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    Afghanistan: Suicide bomber kills 32, 132 injured in attack on protestors

    Afghanistan: At least 32 people have been killed and around 130 wounded in a suicide attack on a gathering of protestors in eastern Afghanistan. A suicide bomber is believed to have targeted a group of men who demanded the dismissal of a local police commander in the country’s Achin district, Al Jazeera quoted the governor’s spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani. However, the reason for the demonstration against the police chief was not immediately clear.

  • Afghanistan: 5 people killed in suicide attack on protesters

    Jalalabad: At least five people were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up among protesters in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official said, in the latest violence to hit the country. Another 30 were wounded in the blast in Nangarhar province, where people had blocked a highway in protest over the appointment of a local police chief, provincial governor spokesman Ataullah Khogyani said.

  • Suicide attack on Afghan intelligence convoy kills five: Police

    Kabul: A suicide bomber blew himself up near an Afghan intelligence convoy today, killing at least five people and wounding six, police said, in the latest deadly attack in the city. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack on the National Directorate of Security (NDS), which police spokesman Hashmat Stanikzai said happened at 5:00 am (local time).

  • Seven people killed in suicide attack near Afghan ministry: Police

    Kabul : A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul on Sunday as workers were leaving their offices, killing  seven people and wounding more than 15, officials said, in the latest deadly attack to rock the country.

  • 25 killed, 18 injured in Kabul suicide bombing

    Kabul: An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in the capital, killing at least 26 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year.

  • Taliban suicide attack near Nawaz Sharif’s residence kills 9

    Lahore : (PTI) A teenaged Taliban suicide bomber attacked a police check-post near the residence of Pakistan’s ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore, killing nine people, including five policemen, police said. According to rescue officials, the blast took place last night close to a police check post, a few kilometres from the palatial residence of the Sharif family, and next to the congregation of the Tableeghi Jamaat centre. “Five policemen – two

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    Pune woman labelled suicide bomber says never arrested by Jammu and Kashmir cops

    Pune: A Pune-based woman, detained by Jammu and Kashmir Police on January 25 on “inputs” of being a suicide bomber on a mission to disrupt a Republic Day function in Srinagar, on Monday claimed that she was never “caught or arrested” but had herself approached the police.

  • Brother of ISIS suicide bomber jailed in UK

    London: The UK-based brother of an Islamic State (IS) suicide bomber was today sentenced to 10 years behind bars for terror offences.

  • 8 die in suicide attack on church in Pakistan

    Karachi/Islamabad: Two suicide bombers attacked a packed church during a Sunday service in the restive Pakistani city of Quetta, killing eight people and injuring 44 others in a targeted assault on the minority Christian community ahead of Christmas in the Muslim nation.

  • Suicide bomber kills 17 at Somalia police academy

    Mogadishu: An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 17 and injured 20 at a police academy in Somalia’s capital today, police said.

  • AIG killed, six injured in suicide blast in Peshawar

    Peshawar: A suicide bomber today rammed his motorcycle into a vehicle, killing a senior Pakistani police officer and his gunman in Peshawar city, capital of the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

  • 43 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan military base

    Kabul: At least 43 soldiers were killed and another nine wounded on Thursday in a coordinated attack by the Taliban on a military base in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province. A suicide bomber detonated explosives in a vehicle at the military base in Maiwand district. This was followed by armed clashes with the troops stationed in the camp, Defence Ministry spokesperson Muhammad Radmanish told Efe news.

  • Suicide bomber kills 3 outside Kabul International Stadium

    Kabul: At least three persons were killed and five injured on Wednesday in a powerful blast near Kabul International Stadium during a domestic T20 cricket match, officials said.

  • IS targets Iraq embassy in Kabul, four attackers killed

    Kabul :The Islamic State group targeted the Iraqi embassy in Kabul on Monday, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up outside the gates, followed by three gunmen who stormed into the building.

  • Explosions, gunfire hit Kabul, casualties feared

    Kabul: At least two explosions followed by gunfire took place near the Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital on Monday, leaving an unknown number of casualties, officials said. The Islamic State militant group claimed the attack.