BOMBS

  • Sent a dozen suicide bombers on their missions: ISIS member in Iraqi jail 16 hours 22 minutes ago

    CNN had a rare opportunity to speak with two ISIS members who are now in an Iraqi jail. One was a driver for a top ISIS leader. The other, a bomb-maker, who says he sent more than a dozen suicide bombers on their missions. ...
  • Two live high intensity bombs recovered from residential flats in Patna 22 hours 27 minutes ago

    Patna: Two high intensity live bombs have been recovered from residential flats in Bahadurpur area in Patna on Tuesday. Both the bombs were recovered after there was an explosion in a flat on Monday evening. Similar timers attached to the bombs were used in Patna and Bodh Gaya blasts earlier. The...
  • Unexploded World War II bomb triggers evacuation in London 1 week ago

    London: An unexploded World War II bomb weighing 454 kg found on a building site near London's famous Tower Bridge on Monday led to hundreds of people being evacuated from their homes in the area. Roads were closed from the Victorian landmark and residents were escorted out after builders unearthed...
  • West Bengal: 200 crude bombs, hand grenades recovered from Burdwan March 15, 2015

    Burdwan: Over 200 crude bombs, hand grenades and revolvers have been seized during police raids at Belsore village in Burdwan district since Saturday night. Acting on a tip-off, the police led by Burdwan SP Kunal Agarwal seized two hand grenades and some crude bombs from a club, 23 km from Burdwan...
  • Hindu Ilaignar Sena worker claims responsibility for attack on Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office March 12, 2015

    Chennai: A worker of the Hindu Ilaignar Sena, a fringe outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack on Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office in Chennai on Thursday. He has surrenederd before a local court in Madurai. Meanwhile, journalists in the city also protested against the attack. Four unidentified men came...
  • 4 unidentified men attack Tamil new channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office March 12, 2015

    Chennai: A Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office was attacked early Thursday morning in Chennai. Four unidentified men came in on a bike and hurled two country made bombs at the office. No injuries have been reported so far. The incident has been caught on CCTV. Recently, the office was...
  • Manipur: 4 killed, 23 injured in a bomb blast at Imphal market complex March 11, 2015

    Imphal: Four persons were killed and 23 others injured in a powerful bomb blast at Imphal market complex on Wednesday. The incident took place at around 6 PM. The injured were taken to Regional Institute of Medical Science Hospital for treatment, where condition of some was stated to be serious. No individual...
  • Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina narrowly escapes bomb blast March 7, 2015

    Dhaka: Bangladesh Prime Minister Shiekh Hasina on Saturday had a narrow escape when several bombs exploded in a busy commercial area here minutes after her convoy passed through it. Several crude bombs exploded in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar only 10 minutes after Hasina's convoy passed the area. Hasina was on her...
  • Two dead, 17 injured in crude bomb blast in Arrah civil court in Bihar; two undertrials escape January 23, 2015

    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...