Tag: bombing

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…

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.…

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…

Car Bombs Hit Baghdad Shi’ite Districts, 17 Killed

A series of car bombs exploded in markets and shopping areas in mainly Shi’ite neighborhoods across Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 17 people, police and hospital officials said. Sunni Muslim Islamist insurgents and al-Qaeda’s Iraqi wing have increased attacks since the beginning of the year and often target Shi’ite districts to try to trigger…

Families Of 17 Slain US Service Men Collect Damages From Iran

The families of 17 US servicemen killed in a 1996 bombing in Saudi Arabia linked to Iran can collect damages from Iran-funded accounts at the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel in Manhattan ordered the bank, which did not oppose the motion, to hand over more than…