Bomber

  • US to seek death penalty for accused Boston marathon bomber 31-01-2014 10:44 AM

    The United States will seek the death penalty for accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged with planting homemade explosives devices that killed three people and wounded 264 at the Boston Marathon last year, the government's chief prosecutor said on Thursday. US Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement...
  • Up to 15, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul suicide attack 18-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Kabul: Up to 15 people, mostly foreigners, were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, police said. Islamist Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack in the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan district, which hosts many embassies...
  • 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...
  • Defying China, US bombers and Japanese planes fly through new air zone 27-11-2013 01:01 PM

    Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing while Japan's main airlines also ignored Chinese authorities when their planes passed through a new airspace defense zone on Wednesday. The defiance from Japan and its ally the United...
  • Pakistan: Suicide attack kills provincial minister, 7 others 17-10-2013 08:25 AM

    Peshawar: A top Pakistani provincial minister was on Wednesday assassinated by a suicide bomber who forced his way into an Eid gathering at the politician's house and detonated his explosive-laden vest, killing seven others in the restive northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Officials said the suicide bomber opened fire killing two...
  • Series of attacks kill 78 in Iraq 06-10-2013 09:56 AM

    Baghdad:At least 78 people were killed and 166 others wounded in a wave of violent attacks across Iraq on Saturday, including a deadly suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims here, police and media said. At least 51 people were killed and 107 others wounded Saturday evening when a suicide bomber detonated...
  • Suicide bomber attacks Iraq funeral, killing 11 14-09-2013 11:27 PM

    Baghdad: Officials in Iraq say a suicide bomber has attacked a funeral for members of an ethnic minority in the country, killing 11 people. Police say a suicide bomber set off an explosive belt inside a funeral held by members of Shabak minority near the northern city of Mosul on...
  • Suicide bomber targets busy Baghdad cafe, killing 25 24-08-2013 05:14 AM

    A suicide bomber killed 25 people and wounded more than 50 in Baghdad on Friday when he detonated his explosives inside a busy cafe near a park popular with families, police and medical sources said. It was one of the worst attacks in Iraq since suicide bombers hit the same...
  • Suicide bomber hits Iraq military headquarters, killing 14 23-08-2013 12:48 AM

    A suicide bomber drove a vehicle packed with explosives to a military headquarters in western Iraq and blew himself up outside it on Thursday, killing at least 14 people, police said. The attack, which appeared to be the latest incident in a wave of violence by Sunni insurgents against the...
  • Taliban suicide bomber kills 30 at a policeman's funeral in Pakistan 09-08-2013 06:08 AM

    A Taliban suicide bomber killed 30 people at the funeral of a policeman in Pakistan on Thursday, including five senior police officers, in the third deadly attack on government targets in two weeks. A Reuters reporter at the scene in the western city of Quetta described chaos as injured police...
  • Suicide bombers on motorcycles kill 39 near Shi'ite mosques in Pakistan 27-07-2013 04:47 AM

    Suicide bombers on motorcycles blew themselves up within a minute of each other outside Shi'ite mosques in a volatile Pakistani town near the Afghan border on Friday, killing at least 39 people, officials said. Sectarian violence has been on the rise in nuclear-armed Pakistan, where hardline Sunni militant groups have...
  • News 360: FBI says Ishrat may be a suicide bomber, claims IB letter 05-07-2013 08:52 PM

    An Intelligence Bureau (IB) letter to the Home Ministry which says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the USA had mentioned in 2009 that Ishrat Jahan could be a suicide a suicide bomber has been accessed by CNN-IBN and Firstpost.com. ...
  • At least 10 killed in a bomb blast in Afghan market: police 03-06-2013 02:02 PM

    Kabul: Afghan Police say a suicide bomber has killed nine school students and a policeman outside a market in the country's east. They say the attacker was targeting a passing US military patrol but it was unclear if there were any American casualties. General Zelmia Oryakhail, provincial police chief of...
  • Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans 17-05-2013 06:44 AM

    Kabul: A suicide bomber in a car attacked a convoy of foreign troops in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 15 people including six Americans, Afghan and foreign officials said, in one of the worst attacks in the Afghan capital in months. Forty people were wounded in the blast at...
  • Suicide bomber hits Shiite mosque in north Iraq, 8 dead 16-05-2013 11:40 PM

    Kirkuk: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a Shiite mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Thursday, killing at least eight people as they attended a mourning ceremony, police said. The bombing followed a series of blasts on Shiite neighbourhoods in Baghdad hours earlier, part of a...
  • Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 2 NATO troops 16-05-2013 05:10 PM

    Kabul: Two members of Afghanistan's NATO-led force were killed on Thursday when a suicide car bomber attacked their two-car convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the force said in a statement. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said four ISAF civilian contractors were also among the dead but it...
  • Somalia: Suicide bomber kills seven in Mogadishu 06-05-2013 06:47 AM

    Mogadishu: Seven people were killed on Sunday morning when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a four-member Qatari delegation. Gen Garad Nor Abdulle, a senior police official said the members of the Qatari delegation who were being escorted in the...
  • Pakistan: Suicide bomber targets police van, kills six 29-04-2013 12:26 PM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Monday targeted a police van in restive Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, killing six persons and injuring nearly 40 others, officials said. The attacker, reportedly riding a motorcycle, detonated his explosives near the police van on University Road this morning. The van was close to...
  • Russia caught Boston bomb suspect on wiretap: Officials 28-04-2013 06:56 AM

    Washington: Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said on Saturday, days after the US government finally received details about the call. In another conversation, the mother of now-dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev...
  • Boston suspect in prison, brother's body unclaimed 27-04-2013 06:10 AM

    Boston: The surviving suspect in last week's Boston Marathon bombing was moved to a prison medical center outside Boston on Friday, while the body of his older brother who died in a shootout with police remained unclaimed, officials said. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old ethnic Chechen charged with the bombing that...
  • Boston bombing suspects planned an attack in New York: Mayor 26-04-2013 12:47 AM

    Washington/New York: The two men accused of carrying out last week's bombing of the Boston Marathon planned a second bomb attack on New York's Times Square, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. The brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's original intent when they hijacked a car and its...
  • US lawmakers grill FBI on Boston bombing investigation 24-04-2013 09:01 AM

    Washington: US lawmakers grilled top security officials on Tuesday about the handling of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and why one of the suspects flagged as a possible Islamist radical was not tracked more closely. FBI officials briefed members of Congress behind closed doors in Washington about the investigation into...
  • Boston bomb suspect influenced by mysterious radical 24-04-2013 06:59 AM

    Washington: In the years before the Boston Marathon bombings, Tamerlan Tsarnaev fell under the influence of a new friend, a Muslim convert who steered the religiously apathetic young man toward a strict strain of Islam, family members said. Under the tutelage of a friend known to the Tsarnaev family only...
  • Boston bomber charged with using weapon of mass destruction 23-04-2013 09:43 AM

    Washington: Boston bombing suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev has been charged with conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against persons and property in the US and could face the death penalty if convicted, the Attorney General's office said on Tuesday. The charges came as the White House said on Monday...
  • Boston blasts: New findings suggest bombers linked to militants 22-04-2013 01:51 PM

    There have been growing questions over possible links between late suspect Tamerlan Tsarvaev and the Muslim extremist. The youTube page of late Tsarvaev suggets there might me. ...
  • Taliban attacks kill nine people in Afghanistan 22-04-2013 01:14 AM

    Kabul: Insurgents killed six police officers at a checkpoint and a suicide bomber killed three civilians at a shopping bazaar in separate attacks on Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, while an independent security group warned 2013 is on track to be one of the most violent years of the war. April...
  • Pak polls: 22 people killed as terrorists target leaders 17-04-2013 08:55 AM

    Islamabad: Terrorists targeted senior politicians campaigning for Pakistan's upcoming General Election in Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces on Tuesday, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more and triggering concern about security for the landmark polls. Six persons were killed and about 30 injured when PML-N leader Sanaullah Zehri's motorcade was targeted...
  • Pak: Taliban suicide bomber hits ANP rally; kills 15 16-04-2013 11:37 PM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Tuesdya targeted leaders of the secular Awami National Party in Peshawar city of northeast Pakistan, killing 15 people and injuring dozens more in the latest in a string of terrorist attacks ahead of May general election. The bomber struck when a car carrying senior ANP...