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The June 28 video by The Caucasus Post shows a broadcaster standing in the middle of a very busy flightline in Azerbaijan while reporting a segment on the 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, according to the Aviationist.
As the broadcast begins, the reporter strays into the path of an oncoming Mi-24 helicopter gunship, and narrowly avoids disaster as the Hind gunship’s stub wing and launch rail passes just a foot or so from her scalp. But she doesn’t bat an eye. In fact, she stays put while about a dozen more Hind gunships fly by perilously close, and manages to wrap up the segment without losing her head.
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A rocket was fired in Iraqi capital Baghdad's heavily-fortified Green Zone, which houses government buildings and foreign embassies, but caused no casualties, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.
A blast was heard in central Baghdad on Sunday night, Reuters witnesses said and two Baghdad-based diplomatic sources also said they heard the blast.
Officers from the California Highway Patrol arrested a homeless man Thursday morning after he allegedly threw a stolen Caltrans tripod onto Interstate 5 in downtown Sacramento, endangering the occupants of a van as it crashed through its windshield.
The incident happened just after 10:30 a.m., when the Caltrans survey tripod was stolen from the corner of Neasham Circle and Front Street, CHP South Sacramento said in a news release.
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's parliament descended into chaos on Sunday when lawmakers brawled over the appointment of a new speaker, an inauspicious start to the assembly which was sitting for the first time since chaotic elections last year.
Results of last October's parliamentary election were only finalized earlier this month after repeated technical and organizational problems and widespread accusations of fraud.