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7 days ago
IS-Khorasan bomber kills 18 in Kabul political gathering

Kabul, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and several others wounded when a suicide bomb ripped through a banquet hall in a northern neighbourhood of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Thursday, police and witnesses said. A terrorist wearing an explosives-packed jacket tried to enter Qasr-e-Naween Hall at midday in Khair Khana Mina locality shortly before a political gathering e...

7 days ago
Suicide bomber hits political gathering in Kabul, 10 killed

Kabul, Nov 16 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and nine others wounded when a suicide bomb ripped through a banquet hall in a northern neighbourhood of Afghanistan's capital of Kabul on Thursday, police and witnesses said. A terrorist wearing an explosives-packed jacket tried to enter Qasr-e-Naween Hall at midday in Khair Khana Mina locality shortly before a political gathering ende...

7 days ago
7 killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Kabul, Nov 16 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in a suicide bomb attack outside a hotel in the Afghan capital on Thursday, police said. The attacker wanted to enter the hotel but was identified by police guarding the hotel. He then detonated his explosives in front of the hotel on the main road, Kabul Police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Efe news. --IANS soni/m...

9 days ago
Bodies of Assam Rifles troopers flown home

Imphal, Nov 14 (IANS) The bodies of two troopers of Assam Rifles killed in a bomb attack in Manipur were flown to their respective states on Tuesday, officials said. Chief minister N. Biren Singh and senior security officers paid floral tributes to Riflemen Inder Singh and Shohan Lal at a simple function at the Imphal airport. The two men were killed and six others wounded in a m...

17 days ago
75 killed in suicide car bomb attack in Syria

Damascus, Nov 6 (IANS) At least 75 people were killed and 140 others wounded in a suicide car bomb attack carried out by the Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a monitor group reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Sunday said children were among those killed in the blast that took place Saturday evening on the eastern bank of the Euph...

18 days ago
5 killed in 2 suicide bomb attacks in Iraq's Kirkuk

Kirkuk (Iraq), Nov 5 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 injured on Sunday in two suicide bomb attacks targeting a paramilitary Hashd Shaabi base in the ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk, a local police source said. The attacks occurred in the afternoon when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt at the entrance of the headquarters of a Hashd Shaabi group, known as Saraya...

1 month ago
10 killed in Iraq suicide bombing

Baghdad, Oct 12 (IANS) At least 10 persons were killed and 20 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack on a cafe in Iraq's Anbar, police said. The attack took place on Wednesday night when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest at the cafe in the city of Heet, around 160 km from Baghdad, a police source told Xinhua on the condition of anonymity. The toll could rise as ambul...

3 months ago
Al-Shabaab militants kill 5 police officers in Kenya

Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab on Tuesday killed five police officers and injured another during an ambush in Garissa County in Kenya, police said. Police said an unknown number of Al-Shabaab militia ambushed seven police officers from Bothai Police Station who were on patrol at Alijize which is along Bothai-Ijara road, XInhua news agency reported. Duri...

3 months ago
Iraqi forces foil IS suicide attacks in Iraq's Salahudin

Baghdad, Aug 16 (IANS) Iraq's paramilitary Hashd Shaabi units foiled two suicide bomb attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants in Salahudin province, the media reported. The attack took place in the early morning on Tuesday when a suicide car bomb and a suicide bomber wearing explosive vest attacked the Hashd Shaabi base on the main road linking Salahudin's provincial capital Tikrit to t...

3 months ago
FBI arrests man who tried to detonate bomb in Oklahoma

Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The FBI has arrested a US man after he tried to detonate a truck-bomb outside a bank in Oklahoma on Sunday. Jerry Drake Varnell, the bomber, is said to have taken his inspiration from the 1995 bomb attack in the city that killed 168 people, and wanted to express his hatred for the federal government, Efe reported on Monday. Varnell initially had intended...

3 months ago
Somalia security forces foil attack in Mogadishu

Mogadishu, Aug 11 (IANS) Somalia security forces on Thursday evening foiled a car bombing attack near Maka Al-mukarama hotel in Mogadishu, officials said. A car laden with explosives targeting the hotel was successfully defused without casualties. The security forces had prior information of possible terror attack, Xinhua quoted Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud, Spokesperson of the Ministr...

3 months ago
British police issue new guidelines to improve security at football stadia

London, Aug 10 (IANS) The British police on Thursday issued new guidelines to help improve security at the country's football stadia. Representatives from the major clubs across the country attended counter-terrorism awareness workshops at Wembley here and Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium, reports Xinhua news agency. Football supporters, in advice directed at them, have a...

3 months ago
Bangladesh jails 14 JMB militants over 2005 bombings

Dhaka, Aug 8 (IANS) A Bangladesh court on Tuesday sentenced 14 militants of the banned Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to 20 years imprisonment for their roles in a series of deadly coordinated bomb attacks in 2005. The Islamist militant group on August 17, 2005 triggered serial blasts at over 600 locations in 63 districts in Bangladesh soon after the government banned the outfit, b...

3 months ago
LS pays tributes to victims of Hiroshima, Nagasaki

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Friday paid tributes to the victims of the World War II atomic bomb attack on the Japanese cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, recalling the attack, said India has always believed in non-violence. She said the pledge to destroy weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) should be renewed. Seventy-two years ago, Hiroshima and Na...

3 months ago
Russia detain seven foreigners for plotting attacks

Moscow, July 29 (IANS) Seven people from Central Asian countries were detained on Friday on suspicion of planning terrorist attacks on the rail transport system and crowded places in Russia's second-largest city of St. Petersburg, the Federal Security Service said. The identity of the detainees is not disclosed in the interests of the investigation, Xinhua quoted the security service as ...

3 months ago
Thai PM orders review of security cameras

Bangkok, July 28 (IANS) Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha on Friday ordered a review of the 300,000 CCTV cameras that are installed at public spaces and roads in the country. Prayuth proposed the measure to improve surveillance efficiency in the country and to check if the devices were in working condition, reports Efe news. The Prime Minister has urged private and state agen...

3 months ago
Calabrian 'Ndrangheta' boss 'involved in 1990s mafia bombing campaign' held

Rome, July 26 (IANS/AKI) Italian police on Wednesday arrested an alleged Calabrian mafia 'Ndrangheta boss accused of ordering bomb attacks on police in Reggio Calabria in 1994 that killed one officer and gravely injured two others. Police said the arrest of Rocco Santo Filippone shed new light on the mafia's deadly bombing campaign against the state during the 1990s. Filipponi, t...

4 months ago
UN chief, Iran condemn Kabul terror attack

United Nations/Tehran, July 25 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned a deadly terrorist bomb attack in the Afghan capital of Kabul. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Monday offered his condolences to the Afghani government, nation and the families of the victims, saying Iran will help them in fighting extremism and violence,...

4 months ago
Taliban chief's son among bombers killed in Afghanistan

Kabul, July 22 (IANS) The son of the Taliban chief was one of the three suicide bombers who died earlier this week while attacking Afghan security checkposts in Helmand province, the terror group's spokesperson confirmed on Saturday. Abdul Rahman, son of Mullah Haibatullah, was one of the insurgents who carried out three car bomb attacks in Geresk district and launched coordinated attack...

4 months ago
8 killed in car bomb targeting military base in Yemen

Aden, July 17 (IANS) A booby-trapped car struck a pro-government military base in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa on Monday, leaving eight soldiers dead, a military official told media. The booby-trapped car exploded at the main gate of a pro-government military base in Belhaf area of southeastern Shabwa province, killing at least eight soldiers and injuring several others at the...

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