SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK

  • Death toll in Pakistan earthquake rises to 327 September 26, 2013

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake in southwest Pakistan rose to 327 on Wednesday after hundreds of mud houses collapsed on residents throughout the remote and thinly populated area, local officials said. Pakistan's army airlifted hundreds of soldiers to help with the aftermath of the worst earthquake in the South...
  • Series of explosions at US-Afghan base near Pakistan border, Taliban claims responsibility September 2, 2013

    A group of suicide bombers attacked a US base near the border with Pakistan on Monday morning, leading to multiple explosions, a gunfight and the closure of a key road used by NATO supply trucks, officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the strike in the Torkham area. In a statement,...
  • Kabul: Suicide bomb attack outside defence ministry leaves 18 dead March 9, 2013

    Kabul: A suicide bomber on a bicycle struck outside the Afghan Defense Ministry on Saturday, one of two attacks that killed at least 18 people as US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel visited the nation, officials said. Nine people were killed in the bombing at the ministry, a fresh reminder that...
  • Turkish leftist group claims US embassy bombing: Website February 2, 2013

    Istanbul: A Turkish leftist group claimed responsibility on Saturday for a suicide bomb attack on the US embassy and accused Washington of using Turkey as its "slave", according to a statement posted on the internet. The Revolutionary People's Liberation ArmyFront (DHKPC) said it carried out Friday's attack, in which a suicide...
  • AntiTaliban mayor, 9 others killed in Pak bomb attack November 8, 2009

    Peshawar: A suicide bomber apparently targeting an antiTaliban mayor struck a crowded market Sunday in northwest Pakistan, killing the mayor and eight other people and injuring dozens, police said. The attack took place on Sunday morning in the town of Adazai, about 16 km south of the main northwest city of...
  • 30,000 civilians flee LTTEheld areas, 17 killed in blasts April 20, 2009

    Colombo: Over 30,000 civilians on Monday fled Sri Lanka's northern warzone while 17 people were killed in three suicide bomb attacks by the LTTE as troops advanced deep into the last stronghold of the rebels, authorities said. "Latest reports received from the Army 58 Division indicate that over 30,000 civilians...