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#Blasts

# blasts - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Islamic State claims Kabul suicide bombing that killed over 40 people

Some anguished relatives were so distraught they crawled on the ground pulling their hair.

# blasts - Monday 4 July, 2016

Iraq president vows to "punish" attackers who killed 119 in suicide blasts

Three days of mourning have been declared in the country.

# blasts - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Five men sentenced to death over train bombings that killed nearly 200

The bombs were packed into pressure cookers and then placed in bags and hidden on the train.

# blasts - Friday 24 January, 2014

Suicide bombs kill five in Cairo

The Egyptian capital was rocked by three separate blasts, as police prepare for pro-Morsi protests.

# blasts - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.

PHOTOS: New Yorkers offer solidarity with Boston after marathon terror

Informal tributes have mushroomed across the USA’s largest city, which has its own experiences of mass terror.

UPDATED: Three dead, 140 injured in Boston Marathon blasts

US media outlets are reporting that an eight-year-old was killed in the explosions.

Eye-witness reports reveal devastation of Boston Marathon blasts

Heartbreaking accounts of horrific injuries from the race finish line in Boston yesterday.

'This happens, we go to work' - trauma surgeon at Boston hospital

Eight patients are currently in a critical condition at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Eight-year-old boy among dead in Boston Marathon explosions

Boston Children’s Hospital said it is treating 10 patients.

# blasts - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Blasts targeting mainly Shiite areas kill 21 in Baghdad

Three car bombs struck the Sadr City slum, while others exploded in Ameen, Al-Husseiniya, Kamaliyah and Karrada.

# blasts - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Afghan civilians killed in suicide bombings and NATO airstrike - report

Taliban claims responsibility for three suicide bombers in Kandahar.

# blasts - Sunday 4 March, 2012

More than 200 killed in Republic of Congo blasts

A munitions depot in Brazzaville caught fire, officials have said.

# blasts - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

Ten fatalities reported as Mumbai hit by suspected terrorist blasts

The bustling financial city – where 166 people were killed three years ago – is hit by three suspected terrorist bombs.