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Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, killing six police and wounding 15 members of the security forces, officials said. One bomber detonated his explosives near a police truck, provincial police chief Moazzam Jah Ansari ...
PSNI and Army Technical Officers at the scene in Ardanlee, Derry, following the discovery of a suspect device. Credit: PressEye. A 49-year-old man, arrested in connection with the attempted murder of an off-duty police officer at his home in Londonderry in 2017, has been released unconditionally. A viable ...

The police in Borno State said yesterday that security operatives have aborted another suicide bomb mission on returnee-residents of Bama Local Government Area. Two days ago, four people died while eight others sustained injuries in a suicide bomb attack on worshippers at a mosque within the town.
The Police in Borno said they had foiled a suicide bomb attack, coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents in Bama town, Bama Local Government Area of the State. Mr Edet Okon, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command in the state said this on Tuesday in a statement in Maiduguri. He said ...
BOGOTA, April 22 (Reuters) - Colombia's southern Transandino pipeline was halted after a bomb attack by an illegal armed group spilled crude oil into a river, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Sunday. The attack, which occurred on Saturday near the city of Tumaco in Narino province, has not ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – An Iraqi civilian was wounded on Tuesday when a bomb exploded near an electric utility in southeastern Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “An explosive charge went off near a privately-owned electric facility in Jisr ...

Appeals are continuing for information in connection with an incident at The Station Hotel in Insch last month. A petrol bomb was thrown through a window of the Commercial Road hotel between 7.20pm on March 26 and 7am on March 27. Officers would like to trace persons who were seen in the area that ...
KABUL — As a crowd of Afghans lined up outside a voter registration center in Kabul on Sunday, a suicide bomber blew himself up, killing 57 people in the deadliest of a spate of attacks on Afghanistan's upcoming elections, officials said. Six people were also killed when a vehicle struck a roadside bomb ...
Colombia's southern Transandino pipeline was halted after a bomb attack by an illegal armed group spilled crude oil into a river, state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Sunday. The attack, which occurred on Saturday near the city of Tumaco in Narino province, has not affected exports or crude production at fields in the ...
No fewer than four persons were killed and eight others wounded in a suicide bomb attack on Sunday at a mosque in Bama Local Government Area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the attack came barely four weeks after thousands of displaced persons were resettled in the ...
When Salman Abedi asked to borrow a bank card and “order some things online”, his cousin Isaac Forjani thought little of it. Their families were neighbours and often helped each other out. It would turn out to be an extraordinary act of betrayal. Abedi used the card to buy £500-worth of car batteries online ...
Durban - A third taxi was allegedly petrol bombed in apparent running battles between rival gangs in the Phoenix area. On Saturday night, emergency services were alerted after a taxi was set alight in Sunford, just 100 metres away from the Phoenix police station. KZN VIP's Glen Naidoo, said they ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Two labourers were sentenced to 14 years in jail by the High Court here today after pleading guilty to Islamic State-related charges, including planning a bomb attack on a 'Better Beer Festival 2017'. Had Mahadi Ibrahim, 35, and Ahmad Azmi Ahmad Rosli, 26, not been arrested and ...
SHILLONG: “Journalists would not dilute their writings because some criminals are after their blood,” was the loud and clear message of the media fraternity here during a solidarity march on Thursday to protest against the petrol bomb attack on the residence of Patricia Mukhim, Editor of The Shillong Times.
A petrol bomb was hurled at the house of a pro-Hindu outfit's functionary at Mettupalayam near here in the early hours of today, partially damaging a car and two-wheeler parked in the porch, police said. Dhanpal of Hindu Munnani, working as a manager in a petrol bunk, noticed the burnt vehicles when he ...
The second-in-command of eastern Libyan military forces says he survived a car-bomb attack against his motorcade in the eastern capital of Benghazi. The attack comes amid uncertainty about the health of the top eastern Libya commander, General Khalifa Hafter. Saudi news channel al-Ikhbariya showed ...
The Saudi-led coalition has confirmed that the Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) has used unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) carrying explosives in at least three attempted attacks in a week. The specification sheet for the Qasef-1 as released in March 2017. (Al-Masirah TV). The United Arab ...

ADDIS ABABA, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopia command post that was established to enforce the recently decreed six-month martial law announced on Thursday that a bomb attack in Moyale city near Ethiopia's southern border with Kenya left several casualties. The command post didn't give details on ...
Diyala (Iraqinews.com) – Five Iraqi soldiers were wounded Tuesday in a bomb explosion south of Baqubah, the capital of Iraq's Diyala, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “An explosive charge planted on the side of a road at al-Naqib village, south of ...
One killed in bomb attack targeting Iraq poll candidate. April 16 2018 01:14 AM. Region. RELATED STORIES. ONE. Iraqi security forces and firemen check the damage at the site of an attack involving a moped laden with explosives against a convoy carrying an election candidate in the city of Kirkuk, a multi-ethnic flashpoint ...
A FAMILY in Co Antrim have escaped injury after their home was targeted in a hoax pipe bomb attack. A brick was used to smash the front window of the house in Carnany Park in Ballymoney on Friday night before the device, later confirmed to be a hoax, was then thrown inside. It is understood that a ...
A petrol bomb attack on police officers in north Belfast has been condemned. Officers were responding to reports of a suspicious vehicle in the Ardoyne Avenue area at around 1am on Sunday when they came under attack from a crowd of stone throwers. Their vehicle was then struck by a petrol bomb close ...
ERBIL, (Kurdistan 24) – Twelve people were killed and wounded in a car bomb attack in Kirkuk on Sunday that targeted a candidate for the upcoming Iraqi parliamentary elections. The explosion occurred near an Iraqi police checkpoint in Kirkuk's Arab-populated Khadhra neighborhood, killing one person and injuring 11 ...
SAMARRA: At least 25 people were killed and 18 injured in Thursday's bomb attack on funerals for Iraqi fighters killed by militant, according to a new toll from police and medics. “Two bombs exploded as the funeral procession was entering the cemetery” in Asdira, village mayor Salaheddin Shaalan told ...
Officers responded to a call on Thursday and found the house on fire when they arrived. FILE: Picture: Freeimages.com. Arson · Pietermaritzburg · Petrol bomb attack. Email; Print; Tweet · Share · Katleho Sekhotho | one hour ago. JOHANNESBURG - Police have found the bodies of five family members in what's left of a ...
JOHANNESBURG - Limpopo police have confirmed all six victims of last week's petrol bomb attack have been identified and their families have been notified. The group of workers from the Modikwa Platinum Mine near Burgersfort were killed when the bus they had been travelling in was petrol bombed on ...
The Israeli army said it fired at unspecified Hamas "military targets" in Gaza on Wednesday after a Palestinian bomb attack on an army engineering unit working inside the Hamas-ruled territory. No Israelis were reported injured in the explosion, which the army's radio station said appeared to have targeted ...
A South-Sicilian clan of the Cosa Nostra planned to use dynamite to kill journalist Paolo Borrometi, who has been investigating the mafia for years, ANSA reported Tuesday. Paolo Borrometi (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)Salvatore Giuliano – boss of the Cappello clan based in Pachino, Syracuse province ...
Anbar (Iraqinews.com) – Two civilians were injured Wednesday in a car bomb attack in Ramadi city as the country still suffers from almost daily bombings believed to be launched by the Islamic State group. “An explosive charge fixed into a car went off near a branch of Rafidain Bank in Ramadi, leaving two ...
JOHANNESBURG - A 29-year-old suspect has appeared in a Limpopo court for the petrol bomb attack on a bus that was transporting mineworkers in Burgersfort earlier this week. Six people were killed and 28 others were injured when the bomb was hurled into the bus ferrying workers from the Modikwa ...
JOHANNESBURG - Limpopo police have arrested five people in connection with this week's deadly petrol bomb attack on a bus carrying mineworkers in Driekop. Six people were killed and 28 others were injured when criminals hurled the petrol bomb at the bus on Monday night, while the miners were ...
According to police, clashes between rival drug gangs were behind most of the bomb attacks across the country in the last year. A small resort with a medieval old town in the Boka Bay, with only around 20,000 inhabitants, on UNESCO's world heritage list, Kotor made headlines a decade ago after it was ...
On Sunday's episode of CBS' "Madam Secretary" Season 4, Elizabeth was advised to give a brief statement for the commemoration of the bombing attack on the U.S. embassy in Mali 20 years ago. Her speech would then be followed by the listing of names of all the victims, a moment of silence for them and ...
The first British soldier to be killed in Syria during an undercover mission in Manbij on Thursday against the Islamic State (ISIS) might have lost his life because of a bomb planted by Turkey backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces according Special Air Service (SAS) sources wrote the Mail on Sunday. A U.S. ...
ISIS jihadis are reportedly planning bloodshed at the World Cup in Russia by using drone bomb attacks on England fans. Chilling videos and pictures posted on encrypted app Telegram allegedly detail the terror group's sick murder plans for the international summer tournament. ISIS are reportedly ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Two people were wounded in a bomb attack that hit northern Baghdad shops early on Sunday, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Baghdad Today, the source said, “An explosive charge went off near industrial shops in al-Taji district, north of Baghdad.”.
DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistani (AP) - Pakistani police say militants that struck a police convoy with a bomb attack have killed three officers in the country's northwest. Police official Mohammad Khan says Friday's attack was aimed at the newly appointed district police chief, Zahid Ullah, who escaped unhurt. Mohammad ...
Libyan authorities say six people were killed when a suicide car bomber struck a checkpoint in eastern Libya, in an attack claimed by the local affiliate of the Islamic State group. The bomber targeted the eastern gates of Ajdabiya, said Fawzy al-Mansouri, head of the city operations room. He added that ...
US Humvee Syria A fighter, second from right, of U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council stands next to U.S. humvee at a U.S. troop's outpost on a road leading to the tense front line between Syrian Manbij Military Council fighters and Turkish-backed fighters, at Halawanji village, north of Manbij town, ...
FORT WORTH -- In the wake of the serial bombing attacks that spread fear and terror throughout Austin, leaders 190 miles to the north in Fort Worth want to make sure their city is prepared should a similar event play out. On Tuesday, the fire department will brief city leaders on how a similar series of attacks ...
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Three civilians were wounded Monday in a bomb explosion in Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying. Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “An explosive charge went off near a popular market in Arab Jibor neighborhood in southern Baghdad, leaving three ...
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned the heinous suicide car bomb attack outside a stadium in Helmand province when people were leaving the stadium after watching a wrestling match on Friday. “We are grieved at the loss of precious and innocent lives in this brutal act of terrorism,” ...
MOGADISHU - At least four people were killed Sunday in a suicide car bomb attack in central Mogadishu, police and witnesses said. "There was a blast at a checkpoint close to the interior ministry. Four people were killed including two members of the security forces," Abdulahi Mohamed, a police officer in ...
Texas bishops call Austin bomb attacks “appalling”. In Church in the US · Charles Collins. Mar 21, 2018. MANAGING EDITOR. Texas bishops call Austin bomb attacks “appalling”. Texas troopers help redirect traffic near the site of another explosion, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Austin, Texas. (Credit: Jan Janner/Austin ...
The danger may be over but a string of bombings have rattled Austin's belief in itself as a laid-back oasis, as it now confronts the sort of stomach-churning headlines usually associated with bigger American cities. Around the Texas state capital, the sound of sirens has been more frequent over the past few ...
Afghan officials say at least three people have been killed and two others wounded in a suicide car-bomb attack in Kabul. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast that hit the Despechari area in eastern Kabul early on March 17. The latest attack comes amid growing pressure on the Taliban to accept ...
Police in Austin, Texas, said they were investigating reports that an explosion which injured two people was activated by tripwire. The incident is being linked to three parcel bomb attacks that since March have killed two people and injured two others. GettyImages-931100754 The scene near Galindo Street ...
A car bomb explosion claimed by the Taliban in Kabul on Saturday killed at least two civilians, as the militants maintain pressure on the capital amid growing calls for peace talks. Two civilians were killed and three others were wounded in the morning rush-hour suicide blast in an industrial area of Kabul ...
Afghan officials say at least three people have been killed and two others wounded in a suicide car-bomb attack in Kabul. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast that hit the Despechari area in eastern Kabul early on March 17. The latest attack comes amid growing pressure on the Taliban to accept ...
The Borno state police command says Boko Haram is planning to attack Maiduguri, capital of the state, with vehicles primed with improvised explosive device (IED). Ahmed Bello, an assistant commissioner of police, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Bello said the attack was being coordinated by ...


 

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