Bomb Attack

  • Iraq: 7 car bombs kill over 75 people, PM seeks world's support 16-01-2014 10:11 AM

    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 15-01-2014 08:38 AM

    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 blood-spattered 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 30-10-2013 03:23 PM

    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...
  • Death toll in Pakistan earthquake rises to 327 26-09-2013 07:32 AM

    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...
  • Egyptian Islamist groups deny role in bomb attack 06-09-2013 01:25 PM

    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...
  • Series of explosions at US-Afghan base near Pakistan border, Taliban claims responsibility 02-09-2013 10:07 AM

    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...
  • Trinamool Congress lawmaker in hospital after bomb attack on his vehicle 21-07-2013 04:09 AM

    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...
  • Pakistan polls: Bomb kills 15, injures 70 at election rally 06-05-2013 06:35 PM

    Islamabad: At least 15 people were killed and nearly 70 injured when a bomb ripped through a rally of the right-wing Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) 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...
  • Syrian Prime Minister escapes assassination bid 30-04-2013 07:33 AM

    Damascus: Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi 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...
  • Tiger Hanif loses appeal in UK HC, to be extradited to India 19-04-2013 06:10 AM

    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...
  • Boston twin blasts: Eight-year-old Martin Richard among dead 16-04-2013 11:45 PM

    Eight-year-old 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: Eight-year-old boy among dead 16-04-2013 09:10 PM

    Eight-year-old 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 16-04-2013 08:51 PM

    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 16-04-2013 07:47 PM

    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...
  • 10 dead, 99 injured in Iraq's Karbala blast 25-09-2011 03:18 PM

    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...
  • Pakistan suicide blast toll rises to 36 27-05-2011 02:02 PM

    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 explosives-laden vehicle in a congested area of Hangu city. Two more bodies were...
  • 4 injured in bomb attack at Trinamool office 12-05-2011 11:45 PM

    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...
  • 23 injured in bomb attack outside cafe in Russia 18-08-2010 11:49 AM

    Two of those injured are in a critical condition. Militants have been carrying out several such attacks in the region for the past few months. ...
  • Watch: Third blast in a month in Peshawar 29-10-2009 01:27 AM

    It was one of the deadliest attacks the city has ever witnessed. ...
  • 15 killed in two bomb attacks in Iraq 30-08-2009 01:30 PM

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  • Suicide truck bomb kills 14 in Russia 17-08-2009 03:13 PM

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