BOMB ATTACK

  • Two injured in three bomb explosions near IndoMyanmar border July 9, 2014

    Imphal: Two persons were injured when three powerful bombs exploded in Kasom Khullen area near the IndoMyanmar border in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said on Wednesday. The explosions occurred near the post of 44th battalion post of Assam Rifles on Tuesday. The bombs were allegedly planted by suspected militants to...
  • Somali journalist killed in bomb attack June 21, 2014

    Mogadishu: A Somali journalist died in Mogadishu on Saturday after a bomb believed to have been attached to his car was remotely detonated, police and witnesses said. The victim, prominent local journalist Yusuf Keynan, was working with Mustaqbal radio, a private Mogadishu FM station, and also contributed to the Nairobi,...
  • After 2013 bombings, Boston Marathon under tight security April 21, 2014

    Boston: For years, state and local officials have conducted a "tabletop exercise" before the Boston Marathon, a meeting that allows them to study a map of the 26.2-mile course from Hopkinton to Boston's Copley Square and plan for emergencies that could arise during the race. So many new people needed to...
  • Iraq: 7 car bombs kill over 75 people, PM seeks world's support January 16, 2014

    Baghdad: Bomb attacks and shootings killed at least 75 people in Iraq on Wednesday, police and hospital sources said, making it one of the bloodiest days in months. In the deadliest incident, a bomb blew up in a funeral tent where mourners were marking the death two days ago of...
  • Over 17 killed in explosion in north Nigeria city January 15, 2014

    Maiduguri: A vehicle exploded at a military post in a commercial area of a northeastern Nigerian city on Tuesday, killing at least 17 people and causing pandemonium, with bloodspattered bystanders running away and vehicles colliding as drivers fled. Police said a suicide bomber is suspected in the lunchtime blast in...
  • Bomb attack in Iraq claims 21 lives, 46 injured October 30, 2013

    At least 21 people, including senior army officers, were killed and some 46 wounded in two overnight suicide bomb attacks in central and northern Iraq, police said Wednesday. The deadlier attack occurred Tuesday evening when two suicide bombers disguised in army uniforms blew up their explosive vests at the house of...
  • Death toll in Pakistan earthquake rises to 327 September 26, 2013

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwest Pakistan rose to 327 on Wednesday after hundreds of mud houses collapsed on residents throughout the remote and thinly populated area, local officials said. Pakistan's army airlifted hundreds of soldiers to help with the aftermath of the worst earthquake in the South...
  • Egyptian Islamist groups deny role in bomb attack September 6, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt's main Islamist groups have denied responsibility for the assassination attempt on Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim as several liberal groups accused the Muslim Brotherhood of involvement. Ibrahim survived an assassination attempt Thursday when a car bomb blew up next to his convoy, prompting him to warn that "a wave of...
  • Series of explosions at US-Afghan base near Pakistan border, Taliban claims responsibility September 2, 2013

    A group of suicide bombers attacked a US base near the border with Pakistan on Monday morning, leading to multiple explosions, a gunfight and the closure of a key road used by NATO supply trucks, officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the strike in the Torkham area. In a statement,...
  • Trinamool Congress lawmaker in hospital after bomb attack on his vehicle July 21, 2013

    Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress legislator in West Bengal on Saturday claimed that he was hospitalised after bombs were hurled at his vehicle. Police are inquiring into the incident after the lawmaker's complaint. Lawmaker Gulshan Mallick alleged the mob attack by supporters of rival parties took place in Gabberia village of Panchla...
  • Pakistan polls: Bomb kills 15, injures 70 at election rally May 6, 2013

    Islamabad: At least 15 people were killed and nearly 70 injured when a bomb ripped through a rally of the rightwing Jamiat UlemaiIslamFazl (JUIF) in Pakistan's central Kurram tribal region, ahead of the May 11 General Elections. Assistant Political Agent of central Kurram region, Mohammad Fazal said at least 15 people...
  • Syrian Prime Minister escapes assassination bid April 30, 2013

    Damascus: Syrian Prime Minister Wael alHalqi escaped an assassination bid when a bomb exploded near his convoy in Damascus. The attack killed at least five people and left several others injured including the country's interior minister. The Prime Minister was not hurt. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the...
  • Tiger Hanif loses appeal in UK HC, to be extradited to India April 19, 2013

    London: Tiger Hanif, who is wanted in India in connection with two bomb attacks in Gujarat in 1993, has lost his appeal in a UK High Court against extradition to India. Hanif, whose full name is Mohammed Hanif Umerji Patel, 51, was traced to a grocery store in Bolton, Greater Manchester...
  • Boston twin blasts: Eightyearold Martin Richard among dead April 16, 2013

    Eightyearold Martin Richard was one of the three who died in the attacks. Martin was at the finish line waiting for his father to complete the marathon. ...
  • Boston twin blasts: Eightyearold boy among dead April 16, 2013

    Eightyearold Martin Richard was one of the three who died in the attacks. Martin was at the finish line waiting for his father to complete the marathon. ...
  • US: Journalist who filmed the Boston blasts recalls the horror April 16, 2013

    Terror struck the US as two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring over 150 others. ...
  • Boston twin blasts: FBI assures no more known threats April 16, 2013

    Boston: Government officials and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) assured the people of Boston that the situation was under control after twin blasts ripped through the US city on Monday afternoon, killing three and injuring about 150. The FBI said the investigation in the bombings was on and that...
  • Kabul: Suicide bomb attack outside defence ministry leaves 18 dead March 9, 2013

    Kabul: A suicide bomber on a bicycle struck outside the Afghan Defense Ministry on Saturday, one of two attacks that killed at least 18 people as US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the nation, officials said. Nine people were killed in the bombing at the ministry, a fresh reminder that...
  • Turkish leftist group claims US embassy bombing: Website February 2, 2013

    Istanbul: A Turkish leftist group claimed responsibility on Saturday for a suicide bomb attack on the US embassy and accused Washington of using Turkey as its "slave", according to a statement posted on the internet. The Revolutionary People's Liberation ArmyFront (DHKPC) said it carried out Friday's attack, in which a suicide...
  • Pakistan: Balochistan assembly rejects governor's rule January 16, 2013

    Islamabad: Describing the move as "undemocratic", the Balochistan assembly has unanimously rejected the imposition of governor's rule in the Pakistani province. Governor's rule was imposed in Balochistan on January 14 following January 10's twin bomb attacks in Quetta in which 86 people were killed and over 120 wounded. On January 15,...
  • Pak: 103 killed, over 270 injured in six bomb attacks January 11, 2013

    Islamabad: A total of 103 people were killed and over 270 injured in six bomb attacks in the restive Pakistani provinces of Balochistan and KhyberPakhtunkhwa on Thursday, marking a sharp spurt in terrorist violence ahead of the country's next general election. Terrorists targeted a security forces vehicle and a Shiamajority neighbourhood...
  • Hiroshima marks 67th anniversary of Abomb attack August 6, 2012

    Tokyo: Hiroshima marked the 67th anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack on Monday with a call for the elimination of nuclear arsenals. About 50,000 people gathered in Hiroshima's peace park near the epicentre of the 1945 blast that destroyed most of the city and killed as many as...
  • Attacks across Iraq kill 107, injure hundreds July 23, 2012

    Baghdad: At least 107 people were killed in bomb and gun attacks in Iraq on Monday, a day after 20 died in explosions, in a coordinated surge of violence against mostly Shi'ite Muslim targets. The bloodshed, which coincided with an intensifying of the conflict in neighboring Syria, pointed up the deficiencies...
  • Syria crisis: Is this the end of Assad regime? July 20, 2012

    Suhasini: Hello and welcome to World View with me, Suhasini Haidar. Tonight James Bevan, British High Commissioner to India, in an exclusive interview on just what to expect from the Olympic games and what to make of all the troubles London has been facing. Also ahead, Martin Jacques. He's the...
  • Syria crisis: Is this the end of Assad regime? July 19, 2012

    Syria's defense minister was killed in a bomb attack on a high level security meeting in Damascus on Wednesday. Is this the end of the road for President Bashar alAssad? Join CNNIBN's Suhasini Haidar for a discussion in World View on Friday at 10 pm. ...
  • UK to extradite Dawood aide Tiger Hanif to India May 3, 2012

    London: Tiger Hanif, who is wanted in India in connection with two bomb attacks in Gujarat in 1993, has been ordered to be extradited to India by a British judge who called him a "classic fugitive" during a hearing in London. Hanif, whose full name is Mohammed Hanif Umerji Patel, 51,...
  • Israeli car blast: Did the bomber use call girls? March 25, 2012

    New Delhi: It is a task that the elite special unit of the Delhi Police, engaged in countering terrorism, would have never thought of handling during the course of its sensitive duties. The police is looking for a pimp and two to three call girls who were allegedly engaged by Houshand...
  • 10 dead, 99 injured in Iraq's Karbala blast September 25, 2011

    New Delhi: At least 10 people were killed and 99 injured in a multiple bomb attacks at a passport and identity card office in Iraq's holy city of Karbala. A number of buildings and vehicles parked there have also been damaged. Karbala, a major Shia holy city, has been attacked in...
  • Pakistan suicide blast toll rises to 36 May 27, 2011

    Islamabad: The death toll in a devastating suicide car bomb attack in northwest Pakistan on Friday rose to 36 as more bodies were pulled out of the rubble of buildings that collapsed when the attacker detonated his explosivesladen vehicle in a congested area of Hangu city. Two more bodies were retrieved...
  • 4 injured in bomb attack at Trinamool office May 12, 2011

    Barrackpore: Hours before the counting for West Bengal assembly polls, four Trinamool workers were on Thursday injured when some unidentified men hurled bombs at the party office in Titagarh area of North 24 Parganas district. Additional Superintendent of Police Dhrubojyoti Dey said unidentified men hurled crude bombs at the party office,...