At least eight people have been killed and four others injured in separate gun attacks in Nigeria’s northwestern state of Kaduna.A government official said on Tuesday (April 8th). News Xinhua.The state’s internal security commissioner, Samuel Aruwan, said in a statement that “securityagencies have reported gun attacks in the local Kazuru and Kachia areas.”Aruwan said five people were killed when armed robbers blocked a Kaduna-Kachia road in Kadani village in Kazuru and attacked a truck carrying firewood. Three more people were injured in the attack.In another incident, he said, gunmen attacked a truck at Doka Axis on the same
In recent months, there has been a spate of gun attacks in northern Nigeria.
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Turkey is one of the world’s leading armed drone manufacturers. Turkey gave the drone to Azerbaijan last year during the war with Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh. Turkey supplied drones to allied Azerbaijan during the six-week war. Azerbaijan gets a big advantage in this war. This time, Saudi Arabia has requested Turkey to supply the military drones.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made the announcement on Tuesday (March 16th).
“Saudi Arabia is conducting joint air drills with Greece,” Erdogan said at the briefing. At the same time, the country wants to buy armed drones from us. Hopefully, this issue will be resolved peacefully by avoiding tensions. ‘
According to the French news agency AFP, whether there will be a Saudi drone deal with Ankara depends on Riyadh’s future behavior.
However, there is widespread speculation that Riyadh is seeking an alternative to arms embargoes due to Western sanctions imposed on Saudi Arabia over its military operations in Yemen.
In recent months, Erdogan has been trying to mend ties with regional enemies in the Middle East, including Saudi Arabia.
Conflicts with Saudi allies escalated in 2016 after Turkey’s support for Qatar. But for the first time since 2013, Turkey has announced diplomatic contacts with Egypt. It has also been seen taking steps to resolve the dispute with Riyadh.
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Yangon is the main city of Myanmar. Residents are moving from the city’s industrial area to other areas after more anti-coup protests. Because the food crisis has started to appear in Yangon.
Residents are fleeing the city after the ruling junta imposed martial law in the area, Wyon News reported.
Locals claim, “It’s like a war zone, they’re shooting everywhere.”
More than 40 people were killed when security forces opened fire in Hlaing Tharai on Sunday. There have also been incidents of arson in several factories. Relatives of the victims attended the funeral on Tuesday.
It is known that many residents of the poor suburb of Hlaing Tharai are immigrants and workers. On Tuesday, they left the area with their belongings, motorbikes and tuk-tuks (human haulers).
The ongoing violence has led to food crises and rising fuel prices in Yangon and other areas, according to the World Food Program.
In a statement, the head of Myanmar’s World Food Program said the conflict had multiplied the country’s risk of food crisis and rising fuel prices. Especially the lower class people are most at risk now. Moreover, the danger is even greater in the coronavirus epidemic.
It is worth mentioning that on February 1, the army seized power by overthrowing the elected government of Myanmar. Since then, more than 150 people have been killed in anti-coup protests in the country.
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