SUICIDE BLASTS

  • BSF alerts positions along Pakistan border in Punjab after Wagah border suicide blast November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: BSF was put on high alert along the Indo-Pak border in Punjab after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a crowd across Amritsar's Wagah sector in Pakistan leaving at least 52 people dead on Sunday. BSF chief DK Pathak, who spoke to his officers in the Ferozpur division...
  • Another blast rips through Russia's Volgograd, leaves 15 dead December 30, 2013

    At least 15 people were killed when a bomb blast ripped through a trolleybus on Monday in the second deadly attack in the Russian city of Volgograd in two days, law enforcement authorities said. The explosion came a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 16 people in the main...
  • Afghanistan: Blast outside mosque in Maymana, 35 dead October 26, 2012

    Kabul: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in northern Afghanistan on Friday, killing 35 people and wounding at least 70, government and hospital officials said. The attack in the town of Maymana, capital of northern Faryab province, came as people were gathering at the mosque to celebrate...
  • Triple suicide attack kills 20 in Afghanistan August 14, 2012

    Kabul: An Afghan official says three suicide bombers have killed at least 20 people in a city in the country's southwest. The triple bombing in Nimroz province also wounded at least 48 people. Governor Abdul Karim Barawi says the bombers struck in the provincial capital of Zaranj on Tuesday afternoon. He...
  • Suicide blasts kill 11 tribesmen in Yemen August 21, 2011

    Sanaa: A pair of suicide bombings targeting antialQaida tribesmen in southern Yemen killed 11 people on Sunday, tribal and security officials said. Both blasts took place in Abyan province, where alQaidalinked militants have been taking advantage of a breakdown in security linked to Yemen's political turmoil to take over towns...
  • 3 killed in blast at Kabul military hospital May 21, 2011

    Kabul: A powerful blast struck Kabul's main military hospital on Saturday, killing at least three people and wounding many others, the Defence Ministry said. Defence Ministry spokesman Gen. Mohammed Zaher Azimi said the blast occurred at noon inside a tent on the grounds of the Mohammad Daud Khan military hospital in...
  • Lahore: seven killed in a blast outside a shrine January 25, 2011

    Lahore: A suicide bomber targeted a Shia procession in Pakistan's eastern Lahore city today, killing at least seven persons, including four policemen, and injuring nearly 40 others, officials said. The blast occurred at Lahori Gate near Karbala Gamay Shah, a Shia 'imambargah' or prayer hall. Superintendent...
  • Moscow: Suicide bombing kills 35, injures 150 January 25, 2011

    Moscow: A Bomb designed to inflict heavy casualties was detonated inside Russia's Domodedova airport on Monday. President Dmitri Medvedev says it appears to have been a terrorist attack. The deadly explosion at Russia's busiest airport on Monday night left 35 dead and over 150 injured. Speaking on Russian TV, he called...
  • Pak Taliban responsible for Quetta blast September 4, 2010

    Quetta, Pakistan: The Pakistani Taliban has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 43 Shiite Muslims in southwest Pakistan on Friday. Pakistani Taliban commander Qari Hussain Mehsud said that though they were fighting the United States and the Pakistani government, "Shiites are also our target". The attack...
  • Suicide bomber strikes at Quetta rally, 59 killed September 3, 2010

    Quetta, Pakistan: A suicide bomber struck a rally in the Pakistani city of Quetta on Friday, killing up to 59 people in the second major attack this week, piling pressure on a government struggling with a flood crisis. The attack on the Shi'ite rally expressing solidarity with the Palestinian people...
  • Serial bomb attacks kill 54 in Baghdad, injures 359 July 8, 2010

    Baghdad: A series of bomb attacks targeting Shia pilgrims here has killed 54 people and left 359 injured, an interior ministry source said on Thursday. "A total of 51 pilgrims were killed and 318 wounded in Wednesday's attacks, including the suicide bombing of Adamiyah district in Baghdad," the source told...
  • 41 dead in suicide bombings in Lahore shrine July 2, 2010

    Lahore: Three suicide bombers struck a Sufi shrine in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, killing at least 41 people and wounding more than 120, officials said, the second major attack in the city in a month. Hundreds of devotees were visiting the marble shrine of the 11th century Persian...
  • Photos of Moscow suicide bombers released March 31, 2010

    Moscow: Russian police released photographs on Tuesday of two women suspected of being the suicide bombers who killed at least 39 people on the Moscow metro a day earlier. Special services are also seeking three suspected accomplices of the bombers, Russian state TV reported, citing Moscow police spokesman Viktor Biryukov. They are...
  • Three killed in blast outside Peshawar Press Club December 22, 2009

    Islamabad: A suicide bombing outside the Press Club in the Pakistan provincial capital of Peshawar on Tuesday killed at least three people and injured many, including several reporters. Among those killed was a police constable Riaz, police sources told Geo TV. The suicide bomber blew himself up when he was being...
  • Suicide bomber kills 4 near Peshawar air base November 16, 2009

    Peshawar (Pakistan): A suicide carbomber killed at least four people on Monday near a Pakistan air force base close to the northwestern city of Peshawar and the Afghan border, a government official said. The city has been targeted several times since the army began an offensive against the Taliban in...
  • Pakistan suicide bombing kills 17 police recruits August 30, 2009

    Mingora (Pakistan): At least 17 police recruits were killed and over 40 others seriously injured on Sunday in a suicide bomb attack at a police training centre in northwest Pakistan, the Online news agency reported. The incident took place in Mingora city, the capital of Swat Valley in North West Frontier...
  • Watch: Terror hits Lahore, 26 killed in car bombing May 28, 2009

    The bomb went off near the ISI headquarters in the city. ...
  • Pak: Suicide bomber rams car into check post, kills 7 May 5, 2009

    Islamabad: At least seven were killed and 20 others injured when a suicide bomber rammed his explosiveladen car into a police check post on the outskirts of the North West Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday. The suicide bomber was trying to enter Peshawar from Khyber Agency. He exploded himself...
  • One killed as suicide bomber strikes Pak police station March 23, 2009

    Islamabad: One person was killed and another injured in a suicide attack on an office of the Special Branch of police in the Pakistani capital on Monday. The suicide bomber detonated his explosives at the gate of the Special Branch office, located near the busy Sitara Market in Sector G7. There was...
  • 2 killed in blast outside Lankan air force HQ January 2, 2009

    Colombo: Two persons died when a suspected suicide attacker riding a motorcycle struck near the headquarters of the Sri Lankan Air Force, a military official said. Over 30 people were injured in the attack shortly after Kilinochchi, the de facto capital of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, was captured by...
  • Death toll in Pakistan suicide blast rises to 43 December 29, 2008

    Islamabad: The death toll in the suicide car bombing at a polling station in Pakistan's restive North West Frontier Province (NWFP) rose to 43 on Monday even as a group identifying itself as Taliban Hamdard claimed responsibility for the attack, officials said. Rescue workers said that five more dead bodies were...
  • Suicide blast outside Pakistan stadium, three dead November 11, 2008

    New Delhi: At least three people were killed and six injured on Tuesday in a suicide blast near a stadium in northwestern Pakistan's city of Peshawar, television news channels reported. The blast took place outside Qayyum stadium of Peshawar, capital city of North West Frontier Province (NWFP), when the concluding ceremony...
  • 65 dead in Pakistan Ordnance Factory suicide attack August 21, 2008

    Wah Pakistan is clearly in turmoil. The airwaves at 8 PM Prime time on the International News of Pakistans Dawn TV showed that at least 65 people had been killed in a suicide attack at the Wah ordnance factory. The two suicide bombers blew themselves outside the gates of...
  • India bids farewell to heroes who fell in Kabul July 8, 2008

    New Delhi: Brigadier R D Mehta, India's defence attach in Afghanistan who was killed in a terror attack on the Indian mission in Kabul Monday, was cremated in Delhi on Tuesday with full military honours. A 13gun salute boomed out as Army chief General Deepak Kapoor led mourners, who included Mehta's...
  • 26 killed as suicide bombers strike twice in Pak March 11, 2008

    New Delhi: Lahore appears to be the latest battleground for the Jihadi. Last week it was the War College and today it was the building housing the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Pakistan's equivalent of the CBI. Police say a suicide attacker drove his van loaded with more than 60 kilo of...
  • Suicide attack on Pak air force bus, five killed November 1, 2007

    New Delhi: At least five people were killed and 40 injured when a suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle into a bus carrying Pakistan Air force personnel at Mitha Masoom in Sargodha district. The bus which was taking the personnel to a radar facility went up in flames, Sargodha District Police...
  • Suicide bomber kills 26 in Baghdad March 5, 2007

    Baghdad: A suicide car bomber struck a busy commercial district in Central Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 50, police said. The attack near the wellknown Mutanabi book market in central Baghdad was the first major blast in the city in several days, sending a...