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  • Suicide bomber attacks Pakistan paramilitary force, 2 killed

    Peshawar, A suicide bomber today hit a vehicle carrying paramilitary force members, killing two, including a major, and injuring ten others in northwest Pakistan. The suicide attacker with explosive-laden motorcycle hit the Frontier Constabulary (FC) convoy at a traffic signal in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area, police said.

  • 2 female suicide bombers in Cameroon kill at least 15

    Yaounde: At least 15 people are dead after two female suicide bombers carried out the latest attack in Cameroon’s far north, the government said on Thursday, and another 42 people are wounded.

  • Suicide bomber blows himself up as Saudis foil Mecca plot

    Riyadh: A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque in Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam just as the fasting month of Ramadan ends, Saudi security forces said today.

  • Suicide blast in Lahore kills 6, several others injured

    Lahore: A suicide bomber killed at least six persons, including four soldiers, and injured several others in Pakistan’s eastern Lahore city when he blew himself up near an army vehicle today.

  • Suicide bomber kills 51 near Syria town taken from IS

    Beirut : A suicide bomber attacked Turkish-backed rebels just outside the Syrian town of Al-Bab today, killing 51 people in a major blow just hours after they hailed its capture from the Islamic State group. The bomber blew up a vehicle packed with explosives outside a rebel command centre in the village of Susian, eight kilometres northeast of Al-Bab, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

  • Suicide bomber kills 29 near Syria town taken from IS

    Beirut: A suicide bomber killed 29 people today, most of them rebels near the Syrian town of Al-Bab, which they had taken from the Islamic State group just hours earlier, a monitor said.

  • ISIS claims responsibility for Egypt church bombing

    Cairo: The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at a Coptic Christian church here during a Sunday mass in which 25 people were killed, describing the attack as a war on “polytheism”.

  • 61 killed in terror attack on Pakistan police training college

    Quetta: At least 61 people, mostly young cadets, were massacred and more than 100 others injured when heavily-armed Islamic State militants attacked a police training centre here in the capital of the restive Balochistan province, in one of the deadliest terror attacks in Pakistan.

  • Boy stripped of explosives belt in Iraq

    Irbil :  A juvenile would-be suicide bomber was apprehended in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk before he was able to detonate his explosive belt, said Iraqi police, reports AP.

  • 12-yr-old bomber attacks wedding party; 51 dead

    Istanbul : An Islamic State suicide bomber, as young as 12 years old, attacked an outdoor Kurdish wedding party in Turkey, killing at least 51 people and wounding dozens of others; 17 of them were in critical condition.

  • Turkey: 30 killed, 94 injured in wedding explosion

    Washington D.C.: 30 people have been killed and around 94 injured when an explosion at a wedding rocked the south eastern city of Gaziantep, located about 95 kilometers north of the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo.

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    31 dead in double bomb blast in Syria Kurdish city: state TV

    Beirut: A double bomb attack killed 31 people and wounded dozens in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria today, Syrian state television reported. In a breaking news alert, state television gave an “initial toll” of 31 dead and 170 wounded, adding that rescue workers were still retrieving victims of the blasts.

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    Somalia: Suicide car bomb at UN mine offices kills 10

    Mogadishu: A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside the United Nations Mine Action Service offices in Mogadishu, killing 10 people, including seven UN guards, a Somali police official said today. Unlike previous attacks blamed on the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab, gunmen did not accompany the suicide bomber, Captain Mohamed Hussein said.

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    Saudi Arabia names Pakistani man as suicide bomber in Jiddah

    Dubai: Saudi Arabia today identified the suicide bomber who struck outside the US Consulate in Jiddah as a Pakistani resident of the kingdom who arrived 12 years ago to work as a driver. The suicide bombing near the diplomatic post was the first of three targeting the kingdom yesterday, including one outside of the sprawling mosque grounds where the Prophet Muhammad is buried in the western city of Medina that killed four

  • Bombs kill 37 Yemen police recruits in former Qaeda bastion

    Aden: A suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and a second attack killed 37 police recruits today in the Yemeni port of Mukalla where a year of Al-Qaeda rule was ended just last month, medics said.

  • Islamic State suicide bomber kills 30 in Iraq

    Hilla (Iraq): At least 30 people were killed and several injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a football match in a village near Iskandariyah city south of Baghdad yesterday. “They were just handing the trophy to the winners when the suicide attacker blew himself up in the crowd,” the Express Tribune quoted a police captain as saying to the media.

  • Suicide bomber kills 9 at Yemen military camp

    Aden (Yemen): A suicide bomber attacked a military camp in southern Yemen today, killing at least nine soldiers, military and medical sources said. “A man detonated his explosive vest among soldiers” at the camp in the southern city of Aden overseen by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed rebels, a military source said. The soldiers were attending training run by Sudanese forces belonging to the Arab coalition, another military source said.

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    Islamic State bombings near Syria Shiite shrine kill 71

    Beirut – Bombings claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group have killed 71 people and wounded dozens more near a revered Shiite shrine outside the Syrian capital Damascus, a monitor said.