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Deadly suicide bomb attack on Syria bus convoy, death toll rises to 112

Deadly suicide bomb attack on Syria bus convoy, death toll rises to 112

The death toll from a bomb blast on a crowded Syrian bus convoy outside Aleppo reached at least 112 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said on Sunday. Syrian rescue workers the Civil Defence said that they had carted away at least 100 bodies from the site of Saturday’s blast, which hit […]

April 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bomb kills 12 Iraq civilians fleeing Hawijah- officials

Bomb kills 12 Iraq civilians fleeing Hawijah- officials

A bomb blast on Friday killed 12 civilians, among them women and children, who had fled the jihadist-held Hawijah area in northern Iraq, officials said. The deaths highlight the extreme danger faced by civilians trying to flee areas held by the Islamic State group, who may be targeted by the jihadists as they seek to […]

November 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Two Somalia drone strikes kill about 12 militants- US

Two Somalia drone strikes kill about 12 militants- US

Apr 12, – The “self-defense strikes” were conducted Monday and Tuesday in an area north of Kismayo, Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said. A pair of drone strikes in southern Somalia this week killed about a dozen Shebab militants who were threatening US and Somali forces, a US official said Tuesday. “This was in […]

April 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bomb blast in Pakistan park kills 44, wounds 91

Bomb blast in Pakistan park kills 44, wounds 91

Mar 27, – A health official says that 44 people have been killed and 91 wounded in a blast in a park in the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore. The Latest on the bombing of a park in the Pakistani city of Lahore (all times local): 9.00 p.m. Salman Rafiq, an adviser to the chief […]

March 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Gunmen kill 2 Egyptian policemen at checkpoint

Gunmen kill 2 Egyptian policemen at checkpoint

Jan 24, – Another two policemen were wounded in the attack near the town of Fakous in the Nile Delta province of Sharkiya north of Cairo, they said. Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on a checkpoint in Egypt Sunday, killing two policemen and a bystander, security officials said on the eve of the anniversary […]

January 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 47 dead in market bomb blast in NE Nigeria

At least 47 dead in market bomb blast in NE Nigeria

Aug 12, – The explosion ripped through the weekly market in the village of Sabon Gari, around 135 kilometres (85 miles) south of Borno state capital Maiduguri, during peak trading around 1:15 pm (1230 GMT), the sources said. At least 47 people were killed and dozens wounded in a bomb blast Tuesday in a part […]

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