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Explosions rock Crimea in suspected Ukrainian attack

Explosions and fires ripped through an ammunition depot in Russian-occupied Crimea on Tuesday in the second suspected Ukrainian attack on the peninsula in just over a week, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people.

A man cleans an apartment destroyed after Russian shelling in Nikopol, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. (AP Photo/Kostiantyn Liberov)

Reports: Israel carried out Gaza strike that killed 5 minors

A Palestinian human rights group and an Israeli newspaper reported Tuesday that an explosion in a cemetery that killed five Palestinian children during the latest flare-up in Gaza was caused by an Israeli airstrike and not an errant Palestinian rocket.

Children hold pictures of the children of Nijim family who were killed during an Israeli airstrike on cemetery on the three days war on Gaza, at Al-Faluja cemetery in Jebaliya, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (AP Photo/Fatima Shbair)



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