Bomb blasts

Seven dead, dozen injured as attacks rock Thai south

 Three people were killed and a dozen injured in four separate bomb blasts in Thailand`s war-torn deep south, police said Saturday, while another four died from shooting and arson attacks.

Jul 11, 2015, 12:09 PM IST

Islamic State claims Shiite mosque attack in Yemen

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a car bomb attack Tuesday on a Shiite mosque in the Yemen capital that according to doctors killed one person and left five others wounded.

Jul 08, 2015, 03:14 AM IST

Six civilians killed in violence in Egypt

At least Six persons, including three children, were killed on Saturday in a bomb blast and shelling on a power station and house in Egypt's restive North Sinai where troops are fighting with Islamic State militants.

Jul 05, 2015, 00:28 AM IST

2002 Gujarat bomb blasts accused held after 13 years

The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) on Monday arrested a man from Madhya Pradesh who played a key role in the five bomb blasts that rocked various parts of the state in the aftermath of the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Jun 29, 2015, 23:45 PM IST

Over 2,000 killed in terrorist attacks, blasts since 1989: MHA

 Over 2000 people, including several security personnel, have been killed in terrorist attacks and bomb blasts in the last 25 years, an RTI query has revealed.

Jun 21, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

Two CRPF personnel injured in bomb blasts triggered by Naxals

Two CRPF personnel were on Friday injured in separate pressure bomb blasts triggered by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.

Mar 27, 2015, 14:54 PM IST

Lebanon raids prison over links to bomb blasts

Security forces raided Lebanon`s notorious Roumieh prison on Monday after discovering that inmates were linked to a deadly bomb attack last week, security services said.

Jan 12, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Bomb attacks kill at least 31 people in Iraq

A series of vehicle bombings in Iraq killed at least 31 people on Friday, officials said, in the second straight day of attacks in Baghdad blamed on Islamic militants who have seized large parts of the country.

Sep 20, 2014, 03:24 AM IST

Pakistan gemstone industry struggles with unrest

For 400 years the craftsmen and traders of Peshawar`s jewellery bazaar have cut, polished, set and haggled over precious gems dug from the rugged mountains of northwest Pakistan.

Jul 17, 2014, 02:42 AM IST

Bomb kills seven Algerian troops: Ministry

A roadside bomb has killed three Algerian soldiers and four auxiliaries in the west of the North African country, the defence ministry said on Sunday.

Jul 13, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Egypt group claims palace blasts that killed two

An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility for bomb blasts outside the presidential palace in Cairo that killed two senior police officers and wounded 10 other people, taunting authorities that it was able to strike even the most secure locations in a campaign of violence against police and the military.

Jul 02, 2014, 01:06 AM IST

Bomb hidden in truck kills at least 15 in embattled Nigeria

A truck exploded in a huge fireball killing at least 15 people on Tuesday in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the latest attack in a city repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists.

Jul 01, 2014, 17:56 PM IST

Car bomb attack kills 10 people in Iraq

A car bomb explosion on Tuesday evening killed 10 people at an outdoor market in the Iraqi capital, officials said.

May 27, 2014, 23:32 PM IST

Bombs in southern Thailand kill 2, wound 52

Police say at least nine bombs have exploded in Thailand`s restive south, killing two people and wounding dozens. The blasts were in a southern province that is facing an Islamic insurgency.

May 25, 2014, 00:41 AM IST

Twin Nigeria blasts claim 162 lives: Report

As many as 162 people were killed in the twin blasts that hit a market in Nigeria`s central city of Jos, security agencies said.

May 21, 2014, 09:36 AM IST

Bomb blast wounds UN peacekeeper in Mali: UN

A roadside bomb struck a UN vehicle in northern Mali today, wounding a peacekeeper from Guinea during a UN visit of foreign dignitaries, an official said.

Apr 24, 2014, 01:33 AM IST

Boston marathon kick-starts under tight security one year after twin blasts

Leaving behind the fear of twin bomb blasts, which rocked the marathon stadium last year, thousands of runners reclaim the world`s oldest marathon on Monday.

Apr 21, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Thai caretaker PM concerned over frequent bomb blasts

Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Tuesday expressed concern over recent bomb explosions in the southernmost province of Yala.

Apr 08, 2014, 15:52 PM IST

Kenya police arrest more than 650 after bomb blasts

Kenyan police have arrested more than 650 suspects a day after six people were killed in bomb attacks in the capital Nairobi, the interior minister said on Tuesday, in a crackdown on suspected Islamist insurgents.

Apr 02, 2014, 00:43 AM IST

17 killed in Iraq violence

At least 17 people were killed and 23 wounded in a new wave of attacks Saturday across Iraq, including in the volatile province of Anbar, police said.

Mar 30, 2014, 06:15 AM IST