Stories tagged: bombing
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
The memorial to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing is complete. Three stone pillars representing the three victims who died at the race’s Boylston Street finish line were installed early Monday, …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019
Triple murderer implicated in Spokane City Hall bombing to be first man executed as a result of new federal directive
The death sentence handed down to Danny Lewis Lee, a white supremacist who was implicated in the bombing of Spokane City Hall in 1996, was for a triple murder that …
Mon., May 27, 2019
French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities said on Monday.
UPDATED: Sun., April 21, 2019
Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka.
Sun., April 21, 2019
More than 200 people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka’s capital of Colombo on …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
A U.S. military spokesman confirms that an American airstrike killed an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the attack nearly two decades ago on the USS Cole that killed 17 …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018
A motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan on Saturday killing at least 14 people, including civilians and security forces, officials said.
UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018
A suicide bomber blew himself up in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday as mostly Taliban fighters gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, killing …
Sun., May 6, 2018
A bomb blast inside a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that was being used as a voter registration center killed at least 14 people and wounded 33, officials said on Sunday.
Fri., April 20, 2018
Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom.
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018
A roadside bomb in northern Syria killed two coalition personnel, including an American, and wounded five others in a rare attack since the U.S.-led coalition sent troops into the war-torn …
UPDATED: Sun., March 18, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas – At least two people were injured in another explosion in Texas’ capital Sunday night, after three package bombs detonated earlier this month in other parts of the …
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
A bomb caused an explosion that killed four people and wounded 10 during Carnival celebrations, Bolivian authorities said Wednesday.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
British police on Friday charged an 18-year-old man with attempted murder and causing an explosion over last week’s bomb attack on the London subway.
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017
Pakistani police say an accidental explosion at a cement factory in the country’s south has killed at least five people.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017
Hundreds of runners came out Saturday for a Marine Corps charity race on the New Jersey shore, a race run without incident one year after pipe bomb detonated at the …
Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump called Friday for a “tougher and more specific” U.S. travel ban after a homemade bomb exploded on a London train. In a flurry of early-morning …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017
A homemade bomb planted in a rush-hour subway car exploded in London on Friday, injuring 29 people and prompting authorities to raise Britain’s terrorism threat level to “critical,” meaning another …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
Militants stormed a packed Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital during Friday prayers, in an attack that lasted for hours and ended with at least 20 worshipers killed and another …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017
Saudi-led coalition fighter jets rained bombs on the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, on Friday levelling houses packed with civilians and killing at least 14 people, including eight members of a single …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
An extremist cell in northeastern Spain was preparing bombs for an imam who planned to blow himself up at a Barcelona monument, a key suspect in the attacks that killed …
Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Pro-government forces intensified their assault on the rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital, activists said Tuesday, a day after rebels beat back an attempted government advance, killing several soldiers.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they’re more frightened after a weekend attack in which …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017
An Afghan hospital official says an explosion inside a minority Shiite mosque in western Herat, on the border with Iran, has killed at least 20 people.
Wed., July 19, 2017
Eight newsboys, ages 13 to 18, were nabbed on gambling and liquor charges. Detectives, apparently acting on a tip, went to the the room of one of the boys in …
Mon., July 3, 2017
A British teenager has been sentenced to at least 16
Wed., June 28, 2017
At least 15 people were killed in an airstrike in eastern Syria on Wednesday, activists said, in the second attack in three days reported to kill civilians in the Islamic …
UPDATED: Thu., June 22, 2017
ISIS claims a historic mosque in Mosul was destroyed by a U.S. airstrike – but video evidence suggests otherwise
The iconic leaning minaret of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri has stood over Mosul for 800 years. But on Wednesday, one of the most iconic religious sites in the country …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017
Belgian authorities said they foiled a “terror attack” Tuesday when soldiers shot a suspect after a small explosion at a busy Brussels train station that continued a week of attacks …
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos vowed to capture those responsible for detonating a homemade bomb that killed three people, including a French woman, in a busy shopping mall over the …