This week in photos: Burning oil refinery, L-410 crash site and Mars landscape in Israel

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A deer roars in London’s Bush Park, October 13. In autumn, red deer begin the mating season, males begin to roar to attract females

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In the Menzelinsky region of Tatarstan, the L-410 aircraft made a hard landing, October 10. On board were two pilots and 20 paratroopers. As a result of the crash, 16 people were killed, six more were injured.

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A man hides from a wave in Hong Kong during the 18th Pacific typhoon this season, dubbed Kompasu, October 13. As a result of the disaster in a special administrative region of China, one person was killed and five were injured. Earlier, “Kompasu” (translated from Japanese – “compass”) swept over the Philippines, where at least nine people died, 11 are missing

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American boxer Deontay Wilder (left) loses by knockout to British boxer Tyson Fury (right) for the title of the world heavyweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC), October 9. Wilder held the WBC world title from January 2015 to February 2020, having defended it ten times

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An experiment to simulate life on Mars began in the Israeli desert, October 10. Six “astronauts” will spend several weeks at a special station – until the end of October. A model of the Martian base was created in a crater about 500 meters deep and about 40 kilometers wide

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A shootout during protests by Shiite parties in the Al-Tayyuni and Badaro districts in West Beirut, October 14. As a result of the clashes, seven people were killed, 32 were injured, some of them are in serious condition. Representatives of the Shiite movements Amal and Hezbollah demand the removal of Judge Tarek Bitar, who heads the commission of inquiry in the August 4, 2020 port bombing

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Spanish legionnaires with a goat mascot await the start of the Spanish Nation Day parade in Madrid, October 12

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Smog from smoldering peat bogs in Yekaterinburg, October 14. Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported about the smoldering of a peat bog in the south of the city on an area of ​​120 hectares, by October 14, it was possible to localize smoldering on an area of ​​4.8 hectares

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Burning oil refinery, Mars landscape, and other stories are among some of the developments captured in this week's photos.

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