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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bombing

Last month
April 2023
# Russia
Moscow court rejects appeal from cafe bombing suspect
The bombing took place in a St Petersburg cafe in April.
# Russia
Russian military blogger killed in Saint Petersburg explosion during pro-war event
The blast was said to have been ’caused by an improvised explosive device hidden inside a statue given to Tatarsky as a gift’.
This year
# Terrorism
Bombing at church in Democratic Republic of Congo kills ten
The country’s communications ministry blamed the attack on a terrorist group linked to ISIS.
Last year
# Ukraine
Moscow accuses Ukraine of air base attack that it claims left three dead
Russia’s domestic security agency has said it has killed four Ukrainian ‘saboteurs’ that allegedly tried to enter the country.
# Israel
One killed and 15 wounded in two bus station explosions in Jerusalem
The twin explosions struck half an hour apart in different areas of the city
# Renewed Appeal
Gardaí examining new lines of inquiry into 1972 Belturbet bombing
Two teenagers died in the bomb.
# Germany
German police foil teenage school 'Nazi attack'
The suspect is being questioned while investigators continue to comb his home for evidence.
All time
# Bombing
Suspected Liverpool bomber was Christian convert who moved to Liverpool 'several years ago'
Police believe the attacker was Emad Al Swealmeen.
# Attack
At least 30 killed in bomb attack at Baghdad market
The blast happened a day before the Eid al-Adha holiday.
# Israel
Israeli minister distances himself from military chief’s bombing comments
Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi said the building housing Associated Press offices and other news outlets was ‘destroyed justly’.
# Bombing
25 killed, 52 wounded in blast near school in Afghanistan
Afghan Ministry spokesman Tareq Arian told reporters that the casualties could rise
# salman abedi
‘Missed opportunities’ to identify Manchester Arena bomber, inquiry hears
Salman Abedi was reported to police and security as acting suspiciously in the minutes before he detonated his bomb, the inquiry heard.
# Sarmeen
Four children among those killed after missiles hit Syrian school
Missiles fired by Syrian regime forces killed eight civilians today, a war monitor has said.
# Secretary of State
Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.
# Manchester
Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited from Libya to UK
There were 22 people killed in the bombing at the arena where Ariane Grande was performing.
# McGurk's Bar
Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'
Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.
# austin
'A very challenged young man': Texas bomber left video confession on phone before he died
The video details the weapons he used but fails to outline a motive for the attacks.
# Cameras
Austin parcel bombs: Texas police find clue after FedEx centre explosion
A sixth explosion that went off yesterday isn’t related to the other five, police said yesterday.
# Syrian civil war
US 'deeply concerned' as 250 civilians killed in two days of bombing by Russian and Syrian forces
Bombardment on today killed 106 civilians, including 19 children, according to a war monitor.
# atrocity
UK court rules Birmingham bombing inquest should be broadened
21 people lost their lives in the bombing of two pubs in the attack on 21 November 1974.
# Kabul
Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques
“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.
# World War 2
On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima
An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.
# Thwarted
Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'
Police say they also foiled a second alleged plot involving a “chemical dispersion device”.
# One Love
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.
# crucial evidence
Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber
Images of barrels stored in his car have also been released.
# concert attack
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.
# Concert
Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing
22 people were killed in the attack and dozens more were injured.
# Concert
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.
# Manchester
Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital
The singer will play at a star-studded benefit concert tomorrow.
# terror network
Police have arrested a 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network
The say “immense” progress has been made.
# Investigation
Manchester bomber 'asked his mother for forgiveness in final phone call'
Meanwhile, the investigation into the blast widened.
# The Aftermath
'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing
Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.
# in mourning
Ten more victims of Monday's attack in Manchester have now been named
Thousands came together at Albert Square in the city last night to mourn the 22 people who lost their lives in Monday’s bomb attack.
# cyberattacks
Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes
Macron’s aides accused the Kremlin of mounting a “smear campaign” against Macron.
# Cairo
"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44
The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.
# Airstrikes
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria
“The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequences.”
# Syrian civil war
44 killed in twin bomb attack in centre of Damascus
Attacks are rare in the Syrian government stronghold.
# air india disaster
The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off the coast of Cork has been freed
On 23 June 1985, an Air India Boeing 747 bound for Delhi exploded some 120 miles off the coast of Cork.
Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks
Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.
# Range Extenders
Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS
The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.