Tag: car bomb

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 Car Bomb Kills 11, Wounds 36 [VIDEO]

A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded an additional 36 in Istanbul during rush hour Tuesday, near the mayor’s office and a major university. The device was detonated while police buses were passing through the area, said Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin. Seven police officials and four civilians were killed in the attack. State-run media…

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…

28+ Killed in Taliban Suicide Attack [VIDEO]

At least 28 people were killed and more than 327 others wounded in an explosion in central Kabul during morning rush hour early Tuesday, Afghan officials say. The attack reportedly happened on a compound for a government security agency—similar to the U.S. Secret Service—in a residential neighborhood. A suicide car bomb at the compound’s gates…

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…

22 Dead as Gunmen Attack Somali Hotel [VIDEO]

A jihadist attack on a Somali hotel Friday has left at least twenty two people dead and dozens more wounded, officials said. Al-Shabaab militants allegedly set off a car bomb at a gate near the Somali Youth Hotel, located in capital city Mogadishu. Officials confirmed that all three attackers were killed by police.

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…

81 Killed In Suicide Attack At Mosque In Nigeria’s Kano [VIDEO]

A mosque in Kano, Nigeria, was attacked by suicide bombers and gunmen, who killed at least 81 people and injured over 100 others just as Friday prayers were about to commence. No group has claimed responsibility, but the coordinated attack bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram militants. The mosque adjacent to the palace of the…

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…

Car Bomb Kills 53 Near Damascus Ruling Party Building

A car bomb killed 53 people and wounded 200 in central Damascus on Thursday when it blew up on a busy highway close to ruling Baath Party offices and the Russian Embassy, Syrian television said. TV footage showed charred and bloodied bodies strewn across the street after the blast, which state media said was the…