims at supporting socio-economic development in Buenos Aires Province by improving potable water quality and providing adequate quantities of water supply to people at the project area until the year 2040.