BOMBING

  • Two dead, 17 injured in crude bomb blast in Arrah civil court in Bihar; two undertrials escape 6 days ago

    Patna: Two people have been killed in a crude bomb explosion that took place on Friday morning in the Arrah civil court in Bhojpur district of Bihar. One woman and one police constable are among the people dead in the blast. While some eyewitnesses claimed the woman was carrying...
  • West Bengal: More than 200 crude bombs found in Birbhum, two arrested January 13, 2015

    Birbhum: West Bengal police on Tuesday morning recovered over 200 crude bombs in Birbhum district of West Bengal. Two people have been arrested in connection to the recovered crude bombs, the police informed. Earlier in December about 70 crude bombs were recovered from Sattore in Birbhum district. As of now, no link...
  • Crude bomb found in coach S8 of Jabalpur-Delhi Gondwana Express January 12, 2015

    Bhopal: A bomb was found in coach S8 of Gondwana Express train on Sunday that runs between Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh and Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi, officials said. After the train left Jabalpur around 3 PM, a passenger noticed an unclaimed bag and informed the train ticket examiner. The train was...
  • Kolkata: Low intensity blast reported at Dumdum Railway station, two children injured January 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Two children on Saturday injured after a container exploded near rail gate no 2 at the Dumdum cantonment railway station in the northern outskirts of Kolkata. The two children, ages 11 and 12, who were rack pickers were playing with the containers when it exploded. Three more similar containers also...
  • Car bomb kills 35 people outside Yemen police college January 7, 2015

    Sanaa: A car bomb exploded outside a police college in Yemen's capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing 35 people and wounding dozens, police said, less than a week after a suicide bombing south of the capital left nearly 30 dead. Yemen's sectarian conflict has worsened since September when the Shi'ite Muslim Houthi...
  • WB: Abandoned tiffin box causes bomb scare in Jalpaiguri January 6, 2015

    Jalpaiguri (WB): An abandoned tiffin box found in a bus caused bomb scare at Paharpur, near the headquarter town of Jalpaiguri district on Tuesday morning, police said. A state-run passenger bus going from Jalpaiguri town to Banarhat when passengers found the airtight tiffin box and informed the police. Police brought a trained...
  • Tamil Nadu: Low-intensity bomb found in Sivaganga January 2, 2015

    Madurai: Acting on a tip-off, Sivaganga town police of Madurai on Friday recovered a pipe bomb attached with battery and wire near a TASMAC (Liquor) shop in city's busy Tiruvalluvar Street. District Superintendent of Police Ashwin Mukund Kotnis said four special teams have been formed to nab the culprits who had...
  • 2 people injured in a crude bomb blast in Burdwan, West Bengal January 2, 2015

    Durgapur: Two people have been injured in a crude bomb explosion on Friday in the Durgapur area of Burdwan district, West Bengal. The two injured in the blast have been identified as Arjun Mandal and Gautam Mandal. Both of them were taken to a local hospital but later shifted to Bardhman...
  • Delhi Police to set up checkpoints across capital, high alert sounded December 29, 2014

    After the low intensity blast in Bengaluru, a high alert has been sounded in the national capital. The inteligence agencies have aksed the Delhi police to beef up security in busiest streets and adjoining areas. ...
  • No intelligence failure in Bengaluru blast that killed one, claims Karnataka government December 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: Denying any intelligence failure in the low intensity bomb blast in Bengaluru which killed a woman and injured three others, the Karnataka government has termed the attack as anti-national. "We need to be alert. We should not panic. It is an anti-national attack. We are taking all precautionary measures,"...
  • Bombs in north Nigeria bus station, market kill 27 December 23, 2014

    Abuja/Maiduguri: Two bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria on Monday killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials said. No group immediately claimed responsibility for either attack. Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly set off bombs targeting civilians, especially in the northeast where they...
  • IED blast kills three, injures 5 in Imphal December 21, 2014

    Imphal: Three people died as an IED blast rocked Khuyathong area of west Imphal, Manipur on Sunday morning. Four people have suffered injuries in the explosion. More information awaited. ...
  • Powerful bomb found near Indo-Myanmar border December 20, 2014

    Imphal: A three kg IED planted by militants was found near an Assam Rifles post at the border town of Moreh in Manipur's Chandel district, police said on Saturday. The bomb was detected by a patrol party of 9th Assam Rifles battalion from a place at the international line in Moreh...
  • India successfully tests 1,000-kg glide bomb December 19, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: India on Friday tested an indigenously developed 1,000-kg glide bomb, with a top official saying the country can now launch heavy bombs for delivery up to 100 km away with high precision. The bomb designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was dropped by an Indian Air...
  • Gurgaon: Man behind hoax bomb threats arrested, says wanted to have fun December 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun. Sunny Sharma, who hails from Shiv Vihar area near Karala in northwest Delhi, worked as...
  • Second bomb hoax call in Gurgaon today December 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: A caller kept the Gurgaon police on its toes for the second day on Thursday with a call about a bomb planted at a shopping complex here which later turned out to be a hoax. The Arcadia shopping complex in South City on Sohna road was evacuated after the police...
  • Gurgaon: Bomb threat at Huda city metro station turns out to be a hoax December 17, 2014

    Gurgaon: Delhi Metro services on the Yellow Line on Wednesday were disrupted for more than an hour following a bomb threat. Police stopped metro services after a threat call about a bomb at Gurgaon's Huda City Metro Station. The services were shut for a brief around 04:00 PM after the...
  • Two explosions heard in Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Just a day after the barbaric massacre of 133 students by Taliban in a school in Peshawar, two explosions were heard at a Girls Degree College in Pakistan's Kulachi on Wednesday evening. The town, named after the Kulachi Baloch tribe, is the headquarters of Kulachi Tehsil of Dera Ismail Khan...
  • Pakistan will not back off from military offensive in North Waziristan: Defense Minister Khwaja Asif December 17, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan has said it will not back off from military offensive against terrorists in North Waziristan in the aftermath of the terror attack at a school in Peshawar that left 151 people, mostly children, dead. "We are undeterred, we will not back off," Defense Minister Khwaja Asif told the CNN...
  • Pakistan mourns as parents bury children massacred in Peshawar school attack December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: Pakistan woke up to a day of mourning on Wednesday after Taliban militants killed 133 students at a school in the city of Peshawar in a grisly attack which shocked the nation and put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the insurgency. People around the country lit...
  • 'He went in the uniform, came back in a coffin,' wails a Pakistan school attack victim's father December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: In the deadliest slaughter of innocents in Pakistan in years, Taliban gunmen attacked a military-run school on Tuesday and killed 151 people - almost all of them students - before government troops ended the siege. The massacre of innocent children horrified a country already weary of unending terrorist attacks. Pakistan's...
  • US in touch with Pakistan to offer assistance after attack December 17, 2014

    Washington: The US is in touch with Pakistani authorities to offer assistance in the aftermath of the horrific terrorist attack on a Peshawar school that killed 151 people, the White House said on Tuesday. "The depraved decision that one has to make to storm a school of innocent children and open...
  • Nobel prize winner Malala 'heartbroken' by Pakistan school attack December 17, 2014

    London: Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, joint winner of this year's Nobel peace prize for her education campaign work, said she was heartbroken by the news that at least 126 people, mostly children, had been killed in a Taliban attack on a school in northwest Pakistan on Tuesday. Malala, 17, was shot...
  • Terrorists shot dead my friends and teacher in cold blood, recounts Peshawar attack eyewitness December 17, 2014

    Peshawar: It began like any other morning in Pakistan's Army Public School in the northwestern city of Peshawar. Students pored over their books. Teachers ruffled through their notes and gave lectures. In an instant, the peace was shattered - gunfire, smoke and dead bodies strewn across the school's halls and corridors,...
  • Uttarakhand: Bomb explodes outside school in Roorkee, 1 dead December 6, 2014

    Roorkee: A bomb exploded outside DAV college in Roorkee in Uttarkhand on Saturday leaving a child dead. The child is studying in class III. SSP Roorkee Sweety Agarwal said, "The child may have picked a dormant bomb, which may have exploded while he was playing with it." Chief minister Harish Rawat has...
  • Not that funny: Doctor's joke about a bomb in his luggage at the airport costs him $90,000 December 2, 2014

    Miami: A doctor thought it might be funny to crack a joke about a bomb in his luggage. Instead, he partly forced the evacuation of Miami International airport, and earned an almost $90,000 fine. Manuel Alvarado, 60, will pay out $89,172 for his "momentary lapse of reason in making these...
  • World War II bomb weighing 1.8 tonnes found in Germany, defused December 1, 2014

    Berlin: About 16,500 people were evacuated from the German city of Dortmund while experts deactivated a 1.8-tonne bomb from World War II that was found during construction work. After evacuating residents on Sunday, blocking all access routes to the site and establishing a no-fly zone overhead, bomb squad personnel began the...
  • Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano November 29, 2014

    Kano: Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. Blasts from the coordinated assault rang out...
  • Gunmen bomb and shoot at mosque worshippers in north Nigeria's Kano November 28, 2014

    Kano: Gunmen exploded bombs and opened fire on worshippers gathered at the central mosque of north Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, for Friday prayers, witnesses said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. "These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with...
  • Nigeria: 2 female bombers kill 30 in Maiduguri November 25, 2014

    Bauchi (Nigeria): Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, said witnesses and a security official. The two teenage girls dressed in full hijab entered the busy market and detonated their explosives, said Abba Aji Kalli,...