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Latest Nagarkot massacre Stories

2005-12-15 05:33:41

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Hundreds of people took to the streets and burned tires in noisy protests on Thursday after a Nepali soldier killed 11 people and wounded 19 after an argument, the army and witnesses said. The army said the soldier, who began shooting after a row with villagers, also died in the incident which took place late on Wednesday near the tourist resort of Nagarkot, 30 km (20 miles) from Kathmandu. Some news reports said he killed himself. "The army has taken the...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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