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Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Four - 06 May 2023
Iran Daily - Number Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Eighty Four - 06 May 2023 - Page 3

News in Brief


Strong earthquake hits Japan, killing one, injuring 13

AP – A strong, shallow earthquake hit central Japan on Friday, killing at least one person and injuring 13 others, but no tsunami warning was issued.
The magnitude 6.2 quake struck Ishikawa prefecture on the west coast of Japan’s main island of Honshu, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The Japan Meteorological Agency measured the quake at 6.5 and said it was centered at a depth of about 12km.

Sweden arrests far-right politician in absentia: Report

AA – Far-right Danish-Swedish politician Rasmus Paludan, who burned a copy of the Qur’an earlier this year, has been reportedly arrested in absentia in Sweden.
The Malmo Prosecutor’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Paludan on suspicion of “several crimes,” Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet reported.
Paludan has been investigated a couple of months ago for “incitement against a group of people, insult and gross assault against an official,” it said.

Eight school staff shot dead in Pakistan

CNN – An attack by unknown gunmen at a school in Pakistan’s northern province of Khyber Pakhtunkwa has left eight school staff dead and two others injured.
The attack took place after exams at a local high school.


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