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Urgent Alert: Gunman on the Loose in South Minneapolis – Officers and Civilians Injured

In South Minneapolis, a shooting has occurred, injuring both police officers and civilians. Law enforcement and emergency personnel are currently working to secure the area. The incident began on Thursday evening around 5:15 p.m. in the Whittier neighborhood on Blaisdell Avenue. Initial reports state that police officers came under fire while responding to the scene. One officer is in critical condition, and another may be injured. Dispatchers have confirmed at least two civilian fatalities and several others wounded. The…

Alert: Somalia Braces for Tropical Storm Threats

Since the start of this year, torrential downpours and sudden floods have wreaked havoc in Somalia. As per the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, about 225,760 individuals have been impacted by the heavy rains and flooding of the Gu season (April to June) as of May 14, with close to 38,730 people being displaced or relocated. The heavy rains and floods have not only caused damage to properties but have also led to the displacement of thousands. Livelihoods, such as livestock and cropland,…

Pirate Attack on Fishing Vessel Sparks Heightened Alert for Maritime Commerce

Today's update reveals the seizure of a fishing boat by armed pirates off the coast of Somalia. Neptune P2P Group warns of escalating piracy incidents, with two pirate groups operating near Socotra and Eyl. The ship's tracking system is currently inactive. Neptune P2P Group predicts an increase in pirate attacks due to their profitability. They estimate pirates are expanding their operations up to 1000nm off the Somali coast. Atalanta reports two pirate groups active in the Socotra area and 500nm east of the island. Last…

Emergency Alert: 23 Passengers Vanish Following Tana River Boat Capsize

Efforts to find and save those aboard a private craft that capsized en route from Madogo to Garissa on a bleak Sunday evening are in full swing. As the Madogo-Garissa road met its aquatic match, the boat was in the business of shuttling passengers for a nominal fee when misfortune struck. A clip, as per Citizen.Digital's report, displayed several individuals clinging to the overturned boat, amidst them, others battled the fierce currents. Onlookers, frozen by the calamity unfolding before their eyes, stood at the flood's…

tensions rise a few days before the election, UN in “high alert”

The security situation deteriorated sharply on Friday 18 December in the Central African Republic, nine days before the presidential and legislative elections. Several cities in the western part of the country have been attacked by members of various armed groups, according to the UN. La Minusca has deployed significant reinforcements there, saying it is on "high alert" in other regions, including the…

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