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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, June 8

08 Jun 2023, 10:30 GMT+10

YAOUNDE -- Chadian army said on Wednesday, its forces have killed 23 rebels in week-long violent clashes in Tibesti region (north) of the Central African nation.

Army spokesman Azem Bermandoa Agouna told local media that eight government forces were wounded, and six rebel vehicles recovered during the clashes with National Front for Democracy and Justice in Chad (FNDJT) and Military Command Council for the Salvation of the Republic (CCMSR) that began on May 31. (Chad-Rebel Clash)

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SANAA -- A woman and a child were killed and another child was injured in the explosion of a warhead remnant in the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah on Wednesday.

The remnant went off while the victims were walking along a road in the village of Al-Masani, located in the Al-Hali district southeast of the port city, according to the Houthi-run al-Masirah TV. The majority of the port city, including the Al-Hali district, is currently under Houthi control. (Yemen-Explosion)

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JAKARTA -- Two people were killed and several others injured in a multiple-vehicle crash on Wednesday in Semarang in Indonesia's Central Java province.

A truck carrying soil was traveling from the south side when it swerved and collided with multiple vehicles. The impact caused the truck to overturn and drag several meters, Yunaldi, head of Semarang police traffic unit, said. (Indonesia-Car Crash)

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YANGON -- Two people were killed and several buildings were damaged in a 4.8-magnitude earthquake that jolted southern Myanmar on Wednesday, a local rescue organization said.

Residents in many towns of Ayeyarwady and Yangon regions, including Maubin town, reported feeling the tremors. (Myanmar-Earthquake)

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