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California Highway Patrol Officer Killed After Man Allegedly Opened Fire During Traffic Stop

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A man whose truck was being impounded suddenly grabbed a rifle and opened fire, killing a California Highway Patrol officer and wounding two others before he was killed, authorities said.


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A driver stopped by police pulled out a rifle and opened fire, killing a California Highway Patrol officer and wounding two others during a shootout on a freeway overpass that left the gunman dead and sent terrified motorists running for cover. (Aug. 13)
Two other California Highway Patrol officers were struck by bullets, and two civilians received minor injuries in the shootout, police said.
At least 41 people have died in Russia after a plane caught fire as it made an emergency landing.
The Aeroflot flight was forced to return to Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport shortly after taking off.
Flight radar tracking shows it had circled twice over Moscow.

Al Jazeera's Raheela Mahomed reports.

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