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Nine people dead after Russian cargo plane hits military warehouse

A Russian cargo plane crashed into a military warehouse complex in Siberia on Thursday, killing all nine people on board, the emergencies ministry said. The Antonov An-12 military transport plane, carrying cargo from the Siberian city of Novosibirsk, crashed into storage warehouses at a military unit near Irkutsk, also in…

Mass electrocution kills 140 flamingos in India

Nearly 140 greater flamingos were killed in a wildlife sanctuary in western India when they were startled and flew into a string of high tension power lines, a forest official said Friday. Tens of thousands of flamingos turn the flat, warm marshes of the Khadir region of Gujarat state into…