Gunmen

  • Gunmen attacks village in central Nigeria, 30 killed 07-01-2014 01:54 PM

    Gunmen killed 30 people in a village in central Nigeria on Monday, officials said, in a religiously-mixed region with a long history of ethnic and communal violence. Violence in central Nigeria is frequently fuelled by long-running land disputes between semi-nomadic communities like the Muslim Fulani and farming settlers including mainly...
  • Six gunmen wearing police uniform kill nine inmates in Mexican prison 04-01-2014 11:43 AM

    Mexico City: Nine people were killed during a gunfight at a prison in Mexico's violent Guerrero state, after a gang dressed as police officers gained entry on Friday, authorities said. Six gunmen wearing police uniforms were allowed to enter the prison by unsuspecting guards who believed the men were delivering...
  • Thailand: Gunmen open fire on anti-govt protesters, one dead 28-12-2013 11:45 AM

    An anti-government protester was killed and three others injured on Saturday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a rally site near Thailand's Government House in Thailand, raising fears of violence in deeply polarised country. The pre-dawn attack follows weeks of protests demanding resignation of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, triggering bloody...
  • Two French journalists abducted, killed in Mali 03-11-2013 12:26 PM

    Two French radio journalists were killed by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday shortly after being abducted in the town of Kidal, French and Malian officials said. The French government confirmed that 58-year old Claude Verlon and Ghislaine Dupont, 51, both journalists at RFI radio, had been found dead. "The...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: Gunmen open fire, several killed, many injured 16-09-2013 09:08 PM

    A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The exact number of people killed and the conditions of those wounded was not immediately known. ...
  • Unidentified gunmen kill seven Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab 07-09-2013 10:17 AM

    Lahore: Seven minority Shia Muslims, including a prominent community leader, have been shot dead by four unidentified men in Pakistan's Punjab province. Four armed men on two motorcycles reached the house of Shia leader Syed Fazilat Shah alias Phool Shah at Jasoki village in Gujrat district of Punjab Friday, according...
  • Gunmen kill, burn soldiers in Northern Iraq, say military sources 26-08-2013 01:21 AM

    At least 22 people were killed across Iraq on Sunday, including five soldiers who were shot dead by gunmen who then burned their bodies, police and military sources said. Increased attacks in Iraq in recent weeks have raised fears of a return to full-blown sectarian conflict. More than 1,000 Iraqis...
  • Gunmen kill at least 30 people in an attack in northeast Nigeria 13-08-2013 06:52 AM

    Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in an attack in a farming region in northeast Nigeria where the Islamist sect Boko Haram is active, a military source and residents said on Monday. Men dressed in military camouflage arrived in Konduga town on Sunday morning and shot or hacked to...
  • Gunmen kill at least eight Tunisian troops as political tensions grow 30-07-2013 06:14 AM

    Gunmen killed at least eight Tunisian soldiers on Monday, staging the biggest attack on the security forces in decades as political tensions rose between supporters and opponents of the Islamist-led government. President Moncef Marzouki called the ambush on Mount Chaambi, near the Algerian border, a "terrorist attack" and announced three...
  • Gunmen kill pro-Assad figure in Lebanon as Syria war spreads 18-07-2013 03:39 AM

    Beirut: Gunmen assassinated a well-known media defender of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Lebanon on Wednesday, as Syria's civil war steadily infects its smaller neighbour. The conflict is also spilling over Syria's northern border, where Turkish troops returned fire after stray bullets from Syria struck the police headquarters and several...
  • United States condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan 25-06-2013 12:29 AM

    Washington: The US on Monday condemned the terror attack in Pakistan on foreign tourists and said the FBI is working with Pakistani officials in its investigations. "The FBI is working with Pakistani authorities to gather more information regarding this incident," State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell told reporters. "The United States...
  • Video: Pak Taliban claims responsibility for murder of 9 foreigners 24-06-2013 01:04 PM

    Pakistan Taliban has claimed the responsibility for the murder of foreigners near the Nanga Parbat base camp in northern Pakistan. Gunmen broke into a hotel in Gilgit and killed nine foreigners, who were on a mountaineering expedition, and their guide. ...
  • Taliban gunmen kill 10 foreign tourists, 1 Pakistani 24-06-2013 01:20 AM

    Islamabad: In an unprecedented attack on foreigners, Taliban militants disguised as paramilitary personnel stormed a mountaineering base camp in northern Pakistan, killing 10 foreign tourists and a Pakistani, embarrassing the PML-N government just weeks after it assumed office and offered peace talks to the insurgents. About 14 to 16 militants...
  • Gunmen kill ten foreign tourists in northern Pakistan 23-06-2013 02:20 PM

    Gunmen stormed a hotel in a remote part of northern Pakistan on Sunday and killed ten foreign tourists. ...
  • Gunmen storm Pakistan hotel, shoot nine foreign tourists, their guide dead 23-06-2013 09:57 AM

    Islamabad: Gunmen stormed a hotel in a remote part of northern Pakistan on Sunday and killed nine foreign tourists and their guide, police and security officials said. "Unknown people entered a hotel where foreign tourists were staying last night and opened fire," Ali Sher, a senior police officer in the...
  • US Mother's Day parade shooting: Police arrest 6 suspects 18-05-2013 08:00 AM

    New Orleans: Residents of one of America's most violent cities cheered six arrests in a Mother's Day parade shooting that left 19 people wounded and three in critical condition. Two New Orleans brothers were booked with 20 counts each of attempted second-degree murder in Sunday's shooting spree. Mayor Mitch Landrieu,...
  • Gunmen kill two NATO drivers in Pakistan: Officials 17-05-2013 03:00 AM

    Islamabad: Suspected militants attacked NATO supply trucks in Pakistan's restive northwest on Thursday, killing two drivers, officials said. Two armed men riding a motorcycle targeted a truck in Jamrud area of the lawless Khyber tribal region and killed its driver, officials told the media. Another NATO supply truck was attacked...
  • Police release images of Mother's Day parade shooting 14-05-2013 05:27 AM

    Washington: Police have released video surveillance of a suspect wanted in the Mother's Day parade shooting in New Orleans, the largest city in Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal's state of Louisiana, injuring at least 19 people. The footage shows still images taken from the scene of the parade minutes before...
  • US: 19 injured in New Orleans shooting 13-05-2013 06:25 PM

    Washington: Gunmen fired shots during an informal Mother's Day afternoon parade in New Orleans in Louisiana state injuring 19 people, two of them children, according to police. The wounded in Sunday afternoon's shooting in the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana, governed by Indian-American Bobby Jindal,...
  • US: At least 19 injured in Mother's Day parade shooting 13-05-2013 07:30 AM

    United States: At least 19 people, including two children, have been wounded in New Orleans as gunmen opened fired on crowds taking part in a Mother's Day parade. Police say the shotting took place from different guns and three suspects were seen. No arrests have been made so far. The...
  • Bombs and gun battles kill at least 19 in Somali capital 15-04-2013 07:20 AM

    Mogadishu: At least 19 people were killed in the Somali capital on Sunday in suicide bombings and assaults by al Shabaab militants linked to al Qaeda, breaking a fragile return to peace in Mogadishu. A bomb exploded outside law courts in the city as gunmen stormed the compound. Security forces...
  • Gunmen kidnap seven Pakistani soldiers 03-01-2013 02:39 AM

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