Terror Attack

  • Malaysian plane hit by a ground-to-air missile over Ukraine war zone 6 days ago

    In a major international incident a Malaysia Airlines plane with 298 on board was shot down on Thursday over Eastern Ukraine near the Russian border. All 298 passengers and crew members are feared dead. ...
  • Terrorist attack on Kabul airport, gunfire, explosions heard 1 week ago

    Kabul: A militant attack is underway at Kabul airport on Thursday as explosions and gunfire rang out. The interior ministry said a group of insurgents had opened fire with automatic weapons and rocket-propelled grenades after seizing a building under construction at the airport. The attack began around 4:30 am (0000 GMT)...
  • HC for policy to compensate terror victims' families July 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday suggested the Centre to come out with a policy to adequately compensate families of those killed in terror attacks instead of paying a standard amount by way of ex-gratia. A division bench comprising Justices Abhay Oka and AS Chandurkar asked the Union government to...
  • US court issues partial win to Osama Bin Laden assistant July 15, 2014

    Washington: A US appeals court has set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama Bin Laden. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued the ruling in the case of Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, a Yemeni, who produced propaganda videos for al-Qaida...
  • Pune blast: 10 ATS teams to probe case, terror angle not ruled out July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ten teams of Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad were formed on Friday to investigate all the angles in Pune blast, sources said adding that case has been registered under various sections against unknown persons at Vishrambag police station. Prima facie, the blast seemed to be part of terrorist attack, sources said....
  • Clashes between Nigeria army, Islamists kill 59: official July 6, 2014

    Abuja: Clashes between Nigerian armed forces and Islamists after a daring attack on the military in the country's restive northeast left 53 insurgents and six troops dead, a spokesman said. The rebels attacked barracks and a police station in the town of Damboa, in Borno state, late Friday while most of...
  • US warns of terror attack at Uganda airport July 4, 2014

    Kampala: The US has warned its citizens in Uganda of a possible terror attack at the country's Entebbe International Airport in capital Kampala. The US embassy in Uganda, in a statement on its website Thursday, said it received information from the Uganda police force that there was a specific threat to...
  • Kolkata Police arrests IM terrorist allegedly involved in German Bakery blast July 3, 2014

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police has arrested an Indian Mujahideen terrorist Zahid Hussain. Hussain, a Bangladeshi national, was arrested from outside the Kolkata railway station on Wednesday evening by a special team of the Kolkata Police. He will be produced in court later on Thursday. The arrested IM terrorist is suspected...
  • US names Jamaat-ud-Dawa as terror outfit, sanctions 2 LeT leaders June 26, 2014

    Washington: Tightening its noose around LeT, the US on Wednesday added its affiliates, including the JuD, to its list of designated terror organisations and slapped sanctions against two Pakistan-based LeT leaders. The State Department has amended Lashkar-e-Taiba's designations to add the aliases: Jamaat-ud-Dawa, Al-Anfal Trust, Tehrik-e-Hurmat-e-Rasool and Tehrik-e-Tahafuz Qibla Awwal,...
  • Peshawar: 1 dead, 2 injured in firing at passenger plane just before landing June 25, 2014

    Peshawar: One woman passenger was killed and two fight stewards injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on a passenger plane landing at Peshawar's Bacha Khan airport. The PIA flight PK756, with 196 passengers on board from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia to Peshawar, was fired upon for two minutes before landing...
  • 'Pak's strategy of supporting terror groups unsustainable' June 20, 2014

    Washington: The growth of an indigenous militant threat to Pakistan has made its strategy of supporting terror groups in the past an increasingly costly and ultimately unsustainable strategy, a top Obama Administration official has said. "In the past, Pakistan has projected influence in Afghanistan by its toleration of and even support...
  • 26/11 attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till June 25 June 19, 2014

    Lahore: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case has adjourned the hearing till June 25 after prosecution lawyers failed to turn up. In the last hearing on June 11, two witnesses had recorded their statements. Earlier too, the prosecution lawyers had not appeared...
  • Terrorists seize two more towns in Iraq June 13, 2014

    London: Terrorists have seized two more towns in Iraq's Diyala province, northeast of Baghdad, after security forces abandoned their posts, a media report said on Friday. Armed men entered Jalulah and Saaiydiyah and asked the forces to leave from the two towns immediately, BBC reported. The Islamic State in Iraq and Levant...
  • Insurgents take two more Iraqi towns, Obama threatens air strikes June 13, 2014

    Sunni Islamist terrorists gained more ground in Iraq overnight, moving into two towns in the eastern province of Diyala, while US President Barack Obama considered military strikes to halt their advance towards the capital Baghdad. After security forces abandoned their posts, security sources said the towns of Saadiyah and Jalawla had...
  • J&K: One Army soldier killed in suspected IED blast in Poonch June 12, 2014

    Poonch: In an attack on an Army patrol on Thursday morning, one soldier was killed in a suspected IED blast in the Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir. Three other soldiers have been reportedly injured. The area was cordoned off and those injured evacuated after the attack. Search operations are in progress...
  • Panel formed to investigate Karachi airport attacks June 12, 2014

    Islamabad: The police have constituted an inquiry committee to investigate the terror attacks at the Karachi international airport, media reported on Thursday. The inquiry committee would be headed by Karachi Police's Deputy Inspector General Munir Ahmed Shaikh, Dawn online reported. On Sunday night, an audacious terror attack was mounted at Karachi's Jinnah...
  • A look at the history of terrorism in Pakistan June 11, 2014

    Islamabad: The attack on Karachi's airport - Pakistan's busiest - killed 19 security personnel and civilians, along with the 10 assailants. The group that claimed responsibility on Monday vowed even more violence. Here are the issues related to the history of terrorism in Pakistan: Who are the Pakistani Taliban and what...
  • Terrorists target police station in Srinagar June 11, 2014

    Unidentified militants targeted a police station in Srinagar by firing a rifle grenade at it but there was no damage caused in the incident, police said.The incident took place last night when the ultras fired a rifle grenade at the headquarters of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police at Batamaloo, the...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Government assures additional 400 MW to tackle Delhi power crisis June 10, 2014

    With frequent power cuts hampering normal life in the national capital, the government has now assured additional 400 MW to tackle the crisis. ...
  • Pakistan: Terrorists flee after attacking Karachi Airport Security Forces camp June 10, 2014

    Karachi: A group of terrorists launched yet another daring attack at Pakistan's Karachi airport on Tuesday and fled after a fierce gunbattle with security forces. The attackers targeted the Airport Security Forces (ASF) camp in Karachi. While Pakistani Interior Minister claimed that five people had been killed in the latest attack,...
  • Karachi airport reopens to passengers after terrorist attack June 10, 2014

    Islamabad: The Jinnah International Airport in Pakistan's Karachi reopened to passengers on Monday afternoon following Sunday night's terrorist attack in which 19 people were killed and 25 others injured, local officials said. Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), in its statement, said the airport was reopened to passengers after the security forces...
  • US condemns terror attack on Karachi airport June 10, 2014

    Washington: The US on Monday condemned the terror attack on Pakistan's busy Karachi airport in which at least 30 people were killed and offered its assistance in probing the incident. "The United States condemns the attack on the Karachi airport. Our hearts go out to the families of the victims...
  • Patna Blast: NIA recovers 18 live bombs in a raid near Ranchi June 7, 2014

    Ranchi: NIA has recovered 18 live bombs in a raid in Sithio village near Ranchi. six sets of three timer devices connected in series were found after digging out the fields. The recovery has been done on information and personal identification of IM operatives arrested by NIA in May in...
  • Terrorists attack police party in Kashmir, six injured June 7, 2014

    Srinagar: At least six persons, including four policemen, were injured on Saturday after a police party was attacked by terrorists in Shopian district of Kashmir. A police team from District Police Lines was on a routine check to a minority guard picket in Bonpara village of Shopian when militants opened fire...
  • Two remaining accused acquited in Akshardham terror attack case June 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A special POTA court on Friday acquitted the remaining two accused in the Akshardham temple terror attack case, three weeks after the Supreme Court let off six accused, rejecting the prosecution's charge of their involvement in the conspiracy. Special POTA (Prevention of Terrorist Activities Act) Court judge Geeta Gopi ordered...
  • 'Hundreds dead' in Boko Haram village rampage June 6, 2014

    Maiduguri: Hundreds of people are feared dead in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, in the latest upsurge in violence claiming increasing numbers of civilian lives. Some community leaders put the death toll from the Tuesday attacks in the Gwoza district of Borno state as high...
  • Nigeria: Nearly 500 feared dead in 'massive' Boko Haram village raids June 5, 2014

    Maiduguri: Hundreds of people may have been killed in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, a local lawmaker and residents said on Thursday. Gunmen in military uniform struck Goshe, Attagara, Agapalwa and Aganjara in the Gwoza district of Borno state late on Tuesday, razing homes, churches...
  • Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 42 in northeast Nigeria: Police June 5, 2014

    Suspected Islamist militants dressed as soldiers rounded up and killed at least 42 villagers in Nigeria's northeast, the centre of an escalating insurgency increasingly targeting civilians, a police source said. The assault in Bardari late on Wednesday came a day after officials and witnesses said raiders killed scores of people in...
  • 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Trial in Pakistan adjourned till June 11 June 5, 2014

    A Pakistani anti-terrorism court trying the seven accused in the 2008 Mumbai attacks case has adjourned the hearing till June 11 after prosecution lawyers failed to turn up for the second time in a week. The trial of seven Pakistani accused was adjourned on Thursday by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in...