Stories tagged: car bomb
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Three senior officials in Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s government stepped down Tuesday in connection with a probe into the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 5, 2019
A car packed with explosives being driven to carry out an attack collided with other vehicles and exploded in central Cairo, killing at least 20 people, the Interior Ministry said …
Wed., May 22, 2019
Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital on Wednesday, police said.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019
At least 33 soldiers were killed and about 20 others wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack on a paramilitary convoy along a key highway in Indian-controlled Kashmir, security officials …
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018
A bomb placed under a nearby car exploded Saturday in the coastal city of Alexandria as the city security chief’s convoy passed by, killing two policemen and wounding four others, …
Fri., March 23, 2018
A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official said.
Thu., March 22, 2018
At least 14 people were killed and 10 others wounded in a car bomb blast near a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, Somali officials said Thursday.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018
A large explosion in Syria’s largest rebel-held city, Idlib, killed at least 23 people on Sunday, activists reported.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
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
Malta’s prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation.
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …