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# 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.

# bomb - Saturday 26 November, 2016

At least 11 people killed in 'horrific' bombing at busy Somali market

The death toll is likely to rise.

# bomb - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Investigation after two bombs found in derelict house on outskirts of Cavan town

The discovery was made in the Aughnaskerry area.

# bomb - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Suspect in German bomb plot found dead in cell

Jaber Albakr was discovered hanged in his jail cell.

# bomb - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Manhunt underway after explosives found in apartment of man suspected of preparing bomb attack

Three people were arrested in the raid of the apartment.

# bomb - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary

Ahmad Khan Rahami prayed he’d be martyred rather than caught, authorities have said.

# bomb - Saturday 17 September, 2016

No injuries after bomb explodes at charity race in New Jersey

Another device is being investigated in the area.

# bomb - Monday 29 August, 2016

Crime lab deliberately targeted in Brussels attack

No motivation or suspects have been identified.

# bomb - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Three killed, 120 injured in car bomb attack at Turkish police headquarters

The explosion happened in the garden of the four-storey building.

# bomb - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Gardaí call in bomb disposal team after improvised explosive device found in Leixlip

56 suspicious devices have been found in Ireland so far this year.

# bomb - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Woman killed and 19 injured after two bombs explode in Thailand

The explosions took place 30 minutes apart near bars in the nightlife district of a popular beach town.

# bomb - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Fake 'suicide belt' containing biscuits and salt found on Brussels suspect

A man with psychiatric problems was arrested.

# bomb - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Bomb squad called after device found in Dublin housing estate

The scene was declared safe at 1.40pm.

# bomb - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

At least 11 killed after Istanbul car bomb

Reports said the explosion took place close to the Vezneciler metro station.

# bomb - Friday 27 May, 2016

Bomb disposal unit carry out controlled explosion on "viable" artillery shell in Cork

The type of shell was used in the War of Independence and WWI.