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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, May 23

FIROZ KOAH -- Heavy rains and flash floods killed four people in Afghanistan's western Ghor province on Tuesday, provincial government spokesperson Mawlawi Abdul Wahid Hamas said.

Heavy rains triggered flash floods Tuesday morning outside the provincial capital Firoz Koah, killing the four people including three women in Madrasa village, the official said, adding the number of casualties could increase as survey is still continuing in the affected areas. (Afghanistan-Floods)

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DHAKA -- At least one person was killed and another injured when a landmine went off on Tuesday in the Bandarban District in southeastern Bangladesh, the police have confirmed.

Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Bandarban's Ruma police station, told Xinhua that the landmine exploded near a camp of the BGB (Border Guard Bangladesh) when some workers were cleaning a place of the camp, and a worker was killed. (Bangladesh-Landmine Blast)

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BANGKOK -- Seven people were killed and 23 others injured after a school sports arena collapsed in northern Thailand, a Thai government spokesman said in a statement on Tuesday.

The accident occurred at around 7:00 p.m. local time on Monday when the roof of a primary school sports arena in Phichit province collapsed in a heavy rainstorm, according to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM). (Thailand-School Roof Collapse)

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ISLAMABAD -- At least six security members were killed when a group of terrorists stormed a private oil and gas exploitation plant in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police officers said on Tuesday.

More than two dozen heavily armed terrorists attacked the plant early Tuesday morning in Manji Khel area of Hangu, a district bordering Afghanistan, resulting in the death of four frontier constabulary members and two private security guards, district police officer Asif Bahadur told Xinhua. (Pakistan-Terrorist Attack)