Suicide Bomber

  • Up to 15, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul suicide attack 18-01-2014 09:45 AM

    Kabul: Up to 15 people, mostly foreigners, were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, police said. Islamist Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack in the upscale Wazir Akbar Khan district, which hosts many embassies...
  • Female suicide bomber kills 13 at Russian train station 29-12-2013 05:27 PM

    A female suicide bomber blew herself up in the entrance hall of a Russian train station on Sunday, killing at least 13 people in the second deadly attack in the space of three days as the country prepares to host the Winter Olympics. The state Investigative Committee said the bomber...
  • Pakistan: Suicide attack kills provincial minister, 7 others 17-10-2013 08:25 AM

    Peshawar: A top Pakistani provincial minister was on Wednesday assassinated by a suicide bomber who forced his way into an Eid gathering at the politician's house and detonated his explosive-laden vest, killing seven others in the restive northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Officials said the suicide bomber opened fire killing two...
  • Series of attacks kill 78 in Iraq 06-10-2013 09:56 AM

    Baghdad:At least 78 people were killed and 166 others wounded in a wave of violent attacks across Iraq on Saturday, including a deadly suicide bombing targeting Shiite pilgrims here, police and media said. At least 51 people were killed and 107 others wounded Saturday evening when a suicide bomber detonated...
  • Suicide bomber attacks Iraq funeral, killing 11 14-09-2013 11:27 PM

    Baghdad: Officials in Iraq say a suicide bomber has attacked a funeral for members of an ethnic minority in the country, killing 11 people. Police say a suicide bomber set off an explosive belt inside a funeral held by members of Shabak minority near the northern city of Mosul on...
  • Suicide bomber targets busy Baghdad cafe, killing 25 24-08-2013 05:14 AM

    A suicide bomber killed 25 people and wounded more than 50 in Baghdad on Friday when he detonated his explosives inside a busy cafe near a park popular with families, police and medical sources said. It was one of the worst attacks in Iraq since suicide bombers hit the same...
  • Taliban suicide bomber kills 30 at a policeman's funeral in Pakistan 09-08-2013 06:08 AM

    A Taliban suicide bomber killed 30 people at the funeral of a policeman in Pakistan on Thursday, including five senior police officers, in the third deadly attack on government targets in two weeks. A Reuters reporter at the scene in the western city of Quetta described chaos as injured police...
  • At least 10 killed in a bomb blast in Afghan market: police 03-06-2013 02:02 PM

    Kabul: Afghan Police say a suicide bomber has killed nine school students and a policeman outside a market in the country's east. They say the attacker was targeting a passing US military patrol but it was unclear if there were any American casualties. General Zelmia Oryakhail, provincial police chief of...
  • Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans 17-05-2013 06:44 AM

    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...
  • Suicide bomber hits Shiite mosque in north Iraq, 8 dead 16-05-2013 11:40 PM

    Kirkuk: A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a Shiite mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on Thursday, killing at least eight people as they attended a mourning ceremony, police said. The bombing followed a series of blasts on Shiite neighbourhoods in Baghdad hours earlier, part of a...
  • Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 2 NATO troops 16-05-2013 05:10 PM

    Kabul: Two members of Afghanistan's NATO-led force were killed on Thursday when a suicide car bomber attacked their two-car convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the force said in a statement. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said four ISAF civilian contractors were also among the dead but it...
  • Somalia: Suicide bomber kills seven in Mogadishu 06-05-2013 06:47 AM

    Mogadishu: Seven people were killed on Sunday morning when a suicide bomber attempted to ram a car laden with explosives into a military convoy escorting a four-member Qatari delegation. Gen Garad Nor Abdulle, a senior police official said the members of the Qatari delegation who were being escorted in the...
  • Pakistan: Suicide bomber targets police van, kills six 29-04-2013 12:26 PM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Monday targeted a police van in restive Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, killing six persons and injuring nearly 40 others, officials said. The attacker, reportedly riding a motorcycle, detonated his explosives near the police van on University Road this morning. The van was close to...
  • Taliban attacks kill nine people in Afghanistan 22-04-2013 01:14 AM

    Kabul: Insurgents killed six police officers at a checkpoint and a suicide bomber killed three civilians at a shopping bazaar in separate attacks on Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, while an independent security group warned 2013 is on track to be one of the most violent years of the war. April...
  • Pak polls: 22 people killed as terrorists target leaders 17-04-2013 08:55 AM

    Islamabad: Terrorists targeted senior politicians campaigning for Pakistan's upcoming General Election in Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa provinces on Tuesday, killing 22 people and injuring dozens more and triggering concern about security for the landmark polls. Six persons were killed and about 30 injured when PML-N leader Sanaullah Zehri's motorcade was targeted...
  • Pak: Taliban suicide bomber hits ANP rally; kills 15 16-04-2013 11:37 PM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Tuesdya targeted leaders of the secular Awami National Party in Peshawar city of northeast Pakistan, killing 15 people and injuring dozens more in the latest in a string of terrorist attacks ahead of May general election. The bomber struck when a car carrying senior ANP...
  • Bombings across Afghanistan kill 20 people 08-11-2012 05:50 PM

    Kabul: Roadside bombs and a suicide bomber killed 20 people in a spate of attacks across Afghanistan on Thursday, officials said. The deaths came even as armed clashes between insurgents and Afghan security forces have decreased as the fighting season winds down with the advent of cooler weather in the...
  • Suicide bomber kills 2 in northwestern Pakistan 07-11-2011 11:16 AM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a prayer ground in northwest Pakistan on Monday, killing a political leader and his bodyguard and injuring seven others, police said. The bomber struck as former nazim (mayor) Hanif Jadoon was leaving the prayer ground after offering Eid-ul-Azha prayers. Jadoon and his...
  • 19 dead in attack on Afghan governor's compound 14-08-2011 04:41 PM

    Kabul: A team of six suicide bombers launched a coordinated assault on a provincial governor's compound in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 19 people in the latest high-profile attack to target prominent Afghan government officials, authorities said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in the Parwan provincial capital of...
  • Suicide bomber kills 6 in northwest Pakistan 11-07-2011 12:43 PM

    Islamabad: A suicide bomber on Monday blew himself up near the venue of a political rally at Battagram in northwest Pakistan, killing at least six persons and injuring 19 others. The bomber struck as workers of the PML-Q party, which is part of the ruling coalition at the centre, were...