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Our world in photos: May 5

May 5, 2021 By Michaela Keil
INDIA — Pyre: A woman pulled away her crying relative as she reacted to the burning funeral pyre of their family member who died of COVID-19, at an open crematorium set up at a granite quarry on the outskirts of Bengaluru, on Wednesday.
Photo: Aijaz Rahi/AP


NEPAL — Rest: A family member of a COVID-19 patient rested on the corridor of the emergency ward of a hospital in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Authorities extended the lockdown in the capital Kathmandu and surrounding districts by another week on Wednesday, as the Himalayan nation recorded the highest COVID-19 daily infection and death. 
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


HUNGARY — Sighting: Due to a long camera shutter speed the International Space Station (ISS) created a light strip as it moved across the sky above Somosko Castle near Salgotarjan, on Wednesday. 
Photo: Peter Komka/MTI via AP


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ALABAMA — Rescue: Residents of the Crescent at Lakeshore apartment complex were rescued by Homewood Fire and Rescue as severe weather produced torrential rainfall flooding several apartment buildings on Tuesday, in Homewood.
Photo: Butch Dill/AP


GREECE — Backflip: 25 year-old Jimmakos Scotis backflipped as a woman wearing a protective face mask walked with her dog at the seaside of Alimos, suburb of Athens, on Tuesday. Greece began easing coronavirus-related restrictions with a view to opening to the vital tourism industry in the summer. 
Photo: Petros Giannakouris/AP

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