SUICIDE BOMBERS

  • At least 120 dead in mosque suicide attack in Nigeria's Kano November 29, 2014

    Kano (Nigeria): At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded on Saturday when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers at the mosque of one of Nigeria's top Islamic leaders. The attack at the Grand Mosque in Kano, the biggest city in...
  • 47 killed by suicide bomber in suspected Boko Haram attack November 11, 2014

    In yet another suspected attack by the Boko Haram, almost 47 people were killed by a suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a school in northern Nigeria. ...
  • Suicide bomber at Interior Ministry building in Baghdad kill 11 people August 23, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people. A police officer says the suicide bomber drove an explosivesladen car into the gate of the intelligence headquarters in Karrada district on Saturday afternoon, killing six civilians and five security...
  • Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint near new Iraq PM's house August 13, 2014

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint near the Baghdad home of new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider alAbadi on Tuesday, two police sources and local media said. "The suicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint that leads to the prime minister's house," said one of the police sources. There was no...
  • Three foreign advisers killed in suicide attack near Kabul airport July 22, 2014

    Kabul: A Taliban suicide bomber detonated himself on Tuesday outside Kabul International Airport, killing three foreign advisers and an Afghan interpreter, police said. The nationalities of the foreign advisers were not immediately clear. The explosion comes days after one of the most audacious militant attacks in a year on the airport, which...
  • Pakistan: Suicide bombers' training den in North Waziristan unearthed July 12, 2014

    Islamabad: A key facility run by Afghan militant group Haqqani network for training the suicide bombers has been unearthed in Pakistan's troubled North Waziristan tribal region, a media report said on Saturday. The Haqqani network militants have been involved in several lethal attacks inside Afghanistan, including deadly strikes on Indian mission...
  • 19 killed in bomb attack in Baghdad June 27, 2014

    Baghdad: At least 19 people were killed and 41 were wounded in a bomb explosion in the Iraqi capital on Thusday, a police source said. A suicide bomber blew himself at a popular market in a Shiitemajority of Kadhimiyah area, north of Baghdad, leaving 19 people dead and 41 others injured,...
  • Five suicide bombers carried out Xinjiang attack: Chinese state media May 23, 2014

    Urumqi: Five suicide bombers carried out the attack which killed 31 people in the capital of China's troubled Xinjiang region, state media reported a day after the deadliest terrorist attack to date in the region. The incident, which occurred in Urumqi on Thursday morning, was the second suicide attack in the...
  • Up to 15, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul suicide attack January 18, 2014

    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 and...
  • Female suicide bomber kills 13 at Russian train station December 29, 2013

    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 detonated...
  • Pakistan: Suicide attack kills provincial minister, 7 others October 17, 2013

    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 explosiveladen vest, killing seven others in the restive northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Officials said the suicide bomber opened fire killing two guards...
  • Series of attacks kill 78 in Iraq October 6, 2013

    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 his...
  • Suicide bomber attacks Iraq funeral, killing 11 September 14, 2013

    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 Sunday...
  • Suicide bomber targets busy Baghdad cafe, killing 25 August 24, 2013

    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 district...
  • Taliban suicide bomber kills 30 at a policeman's funeral in Pakistan August 9, 2013

    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 struggled...
  • News 360: FBI says Ishrat may be a suicide bomber, claims IB letter July 5, 2013

    An Intelligence Bureau (IB) letter to the Home Ministry which says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the USA had mentioned in 2009 that Ishrat Jahan could be a suicide a suicide bomber has been accessed by CNNIBN and Firstpost.com. ...
  • At least 10 killed in a bomb blast in Afghan market: police June 3, 2013

    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 Paktia...
  • Bomber in Afghanistan kills 15, including six Americans May 17, 2013

    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 around...
  • Suicide bomber hits Shiite mosque in north Iraq, 8 dead May 16, 2013

    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 surge...
  • Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 2 NATO troops May 16, 2013

    Kabul: Two members of Afghanistan's NATOled force were killed on Thursday when a suicide car bomber attacked their twocar convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the force said in a statement. The NATOled International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said four ISAF civilian contractors were also among the dead but it did...
  • Somalia: Suicide bomber kills seven in Mogadishu May 6, 2013

    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 fourmember Qatari delegation. Gen Garad Nor Abdulle, a senior police official said the members of the Qatari delegation who were being escorted in the interior...
  • Pakistan: Suicide bomber targets police van, kills six April 29, 2013

    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 a...
  • Taliban attacks kill nine people in Afghanistan April 22, 2013

    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 already...
  • Pak polls: 22 people killed as terrorists target leaders April 17, 2013

    Islamabad: Terrorists targeted senior politicians campaigning for Pakistan's upcoming General Election in Balochistan and KhyberPakhtunkhwa 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 PMLN leader Sanaullah Zehri's motorcade was targeted...
  • Pak: Taliban suicide bomber hits ANP rally; kills 15 April 16, 2013

    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...
  • Suicide bombers attack Afghan police base, 5 officers dead March 26, 2013

    Kabul: Afghan police say eight suicide bombers have attacked one of their headquarters in the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing five officers and wounding four. Nangarhar provincial police chief Mohammad Sharif Amin says one insurgent in a bombladen car detonated his vehicle in front of the Jalalabad Police Quick Reaction...
  • Pakistan: 17 soldiers killed in suicide bomber attack March 24, 2013

    Miranshah (Pakistan): The death toll from a suicide bombing on a military check post in Pakistan's North Waziristan region has reached 17, the military said on Sunday. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack on Saturday, which prompted the regional government to impose a curfew in the tribal...
  • Pakistan: Five soldiers killed in suicide bomber attack March 24, 2013

    Islamabad: At least five soldiers were killed in a suicide attack Saturday night on an army checkpost in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, an army statement said. The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the mouthpiece of the Pakistan military, said that a suicide bomber rammed his explosivesladen vehicle into the checkpost...
  • Pak Taliban threatens to assassinate Musharraf March 23, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan Taliban on Saturday threatened to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf when he returns home to Pakistan. It said its suicide bombers and snipers will send Musharraf to "hell" if he comes back. Musharraf, who has been living in London and Dubai since he left Pakistan in early 2009, travelled...
  • Pakistan: Militants storm govt complex, 4 killed February 18, 2013

    Islamabad: At least four persons were killed and seven others injured on Monday when militants, including suicide bombers, stormed a government complex in the restive Peshawar city of northwest Pakistan, officials said. At least two explosions and heavy gunfire were heard after the militants barged into Khyber House, the office...