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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Oct. 12

Xinhua
12 Oct 2021, 11:05 GMT+10

UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for the injection of liquidity to keep the Afghan economy afloat.

In addition to humanitarian aid, the international community needs to act to prevent the economic collapse of Afghanistan, he told reporters. (UN-Afghanistan-Economy)

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LOS ANGELES -- A small plane on Monday afternoon crashed into homes in Santee, 220 km south of Los Angeles, killing at least two people.

The local FOX 5 news channel reported that the plane, which took off from Yuma of Arizona, crashed around 12:15 p.m. local time, and the authority who had no idea how many people were on the plane believed that the injuries were "non survivable." (U.S.-Plane-Crash)

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ANKARA -- Two members of Turkish special operation forces were killed in a guided missile attack by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) from Tel Rifat town of northern Syria, Turkey's interior minister said on Monday.

The police officers were on duty in the Mare district of Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield zone, the Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu tweeted. (Turkey-Attack)

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ABUJA -- Nigerian police on Monday ordered a full-scale investigation into an attack on a police station and abduction of a policewoman in the country's southern state of Enugu by unknown gunmen.

Daniel Ndukwe, a spokesperson for the police in Enugu, said in a statement unidentified gunmen in their numbers invaded on Saturday evening a police station in the Uzo-Uwani local government area of the Enugu state. They opened fire on security personnel on duty and abducted a policewoman from the police station. (Nigeria-Gunmen-Attack)

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