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22 injured in London Underground bomb attack

22 injured in London Underground bomb attack

At least 22 people were injured after a bomb detonated on a packed London Underground train during the monring rush hour on Friday in what police are treating as a “terrorist incident”. Witnesses reported seeing passengers covered in blood and with facial burns and hair coming off at Parsons Green station in west London after […]

September 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12- police

Gun, bomb attack on American University in Kabul kills 12- police

Aug 25, – The attack began at around 6:30 p.m. local time (1400 GMT) on Wednesday with a large explosion that officials said was a car bomb followed by gunfire, as suspected militants battled into the complex where foreign staff and pupils were working. Twelve people, including seven students, were killed in an attack on […]

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘IS bomber’ kills at least 50 at Turkey wedding

‘IS bomber’ kills at least 50 at Turkey wedding

Aug  21, – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the IS extremist group was the “likely perpetrator” of the bomb attack, the deadliest in 2016, in Gaziantep late Saturday that targeted a celebration attended by many Kurds. At least 50 people were killed in a southeastern Turkish city close to Syria when a suspected suicide […]

August 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
30 killed, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey

30 killed, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey

Aug  21, – Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the “barbaric” attack in the city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday appeared to be a suicide bombing. Other officials said it could have been the carried out by either Kurdish militants or Islamic State group extremists. A bomb attack targeting an outdoor […]

August 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
U.S. says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

U.S. says 300 Islamic State fighters killed in Afghan operation

Aug  10, – General John Nicholson said the offensive in the eastern province of Nangarhar was part of U.S. operations to degrade the capabilities of Islamic State wherever it raised its head, whether in Iraq and Syria or in Afghanistan. Afghan forces, backed by the United States, have killed an estimated 300 Islamic State fighters […]

August 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

53 killed in bomb attack at hospital in Pakistan

Aug 08, – The blast took place shortly after the body of a prominent lawyer killed in a shooting attack earlier in the day was brought to the hospital, said senior police official Zahoor Ahmed Afridi, though it was unclear if the two events were in any way connected. A powerful bomb went off on […]

August 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Double bomb attack ‘kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city’

Double bomb attack ‘kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city’

The official SANA news agency said at least 140 people were also injured when a suicide bomber in a vehicle blew himself up in a western neighbourhood of the city. The toll in a massive bomb attack on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria has risen to 44, state media said. […]

July 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

May 13, – The deadly raid targeted a cafe that was popular with local fans of Real Madrid football club and drew condemnation from the Spanish government. Gunmen attacked a cafe with gunfire and grenades north of the Iraqi capital and later detonated suicide belts against security forces in pursuit, officials said on Friday. The […]

May 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Boko Haram claims suicide attack in NE Nigeria

Boko Haram claims suicide attack in NE Nigeria

May 12, – The group, using the name Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), said in a statement posted on social media that the bomber “was able to detonate his explosive vest in the area of Maiduguri”. Boko Haram on Thursday claimed a suicide bomb attack that killed two police officers in northeast Nigeria, just […]

May 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge

Russia confirms bomb attack brought down Egypt plane, vows revenge

Nov 17, – Putin pledged to ramp up Moscow’s bombing campaign in Syria in response to the attack but stopped short of blaming any one group as the country’s security agency announced a $50 million (47 million-euro) reward for information leading to capture of those responsible. President Vladimir Putin vowed vengeance as Moscow on Tuesday […]

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