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Xinhua world news summary at 0130 GMT, Jan. 18

Xinhua
18 Jan 2021, 11:30 GMT+10

RIYADH -- A man and two children were injured on Sunday in a Houthi attack on the Saudi Arabian border city Jazan, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

Mohammed bin Hassan Al Samghan, the media spokesperson of Jazan Civil Defense, was quoted as saying that the condition of one of the three victims was critical, adding that the attack also damaged a civilian car. (Saudi Arabia-Jazan-Houthi Attack)

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ADDIS ABABA -- A traffic accident in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state killed seven people who were travelling to a wedding, state affiliated media outlet Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Sunday.

FBC reported the accident happened on Sunday morning in Hondeash locality, East Gojjam zone of Amhara regional state, when a minibus with 19 wedding party goers overturned, leaving seven dead. (Ethiopia-Car Accident)

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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan has condemned the targeted killing of two female judges in Afghan capital Kabul, and extended condolences to the families of the deceased.

Two gunmen on a motorcycle fired on a car carrying female judges near a bus stop in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Sunday, killing two and injuring two others, an Afghan security source said. (Pakistan-Afghanistan-Terrorism)

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KHARTOUM -- The death toll from the armed militias' attack in El Geneina, capital city of Sudan's West Darfur State, jumped to 83, and the injured to 160, at a time when the Sudanese authorities decided to send security reinforcements to the area.

"The death toll from the bloody events in El Geneina, the capital city of West Darfur State, has climbed to 83 and the injured to 160 since Saturday," said the Doctors' Committee of West Darfur State in a statement Sunday. (Sudan-Attack-West Darfur)

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