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Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians

Suicide attack on NATO convoy in Kabul kills eight civilians

A suicide bombing in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday killed eight people and wounded at least 28, officials said, in an attack on a convoy of armored personnel carriers used by the NATO-led Resolute Support mission. The blast hit the NATO coalition convoy during the morning rush hour in one of the busiest areas […]

May 3, 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
Shabaab suicide bomber strikes AU base in Somalia

Shabaab suicide bomber strikes AU base in Somalia

Oct 26, –  The explosion was followed by heavy gunfire at the Djiboutian base in the city of Beledweyne. A Shabaab suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into an African Union military base in central Somalia on Tuesday, a security official said. Witness Ismail Mahad described seeing “clouds of smoke caused by the […]

October 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Blast wounds 13 in Pakistan’s Quetta after huge suicide attack

Blast wounds 13 in Pakistan’s Quetta after huge suicide attack

Aug 11, – Home Minister Safaraz Bugti said the homemade bomb targeted police personnel escorting a judge, who was not hurt in the attack, in the frontier city. A roadside bomb hit a Pakistani security vehicle and wounded 13 people on Thursday in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, days after a suicide bombing at […]

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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

Suicide attack in Baghdad kills at least 14 people- Iraq

July  24, – The bomber, who was on foot, detonated his device at one of the busy entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhimiyah, killing at least 10 civilians and four policemen, a police officer said. At least 31 other people were wounded, he added. A suicide bomber attacked a security check point in northern […]

July 24, 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
Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Bomb in eastern Baghdad kills at least 11

Apr 25, – Islamic State said it was responsible for the explosion which went off near a cinema in Baghdad al-Jadida. Amaq news agency, which supports the group, said the bomber wore a suicide vest and targeted Iraqi security forces. A suicide attacker detonated a bomb in a predominantly Shi’ite Muslim district of eastern Baghdad […]

April 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suicide attack kills 4 at mosque in Saudi Shiite region

Suicide attack kills 4 at mosque in Saudi Shiite region

Jan 29, – The state Al-Ekhbariya news channel quoted an interior ministry spokesman as saying four people died and 18 were wounded. A suicide bomber attacked a mosque in Shiite-populated eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, killing four people before worshippers disarmed and tied up his accomplice who had fired on them. An initial ministry […]

January 29, 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
21 die in Nigeria Shiite Muslim march suicide attack

21 die in Nigeria Shiite Muslim march suicide attack

Nov 27, – The attack happened in the village of Dakasoye, some 20 kilometres (13 miles) south of the city, during a march by followers of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria. At least 21 people were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowds at a Shia Muslim procession near […]

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