Suicide bombings

August 05, 2018 - 9:34 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban suicide bomber killed three NATO forces on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday in an attack that also wounded a U.S. soldier and two Afghan troops, NATO said in a statement. The Czech military confirmed that the three killed were Czech service members...
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August 05, 2018 - 3:24 am
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech military has confirmed that the three victims of a Taliban suicide attack in Afghanistan were all Czech service members. It says the attack took place at about 3:50 a.m. (0150 GMT) Sunday near the Bagram military base in the province of Parwan. The victims have not been...
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August 03, 2018 - 7:01 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two suicide bombers attacked a Shiite mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, killing at least 29 people and wounding another 81, officials said. Abdullah Asrat, spokesman for the governor of Paktia province, said the heavily armed attackers, disguised in the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday May 23, 2017 file photo, couple embrace under a billboard in Manchester, England, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left more than 20 people dead. The Royal Navy rescued the Manchester Arena suicide bomber and his younger brother from the civil war in Libya three years before he killed 22 people at the Ariana Grande pop concert. Britain's Daily Mail reported Tuesday, July 31, 2018 that the HMS Enterprise picked up Salman Abedi and more than 100 other British citizens from the Libyan coast and took them to Malta, where they flew back to the U.K. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
July 31, 2018 - 5:47 am
LONDON (AP) — The Royal Navy rescued the Manchester Arena suicide bomber and his younger brother from the civil war in Libya three years before he killed 22 people at the Ariana Grande pop concert. Britain's Daily Mail reported Tuesday that the HMS Enterprise picked up Salman Abedi and more than...
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Workers collect ballot boxes and polling material after polling in Lahore, Pakistan, Thursday, July 26, 2018. The suicide attack outside the polling station in Quetta which killed dozens of people, underscored the difficulties the majority Muslim nation faces on its wobbly journey toward sustained democracy. (AP Photo/K.M. Chaudary)
July 26, 2018 - 5:39 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's cricket star turned politician Imran Khan declared victory Thursday for his party in the country's general elections, promising a "new" Pakistan following a vote that was marred by allegations of fraud and militant violence. Khan, who aspires to be the country's next...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians inspect the site of a suicide attack in Sweida, Syria, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Syrian state media say dozens of people have been killed in a suicide attack in the country's south, blaming the bombing on Islamic State militants. (SANA via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State fighters ambushed a city and several villages in southern Syria on Wednesday, triggering ferocious clashes between residents and the militants that provincial health officials said killed more than 200 people. The coordinated attacks across the province of...
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Supporters of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, celebrate projected unofficial results that were announced by television channels indicating their candidates' success in the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
July 25, 2018 - 3:41 pm
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistanis voted for a new government Wednesday in an election marred by violence and allegations of fraud. The winner will face a crumbling economy and bloodshed by militants whose latest attack saw a suicide bomber kill 31 people outside a polling station. Electoral authorities...
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Pakistani politician Imran Khan, center, chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, casts his vote at a polling station for the parliamentary elections in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, July 25, 2018. After an acrimonious campaign, polls opened in Pakistan on Wednesday to elect the country's third straight civilian government, a first for this majority Muslim nation that has been directly or indirectly ruled by its military for most of its 71-year history. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
July 25, 2018 - 11:53 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on Pakistan's elections (all times local): 11:50 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is condemning the suicide bombing attack outside a polling station during Pakistan's national elections. A suicide bomber on a motorcycle rammed into people waiting outside a...
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An injured victim of a suicide bomb attackis brought to a hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, July 23, 2018. Nigerian officials say that several people have been killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in Konduga town in the country's north. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)
July 23, 2018 - 6:49 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian officials say that seven people have been killed in a suicide attack on a mosque in Konduga town in the country's north. Bello Dambatta, Head of Rescue Operations of Borno State Emergency Management Agency, said Monday that seven others were injured. He said the...
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaks during, a press conference at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
July 17, 2018 - 8:46 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province, a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban-run jail, officials said. In southern Kandahar province, the...
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