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FARYAB, Afghanistan, April 24 (Xinhua) -- An anti-Taliban politician, together with three policemen, has been killed in a bomb attack in the country's northern province of Faryab, a provincial government spokesman said Tuesday. "Ghulam Farooq Qate and three Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel were ...
... a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province. Zabihullah Shuja, spokesman for the provincial police chief, says four other people were wounded in Sunday's blast in Puli Khomri, the capital of the province. The Taliban routinely target security forces and government officials with roadside bombs, ...

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, April 22 (Xinhua) -- At least one civilian was killed and four others injured as a roadside bomb struck their car outside Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of northern Baghlan province, on Sunday, a provincial police spokesman said. "A mine planted by militants struck a car in Khawja ...
PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Casualties are feared after a roadside bomb struck a civilian car outside Pul-e-Khumri, the capital of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province on Sunday, police said.
A roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province Friday killed at least five civilians and wounded more than 10 others. The victims were traveling to the Haska Meena district from the provincial capital of Jalalabad when their passenger vehicle struck the bomb, a local government ...
Kabul, April 20 (IANS) Five civilians were killed after a roadside bomb planted by militants struck a vehicle in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on Friday, an official said. Nine others, including two women and four children, were injured, Xinhua news agency reported. No one has claimed responsibility for ...

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 ...
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has told the security forces to go after a criminal gang known as the Gulf Clan after the group was blamed for a bomb attack which killed eight police officers in north-western Colombia. The bomb went off on Wednesday as the officers were escorting officials ...
Motorists driving between Lawton and Oklahoma City can now pay their respects to Army Cpl. Wilfred Flores Jr., when they cross the bridge named in his honor over Medicine Bluff Creek, just north of Lawton. The Lawton native was only 20 years old when he was killed by a roadside bomb on March 31, ...
DAMASCUS, April 6 (Xinhua) -- One person was killed and six others wounded on Friday when an explosive device ripped through a car in the capital Damascus, state news agency SANA reported. The bomb went off behind the Khansa Mosque in the Barzeh neighborhood north of Damascus, said the ...
A 36-year-old decorated soldier from Austin, U.S. Army Master Sgt. Jonathan Dunbar, has been identified as one of two coalition personnel killed by a roadside bomb in northern Syria last week. The Department of Defense said Dunbar died on Friday as a result of his injuries from an improvised explosive ...
A "daring and fearless" British soldier killed by a roadside bomb in northern Syria has been named as Sergeant Matt Tonroe. The 33-year-old was embedded with US forces during an operation against so-called Islamic State when he was killed by an improvised explosive device on Thursday. An American ...
KOBANI, Syria (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel, including an American, and wounded five others in a rare attack since the U.S.-led coalition sent troops into the war-torn country, the U.S. military and a U.S. defense official said Friday. The military did not say where the ...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, March 31 (Xinhua) -- Three soldiers were injured as a roadside bomb struck an Afghan army vehicle in Kandahar city the capital of southern Kandahar province on Saturday, spokesman for provincial government Qudratuallah Khoshbakht said. "A roadside bomb organized by ...
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (WNCN/CBS News) - Army officials announced Saturday that a soldier who died after a roadside bomb attack in Syria this week was a Fort Bragg-based sergeant. Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar, 36, was among two coalition members who died after Thursday night's attack, the US Army ...
A U.S. Army soldier from Austin was killed by a roadside bomb in northern Syria this week, the Defense Department said Saturday. Master Sgt. Johnathan J. Dunbar, 36, died Friday from his injuries after an explosive detonated near his patrol in Manbij, Syria, during an operation against the Islamic State ...
A bomb planted along the road side exploded as DPO's convoy approached the site in Dera Ismail Khan. DERA ISMAIL KHAN (Dunya News) – Two police embraced martyrdom and two were wounded late Friday after a bomb blast targeted a convoy of District Police Officer (DPO). Reportedly, a bomb ...

BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. defense official says one of the two troops with the U.S.-led coalition who were killed in a roadside bomb attack in Syria was an American. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because details had not yet been publicly released, did not give the nationality of the second ...
The military did not say where the incident occurred but it came hours after a local Syrian official said that a roadside bomb has exploded in the tense, mixed Arab-Kurdish town of Manbij that is not far from the border with Turkey. The U.S. military statement said the incident occurred on Thursday night and ...
The military did not say where the incident occurred but it came hours after a local Syrian official said that a roadside bomb has exploded in the tense, mixed Arab-Kurdish town of Manbij that is not far from the border with Turkey. The U.S. military statement said the incident occurred on Thursday night and ...
A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel, including an American, and wounded five others in a rare attack since the U.S.-led coalition sent troops into the war-torn country, the U.S. military and a U.S. defense official said Friday. The military did not say where the attack took place or ...
KOBANI, Syria (AP) - A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel, including an American, and wounded five others in a rare attack since the U.S.-led coalition sent troops into the war-torn country, the U.S. military and a U.S. defense official said Friday. The military did not say where the ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:35 P.M.) – In a not at all unusual event for militant-controlled areas of Daraa province, another vehicle commandeered by rebel fighters has been struck by a roadside bomb. According to reports, five militants linked to the Free Syrian Army were killed and injured in the attack.
MOGADISHU – Two people have been killed and three others injured on Monday in twine roadside bomb explosions in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. The explosions tore through a vehicle carrying government soldiers in Daynile area , leaving 2 people dead, a tea-seller, Faisa Mohamed said. Mohamed ...
At least four Iraqi soldiers were killed Friday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Iraq's eastern Diyala province, according to a local police source. “An army patrol vehicle struck a roadside bomb this morning as it passed through Diyala's Nada Basin area, killing four army personnel,” Diyala Police ...
But then on Sunday, a roadside bomb detonated by a tripwire laid across the sidewalk exploded in the affluent and mostly white neighborhood of Travis ... That was a lucky break for law enforcement, but he could just as easily have went on planting roadside bombs or delivering them to people's doorsteps.
ADEN, Yemen, March 21 (Xinhua) -- Three civilians were killed and five others wounded when a minibus ran over a roadside bomb in Yemen's southern province of al-Dhalea on Wednesday, a security official told Xinhua. "The deadly incident took place in Sanah area of al-Dhalea province. The injured ...
Four people were killed in a roadside bomb blast in southern Yemen on Wednesday, according to a local security official. An explosive device exploded at a passenger vehicle in Snah district in the southern Dhale province, the official said, requesting anonymity because he was unauthorized to speak to ...
Police and federal investigators in Austin, Texas, have few leads and many concerns after a roadside bomb exploded on Sunday night injuring two white cyclists who came upon a suspicious-looking device. The bomb was the fourth this month in the area after three previous parcel bomb attacks in mainly African-American ...
austin explosion Austin-American Statesman/Nick Wagner via Associated Press. Two men were injured Sunday night in Austin, Texas, in an explosion possibly caused by a bomb detonated by a trip wire, the police said. The incident marks the fourth blast in the city in March. The police have been ...
austin explosion FBI agents working the scene of an explosion in Austin, Texas, on Sunday. Austin-American Statesman/Nick Wagner via Associated Press. Two men were injured Sunday night in Austin, Texas, in an explosion possibly caused by a bomb detonated by a trip wire, the police said.
In the western Ghor province, meanwhile, a roadside bomb killed a young shepherd and wounded five others. Police spokesman Iqbal Nizami said the Taliban planted the bomb in order to target security forces. In the eastern Khost province, police spokesman Basir Bina said a roadside bomb killed two ...
Ahmed Alahmedalabdaloklah was convicted by a jury, following a six-week trial, of conspiring and supporting the 1920s Revolutionary Brigades, an insurgent group that planted roadside bombs to attack and kill American soldiers in Iraq. Alahmedalabdaloklah was found guilty of conspiracy to use a ...
At least two people were killed in an explosion triggered by a roadside bomb, Improvised Explosive Device, in capital Kabul today, The Khaama Press reports. According to the security officials, the incident took place at around 7 am local time in the vicinity of Paghman district. Deputy spokesman for the ...
... the assassination attempt, after a meeting with the Hamas leadership they blamed “Israel and its collaborators”. Gaza's Interior Minister, General Tawfiq Abu Naim, has launched an investigation into the apparent assassination attempt, which involved a roadside bomb exploding near Hamdallah's convoy.
JERUSALEM (JTA)) — Two roadside bombs were detonated on the northern Gaza border, which the Israeli military said were directed at a border patrol in the area. The Israel Defense Forces are also examining whether a shoulder-launched anti-tank missile, or RPG, was fired at the troops during the ...
KOHAT: The security forces have defused a remote-controlled bomb planted on the roadside in Shakar Tangi area of Orakzai Agency. Sources told this correspondent on Tuesday that militants had planted a 10-kilogramme bomb on the route of the security forces' convoys in central Orakzai Agency near ...
Resolute Support mission's convoy was patrolling the area where a roadside bomb hit it in the morning. He said foreign troops suffered no causalities. Later on, he alleged other international soldiers rushed to the spot from the airport and opened fire at civilians and wounded two people. The wounded were ...
Christopher Lawrence arrives at Chula Vista police headquarters at 5 a.m. to get dressed and to prepare his patrol car before roll call. As a Camp Pendleton Marine, Lawrence was struck by a roadside bomb in Iraq and eventually lost his leg. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune).
A roadside bomb struck a car Wednesday southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing two government officials and two of their bodyguards, regional officials said. The blast occurred on the main tarmac road linking Mogadishu to southwestern regions, near Afgoye, about 40 kilometers southwest of ...
Army Sgt. First Class Elana Duffy (left) and the Humvee she was in (right) when a roadside bomb went off, resulting in her brain injury.Photo courtesy of Elana Duffy. There are a host of methods to treat such veterans, like cognitive processing therapy and exposure therapy. These psychotherapies, while ...
The US Army confirmed on Monday that it had mishandled retired bomb-sniffing war dogs and said it would comply with calls for reforms. The canine heroes, which saved the lives of US soldiers in Afghanistan while working with brigade combat teams to sniff out roadside bombs, were mistreated by the Army after they ...
Report: Army Mishandled Bomb-Sniffing Dogs From Afghanistan. A report finds that the Army failed to do right by some of the more than 200 bomb-sniffing dogs that served with U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, detecting roadside bombs and saving lives. March 3, 2018, at 12:55 p.m.. March 3, 2018, at 12:55 p.m.. U.S. News ...
MAIMANA, Afghanistan, March 1 (Xinhua) -- A roadside bomb hit a local politicians' vehicle in Afghanistan's northern province of Faryab, leaving two of his guards dead and two others wounded, local police said Thursday. The incident happened early Thursday morning, in Kamangar area of Andkhoy ...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) -- Four UN peacekeepers were killed and four others wounded on Wednesday when a UN vehicle they were in was hit by a roadside bomb in Mali, chief UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. "We have just received information from the peacekeeping mission in Mali, ...
At least four United Nations peacekeepers were killed by a roadside bomb in central Mali on Wednesday, the U.N. said. A U.N. vehicle was blown up when a mine or explosive device detonated in Mopti region on Wednesday afternoon, the U.N. mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said in a statement. Four other ...
Four members of the army's engineering corp were injured in a roadside bomb explosion in Janae district of Narathiwat province this afternoon (Sunday) as they were on their way to build a rural road. The powerful explosion from the bomb sent the pickup truck in which they were travelling turning upside ...
ADEN, Yemen, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- At least three Yemeni soldiers were killed and several wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in the country's southern province of Abyan on Friday, a security official told Xinhua. The local security source based in the city said the roadside blast ripped through a security ...
KABUL, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- Two footballers were killed and three others injured as a roadside bomb struck a car in the western Farah province on Saturday, a local news agency Pajhwok reported Sunday. The athletes, according to the news agency, were on their way to Anar Dara district to attend a football ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:25 P.M.) – Two rebel fighters from the Free Syrian Army – a field commander and his personal bodyguard – have been killed by a roadside bomb whilst traveling through militant-held areas in the northern countryside of Syria's Daraa province. The commander who died in the ...


 

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