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IS truck bomb kills 70 in Iraq as Shiite pilgrims travel

IS truck bomb kills 70 in Iraq as Shiite pilgrims travel

A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 70 people, mainly Shiite pilgrims, south of Baghdad Thursday, in the latest jihadist attack as Iraqi forces battle to retake Mosul. The huge truck bomb blast ripped through a petrol station where buses packed with faithful returning from the Arbaeen commemoration in Karbala […]

November 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia

At least 10 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Somalia

Aug  21, – Witnesses and residents said they heard two loud blasts in quick succession followed by heavy gunfire. At least 10 people were killed when two suicide car bombers attacked the local government headquarters in Somalia’s Galkayo town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on Sunday, police said, and the militant al Shabaab group claimed […]

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Islamic State truck bomb kills at least 60 people south of Baghdad

Islamic State truck bomb kills at least 60 people south of Baghdad

Mar 06, – The suicide attack, involving an explosive-laden fuel tanker, is the second deadliest this year after one on Feb. 28 that killed 78 people in Sadr City, a Shi’ite district of Baghdad. This was also claimed by the ultra-hardline Sunni group that controls vast swathes of territory in Iraq and in Syria. A […]

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Truck bomb in Syria’s Aleppo kills 23, including fighters- monitor

Truck bomb in Syria’s Aleppo kills 23, including fighters- monitor

Jan 26, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 19 fighters from the group and four civilians were killed in the blast in the Sukari district of the city. At least 23 people, most of them from the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group, were killed by a truck suicide bomber in Syria’s Aleppo city […]

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Truck bomb attack by Kurdish militants kills six in southeast Turkey

Truck bomb attack by Kurdish militants kills six in southeast Turkey

Jan 14, – The overnight blast ripped the facade off the station in the small town of Cinar. A Reuters reporter saw nearby windows blown out, shop shutters mangled and streets covered in debris. Kurdish militants have attacked a police station in southeast Turkey with a truck bomb, killing six people including a baby and […]

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