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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Sept. 26

27 Sep 2022, 02:05 GMT+10

MOSCOW -- At least 15 people were killed, including 11 children, in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Izhevsk on Monday, TASS news agency reported, citing the Russian Investigative Committee.

According to the committee, 22 children and two adults were injured in the attack at the No. 88 school located near the city administration building of Izhevsk, the capital city of western Russia's Udmurt Republic. (Russia-School Shooting, WRITETHRU)

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TRIPOLI -- Five people were killed and 13 others injured in a fresh wave of violent clashes in the western Libyan city of Zawiya, some 45 km west of the capital Tripoli, medics said Monday.

The deaths include a 10-year-old girl, and "some injured people were in severe conditions," the Medical Emergency Department said in a statement posted on its Facebook account. (Libya-Armed Clashes-Deaths)

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QUITO -- At least four people were killed and two others were missing after a boat carrying tourists capsized off the Galapagos Islands, local authorities reported Monday morning.

More than 30 passengers were on board the ill-fated boat Sunday night, which operated between Isabela and Santa Cruz, two islands of the Galapagos, according to Santa Cruz Mayor Angel Yanez. (Ecuador-Boat Accident)

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MANILA -- Super typhoon Noru slammed Luzon island in the Philippines with heavy rainfall and winds since Sunday afternoon, leaving six people dead and six others missing, as it blew away from the Southeast Asian country on Monday.

Bulacan province Governor Daniel Fernando said a flash flood washed away five rescuers who were conducting rescue operations in San Miguel town, north of Manila. Some parts of the town are still under muddy water. (Philippines-Typhoon Noru-Deaths)

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