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Four civilians injured in explosion at encounter site in J&K

Four civilians were on Thursday injured when an explosion occurred at a site where an encounter between security personnel and militants had ended last night in Shopian district of south Kashmir.

Sunni officials in Iraq say Shi'ite militias executed 70 civilians

An Iraqi governor, parliamentarian and two tribal chiefs on Monday accused Shi`ite militias of executing more than 70 unarmed civilians who had fled fighting with Islamic State militants.

Pak troops violate ceasefire again along IB in Samba, Rajnath orders for "appropriate" action
Pak troops violate ceasefire again along IB in Samba, Rajnath orders for "appropriate" action

In a fresh incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired at 12 places in Jammu and Kashmir targeting BSF posts in Hiranagar and Samba sector on late Friday night, police said.

Three Kenyan soldiers wounded in gun attack near Somali border

Gunmen attacked a truck carrying Kenyan soldiers near the border with Somalia on Thursday, seriously wounding three of them, police said, in an assault that bore the hallmarks of Somalia`s Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

Four killed in rebel ambush in Philippines

 Four civilians were killed and four others were injured when New People`s Army (NPA) rebels opened fire at a vehicle in the Philippine province of Agusan del Sur, military officials said Monday.

Syrian air strikes on IS `capital` kill 36 civilians

Syrian regime air raids on Raqa city, which the Islamic State jihadist group has proclaimed as its capital, killed at least 23 civilians today, a monitoring group said.

Soon, wearable tech for troop, civilians to get personalized health alerts

 Researchers are working on developing a wearable technology that would help troops and civilians to get personalized health alerts, it has been revealed.

Rebels kill 30 people in East Congo, official says

Rebels crept into houses and attacked civilians, killing at least 30 people around the town of Beni in eastern Congo, a local mayor said Thursday.

Ukraine: Pro-Russian insurgents find 40 bodies of civilians

Pro-Russian separatists Thursday reported they had found the bodies of some 40 civilians in mass graves in the eastern region of Donetsk, according to the rusnovosti.ru website.

Pakistan attacks kill 48 militants, six civilians die in bombing

Air strikes targeting suspected Tailban hideouts in a restive tribal district of northwest Pakistan killed 48 militants on Tuesday, the military said, as six civilians died in a roadside bomb attack.

Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus

At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodus and destruction" if fighting intensified.

Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus

At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodus and destruction" if fighting intensified.

Ukraine opens humanitarian corridors for civilians

The Ukrainian army Monday announced the opening of humanitarian corridors for civilians in the besieged southeastern cities of Lugansk, Donetsk and Gorlovka.

Iraq Army kills 17 in anti-jihadist raid: Doctor, tribal head

An Iraqi government raid on jihadist targets in a flashpoint town southwest of Baghdad killed 17 people on Monday, including at least three civilians, medical and tribal sources said.

Roadside bomb kills eight Afghan civilians: official

A roadside bomb killed eight civilians travelling in a vehicle in a volatile district of southern Afghanistan today, officials said, days after the UN reported a surge in civilian casualties in the country.

Bombing in northern Afghanistan kills 4 civilians

A bomb hidden in a push cart and detonated by remote control near a government building in northern Afghanistan killed four people today while a rocket attack near the Kabul airport wounded four, officials said.

Clashes near Iraq`s Fallujah as conflict toll reaches 366

Clashes erupted between Iraqi troops and anti-government fighters on the outskirts of Fallujah on Saturday, as the militant-held city`s main hospital said 366 people had been killed in the months-long conflict.

Thousands flee Syrian cities ahead of election

Thousands of people have fled government-held Syrian cities after opposition fighters warned they will attack during next week`s presidential election to disrupt the vote, opposition activists said Friday.

UN mission in South Sudan to focus on protecting civilians

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to revise the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission in conflict-torn South Sudan, the force to?which India is the single largest troop contributor, giving priority to the task of protecting civilians in the world`s newest nation.

South Sudan civilians reduced to scavengers on swamp islands

As the narrow dugout canoe glides softly across the vast swamplands around Nyal, a once sleepy town in South Sudan`s Unity state, the only sound between the rhythmic plops of the paddle is silence.