Terrorist Attacks

  • J&K: Terrorists strike NC leader's house, 4 including attackers killed 13-04-2014 03:16 PM

    Srinagar: A National Conference Youth wing leader's house in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama was attacked by terrorists on Sunday afternoon in which two policemen were killed. The two militants who opened fire at the house of the political leader were gunned down by police in an encounter that followed. The...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua 28-03-2014 07:02 PM

    Srinagar: Three terrorists were gunned down in a fierce gun battle with the security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Kathua on Friday. The terrorists had executed twin terror attacks in Jammu where one person was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning. Early in the morning, the...
  • China blames separatists for knife attack; 33 dead 02-03-2014 12:02 PM

    Kunming: More than 10 assailants slashed scores of people with knives at a train station in southern China in what state media said on Sunday was a terrorist assault by ethnic separatists from the far west. Twenty-nine slash victims and four attackers were killed and 143 people wounded. Police fatally...
  • 'Terror attack' in China kills 28, injures 113 02-03-2014 07:12 AM

    Beijing: Twenty-eight people were killed and 113 others injured in a "violent terrorist attack" when a group of unidentified men armed with knives attacked a railway station in China's southwestern Kunming city on Saturday. A group of unknown knife-wielding men attacked the Kunming Railway Station in the capital city of...
  • UN, US condemn terrorist attack in Russia 30-12-2013 10:25 AM

    The United States and the United Nations have condemned the terrorist attack in Volgograd in Russia that killed at least 16 people. "The United States condemns in the strongest terms today's terrorist attack in Volgograd," the State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Sunday. "We send our sincere condolences to...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla pay tribute to Mumbai 26/11 victims 09-11-2013 05:16 PM

    British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla who are on a nine-day visit to India, paid tributes to victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on Saturday. Their Royal Highnesses laid a wreath to commemorate victims of the Mumbai terrorist attack, sources in the British Deputy High Commission here...
  • Terrorists in Kenya mall used new tactic to spare some Muslims 29-09-2013 07:30 PM

    Nairobi: The turbaned gunmen who infiltrated Nairobi's Westgate mall arrived with a set of religious trivia questions. As terrified civilians hid in toilet stalls, behind mannequins, in ventilation shafts and underneath food court tables, the assailants began a high-stakes game of 20 Questions to separate Muslims from those they consider...
  • Two security officials dead, two injured in a terror strike in Kashmir 26-08-2013 09:04 PM

    Striking twice within a span of six hours, terrorists on Monday killed two security force personnel and wounded as many persons in south Kashmir. A CRPF jawan was killed and another injured when ultras fired at the escort of ruling National Conference MLC Shoukat Ahmad Ganie in village Almeira in...
  • Srinagar: Policeman killed in a terror attack, one civilian injured 26-08-2013 07:01 PM

    Terrorists on Monday shot dead a policeman and took away his service rifle in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, officials said. A civilian was also injured in the firing and was hospitalised, they said. Constable Salamatullah was shot at from point blank range by some unidentified ultras in village Khudwani,...
  • Gunmen kill at least eight Tunisian troops as political tensions grow 30-07-2013 06:14 AM

    Gunmen killed at least eight Tunisian soldiers on Monday, staging the biggest attack on the security forces in decades as political tensions rose between supporters and opponents of the Islamist-led government. President Moncef Marzouki called the ambush on Mount Chaambi, near the Algerian border, a "terrorist attack" and announced three...
  • UAE embassy in Libya attacked by terrorists 26-07-2013 05:03 AM

    Abu Dhabi: The UAE's embassy in Libyan capital Tripoli was targeted on Thursday in a terrorist attack, a minister said. No one was injured in the attack. Faris Mohammed Al Mazrouie, assistant foreign minister for security and military affairs, said a rocket-propelled grenade was fired at the embassy building at...
  • Sri Lanka deplores attack on Mahabodhi temple 08-07-2013 01:28 AM

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa deplored the attack on the 1,500-year-old Mahabodhi temple in Bihar on Sunday. Nine near-coordinated explosions shook the serenity of the world-renowned Mahabodhi temple complex in Bodh Gaya early Sunday, injuring two monks but not causing much damage. The temple is annually visited by millions...
  • BSF seize arms, Pakistani cellphone SIM cards in Punjab 30-06-2013 02:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday seized arms and ammunition as well as two Pakistani cellphone SIM cards on the India-Pakistan border in Punjab. The BSF seized six pistols, six pistol magazines, 39 live rounds and two Pakistani SIM cards at the outpost of Joginder in Ferozepur...
  • 'Pak must take action on terror groups to improve ties' 18-06-2013 05:50 PM

    Pune: Holding that a "peaceful and stable" Pakistan was in India's interest, Defence Minister AK Antony on Tuesday said that the neighbouring country must initiate strong action against terrorist groups operating from its soil, in order to improve Indo-Pak ties. "We are concerned about terrorist groups in Pakistan. They should...
  • Pakistan: Terrorists destroy Jinnah's historic residence 15-06-2013 06:19 PM

    Islamabad: A historic 121-year-old building used by Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah in Balochistan was destroyed after terrorists targeted it with bombs and gun fire that triggered a blaze. The terrorists of the Balochistan Liberation Army targeted the Quaid-e-Azam Residency in Ziarat, a holiday resort located about 120 km from...
  • Consensus needed on setting up a NCTC, says Shinde 12-06-2013 04:57 AM

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Tuesday said there was need for a consensus on setting up a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but his ministry did not have plans to move the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on the issue. Shinde said that the government has to...
  • Terror bid foiled, 15,000 kg explosives found in Pakistan 09-06-2013 03:23 AM

    Islamabad: An imminent terrorist attack was averted on Saturday in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, when police recovered 15,000 kg of explosive material from a warehouse, a media report said. Police found the explosive material and two pick-ups vans during an operation on Peshawar's Ring Road, Dawn News reported. Two...
  • UK soldier beheading: Three more arrested 26-05-2013 07:30 AM

    London: British police arrested three more suspects in connection with the savage killing of an off-duty soldier that has raised fresh concerns about terrorism. Scotland Yard said counter-terrorism officers arrested two men, aged 24 and 28, at a residential address in southeast London on Saturday. A third man, 21, was...
  • UK: Woman who confronted soldier's killers becomes a national hero 24-05-2013 01:25 PM

    London: A brave scout leader 48-year-old Ingrid Loyau-Kennett has become an unlikely star after confronting two alleged attackers who beheaded a British soldier outside military barracks in Woolwich in London. Kennett arrived at the spot soon after the soldier Drummer Lee Rigby was beheaded and tried to convince one of...
  • UK soldier beheading: Emergency committee to meet 23-05-2013 01:50 PM

    London: The British government's emergency committee is going to meet after two attackers butchered a man in a brutal daylight attack in London amid fears that terrorism has returned to the capital. Prime Minister David Cameron says there are strong indications it was an act of terrorism and his top...
  • Beheading soldier was revenge for UK army crimes abroad: Attacker 23-05-2013 08:16 AM

    London: In a shocking attack, a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich in London. The two men were shot by police as they arrived on the scene minutes later. One of the suspects was recorded going on a rant brandishing bloody meat cleavers...
  • Pak: Gunmen attack polio vaccinators, 1 policeman dead 11-04-2013 11:50 AM

    Islamabad: A policeman was killed and another seriously injured when suspected terrorists attacked a team of polio vaccinators in northwest Pakistan on Wednesday, police officials said. Two policemen protecting the vaccinators were injured in the shooting in Mardan town of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. One of the policemen died while being taken...