Stories tagged: car bomb
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 7:35 p.m.
Activist: Car bomb kills 23 in Syrian rebel-held Idlib city
A large explosion in Syria’s largest rebel-held city, Idlib, killed at least 23 people on Sunday, activists reported.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 10:20 a.m.
Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist’s car bomb killing
Ten Maltese suspects were arrested Monday over the car bomb slaying of a prominent investigative journalist, the prime minister and other authorities said, about six weeks after the assassination that …
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Car bomb kills investigative journalist in Malta
Malta’s prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
Damascus rocked by suicide blast, 2 others foiled
Security forces chased three explosive-laden vehicles through Damascus on Sunday, intercepting two of them at checkpoints but failing to stop the third before it exploded in the city center, killing …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Car bomb in Somalia capital kills at least 15, police say
At least 15 people are dead after a suicide car bomber posing as a milk delivery van detonated at a district headquarters in Somalia’s capital, police said Tuesday.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Anger and sorrow grip Kabul after devastating bombing in diplomatic zone
Afghanistan joined in both anger and sorrow Thursday amid the aftermath in bomb-shattered Kabul, as mourners buried the dead and officials grappled with questions over how to confront a seemingly …
Mon., May 29, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
Bomb kills 10, hurts 22 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility
A car bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in central Baghdad late Monday, killing 10 people and wounding 22, hospital and police officials said.
UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Afghan official says 18 killed in suicide car bomb attack
At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed Saturday when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said.
Sun., April 9, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Somalia’s new army chief survives car bomb that kills 13
Somalia’s new military chief survived a suicide car bomb attack Sunday just moments after he was sworn in with a mandate to launch a new offensive against Islamic extremists. Thirteen …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Iraq: Car bombings in Mosul kill 15 civilians, 8 policemen
Three car bombs ripped through an outdoor market in Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and eight policemen, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
Appeals court affirms conviction in Oregon car-bomb plot
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a …
Sun., Dec. 28, 2008
Car bombs kill 25 in Iraq
BAGHDAD – A pair of car bombs killed more than two dozen people on Saturday, shattering a recent period of calm and serving as a grim reminder that recent gains …