Tag: bombs

22 Hurt In Bucket Bomb Terror Attack On London Tube

Police in London are conducting a major manhunt for a suspect who planted a bucket bomb on the packed District Line Tube during rush-hour Friday morning. No arrests have been made. At least 22 people were taken to local hospitals with wounds. Mayor Sadiq Khan, again summoned to address terror in his city, condemned the…

ISIS Gunmen Dressed as Doctors Attack Kabul Military Hospital

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for a Wednesday attack that has so far killed 30 people and injured at least 50 more at a Kabul military hospital in the Afghan capital’s heavily guarded diplomatic zone. Gunmen reportedly disguised as doctors in white lab coats took positions throughout the facility before launching the…

NYC Bomb Suspect Charged in Cop Shootout

The New York City bombing suspect has been charged with five counts of attempted murder of a law-enforcement officer. Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, was apprehended Monday morning following a shootout with cops in Linden, New Jersey, in which is accused of injuring two officers. Rahami is believed to be responsible for explosive devices planted in…

Ahmad Khan Rahami Sought in NYC Area Bombings

The FBI announced it is searching for Ahmad Khan Rahami, 28, of New Jersey in connection with a bombing in Manhattan on Saturday night. The FBI reportedly executed a search warrant in Elizabeth, New Jersey, where Rahami was believed to be living. Rahami was born in Afghanistan in 1988 and is a U.S. citizen. “Should…

‘Explosion’ at NJ Train Station Where Suspicious Device Found

A backpack with five bombs discovered near a train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey, exploded late Sunday night as a police bomb-squad robot triggered a blast while attempting to defuse one of the devices, increasing already-heightened fears of futher attacks in the New York area. Police investigating a suspicious package near the station said they…

Surveillance VIDEO Shows Explosion In Chelsea Manhattan

Police are hunting for answers on what caused an explosion that injured 29 people in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, shortly before a second suspicious device was found nearby. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters early indications are that the explosion at 23rd Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan at about 8.30 p.m.…

Turkish Wedding Suicide Bomber ‘Was a Child’ [VIDEO]

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the suicide bomber who killed 51 people at a wedding in Gaziantep on Saturday was a child working for Islamic State terror group. In one of the worst attacks in Turkey this year, the bomber detonated at an outdoor wedding in a Kurdish neighborhood near the Syrian border, injuring…

4 Killed, Dozens Injured in Thai Attacks on Tourist Areas [VIDEO]

A series of coordinated bombings targeting foreign tourists Friday killed at least four people in Thailand, and injured dozens of others in some of the country’s most popular beach towns and resort areas. Two blasts went off in the seaside city of Hua Hin late Thursday, leaving one woman dead and more than 20 wounded,…

Dallas Police Killed Suspect With Robotic Explosive [VIDEO]

Dallas police “took out” one of the suspects behind the deadly attack on its officers Thursday night using a robotic explosive device, the city’s mayor told CNN early Friday. “We were able to take out one of the suspects, who had been cornered in the garage, with an explosive device,” Mayor Mike Rawlings said. “We’ve…

Suicide Bombing At U.S. Embassy In Saudi [VIDEO]

Two security officers at the U.S. consulate in Jeddah were reportedly injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of the building. The incident occurred just before morning prayers, prompting authorities to seal off the area, according to Saudi media. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Islamic State…

At Least 165 Killed In Baghdad Bombings [VIDEO]

At least 165 people were killed on Sunday as two bombs blasted Baghdad, one of which was claimed by ISIS. At least 225 people were injured. The deadliest attack took place in a major shopping district, killing 86 people, 15 of which were children. That attack is believed to be the deadlist single bomb attack…

‘Akhmed One-Arm’ Planned Bombing

According to a U.S. official and Turkish media, Akhmed Chatayev, also known as “Akhmed One-Arm,” directed the suicide attackers who killed 43 people in the Istanbul airport on Tuesday. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, said Chatayev was responsible for the shooting and bombing and his whereabouts are unknown.…

Taliban Attack Kills 30+ Police Cadets In Kabul [VIDEO]

A Taliban twin attack on an Afghan convoy carrying new graduates of a police academy killed more than 30 people and injured an additional 50. Initial reports say one bomber attacked a bus just outside Kabul carrying the cadets, and as rescue personnel arrived, a car bomber slammed into them and detonated. All but two…

Istanbul Airport Attack Toll Hits 41 and 230+ Injured [VIDEO]

The death toll has risen to 41 in the bombings at the Istanbul airport. Reports suggested that the fatalities included at least 23 Turkish citizens and 13 foreign nationals while officials worked to identify the others. At least 230 people are reported to have been injured in the suicide attack. “The bombs that exploded in…

3 Hospitals In Syria’s Aleppo Bombed in 3 Hours [VIDEO]

Three hospitals were bombed in the space of three hours in Syria’s war-ravaged city of Aleppo, the United Nations children’s program said. The medical facilities bombed Wednesday were on the rebel-held eastern side of the city, UNICEF regional director Peter Salama said in a statement. “Everyone must question their humanity when babies have to be…

‘More Than 100 Dead’ In Syrian Bomb Blasts [VIDEO]

More than 100 have died in bomb blasts on two Syrian coastal towns, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The towns that were hit by blasts were Jableh and Tartus which are regime strongholds and have largely escaped the conflict so far. State media said one blast had hit a hospital. So-called Islamic State…

Bombs Kill 69 at Busy Baghdad Markets [VIDEO]

A series of attacks in busy Baghdad markets and a restaurant have killed at least 69 people and wounded scores of others Tuesday, officials said. An outdoor market in a majority-Shiite neighborhood in Baghdad was struck by a car bomb. Meanwhile, a second bomb in another neighborhood market killed and wounded many others. In another…

ISIS Car Bomb Kills 60+ in Baghdad [VIDEO]

The Islamic State terror group claimed res-ponsibility Wednesday for an attack in a predominantly Shiite Baghdad neighborhood that killed at least 64 people. Police say the bomb—among the deadliest in recent history in the Iraqi capital—was detonated in a parked car at a crowded outdoor marketplace. ISIS said in a Twitter post that it had…

Obama To Visit Hiroshima On Japan Trip In Late May

US President Barack Obama has decided after some delay to visit Hiroshima on his trip to Vietnam and Japan later this month. He will be the first US president to visit the city since its annihilation by the US in 1945. Obama will be in Vietnam and Japan from May 21 to May 28, with…

Israel Bus Bombing Injures 20+

According to Israeli radio reports, a bomb explosion has injured at least 20 people aboard a Jerusalem bus line on Monday evening. According to The Times of Israel, police are exploring whether the explosion was terrorist in nature. They also indicated that the exploded bus was empty at the time, and that most of the…

Abdeslam Will ‘Cooperate’ With France

Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam wants to cooperate with the French authorities, according to his lawyer. It is unclear whether that means he will rat out his ISIS terror-associates. Abdeslam was arrested after a months-long manhunt, and he’ll reportedly be questioned by a Belgian prosecutor Thursday at the facility in Bruges, Belgium, where he is…

Taliban Faction Claims Park Bombing That Killed 70 In Pakistan [VIDEO]

Pakistan’s military fanned out to hunt for accomplices of a suicide bomber who blew himself up on Easter Sunday at the entrance to a popular children’s play area in the city of Lahore, killing at least 72 people, including many children. More than 300 were injured, officials said, as they declared a three-day period of…

Belgian Police Release Image Of Suspected Airport Attackers

Belgian police confirmed to BuzzFeed News’s Mitch Prothero that this photo shows three suspected airport attackers. Authorities have said that one of the two blasts at the airport was from a suicide bomber. A Kalashnikov rifle was also found on the ground at the airport. Police said they are searching for the man on the…

Suicide Bombers Killed At Least 34 in Brussels [VIDEO]

Coordinated terrorist attacks in Brussels early Tuesday killed at least 34 people, according to Belgian authorities. A suicide bomber blew himself up at the departure hall at Brussels Airport, killing at least 11 people and injuring scores more. An hour later, at least one explosion rocked the Maalbeek Metro station, killing 15 people near the…

Obama on Brussels: ‘World Must Unite’ [VIDEO]

President Obama addressed the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Belgium during his Tuesday morning address to the people of Cuba in Havana. “The thoughts and the prayers of the American people are with the people of Belgium,” Obama said, following the attacks that killed at least 34 people and injured another 170. “We will do whatever…

Deadly Bomb Kills 15 on Pakistan Bus [VIDEO]

Pakistani officials said a deadly bomb exploded on a bus Wednesday morning, killing at least 15 people in the northwestern city of Peshawar. An improvised device appeared to be planted the bus and exploded, injuring around 30 people, Police superintendant Kashif Zulfiqar told Al Jazeera. The passengers were government employees headed to the work from…

Turkish Airstrikes Hit Kurds After Bombs [VIDEO]

Turkey’s military hit Kurdish rebel targets in northern Iraq with airstrikes Monday, hours after a suicide bombing in Ankara killed 37 people and wounded 125. In the airstrikes, nine F-16s and two F-4 jets raided 18 positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), including ammunition depots, bunkers, and shelters. A woman suspected of belonging to…

ISIS Truck Bomb Kills 60 in Iraq

ISIS militants claimed res-ponsbility for a truck bomb at an Iraqi checkpoint that killed at least 60 people and injured more than 70 others on Sunday. The suicide attack took place in Hilla, about 73 miles south of Bagdad. ISIS claimed the attack on the Amaz news agency website. “A martyr’s operation with a truck…

ISIS Syrian Bombings Kill 100+ [VIDEO]

A series of blasts claimed by ISIS in Syria’s Damascus and Homs left 129 people dead on Sunday as Secretary of State John Kerry said a “provisional agreement” was reached on a ceasefire. The official SANA news agency reported bombings in the Sayyida Zeinab suburb of Damascus, where one of Shia Islam’s holiest shrines is…