SUCIDE BOMBING

  • Pakistan: four killed, 30 injured in Peshawar September 19, 2011

    Islamabad: A powerful explosion ripped through a market in Peshawar city in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing at least four persons hours after a suicide car bombing by the Taliban in Karachi killed eight persons. The explosion targeted a shop selling CDs in Nishatarbad area of Peshawar, officials said. A...
  • 41 pilgrims killed in Iraq suicide bombing February 1, 2010

    Baghdad: A female suicide bomber walking among Shiite pilgrims in northern Baghdad detonated an explosives belt on Monday, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 100, officials said. The bombing was the first major strike this year against pilgrims making their way to the southern city of Karbala...
  • Suicide bomber in Pakistan hits checkpoint; 17 dead August 28, 2009

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber detonated explosives at a Pakistani security post on the border with Afghanistan on Thursday, killing himself and 17 others, a government official said. The attack took place when members of tribal police known locally as the Khasadar Force gathered at the Torkham border checkpoint in the tribal...