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#Suicide Bomb

# suicide-bomb - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria

Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Ariana Grande 'turns down damehood', fearing it may seem 'insensitive'

The singer was due to be recognised for her response to a suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester last year.

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing

The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.

# suicide-bomb - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Man found guilty of plotting to behead Theresa May

He pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State group.

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque

“It was when the prayers were on that he set off his explosives,” a police spokesperson said.

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus

It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

# suicide-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.

# suicide-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.

# suicide-bomb - Monday 29 August, 2016

At least 60 have been killed in a suicide bomb in Yemen

Attacks in Aden are often claimed by jihadists from either Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group, which have both taken advantage of the chaos in Yemen to make gains in southern and southeastern regions.

# suicide-bomb - Monday 25 July, 2016

Man kills himself and injures 12 after setting off bomb outside bar in Germany

The explosion was triggered outside a music festival in Bavaria.

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Muslim leaders condemn suicide bombs in Saudi Arabia, including one at holy site

‘This crime could not have been perpetrated by someone who had an atom of belief in his heart.’

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market

Witnesses said the girl may not have known what exactly was strapped to her body under her hijab.

# suicide-bomb - Monday 20 January, 2014

Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ

At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.

# suicide-bomb - Monday 13 January, 2014

School and stadium to be renamed for teenage hero in Pakistan

Aitzaz Hassan sacrificed himself to save his classmates when a suicide bomber targeted a school last week.

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Death toll from Russian suicide bombings rises to 33

The two blasts in Volgograd were the deadliest attacks in Russia in almost three years.

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Suicide bomb kills seven at Libyan checkpoint

The death toll is likely to rise, according to witnesses on scene.

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 20 October, 2013

More than 30 dead in Syria after 'explosives-laden truck' blown up by suicide bomber

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll was likely to rise, as “there are dozens of wounded, some of them in critical condition”.

# suicide-bomb - Monday 8 April, 2013

Nine killed after bomb hits Afghan bus

The bomb blast in which 22 people were also injured follows a NATO air strike on Saturday which killed 11 children.

# suicide-bomb - Friday 22 March, 2013

Assad vows to 'cleanse' Syria after attack

The statement was made after a suicide bomb at the Iman Mosque in Damascus.

# suicide-bomb - Friday 22 February, 2013

More suicide bombs hit Mali after battle that kills 20 Islamists

France sent in its troops in January to help the Malian army oust Islamist militants who last year captured the desert north of the country.

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Attack on north Iraq police HQ kills 30

A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle in Kirkuk during rush hour.

# suicide-bomb - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.

# suicide-bomb - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Suicide bomber at Nigeria church kills woman and child

The blast comes after a wave of targeted attacks at Catholic churches earlier this year.

# suicide-bomb - Friday 6 January, 2012

15 killed in Damascus suicide bombing: report

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

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu

This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Mogadishu bomb attack kills 70 people

“It is the most awful tragedy I have ever seen,” a doctor dealing with the stream of maimed and dead being brought to hospital in Mogadishu has told the media.

# suicide-bomb - 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.

# suicide-bomb - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service

Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.

# suicide-bomb - Friday 13 May, 2011

Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for twin blasts that kill 73

73 people are killed in two suicide bombings at a training base for the Pakistani federal paramilitary forces.

# suicide-bomb - Friday 1 April, 2011

Disguised suicide bomber targets Iraq mosque

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

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Chechnen militant claims responsibility for Domodedovo attack

Islamist militant leader Doku Umarov had recently warned of a year of “blood and tears” for Russians.

# suicide-bomb - Monday 31 January, 2011

Four killed in Pakistan blast

Three police officers and one civilian were killed in attack authorities say was carried out by a teenage suicide bomber.

Domodedovo airport attack targeted foreigners, say officials

Investigators of last week’s bomb attack at a Moscow airport say they have identified the suicide bomber but continue to search for his accomplices.

# suicide-bomb - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Iraq suicide bombs kills police chief in Mosul

Two bombers detonated devices inside police building after authorities prevented a third from entering.

# suicide-bomb - Tuesday 24 August, 2010

AT LEAST 31 PEOPLE have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in Somali, including a number of Somali politicians. Members of militant group al-Shabab disguised themselves as government workers to attack the Muna Hotel. Al-Shabab, which has been linked to al-Qaeda, recently declared a “massive, final” war against “invaders”, the African Union troops deployed to Somalia to support government forces.