With the price of metals such as copper and lead soaring to record highs, metal theft in Britain has reached epic proportions. Church roofs, heating pipes, railings, and bronze statues are among the items pilfered by thieves and sold to scrap metal dealers.
In other news, a bomb blast in the Somali city of Baidoa killed at least twelve people. The Islamic terror group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.
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