Bomb Blast

  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital 14-04-2014 08:28 PM

    A morning rush hour bomb killed at least 71 people at a Nigerian bus station on the outskirts of the capital on Monday, raising concerns about the spread of an Islamist insurgency after the deadliest ever attack on Abuja. Suspicion fell on Boko Haram, though there was no immediate claim...
  • 300 students hit as Maoists blow up a school using 8 cylinder bombs 10-04-2014 09:06 PM

    At least 300 students in a village in Bihar's Lakhisarai district lost their school which was destroyed in a blast by Maoists ahead of voting in six parliamentaryconstituencies of the state on Thursday. The new building of the government high school at Narotampur under Kazra police station totally collapsed in...
  • Violence hits Jamui on poll day; 2 CRPF jawans killed in Naxal attack 10-04-2014 10:28 AM

    Two CRPF jawans were killed on Thursday in a bombblast in in Jamui parliamentary constituencyin Bihar ataround 5:30 am, one and a halfhour before the start of polling in the area. The incident took place when CRPF and Bihar Police team were travelling in two jeeps and were on their...
  • Maoists trigger series of explosions in Latehar before polling 10-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Maoists exploded a series of landmines in the forests of Latehar district and exchanged gunfire with security personnel early on Thursday before the polling began for the Chatra Lok Sabha seat in Jharkhand. The landmines were exploded at around 1.30 am, half a km from a picket under Barwadih police...
  • Pakistan: 23 killed, 40 injured in bomb blast 09-04-2014 11:31 AM

    At least 23 people were killed and over 40 others injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast that occurred on the outskirts of the Pakistani capital. The blast occurred in the fruit market in Sector I-11 of the capital, bordering the garrison city of Rawalpindi. No group has claimed responsibility...
  • Bombs at Cairo university hit riot police, 2 dead 03-04-2014 09:28 AM

    Cairo: Two bombs exploded on Wednesday outside Cairo University's engineering faculty, killing at least two persons, a senior police officer and a civilian, security officials said. The bombs, hidden at the foot of a tree, went off nearly a minute apart. They targeted riot police routinely deployed at the location...
  • Five boys injured in bomb explosion in Hazaribagh 31-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Five boys were injured on Monday when a bomb among six they found in a bag exploded at Laskari village. The boys who were playing found the explosives in the bag in a paddy field in the village. One of the bombs exploded when one of the boys threw a...
  • Bhullar case: Bitta to seek permission from Sonia for self immolation 31-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: Upset over Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, former Youth Congress chief MS Bitta on Monday said that he would seek permission from party president Sonia Gandhi and the court to commit self-immolation. The All-India-Anti-Terrorist Front (AIATF) chief, who was targeted...
  • Bomb lying in a heap of garbage explodes, injures 5 children 17-02-2014 09:55 AM

    A bomb lying in a heap of garbage on Sunday went off injuring five children in Vishhari area under Kavaiya police station in Lakhisarai district in Bihar, police said. "The bomb lying in a heap of garbage exploded when some children playing there fiddled with it," District Superintendent of Police...
  • CCTVs and the move to make Indian cities safer across states

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    The arrest of Indian Mujahideen founder Yasin Bhatkal has served to highlight the increasing role played by CCTV footage in terror investigations. Not only has...

  • SC stays execution of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar 31-01-2014 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: In what may be welcome news for some Sikh organisations, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed the execution of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a convict in the 1993 Delhi bomb blast case. The court also directed the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences, where Bhullar...
  • Pune German Bakery blast: Bombay HC dismisses witnesses' plea against ATS 30-01-2014 05:59 PM

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed an application filed by two witnesses in the February 2010 Pune German Bakery bomb blast case seeking protection from officers of state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS). A division bench of Justices V K Tahilramani and P N Deshmukh dismissed the application. The witnesses...
  • Bhullar moves SC to commute his death penalty to life term 24-01-2014 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has approached the Supreme Court seeking commutation of his death penalty to life term. The court has listed his curative petition for hearing on January 28. Bhullar's petition comes just a few days after judgement where the Supreme Court ruled that a...
  • 9 killed in blast at religious centre in northwest Pakistan 16-01-2014 10:21 PM

    At least nine persons, including two children, were killed and nearly 70 injured in a major blast at a proselytising centre in Pakistan's restive northwest on Thursday. The explosion ripped through the "Tableeghi Markaz" in Bashirabad area of Peshawar district when worshippers were offering evening prayers, police said. Nine persons,...
  • 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 blast in Kabul near NATO base, embassies 05-01-2014 07:06 AM

    Kabul: A bomb exploded in central Kabul on Saturday in a district housing several embassies and NATO's military headquarters, but no casualties were immediately reported, officials said. The apparent insurgent strike was the second of the day in Afghanistan after a NATO soldier was killed when six Taliban suicide attackers...
  • Two minor explosions between Azamnagar and Makuria stations disrupt rail services 30-12-2013 12:33 PM

    Train services were disrupted after two low-intensity bombs exploded near a railway track in Bihar's Katihar district on Monday morning, police said, adding that two live bombs had also been recovered near the site. "Two low intensity bombs exploded near the railway track between Azamnagar and Makuria stations, disrupting rail...
  • Female suicide bomber kills 13 at Russian train station 29-12-2013 05:27 PM

    A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the entrance hall of a Russian train station on Sunday, killing at least 13 people in the second deadly attack in the space of three days as the country prepares to host the Winter Olympics. The state Investigative Committee said the bomber...
  • Egypt arrests dozens under anti-terror law, one killed in Cairo 27-12-2013 11:40 AM

    Egypt stepped up pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood a day after declaring it a terrorist group, using the new classification to detain dozens of its supporters on Thursday, while one person died in street clashes ignited by political tension. A bomb blast in a Cairo suburb wounded five people -...
  • Sanjay Dutt leaves Yerwada jail after getting 30 days parole 21-12-2013 12:56 PM

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Saturday left Yerwada jail in Pune as he was granted granted parole by the Pune police in the 1993 bomb blasts case. The actor was granted parole on grounds of his wife's illness. However, a controversy had arisen after media reports showed his wife...
  • Pak: 3 killed, 14 injured in blast outside Imambargah 18-12-2013 07:22 AM

    Islamabad: At least three persons, including a sub-inspector, on Tuesday were killed and another 14 injured critically in a suicide blast outside an Imambargah in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi. The blast took place in the parking lot outside the Imambargah, or Shia prayer hall, in Gracy lane near...
  • Sanjay Dutt's wife has tumor in liver, says doctor 07-12-2013 06:58 PM

    Mumbai: As a massive controversy broke out over granting parole to actor Sanjay Dutt on the ground of his wife Manyata's ill health, a doctor who examined her has said she has been diagnosed with a tumor in the liver and a suspected heart ailment. "Manyata has a tumor in...
  • Patna serial blasts: Police lodge FIR against Indian Mujahideen 21-11-2013 11:42 PM

    An FIR was lodged against the Indian Mujahideen organisation and its suspected operatives on Thursday by the Bihar Police in connection with the serial bomb blasts in the state's capital, police said. At a time when the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is probing into serial blasts in Patna Oct 27,...
  • Beirut: Suicide blasts near Iran embassy kills 23 19-11-2013 05:10 PM

    Beirut: Twin suicide bombings struck outside the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, killing 23 people, including the Iranian cultural attach, and wounding dozens more in one of the worst bombings to target the predominantly Shiite area in southern Beirut. The mid-morning blasts hit the upscale neighborhood of...
  • Nitish criticises BJP, says protocol to be formulated for booking Gandhi Maidan 11-11-2013 05:27 PM

    Patna: Criticising the BJP for not cleaning Gandhi Maidan before their October 27 rally which "helped in hiding bombs inside polythene bags", Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a protocol is being formulated for booking the field for rallies and functions. "I have instructed officials to formulate a...
  • Pressure bomb explodes in poll-bound Kanker, police personnel injured 11-11-2013 08:51 AM

    A police personnel was injured when a pressure bomb laid by Naxals exploded in Kanker district of north Bastar where polling is underway on Monday, police said. The incident took place when the jawan was removing the bomb, placed beneath the earth, for defusing near Parlakot village (PV 97) under...
  • One killed, six injured in twin-bomb explosions in Manipur 07-11-2013 11:46 AM

    Imphal: A labourer was killed and six others were injured when suspected militants exploded two bombs in Thoubal district of Manipur, police said on Thursday. The remote-controlled bombs went off at around 11.45 pn on Wednesday night killing Lali Kumar (30), who hailed from Punjab, on the spot. The injured...
  • 1 killed, 8 injured in bomb attack outside China's Communist Party office 06-11-2013 11:57 AM

    Several small bombs exploded in front of a Communist Party building in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring another eight, state media said. The official Xinhua news agency said what appeared to be small-scale bombs went off outside an office building of the...
  • Ranchi police recovers live bombs during raid in Hindpiri 04-11-2013 07:53 PM

    Patna: Ten live bombs have been recovered from a house in Hindpiri locality of Ranchi. Sources say NIA, which was also part of the raid, found the bombs while looking for one Mujahib Mullah, whose name had come up during investigations into the Patna serial blasts. Mujahib managed to escaped...