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#Bomb

# bomb - Monday 8 January, 2018

From The42 Man standing trial for bomb attack on Dortmund's team bus was motivated by money Suspect

Man standing trial for bomb attack on Dortmund's team bus was motivated by money

Sergej W claimed today that he didn’t intend to hurt or kill anyone.

# bomb - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Ten injured in Al-Qaeda bombing of St Petersburg supermarket

The blast was caused by a “homemade explosive device with the power equivalent to 200 grams of TNT”.

# bomb - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Man arrested over attempted murder of police officer in Derry

“Police believe the New IRA are responsible for this cowardly attack,” a detective said.

# bomb - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

New York bombing accused posted to Donald Trump's Facebook before attack

No one but the bomber was seriously injured in Monday’s attack.

# bomb - Friday 24 November, 2017

At least 235 dead in horror mosque bombing as leaders condemn 'barbaric attack'

The attack took place during weekly prayers at a mosque in Egypt, police officials said.

# bomb - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque

“It was when the prayers were on that he set off his explosives,” a police spokesperson said.

# bomb - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Over 230 dead and 275 injured in worst single attack in Somalia's history

Doctors struggled to assist horrifically wounded victims following the blast, many burned beyond recognition.

# bomb - Saturday 14 October, 2017

At least 20 people killed in Somalia truck bombing

Government security official Mohamed Aden said that bombing took place in a busy part of the city.

# bomb - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Undercover FBI agent helped foil bomb plot in Times Square

The men in question also allegedly planned to target concerts in New York.

# bomb - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Five arrested after discovery of homemade bomb in Paris

The latest terror attack in France was on Sunday in Marseille, when a man stabbed two women to death at the main train station.

# bomb - Saturday 30 September, 2017

A century after the attack, fatal U-boat bombing commemorated in Dublin

Of the 36 people who died in the bombings, only four bodies were found.

# bomb - Sunday 3 September, 2017

60,000 people leave homes in Frankfurt so huge WWII bomb can be defused

The operation is the biggest evacuation of its kind in post-war Germany.

# bomb - Thursday 31 August, 2017

70,000 people to be evacuated from their homes in Frankfurt after discovery of WWII bomb

The operation will allow for the safe defusal of the bomb, which German media said was nicknamed “Wohnblockknacker” (blockbuster).

# bomb - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Man arrested over bomb that killed three police officers and nun in 1990

A landmine detonated on the Killylea Road in Armagh 27 years ago.

# bomb - Sunday 6 August, 2017

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.

# bomb - Monday 31 July, 2017

Terror plot to bring down Australian plane may have involved 'bomb disguised as meat mincer'

Four men were arrested in connection with the alleged plot in Sydney on Saturday.

# bomb - Monday 3 July, 2017

Teen who planned bomb attack at Elton John concert sentenced to life imprisonment

The 19-year-old man was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

# bomb - Sunday 25 June, 2017

London Eye evacuated after suspected WW2 bomb spotted in River Thames

The popular tourist area around Waterloo Pier was also evacuated as a precaution.

# bomb - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years Explosives This post contains videos

Woman who lured police to her home with hoax 999 call in bid to kill them jailed for 16 years

Christine Connor also used photos of a Swedish model to dupe men online.

# bomb - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester

The singer organised a benefit concert for the victims of the bomb attack at her concert in the city on 22 May.

# bomb - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing

To date 19 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, 12 of whom have been released without charge.

# bomb - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing

22 people were killed in the attack and dozens more were injured.

# bomb - Saturday 3 June, 2017

At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul

The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.

Police arrest 24-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing

He is the 17th person to be arrested in connection with the attack in which 22 people died.

# bomb - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

'Such an unlikely person' - who was Manchester bomber Salman Abedi?

22-year-old Abedi, a business degree dropout, was the suicide bomber who killed at least 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday night.

# bomb - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Tom Clonan: 'There was a level of support and pre-meditation to this sinister attack'

In Manchester, in attacking an Ariana Grande concert, the deliberately chosen target was children, writes Tom Clonan.

# bomb - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm

A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.

# bomb - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Student who planted bomb on London Underground train had 'shopping list' of explosives

Damon Joseph Smith, 20, was found guilty at the Old Bailey in London today.

# bomb - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Teen admits plotting bomb attack at Elton John concert

The 19-year-old was planning an attack to mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy.

# bomb - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# bomb - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Gardaí arrest two men wanted over attempted murder of police officers in Derry

The PSNI said that two men had been arrested by gardaí under a European Arrest Warrant as part of join operation.

# bomb - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

# bomb - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Man jailed for eight years for making 500lb bomb

62-year-old Philip McKevitt was yesterday convicted for constructing the device at his Co Louth home in 2010.

# bomb - Friday 20 January, 2017

Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges

The bomb has since been disposed of and the bridges reopened.

# bomb - Monday 2 January, 2017

Suicide car bomb kills at least 32 in busy Baghdad neighbourhood

Many of the victims were labourers waiting for work.

# bomb - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Tens of thousands to be evacuated from German city on Christmas morning to defuse WWII bomb

Around 54,000 people will have to leave their homes in Augsburg while the bomb is defused tomorrow.

# bomb - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Man who made bomb threats during Queen's visit jailed for 8.5 years

The judge said Donal Billings “recklessly exposed passengers, staff and members of the emergency services to very significant risk of serious injury or death”.

# bomb - Monday 12 December, 2016

Houses evacuated overnight after bomb found in Limerick

The Army Bomb Disposal Team arrived at 1.30am and the scene was declared safe at around 2.15am.

# bomb - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 25

The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen.

Turkey mourns after twin Istanbul bombings kill 29

Twenty-seven of those killed were police and two were civilians.

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