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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Nov. 22

Xinhua
22 Nov 2020, 10:30 GMT+10

LAGOS -- A group of unidentified gunmen attacked a community in Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna, killing one person and abducting scores of others, local police said Saturday.

Mohammed Jalige, a police spokesperson in Kaduna, who confirmed the incident to Xinhua, said the gunmen attacked the Rigasa community in the Igabi area of the state on Friday. (Nigeria-Gunman-Abduction)

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LOS ANGELES -- At least one person was killed and four others were injured after a shooting during a party early Saturday morning in Phoenix, capital of the southwestern U.S. state of Arizona.

Officers were called to an empty building near 35th Avenue and Earll Drive at around 5:30 a.m. local time, Phoenix police spokeswoman Sgt. Ann Justus was quoted as saying by a local newspaper, The Arizona Republic. (U.S.-Arizona-Shooting)

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MEXICO CITY -- The death toll from a gas truck explosion earlier this week in western Mexico's Nayarit state rose to 15 after the sole survivor of the tragedy died in the hospital, local officials said on Saturday.

The Nayarit State Attorney General's Office said it was notified early in the day of the death of the woman, who had been convalescing from severe burns at a hospital in Tepic, capital of Nayarit. (Mexico-Explosion-Death)

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ABUJA -- Four people were killed on Saturday following a road crash involving a truck and a bus in Nigeria's southwestern state of Ogun, local authorities said.

Two others were injured in the accident which occurred along the Ijebu Ode-Oru road in the state. (Nigeria-Road-Accident)

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