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Death toll from Texas mass shooting rises to 21

The death toll from a mass shooting in the southern US city of El Paso, Texas, rose to 21 after one of the wounded died in hospital on Monday, police confirmed. Sad to report that the number of fatalities increased by one. Victim passed early this morning at the hospital,” the city’s police department said on Twitter.

A man armed with a rifle opened fire at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, 26 people were wounded as panicked shoppers and employees scurried for cover before the gunman surrendered to police at the scene.

Texas mass shooting

Many shoppers in the busy store were buying back-to-school supplies when they found themselves caught up in the latest U.S. mass shooting, which came just six days after a teenage gunman killed three people at a summer food festival in Northern California.

Saturday’s suspect was officially identified as a 21-year-old white male from Allen, Texas, a Dallas suburb some 650 miles (1,046 km) east of El Paso, which lies along the Rio Grande, across the U.S.-Mexico border from Ciudad Juarez.

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A light plane crashed in western Tanzania on Saturday, killing two South Africans who had been involved in last month’s successful attempt to fly a home-built aircraft from Cape Town to Cairo, officials said.

Two South Africans killed

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The crashed Sling plane, which entered Tanzanian airspace from Uganda en route to Malawi, made a distress signal about engine failure before disappearing from radar, according to the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA)…Read more here

Source: Timeslive

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