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US-led coalition admits killing at least 225 civilians in air strikes in Iraq

US-led coalition admits killing at least 225 civilians in air strikes in Iraq

According to the report the official number of civilians killed in the US-led coalition’s air raids in Iraq has risen to 225 amid fears for up to 750,000 people trapped in Mosul. United Nations humanitarian organisations have warned that the actual figure of total number of dead may be far higher, Monitoring group Airwars counting […]

March 7, 2017 | By | Reply More
More than 70 Killed, 150 Injured in ISIS suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

More than 70 Killed, 150 Injured in ISIS suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pakistan

At least 70 people died Thursday when a bomb ripped through a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan, police said, in the deadliest attack to hit the militancy-plagued country so far in 2017. The Islamic State group claimed the attack in a statement carried by the Amaq propaganda agency linked to the Sunni Muslim jihadist group. […]

February 16, 2017 | By | Reply More
Bombing kills at least 25 near Cairo Coptic cathedral

Bombing kills at least 25 near Cairo Coptic cathedral

A bomb blast tore through a church near Cairo’s Coptic cathedral during a service Sunday, killing at least 25 people in the deadliest attack in recent memory on Egypt’s Christian minority. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, but Coptic Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt’s population, have been […]

December 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
2 bombers blow themselves up after police stop in Turkey

2 bombers blow themselves up after police stop in Turkey

Oct 08, – Governor Erkan Topaca said police, acting on a tip, launched an operation to catch a man and a woman who were suspected of planning a suicide car bombing in Ankara. They were hiding inside a hut at a horse farm in the district of Haymana, just outside of the capital. Two suicide […]

October 8, 2016 | By | Reply More
Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians

Attacks in Iraqi capital kill at least 16 civilians

Oct 03, – The deadliest attack took place in the southwestern neighborhood of al-Amil when a bomber set off his explosives-laden vest in a busy outdoor market, killing seven shoppers and wounding up to 25 others, a police officer said. Militants on Monday unleashed a series of attacks in Shiite-majority neighborhoods in the Iraqi capital, […]

October 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS-claimed Baghdad blast kills at least 119

IS-claimed Baghdad blast kills at least 119

July 03, – The blast hit the Karrada district early in the day as the area was packed with shoppers ahead of this week’s holiday marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. A suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group ripped through a busy Baghdad shopping district Sunday, killing at […]

July 4, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

Suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

Feb 28, – Police sources said the suicide bombers were riding motorcycles and blew themselves up in a crowded mobile phone market in Sadr City, wounding more than 100 people in addition to the dead. A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi’ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in […]

February 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Triple suicide attack ‘kills 27 on Lake Chad island’

Triple suicide attack ‘kills 27 on Lake Chad island’

Dec 06, – “Three suicide bombers blew themselves up in three different places at the weekly market on Loulou Fou, an island in Lake Chad,” the source in the capital N’Djamena told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity. A triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad on Saturday killed at least 27 people […]

December 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

Dec 10, – Boko Haram has been accused of deploying a wave of female bombers in recent months, including in Kano, and blame for the latest violence will likely fall on the Islamist insurgents. Two female suicide bombers killed at least four people at a busy market in northern Nigeria’s largest city Kano on Wednesday, […]

December 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Iraq attacks kill 17 as mass grave found

Iraq attacks kill 17 as mass grave found

Sep 05, – Police officials said the deadliest attack happened when a car bomb went off on a commercial street in Baghdad’s mainly Shiite Zafaraniyah district, killing seven people and wounding 15 others. Several shops were damaged. A series of attacks across Iraq on Friday killed 17 people, including four Shiite militiamen and a Sunni […]

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