Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, July 6

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HAVANA -- Tropical storm Elsa made landfall on Monday in the south of western Cuba with sustained winds of 95 km per hour, according to the latest report from the country's Institute of Meteorology (Insmet).

"Meteorological radar confirmed that at 1:40 p.m. local time (17:40 GMT) Elsa made landfall at the Cienaga de Zapata (Zapata Swamp), on the southern coast of the western province of Matanzas," said Insmet. (Cuba-Tropical Storm)

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SAN FRANCISCO -- One man was killed and three others injured in a shooting in Santa Rosa, U.S. State of California, early Monday morning, local police said.

Shortly after midnight, Santa Rosa police officers responded to the incident at an illegal fireworks gathering and found four gunshot victims. A 35-year-old Santa Rosa man died at the scene and his identification is not yet released. (US-Santa Rosa-Shooting)

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TRIPOLI -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Monday welcomed the launch of the voter registration by the High National Elections Commission for the upcoming elections.

"The UN Support Mission in Libya congratulates the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) on the launch of the voter registration update and considers this event to be a key milestone towards the realization of the Libyan people's overwhelming demand for national elections on 24 December 2021," UNSMIL said in a statement. (Libya-Elections-UNSMIL)

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UNITED NATIONS -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was saddened by the loss of life and destruction caused by a mudslide in Japan, said his spokesman on Monday.

Guterres extended his deep condolences to the families of the victims, the government and people of Japan. He commended the work of the emergency responders and wished a speedy recovery to those who were injured, said Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman, in a statement. (UN-Japan-Mudslide) Enditem

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