Our world in photos: April 15
INDIA — Testing: A woman got her swab sample taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Noida, a suburb of New Delhi, on Thursday. India reported more than 200,000 new coronavirus cases Thursday, skyrocketing past 14 million overall as an intensifying outbreak put a grim weight on its fragile health care system.
Photo: Altaf Qadri/AP
GERMANY — Attempted save: Dortmund’s goalkeeper Marwin Hitz failed to save a penalty shot by Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez during the Champions League quarter-final second leg soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Manchester City at the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, on Wednesday. Photo: Martin Meissner/Pool via AP
PERU — Eviction: Police carried out an eviction at a squatters camp at Morro Solar, southern Lima, on Wednesday. Police removed some 4,000 squatters that had been occupying the area, declared of national historical interest by the Ministry of Culture. Photo: Guadalupe Pardo/AP
LOUISIANA — Missing: Darra Ann Morales, right, shows a photo of her son Chaz Morales and his family on her phone, as Chaz Jr., 10, comforts his grandmother at their home in Slidell on Wednesday. Darra Ann Morales is the mother and Chaz Jr. is the son of Chaz Morales, who is one of the crew members missing from the capsized vessel Seacor Power that departed from Port Fourchon when severe weather struck Tuesday. Photo: Max Becherer/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP
TEXAS — Dunk: Indiana Pacers’ Domantas Sabonis dunked during the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets in an NBA basketball game on Wednesday, in Houston. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Pool Photo via AP
SENEGAL — Ramadan: Muslims prayed during the first day of the holy month of Ramadan at the Massalikoul Jinaan mosque in Dakar on Wednesday. Across the world, Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan, where they refrain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn to dusk. Photo: Leo Correa/AP
BRITAIN — Rehearsal: King’s Troup Royal Horse Artillery rehearsed on the long walk towards Windsor Castle in Windsor on Thursday, in preparation for Prince Philip’s funeral service which will take place on Saturday at Windsor Castle. Photo: Frank Augstein/AP
ISRAEL — Independence day: People flocked to the beach after more than a year of coronavirus restrictions, during Independence Day celebrations, in Tel Aviv on Thursday. Israel celebrated its annual Independence Day, marking 73 years since the founding of the state in 1948. Photo: Ariel Schalit/AP
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