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A woman dies after being hit by a self-driving car operated by Uber

Elaine Herzberg was struck by the self-driving Uber Volvo XC90 taxi when she was crossing Mill Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona. She was taken to the hospital where she died of her injuries. It was the first time a self-driving car killed a pedestrian. Uber immediately suspended testing of self-driving vehicles in Arizona.

Taksim attack

Suicide bombing took place at popular shopping area of ─░stiklal Avenue, in Istanbul. Attacked detonated the bomb while passing a group of tourists. Four people, excluding the attacker, died and 36 more were injured. Further investigation led the Turkish authorities to hold the Islamic state accountable for the attack.

Flydubai Flight 981 crashes

A scheduled international passenger flight from Dubai International Airport to Rostov-on-Don Airport in Russia missed the first approach. Due to weather conditions, they had to enter a holding pattern for 2 hours. After the second one was aborted, the plane crashed onto the runway. The resulting explosion killed everyone aboard.