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20 killed in Somalia car bomb blasts

After the three explosions in front of the hotel, a fourth blast hit as medics attempted to rescue the injured. The suicide bombs detonated near the perimeter wall of the Sahafi Hotel, which is located across the street from the Somali Police Force’s Criminal Investigations Department. Earlier Somali security forces ... Read More »

2007 Hyderabad twin blasts: Justice after 11 years

The Hyderabad blasts victims have finally got justice. A metropolitan court on Monday pronounced quantum of punishment for terrorists convicted in 2007 twin blasts case. 2 have been granted capital punishment, while one has been given life term. MD Akbar Ismail Chowdhari and Aneeq Shafique Sayeed were given the capital ... Read More »

2007 Hyderabad Blasts: Justice after 11 years

The Hyderabad blasts victims have finally got justice. A metropolitan court on Monday pronounced quantum of punishment for terrorists convicted in 2007 twin blasts case. 2 have been granted capital punishment, while one has been given life term. MD Akbar Ismail Chowdhari and Aneeq Shafique Sayeed were given the capital ... Read More »

Hyderabad twin blasts: 3rd accused convicted by NIA Court

Tariq Anjum was accused of offering shelter the key convicts in Delhi.  The court convicted Aneeq Shafique Sayeed and Md Akbar Ismail Chowdhari and acquitted Farooq Sharfuddin Tarkash and Mohammad Sadiq Israr Shaik in a verdict issued on September 4 at Cherlapally jail. Hearing on Quantum of sentence will be ... Read More »

133 killed, 200 injured in twin blasts in Pakistan

Militants targeted a gathering of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj Raisani in Mastung area in the troubled Balochistan province. “Raisani succumbed to wounds while he was being shifted to Quetta,” District Police Officer Mohammad Ayub Achakzai said. Raisani is the brother of former Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Aslam ... Read More »

8 killed in blasts at cricket match in Afghanistan

Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, says around 45 others have been wounded at the sports stadium late Friday night in the provincial capital of Jalalabad. The attack happened as players and hundreds of spectaculars gathered for a nighttime tournament during the holy month of Ramadan. Khogyani ... Read More »

At least 60 killed in mosque blasts in northeast Nigeria

Abdullahi Yerima, police commissioner in Adamawa state, said a suicide bomber struck at the mosque at around 01:00 p.m. (1200 GMT) and a second bomber detonated a device some 200 metres (220 yards) away as worshippers fled. Ezra Sakawa, chief medical director of Mubi general hospital, said about 56 were ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 29

Among the deceased, seven of them were media employees and some were NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 25

Most of the them were media employees and NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing 20

Most of the them were media employees and NDS (National Directorate of Security) personnel, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility. The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just ... Read More »

Morning rush hour blasts hit Afghan capital, killing seven

The second explosion happened at the scene of the first explosion about 20 minutes later after emergency personnel and journalists arrived in the area. The attacks came just a week after a blast at a voter registration centre killed 60 people, in the wake of warnings by security officials against ... Read More »