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22 May 2023, 02:05 GMT+10

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodia's anti-drug police have arrested three local women for allegedly trafficking illicit drugs, seizing a total of 150 kg narcotics, an official said on Sunday.

The trio were apprehended on Saturday during a raid in the capital Phnom Penh and its adjacent Kandal province. (Cambodia-Illicit Drugs)

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KATHMANDU -- A woman was killed and two others went missing in an avalanche on Sunday in Bajhang district in far-western Nepal.

Five people who went uphill searching for yarsagumba, a caterpillar fungus, was hit by the avalanche at around 10:00 a.m. local time. Two were recused alive by locals, and the dead body of a woman was uncovered.

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TEHRAN -- Six Iranian border guards were killed on Saturday night in armed clashes with members of a "terrorist" group in Saravan County in southeastern Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

According to Tasnim, five border guards were killed by the "terrorists" at the scene, and another succumbed to his wounds at the hospital later on Sunday. (Iran-Terrorist-Clashes)

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WASHINGTON -- Three people were killed following a shooting at a bar in Kansas City in the U.S. state of Missouri early Sunday, local media reported, citing police sources.

Two of the victims were killed at the scene, and a third victim died later at a hospital, said Kansas City police. (US-Shooting)

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