Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, June 14

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BAMAKO -- Fifteen people were killed and 32 others injured in a collision of vehicles on the national road linking Mali's capital Bamako to the town of Segou located 230 km north of the capital, the Malian Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure said Tuesday.

The accident occurred around 4 a.m. local time (0400 GMT) Tuesday between the towns of Fana and Konobougou, when two buses collided with a 10-tonne truck carrying cattle and traveling in the opposite direction. (Mali-Road Accident-Death)

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TOKYO -- Two Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces (GSDF) members were killed and a third wounded after being shot by another member with a rifle at a GSDF shooting range on Wednesday in central Japan's prefecture of Gifu, the military said.

The GSDF said in a statement that at around 9 a.m. local time (0000 GMT), during a live-bullet exercise as part of new personnel training, one Self-Defense Forces candidate fired at three personnel. (Japan-Shooting-Casualties)

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NEW DELHI -- Nine people were killed and 10 others wounded in fresh violence in India's northeastern state of Manipur, local media reported on Wednesday, quoting police officials.

The killings took place during a firing incident late Tuesday night in the Khamenlok area in Kangpokpi district, about 25 km northeast of Imphal, the capital city of Manipur. (India--Violence-Death)

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ATHENS -- A boat carrying refugees and migrants sank in southwestern Greece, resulting in 32 deaths, according to Greek national news agency AMNA on Wednesday.

One hundred and four passengers have been rescued, while a search and rescue operation was underway to locate a yet unclear number of missing, said the report. (Greece-Accident-Refugee Death) Enditem

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