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General News Archive - September 05, 2005

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Up to 30 gunmen in 10 cars opened fire on Iraq's interior ministry at around 6.15 a.m. (0215 GMT) on Monday morning, killing two policemen and wounding five, police and interior ministry sources said.

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Up to 30 gunmen in 10 cars opened fire on Iraq's interior ministry at around 6.15 a.m. (0215 GMT) on Monday morning, killing two policemen and wounding five, police and interior ministry sources said.

New Orleans police killed four looters who had opened fire on them as rescue teams scoured homes and toxic waters flooding streets to find survivors and recover thousands of bloated corpses.

By Mark Egan NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A week after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans on Monday searched for growing numbers of its dead from the city's worst catastrophe and had not given up on finding more of the living.

JAKARTA (Reuters) - All 117 people on board an Indonesian Boeing 737-200 that crashed in the city of Medan on Monday were killed, along with 30 bystanders on the ground, a rescue official said. "All passengers and crew died.

By Sebastian Alison BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Up to 30 gunmen in 10 cars fired on Iraq's interior ministry at dawn on Monday, killing two police and wounding five, ministry sources said, in what appeared a carefully coordinated attack on a sensitive target.

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Several passengers survived the crash of an Indonesian Boeing 737-200 in the city of Medan on Monday, a spokesman for the airline said. Earlier, the head of Medan's search and rescue agency said all 117 people on board the flight had died.

MANAMA (Reuters) - A United States Navy submarine collided with a Turkish cargo ship on Monday off the coast of the Gulf state of Bahrain, but there were no injuries, the Navy said.

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan and U.S. forces have launched a sweep for Taliban insurgents, killing 13 and capturing 44 suspected militants in the troubled south of the country, an Afghan official said on Monday.

MEDAN, Indonesia (Reuters) - A Boeing 737-200 crashed in a residential area of Indonesia's third biggest city just after takeoff on Monday, killing more than 100 people onboard as well as 30 bystanders in an inferno on the ground.