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#Bombs

# bombs - This year 2022

Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Six people killed in blasts at boys' school in Kabul

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 2:35 PM 9,465 Views 3 Comments

At least 11 other people were wounded by two bomb blasts at a boys’ school in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

# bombs - All time

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin
# IRA
# IRA

'We want the truth': New inquests into Birmingham pub bombings begin

Feb 25th 2019, 11:15 PM 7,959 Views 0 Comments

The attack on two pubs came at the height of the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat
# London
# London

Counter-terror probe launched after two explosive devices found in London flat

Nov 21st 2018, 9:38 PM 11,741 Views 6 Comments

No arrests have been made.

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs
# Cesar Sayoc
# Cesar Sayoc

Man charged with sending bombs to Democrats had plastered van with pro-Trump signs

Oct 27th 2018, 11:12 AM 8,797 Views 0 Comments

Cesar Sayoc faces up to 48 years in prison.

Mail bombs to US political figures and the media: what we know
# Mail Bombs
# Mail Bombs

Mail bombs to US political figures and the media: what we know

Oct 24th 2018, 10:30 PM 13,142 Views 76 Comments

Police in a number of states are investigating finds.

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event
# Jailed
# Jailed

Meath men get five years in prison for planting bomb at PSNI recruitment event

Sep 21st 2017, 6:50 PM 13,369 Views 29 Comments

A sat-nav was able to link the men to the crime.

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments
# Bombs
# Bombs

Suspect in Barcelona attack says terror cell planned to target monuments

Aug 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 17,428 Views 0 Comments

Four suspects appeared in court yesterday.

50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city
# Hanover
# Hanover

50,000 evacuated after World War II bombs found in German city

May 7th 2017, 1:21 PM 11,205 Views 23 Comments

Seven retirement and nursing homes were affected and some rail traffic through the city was disrupted.

What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?
# Guided Bomb
# Guided Bomb

What is the 'Mother of All Bombs'?

Apr 14th 2017, 8:32 AM 25,374 Views 67 Comments

Here’s what the bomb – dropped by the US on Afghanistan yesterday – involves.

Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare
# Naas
# Naas

Three bombs discovered in vehicle during garda search in Kildare

Feb 10th 2017, 6:52 AM 26,870 Views 20 Comments

The Defence Forces were called to the scene.

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal
# Explosive
# Explosive

Trump will have tough decisions to make about his somewhat decrepit nuclear arsenal

Dec 21st 2016, 9:00 PM 12,881 Views 33 Comments

Many are now asking how vulnerable US nuclear weapons are to cyber threats.

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"
# Armagh
# Armagh

Police find weapons stash with some items "ready to use"

Aug 5th 2016, 9:10 PM 11,319 Views 35 Comments

Police said the items were in the “advanced stages of readiness”.

Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police
# Dallas Shootings
# Dallas Shootings

Dallas shooter was planning to bomb North Texas, say police

Jul 11th 2016, 8:10 AM 13,258 Views 52 Comments

Police found bomb-making materials and a journal outlining plans in Micah Johnson’s apartment.

Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown
# Cork
# Cork

Homes evacuated for hours overnight after viable bomb thrown

Mar 18th 2016, 11:34 AM 18,861 Views 11 Comments

The Army has now handed the bomb parts back to gardaí for their investigation.

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy
# Plane Crazy
# Plane Crazy

Staff at Paris airport angry after finding fake bombs ordered by American embassy

Jan 28th 2016, 7:30 AM 30,955 Views 42 Comments

The exercise was called “irresponsible”.

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins
# Courts
# Courts

'Lonely' woman who made Alan Kelly and Dáil bomb hoaxes also threatened Michael D Higgins

Jan 15th 2016, 5:45 PM 22,631 Views 74 Comments

Anne Fennell’s sentence has been adjourned to allow for the medical treatment.

Here are the films that bombed the hardest this year
# Box Office Flops
# Box Office Flops

Here are the films that bombed the hardest this year

Dec 31st 2015, 4:01 PM 26,761 Views 37 Comments

You probably didn’t see many of these.

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him
# Kim Jong Boom
# Kim Jong Boom

Kim Jong-Un says he has a hydrogen bomb, but nobody really believes him

Dec 10th 2015, 8:41 PM 21,199 Views 66 Comments

A thermonuclear bomb in the hands of North Korea would be a dangerous thing, but there’s a lot of scepticism over it.

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria
# France
# France

France has dropped 16 more bombs on the Islamic State group in Syria

Nov 17th 2015, 6:59 AM 21,698 Views 84 Comments

Meanwhile, the hunt for Salah Abdeslam continues.

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital
# Horror
# Horror

86 killed, 186 wounded in double bomb blast in Turkey's capital

Oct 10th 2015, 3:32 PM 22,862 Views 69 Comments

The blasts took place at a rally for peace in the capital Ankara this morning. They represent the worst terrorist atrocity in Turkey’s history.

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured
# Thailand
# Thailand

Bangkok bombing: 19 confirmed dead, 120 injured

Aug 17th 2015, 10:48 PM 49,257 Views 90 Comments

Police confirm a bomb exploded in the downtown Chidlom district at about 7pm local time.

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"
# On This Day
# On This Day

"Clawing at the earth, swelling as if with its regurgitation of all the life that it had consumed"

Aug 9th 2015, 7:45 AM 11,545 Views 113 Comments

It’s 70 years to the day since the bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.

This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers
# Pipe Bomb Threat
# Pipe Bomb Threat

This teen was found guilty of plotting to murder soldiers

Apr 29th 2015, 9:55 PM 19,676 Views 52 Comments

He also groomed an impressionable teenager, police said.

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released
# Miscarriage Of Justice
# Miscarriage Of Justice

On this day 24 years ago, the Birmingham Six were released

Mar 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 22,827 Views 103 Comments

The men spent 16 years in prison – for a crime they didn’t commit.

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe
# Phibsborough
# Phibsborough

Buses stopped leaving depot as army makes bomb equipment safe

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:58 PM 13,289 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred this afternoon in Dublin.

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'
# China
# China

Police shoot six people dead after they 'tried to detonate bombs'

Jan 12th 2015, 6:16 PM 13,663 Views 24 Comments

At least 200 people have been killed in the Xinjiang region in the last year.

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo
# Suspect Devices
# Suspect Devices

Bomb squad make safe two viable IEDs in Mayo

Nov 13th 2014, 6:23 PM 10,003 Views 24 Comments

Gardaí discovered the devices earlier this afternoon.

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki
# WWII
# WWII

These declassified photos show the final preparations of the nuclear bombs used on Hiroshima And Nagasaki

Oct 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,908 Views 83 Comments

The “Little Boy” and “Fat Man” nuclear bombs killed tens of thousands of people.

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama

Sep 24th 2014, 7:53 AM 4,126 Views 59 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks
# Levelled
# Levelled

Five Palestinians from the same family killed by Israeli warplane attacks

Aug 23rd 2014, 11:46 AM 5,229 Views 144 Comments

Israel has vowed no let-up until it can guarantee the safety of its civilians.

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago
# Explosive
# Explosive

More NI bombing incidents in last year than a decade ago

Aug 21st 2014, 12:48 PM 5,315 Views 20 Comments

Paramilitary style assaults are also on the rise, according to figures from the PSNI.

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes
# Islamic State
# Islamic State

Over 28,000 meals and 5,600 litres of water dropped over northern Iraq amid continued air strikes

Aug 9th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,020 Views 47 Comments

US warplanes bombed Islamic State positions in northern Iraq yesterday.

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
# Conflict
# Conflict

Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff

Jul 24th 2014, 10:58 PM 22,427 Views 359 Comments

UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.

Three mortar shells hit Israel, just as ceasefire starts
# Gaza
# Gaza

Three mortar shells hit Israel, just as ceasefire starts

Jul 17th 2014, 11:00 AM 6,155 Views 236 Comments

The ceasefire is designed to allow aid reach Gaza.

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions
# Talks
# Talks

Gaza truce efforts ongoing as Egypt mediates discussions

Jul 14th 2014, 10:23 PM 5,111 Views 44 Comments

Egypt is mediating discussions of a ceasefire to end seven days of violence.

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit
# Escalating
# Escalating

Iraqi forces attempt to retake northern city of Tikrit

Jun 29th 2014, 7:13 PM 5,334 Views 43 Comments

Tikrit is said to be a hotbed of antipathy toward Iraq’s Shiite-led government.

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London
# Past
# Past

On this day in 1974 the IRA bombed the Houses of Parliament in London

Jun 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 11,937 Views 176 Comments

During the year, 1974, there was an extensive number of bombings carried out in the UK by the IRA.

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings
# Dublin Monaghan
# Dublin Monaghan

Here's how Dublin and Monaghan will mark the 40th anniversary of 1974 bombings

May 17th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,503 Views 63 Comments

There will be three events over the next two days to commemorate the 33 people killed in the bombings.

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings
# Support
# Support

€48,000 in funding for victims of Dublin-Monaghan bombings

May 7th 2014, 10:25 AM 5,517 Views 16 Comments

The Tánaiste met with a support group for victims and the families of those killed yesterday.

Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings
# Then And Now
# Then And Now

Pics: Before and after - Boston since the marathon bombings

Apr 15th 2014, 7:57 AM 11,130 Views 5 Comments

A look at Boston on the day of the bombings, and today.

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