BOMBS

  • Car bombs, suicide attack kill at least 22 in Iraq 10 hours 14 minutes ago

    Baghdad: At least 22 people were killed in explosions across Iraq on Sunday, including a suicide car bomb attack on a military post in western Anbar province, police and medical sources said. The deadliest attack came when a car packed with explosives was detonated at an army checkpoint near the town...
  • World War II-era bomb found in US college campus, detonated by military 2 days ago

    Wrightstown: The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound (225-kilogram) World War II-era bomb that had been found on the campus of a community college. The unexploded ordnance was taken to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. It had been discovered during excavation for a...
  • Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures over 100 April 18, 2015

    Jalalabad: A suicide bomb blast in Afghanistan's eastern city of Jalalabad killed 33 people and injured more than 100 outside a bank where government workers collect salaries, the city's police chief said on Saturday. Police were investigating whether there was a second explosion after people rushed to the scene to help,...
  • PM Modi, Harper pay tribute to crash victims at Kanishka memorial April 16, 2015

    Sending a strong message against terrorism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accompanied by his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper today visited the Air India Memorial here to pay tributes to the 329 people, mostly of Indian-origin, killed in the Kanishka bombing in 1985. ...
  • Modi to pay tribute 1985 Kanishka bombing victims during his visit to Toronto April 14, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay tribute to the victims of the 1985 Kanishka bombing during his visit to Toronto. Classical dancer Lata Pada, who lost her husband and two daughters in the bombing, said, "I feel their loss every single day. It is hard to come to terms with...
  • Assam: One killed, five injured in a grenade blast in Udalgiri April 12, 2015

    Guwahati: One person was killed and five others were injured in a grenade blast in Udalgiri area of Assam early on Sunday. The blast took place at a local market which had in the past seen clashes between Bodos and immigrant minorities. This comes in the backdrop of Bodoland Territorial Council...
  • Jury finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of 2013 Boston bombings April 9, 2015

    Boston: A US jury on Wednesday unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of carrying out the 2013 Boston bombings, the worst attack in the US since the 9/11 al-Qaeda hijackings. The 12-person jury took a day and a half to find the 21-year-old guilty, using a 32-page verdict form of 30 counts related...
  • Boston bombings: Death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev April 9, 2015

    A US jury on Wednesday unanimously convicted Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of carrying out the 2013 Boston bombings, the worst attack in the US since the 9/11 al-Qaeda hijackings. ...
  • Barack Obama says Iran could cut nuke time to near zero in 13 years April 8, 2015

    Washington: Iran could have the capabilities to build a nuclear bomb almost immediately after the first 13 years of the emerging nuclear deal, President Barack Obama acknowledged on Tuesday. The Republican leader of the US House reacted tersely, arguing that Obama had just confirmed what critics of the deal have...
  • Tikrit: People continue living in fear even after ISIS is gone April 2, 2015

    Tikrit which was freed from ISIS by the Iraqi Army just last week has left behind a trail of fear and destruction. The smoke hangs thick over parts of the city and palaces lay damaged more than ever. ...
  • Sent a dozen suicide bombers on their missions: ISIS member in Iraqi jail March 31, 2015

    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 March 31, 2015

    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 March 24, 2015

    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. ...