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Four police officers killed in Somalia suicide car bombing

Four police officers killed in Somalia suicide car bombing

Oct 18, – “Many militants have entered the town. Heavy fighting is taking place,” police major Nur Osman told Reuters. Afgoye is about 30 kilometers southwest of the capital Mogadishu. A suicide attacker rammed a bomb-laden car into a police station in the Somali town of Afgoye on Tuesday, killing at least four police officers, […]

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Iraq- Attacks kill 24, corpses shot in head found

Iraq- Attacks kill 24, corpses shot in head found

Nov 27, – Officers found eight corpses dumped in farmland in the Sunni-dominated Arab Jabour district, a police officer said. All of the dead, men believed to be between the ages of 25 to 35, suffered gunshot to their heads, he said. Police around Iraq’s capital found the corpses of 13 men Wednesday with gunshot […]

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Hundreds die in weekend attacks

Hundreds die in weekend attacks

Sep 22, – A recap of key events: — Saturday, Sept. 21, through Sunday, Sept. 22: Nairobi, Kenya — Islamic extremist gunmen lobbing grenades and firing assault rifles inside an upscale mall in Nairobi kill at least 68 people, wound more than 175 others and hold an unknown number of others hostage. — Saturday, Sept. […]

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Iraq hit by deadliest eruption of violence, killing at least 57 people

Iraq hit by deadliest eruption of violence, killing at least 57 people

June 11, BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of car bombings rocked central and northern Iraq on Monday, killing at least 57 people and extending the deadliest eruption of violence to hit the country in years. Attackers initially targeted market-goers early in the morning, then turned their sights on police and army posts after sunset. Security […]

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Red Cross office attacked in Jalalabad, Afghan security rescued the staff

Red Cross office attacked in Jalalabad, Afghan security rescued the staff

May 29, AP – “A suicide attacker first detonated himself at the gate of the ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross) compound,” Sediq Sediqqi, a spokesman for the interior ministry, told the AFP news agency Wednesday. Militants have carried out a suicide bombing and gun attack at the Red Cross office in the Nangarhar […]

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