Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Nov. 27

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ROME -- At least one person died and several others went missing on the island of Ischia in southern Italy on Saturday, after heavy rains triggered a landslide that hit several residential buildings, according to authorities and local media.

"So far, we can confirm one victim," Italian news agency AGI cited Naples prefect Claudio Palomba as reporting. (Italy-Landslide-Death)

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ADEN, Yemen -- At least five members of Yemen's government forces were killed Saturday in a bomb explosion in the country's southern oil-rich province of Shabwa, a security official told Xinhua.

"Suspected al-Qaida gunmen targeted vehicles of the government forces with an Improvised Explosive Device in the western part of Shabwa, causing a huge blast in the area located near oil fields," the local security official said on condition of anonymity. (Yemen-Bomb Blast-Death)

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MOGADISHU -- Over 100 al-Shabab militants were killed during planned operations by Somali National Army and its international partners at the border of Middle Shabelle and Hiran regions of central Somalia, a senior government official confirmed to local media on Saturday.

Abdirahman Yusuf Al-Adala, the deputy minister for Information, Culture, and Tourism, said that among the dead were ten ringleaders, adding that the military offensive against the al-Shabab group had intensified. (Somalia-Al-shabab-Death)

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TASHKENT -- Three people were killed and 38 others injured in a road accident involving a bus and a truck in the Andijan region in eastern Uzbekistan Saturday.

The collision took place between the two vehicles on the Tashkent-Andijan highway in the Andijan region at approximately 8:10 a.m. local time (0310 GMT), said the Uzbek Health Ministry and the regional traffic police. (Uzbekistan-Accident-Death) Enditem

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