A Bosnian firefighter is at the site of a helicopter crash. The UH-1H Bosnian armed forces craft crashed during an exercise. Three crew members sustained light injuries.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ELVIS BARUKCIC / AFPLink
Flames rise from an tanker truck reportedly carrying oil for NATO forces after it was attacked by suspected Taliban militants. Three civilians were killed and more than a dozen shops were gutted in the incident.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NAQEEB AHMED / EPALink
Pakistani security personnel stand guard next to the wreckage of a bus after a bomb explosion that police said killed at least eight people, including six Shiite pilgrims, in Pakistan's insurgency-torn southwest.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: BANARAS KHAN / AFPLink
Shop workers look out at flash flooding after a torrential downpour in this Staffordshire village. Torrential rain and thunderstorms have hit many parts of the Midlands, creating flash floods.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images EuropeLink
A teenager jumps on a trampoline during a competition to mark Youth Day.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: OLGA MALTSEVA / AFPLink
A mahout moves an elephant to higher ground as villagers paddle with their belongings through flood waters in the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in the northeastern state of Assam. Flood waters have submerged some 90% of the sanctuary, forcing rhinos and other wild animals to shelter in the woodland of the park, which is located at a higher altitude. More than 850,000 people have been displaced due to flooding caused by seasonal monsoon rains, a government official said.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: STRDEL / AFPLink
Serena Williams of the United States reacts during a second-round women's singles match against Melinda Czink of Hungary at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Anja Niedringhaus / Associated PressLink
Russia's Svetlana Denyayeva lands on the sand during the women's long jump finals at the 2012 European Athletics Championships at the Olympic Stadium.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFPLink
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