Stories tagged: suicide bombing
Mon., Aug. 19, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
As Afghanistan mourned the 63 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding, a brother of the groom spoke through tears of his weariness at the bloodshed in …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
A Taliban suicide car bomber targeted a police station the Afghan capital on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding 145, most of them civilians, officials said in what was one …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 5:15 p.m.
A pre-dawn airstrike inside Pakistan that India said targeted a terrorist training camp and killed a “very large number” of militants ratcheted up tensions on Tuesday between the two nuclear-armed …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
State-run news agency in Iran is reporting a suicide bombing in the country’s southeast has killed at least 20 elite Revolutionary Guard personnel and wounded 20
A suicide bombing targeting a bus carrying personnel of Iran’s elite paramilitary Revolutionary Guard force killed at least 20 people and wounded 20 in the country’s southeast, state media reported. …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
A suicide bomber detonated in a restaurant in the Somali town of Baidoa and another blast struck a hotel nearby, leaving at least 16 people dead and more than 30 …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
An Afghan official says the death toll in a suicide bombing among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan has risen to 68, up from …
UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
A coordinated double suicide bombing by the Islamic State group hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, including nine Afghan journalists, officials said.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 9:23 p.m.
An Afghan official says a suicide bomber killed at least one person in an attack in the diplomatic area of Afghanistan’s capital.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
A double suicide bombing at a market in Nigeria’s northern city of Maiduguri killed at least 12 people and wounded 48 others on Wednesday, residents and an emergency official said.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
The deadly suicide bombing at Manchester Arena might have been prevented if information had been handled differently, an independent review of the counter-terrorism performance by British police and intelligence services …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 3:34 p.m.
An Afghan official at the Interior Ministry says suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in western Kabul has killed at least 30 people and wounded 45.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 10:37 a.m.
A Somali police officer says four civilians are dead after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant in Baidoa town in southwestern Somalia.
Mon., July 24, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
A suicide bomber struck near a police team in the eastern city of Lahore Monday killing at least 26 and wounded another 54, many of them police officers, an official …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Two girl suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence and left 11 people dead, authorities in northern Cameroon said Friday.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia’s capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured four other officers, police said.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
KABUL, Afghanistan – The Afghan defense ministry said Wednesday that two dozen army personnel have been arrested for questioning following the security breach that allowed four assailants to enter the …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:04 p.m.
A suicide bomber on Saturday blew himself up inside an army base in the southern city of Aden, killing 45 soldiers and wounding another 50, security officials said.
Tue., July 12, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
BAGHDAD – A suicide car bomb ripped through an outdoor market in a Shiite-dominated northeastern district of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, officials said, as government forces …
Mon., June 20, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 Nepalese security guards in an attack Monday on their minibus in the Afghan capital, the Interior Ministry and an Afghan security official said.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 12:08 p.m.
A suicide bomber blew himself up in a soccer stadium south of the Iraqi capital on Friday, killing 29 people and wounding 60, security officials said, as the military announced …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 7:37 p.m.
ANKARA, Turkey – Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 95 people and wounding hundreds in Turkey’s deadliest attack in years – one …
Fri., May 30, 2014, 2:10 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The State Department confirmed Friday that a U.S. citizen from Florida launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops earlier this week in what is believed to be …