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on: September 12, 2020, 20:28:51
Fucking hell lad's, who's mum fell out of bed?

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A devastating earthquake of 6.2-magnitude has struck Isla Duala.
The earthquake struck the Island, located in the Red Sea around 80 miles from the Eritrean coast, which is dually owned by Afrene and Molatia which has caused an unknown amount of damage so far.
 
The earthquake struck at roughly 06:00 last thursday, just as the majority of the Islanders were preparing for work, this led to a large scale panic as many buildings had broken windows and walls fracturing with some even fully collapsing.
 
Much of the Islands infrastructure dates back to the cold war, when oil was discovered by the former Soviet Union in the 1960's. Early reports suggest that while many of the refinery facilities have survived, much of the pipeline and transportation network has been damaged. This has led to large fires erupting across the island.
 
Sources stated the casualties were reported to be around 50 people at 10:00 local time with that number swiftly rising to 400 by the end of the day.
 
An estimated 1500 people have been displaced by the earthquake and a larger number have had their homes and livelihoods destroyed as workplaces were shook apart.
 
The British ambassador, John Pickle, said "I felt the earth shake and then the walls rumbled knocking off some paintings, it was so strong I split my whisky all over my desk".
 
A refugee camp has since been set up in Afrene in the south of the island which has seen people fleeing across the border from Molatia in the north which caused numbers in the camp to rapidly swell.

The Molatian government formally announced "We are a strong, powerful nation, this tragedy will not be enough to force us down. We will stand together and reforge ourselves along the great teachings of Marxs for a better future".
 
It is expected that a lengthy and extensive humanitarian aid effort is going to be required to get the island on its feet again due to the overall poor quality of the buildings and the financial situation of both countries inhabiting the island.
The island itself is occupied on the south by the country of Afrene who have had a claim to the island since it was released from Soviet control after the collapse of the Soviet Union. This is strongly contested by the northern owners, Molatia, who claim it was peacefully occupied by the Russians before the soviet union and so should return to the Russian Federation's control.
 
The UK has offered aid to both the Afrene and Molatian sides of the island stating "The British government stands ready to render aid to both Afrene and Molatia, and will do whatever possible to diffuse this emerging humanitarian crisis".
 
As of yet no official request for aid has been issued by either Afrene or Molatia.
 
We will report on this more as the situation develops.
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Reply #1 on: September 13, 2020, 12:54:56
Nobodies mum, I fell out of me top bunk  :85:



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Reply #2 on: September 19, 2020, 20:03:24
Of course the ruskies want in, surprised America isn't invading for the oil

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Lasting damages linger in Duala.
Following last week's devastating natural disaster on Isla Duala a plea for humanitarian aid to NATO and Britain has gone out from Afrene who occupy the southern portion of the island.
 
Moliata has not responded to Britain's offer of aid over the weekend. However, reports indicate that the Molatian government has allowed the Russian Federation to assist with disaster relief.
 
Transport of aid is being severely hampered by the large oil fires in the area making landing cargo planes very difficult and dangerous in the dated airfields on the island. The primary route for aid shipments is expected to be via container shipments through the nearby Suez Canal.
 
A small Russian fleet is guarding Russian humanitarian aid vessels that are carrying 8,000 tons are relief supplies bound for the Molatian side of Duala.
 
A final death toll has been released that states that over 2000 are dead after the tragic events of last week.
There has been a significant hit to the Dualan economy which has seen a short fall of jobs. Damages to the oil refineries on the island have been the largest contributors to this economic downturn.
 
A leaked internal memo from within the Molatian Ministry for Internal Affairs alleges an high ranking government official has stated that "We do not have the funds to throw at the riff raff on Duala, we will work through with what we have".
 
Reports from border towns indicate that the Molatians have increased security along the border in response to a large number of Molatian citizens fleeing south looking for safe harbour in NATO allied Afrene.
 
There are, as yet unconfirmed, reports of the shooting of civilians attempting to cross the border. Although this has been strongly denied by the Molatian government, western governments have been quick to condemn these actions, promising a full investigation into the claims.
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Reply #3 on: October 03, 2020, 20:46:05
yes, this is what we needed... more riots
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A conflict brewing, or just the normal tension?
Two weeks after the earthquake has allowed the Molation and Afrene government time to focus their efforts on the rebuilding process. Despite this there have been increased tensions along the border as refugees from the north continue to cross illegally.
 
British aid has reached the southern Afrene islands of Duala and is being distributed to the scattered populus and the northern refugees. More aid is expected to arrive in the following days.
 
There has been minor unrest in Afrene as aid as the government aid distribution network has been overwhelmed. This has been amplified in northern Molatia as the relief effort has been handled exclusively by the military. This has led to violent clashes between the Molatian army and the starving population. This is in stark contrast to the protests taking place in Afrene, the largest being outside the main military base and around the port of Camara, which have been mostly peaceful.
 
Talks are currently underway in parliament where MPs are debating dispatching peacekeeping forces to assist the Afrene government with the distribution of aid and maintaining order in the southern cities.
 
The Russian federation has despatched additional supplies, with container ships being seen docking in the Molatian port of the now ruined Kiera, which is expected to become a hub of Russian activity in the foreseeable future.
 
There have been reports of looting in the more affluent areas of Afrene, including international hotels in the cities of Kinsella and Kirabo with food, toiletries, and even furniture being stolen before a police cordon being set up around both to protect the foreign aid workers making use of the hotels.
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Reply #4 on: October 03, 2020, 20:46:47
Welp, buckle up and in we go
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The British government promise swift retribution for terrorist actions on Duala
8 people were killed, including 3 British service personnel, when a large explosion rocked the Afrene city of Simbala this morning. A car bomb was detonated in front of the Military port which was the main staging area for British peacekeepers and humanitarian aid.
 
A group calling themselves the United Dualan Front claimed responsibility for the attack saying ? These colonial aggressors seek to undermine Dualan pride and sovereignty under the guise of humanitarian aid.?
 
The attack was performed with an improvised explosive believed to be an old soviet artillery shell hidden in the trunk of a Lada, which was driven into the wall of the military port compound in the early hours this morning.
 
3 British troops are heavily wounded and fighting for their lives. They have been medically evacuated to Cyprus, onto waiting ?Flying Hospitals?, for transport back to the UK.
 
Due to the attack the British government has elected to escalate the deployment of more peacekeepers to the deployment of full combat units. The 3rd Battalion, Parachute regiment has been diverted from their recently ended campaign in Malden to Duala due to proximity allowing for them to touch down on Duala, combat ready, in a matter of days instead of weeks.
 
The Afrene Government has responded to the attack with horror and scathing remarks. Their official response was ?The United Dualan Front are simply terrorists seeking to harm Afrene, Her people, and Her allies. They are vultures seeking to scavenge after a tragedy with no regard for their fellow countrymen.?
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