Terrorists Attack

  • J&K: 2 BSF soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Pulwama August 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were killed and four others were injured when terrorists claiming to be from the Hizbul Mujahideen attacked their vehicle just outside the Awantipora IAF airfield in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. Officials said a squad of BSF personnel was changing guard at the airfield...
  • Two policemen, one civilian killed in terrorist attack in Kashmir August 13, 2014

    Srinagar: Two policemen and a civilian were killed as terrorists opened indiscriminate fire on a police vehicle in Pampore area in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday. The terrorists fired at the vehicle of a Deputy Superintendent of Police at Gallander area at around 7:45 PM, leaving the civilian dead and...
  • Ahead of PM's visit to Leh, terrorists attack BSF convoy near Pampore; infiltration bid foiled August 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to Leh and Kargil on Tuesday after assuming office, two terrorists attacks were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday night. Terrorists attacked a convoy of Border Security Force injuring seven personnel including an Assistant Commander, who is in a critical condition....
  • Suspected Boko Haram Islamists kill 7 in northeast Nigeria July 8, 2014

    Kano (Nigeria): Suspected Boko Haram Islamists disguised in army uniforms killed seven people in an attack near the northeastern border with Cameroon, residents said on Tuesday. The gunmen, five of whom were also killed, razed a police station and a military camp during the late Sunday attack in the restive region,...
  • Pakistan: Karachi airport targeted for second time in 48 hours June 10, 2014

    The Karachi airport was targeted for the second time in 48 hours on Tuesday. Heavily armed terrorists attacked a training camp of the Airport Security Force located close to the airport but this time fled the scene after a brief exchange of fire. There were no casualties. ...
  • President condemns attack on Indian consulate in Afghanistan May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday strongly condemned the terror attack on the Indian Consulate in Herat and said such attacks will not deter India from assisting Afghanistan in its effort to reconstruct and develop the nation. Commending the bravery shown by all Indian and Afghan staff members at the...
  • J&K: Terrorists strike NC leader's house, 4 including attackers killed April 13, 2014

    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 security forces...
  • J&K: Security forces gun down all three terrorists who attacked Khatua March 28, 2014

    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 heavily...
  • China blames separatists for knife attack; 33 dead March 2, 2014

    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 shot...
  • 'Terror attack' in China kills 28, injures 113 March 2, 2014

    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 southwestern...
  • UN, US condemn terrorist attack in Russia December 30, 2013

    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 the families...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla pay tribute to Mumbai 26/11 victims November 9, 2013

    British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla who are on a nineday 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 said....
  • Terrorists in Kenya mall used new tactic to spare some Muslims September 29, 2013

    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 highstakes game of 20 Questions to separate Muslims from those they consider...
  • Two security officials dead, two injured in a terror strike in Kashmir August 26, 2013

    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 Shopian...
  • Srinagar: Policeman killed in a terror attack, one civilian injured August 26, 2013

    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, 62-km...
  • Gunmen kill at least eight Tunisian troops as political tensions grow July 30, 2013

    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 Islamistled government. President Moncef Marzouki called the ambush on Mount Chaambi, near the Algerian border, a "terrorist attack" and announced three days...
  • UAE embassy in Libya attacked by terrorists July 26, 2013

    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 rocketpropelled grenade was fired at the embassy building at 5...
  • Sri Lanka deplores attack on Mahabodhi temple July 8, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa deplored the attack on the 1,500yearold Mahabodhi temple in Bihar on Sunday. Nine nearcoordinated explosions shook the serenity of the worldrenowned Mahabodhi temple complex in Bodh Gaya early Sunday, injuring two monks but not causing much damage. The temple is annually visited by millions of...
  • BSF seize arms, Pakistani cellphone SIM cards in Punjab June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday seized arms and ammunition as well as two Pakistani cellphone SIM cards on the IndiaPakistan 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' June 18, 2013

    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 IndoPak ties. "We are concerned about terrorist groups in Pakistan. They should take...
  • Pakistan: Terrorists destroy Jinnah's historic residence June 15, 2013

    Islamabad: A historic 121yearold 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 QuaideAzam Residency in Ziarat, a holiday resort located about 120 km from...
  • Consensus needed on setting up a NCTC, says Shinde June 12, 2013

    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 think...
  • Terror bid foiled, 15,000 kg explosives found in Pakistan June 9, 2013

    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 pickups vans during an operation on Peshawar's Ring Road, Dawn News reported. Two suspects...
  • UK soldier beheading: Three more arrested May 26, 2013

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

    London: A brave scout leader 48yearold Ingrid LoyauKennett 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 May 23, 2013

    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 advisers...
  • Beheading soldier was revenge for UK army crimes abroad: Attacker May 23, 2013

    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 April 11, 2013

    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 KhyberPakhtunkhwa province. One of the policemen died while being taken to...
  • Pakistan: Blast in Karachi kills four, injures five April 3, 2013

    Karachi: Four security personnel were killed and five persons injured when a powerful explosion ripped through a security forces vehicle in this southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Wednesday. The explosion occurred near an office of the Pakistan Rangers at Korangi area of Karachi at about 7:30 pm. Three Pakistan...
  • Last respects paid to CRPF personnel killed in J&K attack March 14, 2013

    Srinagar: CRPF and police officers on Thursday bid a tearful adieu to their colleagues who were killed in a terrorist attack on a security forces camp in Bemina area of the city. Director General of CRPF Pranay Sahay and DGP of Jammu and Kashmir Police Ashok Prasad led the officers...