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Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, July 25

25 Jul 2021, 22:55 GMT+10

ZAGREB -- A bus carrying over 60 passengers crashed in eastern Croatia on Sunday morning, killing at least ten and injuring more than 40 people, local media reported.

According to the national news agency HINA, the accident happened on A3 highway near Croatia's eastern city of Slavonski Brod. The bus was registered in Kosovo and enroute from German city Frankfurt to Kosovo's Pristina. (Croatia-Traffic accident)

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KABUL -- A total of 25 militants were killed as fighting planes targeted Taliban militants' hideouts and positions in southern Helmand province on Saturday, the Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

The fighting planes, according to the statement, struck Taliban militants' hideouts and positions in parts of Nad Ali and Sangin districts late on Saturday, killing 25 armed militants. (Afghanistan-Airstrikes-Taliban)

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MANILA -- At least three died and five were injured in the northern Philippines after days of intensive monsoon rains, authorities said on Sunday.

Heavy rainfall enhanced by a typhoon hammered down Metro Manila and many parts of the country this week, causing floods and displacing people in low-lying areas. (Philippines-Monsoon-Death)

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NEW DELHI -- At least six people were killed and several others injured in lightning strikes in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, officials said Sunday.

The deaths were reported Saturday evening in Panna district, about 385 km northeast of Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. (India-Madhya Pradesh-Lightning)

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