Car bombs

Islamic State adopting new tactics to attack West, may include car bombs: Europol

Islamic State adopting new tactics to attack West, may include car bombs: Europol

Terrorist groups like Islamic State are adopting new tactics to attack the West.

Dec 02, 2016, 23:54 PM IST
Mosul mechanics fight IS with wrenches

Mosul mechanics fight IS with wrenches

They are armed with wrenches instead of rifles and are rarely found on the front lines, but Mosul`s mechanics say they are indispensable to the fight against the Islamic State group.

Nov 18, 2016, 16:26 PM IST
84 people die in car bomb attacks in Baghdad

84 people die in car bomb attacks in Baghdad

Two suicide car bomb attacks at two crowded commercial areas in the Iraqi capital early on Sunday killed 84 people and wounded more than 130 others, officials said.

Jul 03, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

Triple Baghdad car bomb attacks kill at least 86

Three car bombs in Baghdad, including a huge blast at a market in a Shiite area, killed at least 86 people today, the bloodiest day in the Iraqi capital this year.

May 11, 2016, 21:50 PM IST

Car bombs hit east Syrian city, at least 20 killed: State TV

 At least 20 people were killed on Monday in one of two car bomb blasts in the eastern Syrian city of Hasaka, state television reported.

Sep 14, 2015, 18:45 PM IST
Islamic State car bomb attacks in Iraq kill at least 30

Islamic State car bomb attacks in Iraq kill at least 30

Car bomb attacks in Baghdad and the Iraqi province of Diyala, mostly claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group, have killed at least 30 people, police and medical sources said Wednesday.

Jul 22, 2015, 14:37 PM IST

Deadly car bombs hit Yemen, day after almost 200 killed

Two deadly car bombs hit the capital and a southern city in Yemen on Tuesday, state news agency Saba reported, a day after air strike and clashes killed almost 200 people nationwide.

Jul 08, 2015, 01:08 AM IST

Car bombs kill 11 in Baghdad at end of Ramadan fast

Two car bombs killed 11 people in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Saturday, police and medical sources said, striking as many people were ending their daily Ramadan fast.

Jul 05, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Bombs outside two five-star Baghdad hotels kill at least 10

Car bombs exploded in the parking lots of two heavily fortified five-star hotels in central Baghdad late on Thursday, killing at least 10 people, police and medical sources said.

May 29, 2015, 04:24 AM IST

Three car bombs kill 19 in Baghdad

Three car bombs ripped through a busy streets and marketplaces in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 19 people, a day after a wave of bombings hit the capital.

Apr 28, 2015, 03:26 AM IST

Car bombs kill 27 people north of Iraq's capital, Baghdad

Car bombs targeting a crowded market and Shiite militia checkpoints north of Iraq's capital killed 27 people on Saturday, authorities said, as the country's prime minister vowed to punish Islamic State militants who smashed ancient artifacts in a northern city.

Feb 28, 2015, 19:38 PM IST

Car bombs kill more than 30 in eastern Libyan city: Speaker

More than 30 people were killed in car bomb explosions in the eastern Libyan city of Qubbah on Friday, parliamentary speaker Aguila Saleh said.

Feb 20, 2015, 16:39 PM IST

Car bombs in Kirkuk, Baghdad kill 33

The first major attack in the disputed Iraqi city of Kirkuk in months killed 18 people Thursday, while two car bombs in a frequently targeted Shiite district of Baghdad left 15 dead.

Dec 05, 2014, 00:25 AM IST

Iraq says foreign trainers `late` as bombs rock Baghdad

Iraq said Saturday foreign military trainers who will aid its fight against jihadists are welcome but "late", as a wave of car bombs killed dozens, highlighting enormous security challenges ahead.

Nov 09, 2014, 02:03 AM IST

Car bombs kill 12 people in Baghdad, Ramadi: Sources

Car bombs killed 12 people in the Iraqi capital and the city of Ramadi to the west on Saturday, police and medical sources said.

Nov 08, 2014, 19:12 PM IST

Baghdad car bombs kill 13: Police

Three car bombs blasts killed at least 13 people and wounded 41 in Shiite-dominated neighbourhoods of the Iraqi capital Baghdad Tuesday, police and hospital sources said.

Oct 01, 2014, 06:38 AM IST

Car bombs kill nine in Shiite Baghdad districts: police

Car bombs killed at least nine people today on the main streets of two Shiite neighbourhoods of Baghdad, police and medical sources said.

Jul 31, 2014, 02:23 AM IST

63 killed in brutal Iraq post-election attacks

Attacks across Iraq, including a spate of car bombs in Baghdad and the northern city of Mosul, killed 63 people Wednesday in the bloodiest violence to hit Iraq since April elections.

May 29, 2014, 01:31 AM IST

Baghdad bombs against Shiites kill 25

A spate of rush hour bombs, mostly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Baghdad, killed 25 people Tuesday in the first major series of attacks to hit the capital since elections last month.

May 13, 2014, 13:26 PM IST

Twin car bombs kill 25 in Syria`s Homs: State media

Damascus: Two car bombs killed at least 25 people, including women and children, in a government-held neighbourhood of Syria`s central city of Homs on Thursday, state news agency SANA reported.

Apr 10, 2014, 06:26 AM IST