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Booby-traps used on fleeing Syrians

Mines in Syria

Mazen Hajisa has a secret. Amid the olive groves of Turkey just a stone's throw away from the Syrian border, he has hidden away several Styrofoam boxes. Their contents are deadly: a dozen unexploded antipersonnel mines.


Hopes Fade for 21 Buried in Philippine Landslide

Filipino rescuers who dug by hand to save people buried by a landslide were losing hope of finding 21 still missing in the disaster that killed at least three people in a remote gold mining village, officials said Saturday.


WWII Bomb Likely Killed 2 Polish Children

Two Polish children have died after a bomb believed to from World War II exploded in a field where they were playing. Police said the 10-year-old boy died immediately after the explosion on Tuesday and his 9-year-old sister died of her injuries in the hospital on Thursday. The children were from the village of Konskowola in eastern Poland.


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