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# Bomb Attack

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PSNI investigating 'attempted murder' of two officers after bomb attack in Strabane
Last night at 11pm two constables on patrol were attacked in the Mount Carmel Heights area of County Tyrone.
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Four killed in bomb attack at luxury Pakistan hotel where Chinese ambassador was staying
The motive behind the attack in Quetta is as yet unclear.
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.
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.
At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast
At least 112 people have died in the blast, 109 of them evacuees.
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.
At least 30 dead after suicide bomber hits football match
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Fresh appeal to catch those who killed Constable Ronan Kerr four years ago
The PSNI has renewed its appeal for information.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Petrol bomb thrown at North Belfast home
PSNI appealing for information about this morning’s attack.
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.
Suicide bomber on motorbike kills 10 in Afghanistan
Meanwhile, NATO says two service members in Afghanistan were killed today in an explosion.
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.
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 targets packed refugee camp in Somali capital
Two people have died in the explosion which occurred shortly after a UN and media visit.
Iranian nuclear facility official killed in 'magnetic bomb' attack
Killing bears strong similarities to earlier attacks on nuclear scientists in Iran.
Taliban opposition group targeted in deadly bombing
A bomb exploded in the Kyber region of Pakistan today, killing 25 and injuring dozens.
15 killed in Damascus suicide bombing: report
Syrian state media reports that a bomb exploded in the city earlier today.
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.
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.
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.
Double bombing kills six in Iraq
More than 30 people were injured in today’s bombing in Baqouba.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Five arrested in PC Ronan Kerr murder inquiry
PSNI say a “major search and arrest operation” is underway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Disguised suicide bomber targets Iraq mosque
Three killed in suicide bomb attack in Fallujah, Iraq, today.
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.