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Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded

Car bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six, 20 wounded

A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday killed six and wounded 20 others and the death toll was likely to rise, a police officer said. The bomb went off on the busy Maka al Mukaram road, police said, while a witness said the blast was followed by big clouds of smoke […]

July 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
Three deadly car bomb blasts target Damascus, 20 killed

Three deadly car bomb blasts target Damascus, 20 killed

A car bomb killed 20 people in Damascus on Sunday and wounded dozens more, the Syrian foreign ministry said, the first such bombing in the Syrian capital since a series of jihadist suicide attacks in March. The authorities said it was one of three car bombs that were meant to be blown up in crowded […]

July 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say

Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say

At least 15 people are dead after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, police said Tuesday. The death toll may rise, as some were badly hurt in the explosion at Wadajir district headquarters in Mogadishu, Capt. Mohamed Hussein told. Most of the dead […]

June 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Car bomb wounds 60 at supermarket in southern Thailand

Car bomb wounds 60 at supermarket in southern Thailand

Muslim militants fighting for a separate state in the south of predominantly Buddhist Thailand were suspected of carrying out a car-bomb attack on Tuesday outside a supermarket in the city of Pattani that wounded 60 people, authorities said. A decades-old separatist insurgency in the largely ethnic Malay Muslim provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat has […]

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
Suicide car bomb on Syrian bus convoy kills 43 evacuees fleeing to Aleppo

Suicide car bomb on Syrian bus convoy kills 43 evacuees fleeing to Aleppo

Huge car bomb kills 43 people were killed in a suicide attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said in an updated toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed most of the dead were evacuees, but they also included several rebels who had been guarding the buses at […]

April 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Car bomb kills 6 near Somalia presidential palace

Car bomb kills 6 near Somalia presidential palace

A car bomb exploded Tuesday at a military checkpoint near Somalia’s presidential palace in the capital, killing at least six people, the spokesman for Mogadishu’s mayor said. The dead included a soldier and five civilians, Abdifitah Halane said. Another dozen people were injured. The blast was detonated after soldiers tried to stop the car and […]

March 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
ISIS deadly car bomb kills 50 civilians in Syrian town

ISIS deadly car bomb kills 50 civilians in Syrian town

At least 50 civilians and rebel fighters killed near blast in al-Bab, a crucial strategic area vacated this week by Islamic State. The deadly car bomb blast near to al-Bab, the Syrian town which Islamic State forces were this week driven from after a major battle with Turkey-backed rebels. The monitoring group Syrian Observatory for […]

February 24, 2017 | By | Reply More
Somali Islamist militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing 28

Somali Islamist militants ram car bomb into hotel, killing 28

Islamist militants rammed a car bomb into the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, jumped clear and stormed inside on Wednesday, killing 28 people, government and medical officials said. Gunfire rang out as four militants burst into the Dayah Hotel, which is popular with politicians. A second explosion shook the area […]

January 25, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thirteen Turkish soldiers killed, 48 wounded in car bomb attack

Thirteen Turkish soldiers killed, 48 wounded in car bomb attack

Thirteen soldiers were killed and 48 more were injured when a car bomb hit a bus transporting off-duty military personnel in the central Turkish city of Kayseri on Saturday, one week after a twin bombing targeted police in Istanbul. The blast is likely to further anger a Turkish public frustrated by a string of deadly […]

December 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkish cities hit by deadly bombings blamed on PKK

Turkish cities hit by deadly bombings blamed on PKK

Aug  18, – Turkish leaders on Thursday accused the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) of waging three attacks in less than 24 hours that for the first time struck areas in the east that are not predominantly Kurdish. Suspected Kurdish rebels have carried out a wave of deadly bombings in Turkish cities in what appears […]

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