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Mamasapano clash

The Mamasapano clash was an incident that occurred during a police operation, codenamed Oplan Exodus, which took place at Tukanalipao, Mamasapano, Maguindanao, by Special Action Force of the Philippine National Police against the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. The operation was intended to capture or kill wanted Malaysian terrorist and bomb-maker Zulkifli Abdhir.

Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 crashes

The aircraft crashed en route from Beirut to Addis Ababa shortly after takeoff from Rafic Hariri International Airport. All 90 people on board died in the accident. The final report concluded that the flight crew mismanaged the aircraft’s speed, altitude, and heading.

Earthquake in city Armenia, Colombia

The earthquake had a magnitude of 6.2. It heavily affected the city of Armenia, Colombia in the Quindío department. The quake killed 1,900 persons. It also had an impact on the economy as many coffee farms were completely or partially destroyed, and 13,000 structures of several kinds of enterprises and industries were damaged.