Striking Photos of the day – 16 June

Check out these striking images from around the world..

Lifeguards from a branch of the National Red Cross enter a pool to rescue a simulated drowning swimmer in Suwon, south of Seoul, as they take part in a rescue drill to get ready for the summer season
An image of youths, created by growing different varieties of rice, is displayed in a paddy in China’s north-eastern Liaoning province
Smoke billows from a fire at Chemtool Inc in Illinois. The chemical blaze at the plant, which produces lubricants, grease products and other industrial fluids, has prompted local evacuations
Ilhan Omar, the Democratic representative from Minnesota, tears up during a moment of silence outside the Capitol building for the 600,000 American lives lost to Covid-19
Ring-tailed lemurs sit on the bonnet of a vehicle while feeding inside Buin Zoo. The largest private zoo in Chile is experiencing serious economic problems due to the closure of its doors as a result of the prolonged quarantine measures. It has started a campaign called “Sponsor an Animal”, to raise money to maintain the animals.
Migrants in the Mediterranean await rescue by members of the Doctors Without Borders organisation.

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