CONVOY

  • Bombs strike Afghan Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah's convoy June 6, 2014

    Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah says two bombs struck his convoy as it was leaving a campaign event at a wedding hall in Kabul, wounding his security guards. An AP reporter and a police officer at the scene of the blast said several people were wounded. It was not immediately clear...
  • Nagpur: Policeman suspended for brutally hitting 65-year-old woman April 6, 2014

    Nagpur: Nagpur Police on Sunday suspended Assistant sub-inspector for allegedly brutally hitting a 65-year-old woman while he was clearing the road for Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's convoy. An inquiry has been ordered by Nagpur Police Commissioner and it will be headed by a DCP rank officer. The policeman dragged the...
  • AAP convoy led by Kumar Vishwas attacked in Amethi while campaigning March 14, 2014

    Amethi: Aam Aadmi Party workers led by Kumar Vishwas were attacked in Amethi when they were campaigning for Lok Sabha elections on Friday. Two people have been injured in the incident. Kumar Vishwas who is contesting LS polls from Amethi alleged that the attack was carried out by a local...
  • Minister's convoy blocked on second day of bandh against Rahul's visit February 26, 2014

    Morigaon/Tezpur: The convoy of a Union Minister and a state minister were blocked as sporadic incidents of violence were reported during the second day of the bandh called by different outfits protesting against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's visit to Assam. Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Development Ranee Narah and Assam Irrigation...
  • Car in Kejriwal's convoy hits man February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A 33yearold man was injured on Tuesday when a car from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's convoy hit his motorbike, police said. The incident took place around 2 pm near Gate No.2 of the Delhi Secretariat in central Delhi area. Computer mechanic Kashif Zaidi was hit by a car...
  • Girl crushed to death by fire tender in VIP convoy in Punjab October 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: A teenaged girl was crushed to death on Friday evening when a fire tender in a VIP convoy drove over her in Punjab's Patiala town. Tragically, the incident happened on her birthday. Priya Kapoor, 16, a student of the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), lost control of her twowheeler and fell...
  • Pakistan: 43 killed, over 100 injured in separate attacks June 30, 2013

    Peshawar: At least 43 people were killed and over 100 injured in Pakistan on Sunday in different attacks, including a powerful bomb blast that targeted a passing convoy of security forces. In the first incident, at least 17 people, including four children, were killed and nearly 50 injured when the...
  • WB: Jawan killed in Srinagar Army convoy attack given final farewell June 28, 2013

    29yearold Army jawan Adwaita Nandi who succumbed to gunshot wounds in Monday's attack in Srinagar, was given a final farewell by his family and the Indian Army in Bankura. His wife on hearing the news committed suicide on Wednesday. ...
  • J&K convoy attack: Army pays last respect to slain jawan in Kolkata June 27, 2013

    Kolkata: The body of Adwaita Nandi, the jawan shot dead by terrorists in Srinagar on Monday was brought to Kolkata on Thursday morning where senior officers of the Eastern Command's Bengal Area Headquarters paid their final respects. The 25yearold wife of the jawan allegedly committed suicide after the news of his...
  • J&K Army convoy attack: Widow of slain jawan commits suicide June 26, 2013

    Kolkata: The repercussions of Monday's terror attack on an Army convoy in Srinagar that took place ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit have been felt in West Bengal's Bankura district. The grieving widow of one of the jawans killed in the Bemina attack has allegedly committed suicide. The 25yearold Piu...
  • PM in J&K, condemns Army convoy attack June 25, 2013

    Kishtwar: Condemning the Monday's terror attack, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said India stands firm against terrorism and we will not let them succeed. PM's visit to Jammu and Kashmir comes a day after Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists attacked an Army convoy near Bemina which killed 8 jawans and injured 19 others. "The...
  • J&K: PM, Sonia reach Kishtwar amidst tight security June 25, 2013

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi has reached Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday amidst tight security. The city has been turned into a fortress for PM's visit, a day after a brazen attack by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, ambushing an Army convoy killing eight jawans....
  • A day after attack on Army, tight security in Srinagar for PM's visit June 25, 2013

    Srinagar: Srinagar has been turned into a fortress for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit, a day after a brazen attack by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, ambushing an Army convoy killing eight jawans. The major security breach happened on Monday, a day before Prime Minister's scheduled twoday visit along with UPA Chairperson...
  • Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans May 17, 2013

    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 around...
  • TN: Minister's convoy car kills 19yearold boy April 13, 2013

    Tuticorin: A 19yearold boy was killed when the escort car of Tamil Nadu Labour Welfare Minister ST Chellapandian hit a twowheeler near in Tuticorin on Saturday, the police said. The deceased was identified as Ramar residing at Mudivaithanedal in Tuticorin district. A case has been registered, the police said. ...
  • Pakistan: 12 killed in suicide attack in Peshawar March 30, 2013

    Islamabad: At least 12 people were killed and 31 injured in a suicide attack in Pakistan Friday as a convoy of security personnel near the US Consulate in Peshawar city was targeted police said. The suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a Frontier Constabulary convoy in a high security area...
  • Thackeray convoy attack: Six MNS workers arrested February 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Six Maharashtra Navnirman Sena workers were arrested in Mumbai on Wednesday for rioting following clashes with Nationalist Congress Party activists after MNS chief Raj Thackeray's convoy was allegedly attacked by the latter on Tuesday night. Two cases have also been registered against the MNS workers in Bandra and Khar. MNS...
  • NCP workers attack MNS chief Raj Thackeray's convoy February 26, 2013

    Ahmednagar: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's convoy was attacked by Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) workers on Tuesday at Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district. NCP workers stone pelted at the convoy and also waved black flags. Police resorted to lathicharge to control the situation. No injuries have been reported so far. Thackeray has...
  • Sheila Dikshit's convoy meets with accident, 5 hurt September 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's convoy on Wednesday met with an accident near Red Fort in old Delhi in which four security personnel and a senior official sustained minor injuries. The Chief Minister, however, remained unharmed. The accident occurred when one of the vehicles in Dikshit's convoy tried to...
  • Stones pelted at Anna Hazare's convoy in Nagpur May 16, 2012

    Nagpur: A few miscreants on Wednesday pelted stones at one of the vehicles in the convoy of anticorruption crusader Anna Hazare. The veteran Gandhian was holding a rally in Nagpur when the incident occurred. Stones were pelted at a Scorpio car which was part of the convoy. Though Hazare's aide Suresh Pathare claimed...
  • Telangana rage: Jagan Mohan's convoy attacked January 10, 2012

    Hyderabad: Kadapa MP and YSR Congress chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's convoy came under attack on Tuesday when stones were pelted by proTelangana activists on the vehicle carrying him in Andhra Pradesh's Medak. Jagan Mohan was on his way to Nizamabad where he will hold a twoday fast in support...
  • US urges Niger to detain Libyan officials in convoy September 7, 2011

    Washington: The US government on Tuesday urged Niger to detain senior officials from the Gaddafi government who it believes crossed into the country in a convoy from Libya, the US State Department said. Niger officials informed the US ambassador that the convoy carried "a dozen or more" senior members of Gaddafi's...
  • Attack on NATO tanker convoy leaves six dead October 4, 2010

    Islamabad: Six people were killed in an attack on a convoy of NATO tankers carrying fuel for international troops in Afghanistan on Monday, according to media reports. Twentyeight tankers burst into flames from the attack, the Pakistan broadcaster Geo TV reported on its website. Unknown attackers opened fire on the tankers late...
  • 7 killed in NATO convoy attack in Islamabad June 9, 2010

    Islamabad: Gunmen attacked dozens of trucks carrying supplies for NATO troops in Afghanistan, killing seven people and torching the vehicles, police here said on Wednesday. Islamabad police chief Kalim Imam said 10 to 12 attackers riding motorbikes and a pickup truck stormed a depot at the outskirts of Islamabad late...
  • Suicide bomber attacks military convoy near Kabul November 13, 2009

    Kabul: The Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Friday that wounded at least six people near Camp Phoenix, a logistics support base for US forces on the outskirts of Kabul. NATO said the suicide bombing occurred at 8 am (0330 GMT) on the Jalalabad road, and reports indicated...
  • Meet the man who tried, but failed to save Benazir January 15, 2008

    Rawalpindi: Police officer Ishtiaq Hussain Shah almost became a hero after his attempt to save Benazir Bhutto. As he was on duty guarding Benazir Bhutto's convoy the day she was killed, he saw the tragic drama unfold right before his eyes. I tried to push back the people with the help...
  • 13 wounded in J&K grenade attack January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Just four days ahead of Republic Day, terrorists lobbed a grenade at an Army convoy on Monday in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir injuring 13 civillians. The convoy was on its way to Srinagar from Baramulla, when the attack took place at Pattan main market around 1235...
  • UP CM's hometown stones his convoy December 19, 2006

    Uttar Pradesh: Ahead of the crucial UP Assembly polls due early next year, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav is busy visiting all districts and villlages to garner as many votes as he can. However, his preelection visit to his hometown, Etawah, turned ugly on Tuesday afternoon when his convoy...