Tag: Terrorist attacks

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…

‘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…

1 Boko Haram Kidnapped Nigerian Girl Found [VIDEO]

The first of the missing Chibok girls was found and reunited with her family in Nigeria, activists say. About 218 girls remain missing two years after their disappearance. They were believed to be abducted by Boko Haram militants. Amina Ali Nkeki, now 19, was found near the Cameroon border in a forest on Tuesday, and…

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…

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…

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…

Seven Killed, 15 Injured in Sinai Blasts

ISIS claimed respon-sibility for a series of explosions that left at least five Egyptian soldiers, a military officer, and a civilian woman dead Thursday in the Sinai Peninsula, Reuters reports. Several bombs were planted on armored personnel carriers and remotely detonated, security and medical sources said. At least 15 others were injured in the blasts.…

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…

Lead Paris Suspect Captured in Belgium [VIDEO]

This is a LIVE BREAKING EVENT. Watch the Live Stream Here Paris terror attack suspect Salah Abdeslam has reportedly been captured by Belgian police Friday during a counterterrorism operation. The raid comes after Belgian officials allegedly found DNA evidence in a raided apartment earlier this week linking to Abdeslam, the main fugitive in the November…

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…

Inside Raqqa: Women’s Secret Films From Within ISIS Terrorist City VIDEO

Watch Exclusive footage from inside ISIS-controlled city Raqqa. Filmed by two brave women for Expressen. Using hidden cameras two brave Syrian women show us what life is like inside al-Raqqah, capital city of terrorist sect ISIS in northern Syria. They know they will be stoned to death if they are exposed. They are willing 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…

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.

20+ Dead in Somali Restaurant Attack [VIDEO]

At least 20 people are dead after al-Shabab militants stormed a beachfront restaurant Thursday evening in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. Security officials ended the siege on Friday after a long firefight, with special forces reportedly going room to room in pursuit of the gunmen who took refuge inside the restaurant after killing people. Witnesses…

7 Dead in Jakarta Terrorist Attack [VIDEO]

Indonesian officials say insurgents linked to ISIS were behind the lethal coordinated midmorning attack in the commercial heart of its capital that left five gunmen and two others dead Thursday. “We have detected communications between a Syrian group and the Solo group,” Deputy Police Chief Budi Gunawan told The Wall Street Journal, referring to a…

Brit: Child in ISIS Video Is My Grandson [VIDEO]

Officials and reporters have begun identifying the people shown in a new Islamic State terror group video, including a small child and a London man named Sid who used to sell kids’ bouncy castles. A London man told reporters that the boy shown at the end of the video is his grandson. At the end…

Ninth Arrest Made in Paris Attacks [VIDEO]

Another arrest has been made in the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, bringing the total number of suspects to nine. The 30-year-old Belgian allegedly communicated with the cousin of the lead planner of the attacks. Authorities say the man, identified only as Abdoullah C., is facing murder and terrorism charges. He…

Russia Airstrikes ‘Killed 200 Civilians’ [VIDEO]

Russian airstrikes in Syria have killed at least 200 civilians, according to a human-rights watchdog report. Quoting witnesses and activists, the Amnesty International report released Wednesday accuses Moscow of using cluster bombs, which can kill civilians long after clashes cease, in attacks over the the past few months. The report focuses on six attacks in…

San Bernardino Neighbor to Be Charged

Federal prosecutors have reportedly opted to bring criminal charges against the Enrique Marquez, the friend and former neighbor of Syed Farook, one of the two shooters who killed 14 people in San Bernardino this month. According to NBC News, charges could be filed as early as Thursday. Federal investigators have said that two of the…

London Knife Attack Suspect in Court [VIDEO]

The man charged with attempted murder for stabbing people in a London Tube station Sunday has appeared in court. Muhaydin Mire, 29, reportedly shouted “This is for Syria” as he carried out the attacks. One man suffered “serious” wounds, and another person was injured in the attack. As he was arrested, one Londoner shouted: “You…

Vice Interview With Eagles Of Death Metal Discussing Paris Attacks [VIDEO]

The U.S. rock band playing the Bataclan concert hall where 89 people were killed on the night of the November 13 Paris terror attack have praised the heroism of their fans in their first interview since the tragedy. During a conversation with Vice founder Shane Smith, members of Eagles of Death Metal recounted harrowing details…

US State Dept Issues Worldwide Travel Warning [VIDEO]

The State Department issued a worldwide travel alert Monday warning U.S. citizens about the risk of potential terrorist attacks by ISIS and other militants. “Information suggests that ISIL (aka Daesh), al Qaeda, Boko Haram, and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions,” the statement reads. The alert is in effect until…

Rubio TV Ad: Paris Attacks ‘Could Happen Here’ [VIDEO]

Marco Rubio’s first national television ad warned us that the deadly Paris terror attacks—which killed more than 130 people 10 days ago—could be coming to the United States. “What happened in Paris could happen here,” the Florida Senator warns over a quiet but tense piano score. “There is no middle ground.” The conflict, Rubio declares,…

ISIS Magazine: This Was Plane Bomb

Islamic State has released a new issue of its propaganda magazine Dabiq, which includes a photo of a soda can and other components it says made up the bomb which took down a Russian jet in Egypt on October 31. The magazine also carried a claim that two hostages, a Norwegian and a Chinese man,…

Nigeria Market Blast Kills 32, Wounds 80 [VIDEO]

An explosion at a market in the Ne. Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday killed 32 people and injured 80 others, according to local police and witnesses. No one claimed responsibility, but officials suspected Boko Haram, the militant Islamic group that has killed thousands across the country. Yola has twice been hit by deadly blasts…

Germany-Netherlands Match Called Off Due To Threat [VIDEO]

A stadium set to host a friendly soccer match between Germany and The Netherlands was evacuated, and the game called off, Tuesday, for what was described by media as a “concrete” threat. The police chief of Hannover, Germany, said it was a serious threat the the city and explosives were involved. Top officials, including German…