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Xinhua world news summary at 0830 GMT, Dec. 31

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NAIROBI -- A road accident Sunday on a major highway in west Kenya killed 30 and injured dozens of others.

The accident occurred at dawn when a bus and a trailer collided at a known black spot on the Nakuru-Eldoret highway. (Kenya-Traffic Accident-Toll)

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SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir -- At least one paramilitary trooper of Central Reserve Police Force was killed and two others wounded early Sunday after militants stormed their camp in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

The gunmen believed to be fidayeen (suicide attackers) militants indiscriminately used gunfire and hurled grenades, while making their entry inside the camp near Srinagar-Jammu highway at village Lethpora-Awantipora of district Pulwama, about 26 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir. (India-Kashmir-Attack)

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SAN FRANCISCO -- A man "wielding a gun" at a busy downtown area in Redwood City, south of San Francisco in western United States, was shot dead late Saturday, local police said.

The Redwood City Police Department tweeted Saturday that police authorities "were investigating the shooting" and that "there were no outstanding suspects." (US-San Francisco-Kill) Enditem