Tag: gunfire

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
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
Blast, gunfire, rock Philippine jail, leaving 10 dead

Blast, gunfire, rock Philippine jail, leaving 10 dead

Aug 12, – Senior Inspector Xavier Solda, spokesman of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, said eight of the inmates killed in the Paranaque City jail in metropolitan Manila faced drug cases, including two Chinese nationals found with large amounts of drugs. The two others were facing robbery and homicide charges. A blast from […]

August 12, 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
Blast at Somali capital restaurant, heavy gunfire- police

Blast at Somali capital restaurant, heavy gunfire- police

Jan 21, – “There was a car bomb explosion at a restaurant at the Lido beach, there is shooting and gunfire,” police officer Ahmed Bidan said. A car bomb exploded at a popular seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Thursday, with intense gunfire following the blast, police said. The Lido beach area in Mogadishu is […]

January 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
17 dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison

17 dead in fight at overcrowded Guatemala prison

Dec 01, – Victor Mijangos, assistant prosecutor for the Escuintla district, said the fight broke out Sunday afternoon in the Canada Rehabilitation Farm about 45 miles (70 kilometers) south of the capital. Seventeen prisoners were killed in a gang brawl inside an overcrowded Guatemalan prison, including seven who were decapitated, officials said Monday. “All were […]

December 1, 2015 | By | Reply More
Two killed as blasts, gunfire rock Burundi presidential vote

Two killed as blasts, gunfire rock Burundi presidential vote

Jul 21, – Blasts and gunfire echoed around the capital before polling stations opened on Tuesday in a nation grappling with its worst crisis since a civil war ended in 2005. It has faced weeks of demonstrations, a failed coup and clashes between rebel soldiers and the army. A policeman and civilian were killed in […]

July 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police building

Suspect only death in attack on Dallas police building

Jun 14, – Chief David Brown said the suspect told authorities he was James Boulware and blamed police for having lost custody of his son and for “accusing him of being a terrorist.” But authorities declined to officially identify the man until a medical examiner verified it. A man who authorities say opened fire outside […]

June 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Syrian troops gain more ground around Qusair, a TV reporter killed

Syrian troops gain more ground around Qusair, a TV reporter killed

May 28, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The fighting raged as European Union foreign ministers met in Brussels to try to bridge divisions over easing an arms embargo, a step that would allow weapons shipments to rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad. Syrian troops gained ground Monday in a nine-day offensive against a key rebel-held town, […]

May 28, 2013 | By More
Gunfire injured 19 in US Mother’s Day parade

Gunfire injured 19 in US Mother’s Day parade

May 13, AP – The Federal Bureau of Investigation said the shooting was unrelated to terrorism, calling it “street violence.” Nineteen people were hurt in a shooting at a Mother’s Day parade in New Orleans Sunday, police said, as the mayor called for an end to “relentless” violence on the streets of the southeastern US […]

May 13, 2013 | By More