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Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Oct. 3

Xinhua
03 Oct 2022, 10:30 GMT+10

JAKARTA -- As of Sunday, 125 people were confirmed dead from a stampede after a football match in Indonesia's East Java province, with more than 320 others injured, Indonesia's National Police Chief, General Listyo Sigit Prabowo, said Sunday.

Previously, the police said the death toll was 129 and more than 180 others were injured, while the provincial authorities claimed 172 dead in the tragedy. However, Listyo said some victims' names were listed more than once. (Indonesia-Stampede)

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KAMPALA -- At least 65 health workers in Uganda have been put under quarantine after getting in contact with Ebola cases, a ministry of health spokesperson said Sunday.

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, Ministry of Health spokesperson told Xinhua by telephone that some of the affected workers would stay home for 21 days. (Uganda-Ebola)

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ISLAMABAD -- The death toll from this season's monsoon rain and flood since mid-June has risen to around 1,695 along with 12,865 others injured in Pakistan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said on Sunday.

According to a report released by the NDMA, 630 children and 340 women were among those who lost their lives in separate rain or flood-related accidents in the country. (Pakistan-Monsoon Rain)

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SANAA -- UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg announced on Sunday that no agreement has been reached to renew the expired truce between the Yemeni warring parties.

"The UN Special Envoy regrets that an agreement has not been reached today, as an extended and expanded truce would provide additional critical benefits to the population," his office said in a statement. (Yemen-Houthi-UN)

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