Free Press Journal
  • Pakistani security personnel collect evidence at the bomb blast site in Mardan on Monday.

    Suicide blast at Pak govt office kills 26

    Peshawar : At least 26 people were killed and 40 injured on Tuesday when a motorcycle-borne Taliban suicide bomber crashed through the gate of a crowded government office in northwest Pakistan and detonated his explosives-laden vest.

  • Suicide bomber kills 6 in Anbar province of Iraq

    Baghdad : A suicide bomber attacked an Iraqi position on the border with Saudi Arabia, killing six guards, including a commander, officials said.

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    Suicide bomber kills six on Iraq-Saudi border: officials

    Baghdad: A suicide bomber attacked an Iraqi position on the border with Saudi Arabia today, killing six guards, including a commander, officials said. The attack by the bomber, who detonated an explosives- rigged vehicle at the headquarters of the Hafr Zawiyah border post in Iraq’s vast Anbar province, also wounded 14 guards. An army lieutenant colonel said the bomber was dressed in a military uniform with captain’s insignia and was driving an explosives-rigged

  • Suicide bomber targets Afghan election official in Kabul

    Kabul: A senior member of Afghanistan’s election commission survived an assassination attempt today when a suicide bomber targeted his vehicle in Kabul, killing one of his employees and wounding two others, officials said. No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack on Awal Rehman Rodwal, the regional director at the Independent Election Commission, which comes after more than a month-long lull in Taliban raids on the capital.

  • IS suicide attack kills Taliban commander

    Kabul: A suicide bomber loyal to the Islamic State targeted Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s Khak-e-Afghan district on Tuesday, killing a senior Taliban commander, police said. The militant strapped an explosive device on his body and blew himself up among Taliban fighters killing commander Mullah Pir Agha and injuring another militant, Mullah Mati, police officer Abdul Razeq told Xinhua. Mullah Mati is the shadowy governor of Taliban in Zabul province, the official added.

  • British troops among five killed in Kabul chopper crash

    Kabul: Two Britons were among five NATO troops killed in a helicopter crash in Kabul, a second blow for British forces after a Taliban suicide bomber targeted their convoy in the capital.

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    Suicide blast kills 4 in northwest Pakistan

    Peshawar : At least four persons were killed and 56 others injured today when a suicide bomber targeted a vehicle of a line officer in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region, officials said. The bomber blew himself up when the vehicle came out from the office of the tribal police in Jamrud tehsil of Khyber Agency bordering Afghanistan, killing four persons including two line officers, they said. At least 15 security personnel were among 56 injured. As

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    2 Iraqi army generals killed in IS suicide bombing

    Baghdad: An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two army generals today as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said.

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    Suruc blast: 20-year-old Turkish student was suicide bomber

    London : Turkish officials have said that a 20-year-old student from the country’s south-eastern province of Adiyaman was the suicide bomber who killed 32 people in Suruc on Monday. According to BBC, the attacker, Seyh Abdurrahman Alagoz, was an ethnic Kurd who had reported links with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Meanwhile, Kurdish militants said that they killed two Turkish police officers. Turkish officials blamed ISIS for the Suruc attack. However, many people

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    Two arrested in Pakistan for facilitating Wagah suicide bomber

    Lahore: Two militants linked to Tehreek-i- Taliban Pakistan (TTP) have been arrested here for “facilitating” a suicide bomber, who blew himself up at the Wagah border minutes after the popular flag-lowering ceremony last year, killing 63 people. Ehsanullah and Saeed Jan alias Gajni were apprehended by law enforcement agencies from Badami Bagh area near Minar-i-Pakistan yesterday. A hand grenade, explosive material and weapons have been recovered from them.Crime Investigation Agency chief Umer Virk said both TTP

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    Suicide bombing kills 25 Syrian soldiers

    Damascus: A suicide bomber killed 25 government troops when he blew himself up near a military position in the key Syrian city of Aleppo, a monitor group reported on Tuesday. A suicide bomber with the Al Qaeda-linked militants blew himself up on Monday evening near an orphanage where government troops were stationed, in the Jamiyet al-Zahra neighbourhood, killing 25 Syrian soldiers, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.  The overnight bombing

  • Four terrorists killed in Pakistan

    Islamabad: Four terrorists, including a suicide bomber, were killed and nine injured in a raid carried out in Pakistan’s Lahore city on Monday. During the raid in Lahore’s Rachna Town and Khan Colony area, a suicide bomber blew himself up, injuring nine people including a policeman, Geo News reported.  One terrorist was shot by police on the spot while two more who sustained bullet wounds succumbed to their injuries later.  According to police

  • Kuwait Shiite mosque bomber was Saudi national

    Kuwait City : Kuwait has identified the suicide bomber behind an attack on a Shiite mosque as a Saudi national, after a series of arrests in connection with the blast that left 26 dead. Friday’s attack also wounded 227 worshippers in the first bombing of a mosque in the tiny Gulf state, and Kuwait’s security services have vowed to catch and punish those responsible.

  • Kuwait Shiite mosque bomber was Saudi national: ministry

    Kuwait City: A suicide bomber who carried out a deadly attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a Shiite mosque in Kuwait was a Saudi national, the interior ministry said today. In a statement carried by the official KUNA news agency, the ministry identified the attacker as Fahd Suleiman Abdulmohsen al-Qaba’a. The ministry said that Qaba’a entered the country through Kuwait Airport at dawn on Friday, the same day of the bombing. IS claimed


    Kuwait arrests suspects as IS bombing hits Shiite mosque

    Kuwait City: An Islamic State suicide bomber struck a Shiite mosque in the Kuwaiti capital during Friday prayers, killing 27 people as the Gulf state declared an “all-out confrontation” with terrorism. Health Minister Ali al-Obaidi told Kuwait Television the number of dead had risen to 27 in addition to 227 wounded in the first ever suicide attack on Shiite mosques in the oil-rich emirate. The toll in the attack, carried out in the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, is one of the largest

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    One killed in suicide blast outside Pakistan stadium in Lahore

    Islamabad: A sub-inspector was killed and six others injured after a suicide blast outside a stadium in Lahore where the second one day international (ODI) match between Pakistan and Zimbabwe was ongoing, media reported on Saturday. Policemen stopped the bomber before he could enter the outer wall of the Gaddafi Stadium where he blew himself up on Friday night, killing the sub-inspector, Geo News reported.

  • Suicide bomber kills 22 outside bank in Afghanistan: officials

    Jalalabad: A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and wounded 50 others in an attack today outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, provincial officials said. “The explosion happened outside a bank where government employees collect their monthly salaries,” Nangarhar provincial police chief Fazal Ahmad Shirzad told AFP. Provincial government spokesman Ahmad Zia Abdulzai confirmed the attack and said dozens were killed and wounded. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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    5 dead, 40 injured in suicide attack in Pakistan churches

    Lahore: At least five persons were killed and 40 others injured when Taliban suicide attackers targeted two packed churches during mass today in Pakistan’s biggest Christian neighbourhood in Lahore, the capital of Punjab. The attackers targeted Roman Catholic Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad area during Sunday mass, causing stampede as panicked worshippers ran to save their lives.