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#Bomb Attack

# bomb-attack - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 78 after truck bomb explodes during rush hour in Somali capital

Mayor Omar Mohamud Mohamed said that university students were among those killed.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Two men arrested in connection with murder of PSNI constable Ronan Kerr

They have both been taken to Musgrave’s Serious Crime Suite where they are currently being questioned by police.

# bomb-attack - Sunday 16 April, 2017

At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast

At least 112 people have died in the blast, 109 of them evacuees.

# bomb-attack - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Islamic State claims deadly attack at Muslim shrine that left 43 dead

The shrine is worshipped by the Sufi branch of Islam that believes in living saints.

# bomb-attack - Friday 25 March, 2016

At least 30 dead after suicide bomber hits football match

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

# bomb-attack - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Fresh appeal to catch those who killed Constable Ronan Kerr four years ago

The PSNI has renewed its appeal for information.

# bomb-attack - Monday 30 September, 2013

Dozens killed, more than 120 injured in Baghdad car bomb attacks

850 people have been killed in September alone as a result of Iraq violence.

# bomb-attack - Friday 4 January, 2013

Fresh appeal over attempted murder of police officer

The PSNI is looking to speak to three people who took taxis in Belfast on Saturday, 29 December.

# bomb-attack - Monday 31 December, 2012

PSNI appeal for witnesses in foiled bomb attack on off duty officer

The PSNI are looking to speak to anyone who may have been in the Upper Newtownards Road area in east Belfast between Friday and Sunday.

# bomb-attack - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Police investigating petrol bomb attack on Belfast house

Three petrol bombs were thrown at a house in Newtownabbey in the early hours of this morning.

# bomb-attack - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Petrol bomb thrown at North Belfast home

PSNI appealing for information about this morning’s attack.

# bomb-attack - Monday 25 June, 2012

Three killed in grenade attack on bar in Kenya

US Embassy in Nairobi had warned its citizens on Friday of threat of “imminent” terrorist attack in Mombasa.

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

Suicide bomber on motorbike kills 10 in Afghanistan

Meanwhile, NATO says two service members in Afghanistan were killed today in an explosion.

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Norway formally charges Anders Behring Breivik with terror offences

The man who admitted carrying out two deadly attacks in July is due to go on trial next month.

# bomb-attack - Friday 27 January, 2012

Dozens killed in bombing at Baghdad hospital

A car bomb exploded as a funeral procession passed near the hospital, killing 28 people and injuring at least 60 others.

# bomb-attack - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Bomb attack targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital

Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Iranian nuclear facility official killed in 'magnetic bomb' attack

Killing bears strong similarities to earlier attacks on nuclear scientists in Iran.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Taliban opposition group targeted in deadly bombing

A bomb exploded in the Kyber region of Pakistan today, killing 25 and injuring dozens.

# bomb-attack - Friday 6 January, 2012

15 killed in Damascus suicide bombing: report

Syrian state media reports that a bomb exploded in the city earlier today.

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Toddler among six dead following Liège attack

The body of a 45-year-old cleaner is found at the home of gunman Nordine Amrani, who killed himself and four others yesterday.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 13 December, 2011

Four killed, over 70 injured in Liege grenade attack

Belgian officials say they do not believe the grenade and gun attack on Place Saint-Lambert in Liege today was linked to terrorism.

# bomb-attack - Monday 28 November, 2011

Three killed in bomb attack on Philippines hotel

Officials said that two more devices were planned to explode, but were discovered on a nearby island and defused.

# bomb-attack - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Double bombing kills six in Iraq

More than 30 people were injured in today’s bombing in Baqouba.

# bomb-attack - Monday 24 October, 2011

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub Kenya This post contains videos

14 injured in grenade attack at Kenyan nightclub

Kenyan police say they believe Somali militant group al-Shabab is behind the attack, which comes after the group’s recent warning of “bloody battles” which would endanger the lives of civilians.

# bomb-attack - Thursday 13 October, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

23 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

Successive bomb attacks targeting police officers in Iraq raises more questions about vulnerability of the country’s security forces.

# bomb-attack - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Six arrested after 'Real IRA' bomb attempt on police doctor

It is believed to be the first time a PSNI medical officer has been targeted by sectarian terror groups in the North.

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Nigeria says man with al-Qaeda links masterminded UN bomb attack

Twenty-three people were killed in the attack on the UN’s headquarters in the Nigerian capital Abuja last week.

# bomb-attack - Friday 19 August, 2011

Take 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Florida teen planned school bomb attack, say police

The former student allegedly threatened to plant a bomb at the Tampa school and detonate it on the first day of the new term.

# bomb-attack - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Kandahar mayor killed by suicide bomber

The US citizen’s son-in-law says he begged Ghulam Haider Hamidi to step down as mayor for fear he would be targeted.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

Five arrested in PC Ronan Kerr murder inquiry

PSNI say a “major search and arrest operation” is underway.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Twin bomb attacks kills 35 people north of Baghdad

As Iraq debates whether to ask the United States to keep some American troops here past their year-end withdrawal deadline, twin bomb attacks kill at least 35 people.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Ronan Kerr's family criticise his killers for attacking an 'Irish patriot'

The PSNI officer had completed his training three months before republican dissidents killed him at his home in Omagh using a bomb planted beneath his car.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

Two men released without charge in Ronan Kerr murder inquiry

The 25-year-old PSNI officer was killed when a bomb under his car exploded outside of his home in Highfield Close, Omagh, on 2 April.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Several arrests as Minsk metro bombing toll rises to 12

Over 200 people were injured in yesterday’s bomb attack on a central underground rail station in the capital of Belarus.

# bomb-attack - Friday 1 April, 2011

Disguised suicide bomber targets Iraq mosque

Three killed in suicide bomb attack in Fallujah, Iraq, today.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Scottish arrest made following Swedish suicide bomb attack

Man taken into custody after joint operation by Scottish and Swedish authorities after December’s double bombing in Stockholm.

# bomb-attack - Thursday 27 January, 2011

53 killed in Baghdad bomb attacks

In one attack, a car bomb exploded during a funeral ceremony today, killing 48 people and injuring 121 others.

# bomb-attack - Tuesday 28 December, 2010

Pipe bomb explodes in Limerick

Second device was made safe after it was discovered by emergency services called to scene of explosion.

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