Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, July 12

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SAO PAULO -- At least four people were killed, including two minors, when suspects opened fire on a bar in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, local media reported Tuesday.

Based on reports from the Sao Paulo Civil Police, the incident occurred minutes before midnight on Monday in the Parque Paraiso neighborhood of the Itapecerica da Serra district. (Brazil-Killing-Shooting)

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ADEN, Yemen -- Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a senior police officer of Yemen's government forces in the southwestern province of Taiz, a local government official said on Tuesday.

The officer, identified as Salah Amrany, was gunned down outside his residential building late on Monday night by motorcycle-riding assailants, the official said on condition of anonymity. (Yemen-Gunmen-Police Officer Death)

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WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday declared an emergency in Vermont as the state is being struck by catastrophic flooding.

The White House said in a statement that Biden has ordered federal assistance to supplement the northeastern U.S. state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the areas affected by flooding beginning on Sunday and continuing. (U.S.-Flooding-Emergency)

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ABUJA -- At least six people were killed, and 14 others sustained varying degrees of injuries following a road accident involving multiple vehicles in Nigeria's southern state of Enugu on Tuesday.

Ifeanyi Ossai, the deputy governor of Enugu State, told reporters after visiting the scene of the incident near the city of Enugu, the state capital, that at least four vehicles, including a gas tanker and a truck, had a collision. (Nigeria-Road Accident-Casualty) Enditem

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