Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Oct. 21

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WASHINGTON -- A small plane vanished from radar as it was approaching a North Carolina airport on Sunday evening, and a search for it is underway, said the airport in a statement.

The Raleigh-Durham International Airport said that air traffic controllers found the propeller plane lost on radar near Umstead State Park at about 7:25 p.m. local time (2325 GMT) as it was approaching the airport from the east. (US-North Carolina-Airport)

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KINSHASA -- At least 24 people were killed in a traffic accident early Sunday morning near Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), said local officials.

A bus was traveling from Lufu, a border town with Angola, to Kinshasa on National Highway No. 1 when it came off the road near Mbanza-Ngungu village and caught fire in a plot at around 1 a.m. local time (0000 GMT). (DRC-Bus Accident)

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WASHINGTON -- Three soldiers were killed and three more injured Sunday when an armored vehicle crashed during training exercises at Fort Stewart in southeastern U.S. state of Georgia, according to a USA Today report.

The soldiers, with the Army's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, were riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Three soldiers were pronounced dead at the scene, and the others were evacuated to a nearby hospital where they are being treated and evaluated for their injuries, said the report. (US-Army-Training Accident)

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OTTAWA -- Two men were wounded in a shooting in the western part of Canadian capital city of Ottawa Sunday morning, according to Ottawa Police.

Police said they responded to reports of shooting in a two-story house in the Nepean district of Ottawa after 6 a.m. Sunday. (Canada-Ottawa-Shooting) Enditem

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