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Xinhua world news summary at 1100 GMT, Sept. 14

Xinhua
14 Sep 2021, 21:05 GMT+10

SANAA -- At least 43 Houthi rebels were killed in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen's Marib province in the past 24 hours, a Yemeni military source said Tuesday.

"The airstrikes targeted the rebel positions, gatherings and reinforcements on the frontlines in Sirwah district, killing 43 and destroying nine weapons-mounted vehicles," the source at the Media Center of the Armed Forces in Marib told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. (Yemen-Houthis-Conflicts)

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MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin will observe self-isolation for a certain period of time in connection with the COVID-19 cases detected in his entourage, the Kremlin said in a statement on Tuesday. (Russia-Putin-COVID)

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LONDON -- Three people were killed when a car crashed in Notting Hill, west London on Tuesday, the London Fire Brigade confirmed.

According to the London Fire Brigade, firefighters were called after a car collided with a sheltered accommodation block and burst into flames earlier in the morning. (UK-Car Crash-Death)

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YANGON -- Seven suspects have been arrested with weapons in connection with a robbery in Myanmar's Bago region, according to a release from the State Administration Council's Information Team on Tuesday.

Seven people including one in traffic police uniform, two in police uniforms robbed a cash carrier van of a bank in Inndagaw township of Bago region while travelling to Yangon on Monday afternoon and took 4 billion kyats (over 2.2 million U.S. dollars), the release said. (Myanmar -Robbery)

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