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#Terror Attack

# terror-attack - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Police say St Petersburg attack carried out by suicide bomber as death toll rises to 14

Interfax quotes sources who say police believe the attacker was linked to radical Islamist groups.

# terror-attack - Friday 31 March, 2017

'Getting stronger every day': Westminster attack survivor shares photo of recovery

Melissa Cochran’s husband Kurt was killed in the incident.

# terror-attack - Monday 27 March, 2017

Mother of London terror attacker says she has shed 'many tears' for victims

Janet Ajao said she didn’t condone her son’s behaviour.

# terror-attack - Sunday 26 March, 2017

'We may never understand why he did this': Police struggling in search for Masood's motive

All but one of the 11 people arrested have been released.

# terror-attack - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack

Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.

# terror-attack - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

UK judge blasts 'shambolic' and 'cowardly' Tunisian police at terror attack inquest

Three Irish citizens were among the 38 people killed in the 2015 terror attack at Sousse beach resort.

# terror-attack - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'Grave doubts' that Irish hospitals could cope with a massive disaster

“We would struggle to deliver care” warns consultant in emergency medicine as waiting lists and overcrowding dominate health sector.

# terror-attack - Monday 30 January, 2017

Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada

The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.

# terror-attack - Sunday 8 January, 2017

After the Berlin attack, Germany is planning a massive overhaul of its security services

Reforms are being proposed in the wake of the attack which killed 12 at a Christmas market in Berlin.

# terror-attack - Thursday 5 January, 2017

'This psychopath is going to kill us': How people survived the Istanbul nightclub massacre

People hid in bathrooms, and even a freezer, to avoid the gunman.

# terror-attack - Friday 30 December, 2016

Truckers across Poland sound their horns as owner of lorry used in Berlin attack laid to rest

The 37-year-old’s funeral in the northwestern village of Banie was attended by Polish President.

# terror-attack - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Nephew of Berlin terror suspect arrested

Anis Amri’s nephew was arrested alongside two others in Tunisia.

# terror-attack - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

"Let us learn to live together": Sister of priest slain by jihadists addresses mourners

Despite the rain, thousands have gathered outside Rouen’s cathedral to show their respects.

# terror-attack - Monday 25 July, 2016

German bomb attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State Terror Attacks This post contains videos

German bomb attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State

The country is reeling from four attacks in a week, two of which had jihadist connections.

# terror-attack - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Nice attacker was a "conceited" loner with tendencies towards violence and depression

Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel killed 84 people on Thursday.

# terror-attack - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Police apologise for "Allahu Akbar" being shouted at fake terror attack

A training exercise at a shopping centre in Manchester last night aimed to put emergency services through their paces.

# terror-attack - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Obama calls for more to be done to prevent nuclear attack by Islamic State "madmen"

The American President said, “Just the smallest amount of plutonium – about the size of an apple – would kill and injure hundreds of thousands of innocent people.”

# terror-attack - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

# terror-attack - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Jakarta attack: Police identify extremist who may have plotted attacks

At least two people were killed in the early morning blasts, the first mass attack in the Indonesian capital since the bombings of two hotels in 2009.

# terror-attack - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Couple found guilty of planning London terror attack

The husband and wife were convicted of planning a terror attack on the tenth anniversary of the London suicide bombings earlier this year.

# terror-attack - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Man who helped stop terror attack on French train stabbed

Spencer Stone is in a “stable condition”.

# terror-attack - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Here's why those 'All American heroes' who stopped the Paris gunman fed into our fantasies

Brian O’Flynn asks, “Is this tired East vs. West analysis of such a complex issue really the best we can do?”

# terror-attack - Monday 20 July, 2015

Isis blamed for attack that killed 30 and left 100 injured in Turkish town

If confirmed, today’s bombing would be the first such attack by IS fighters against Turkey

# terror-attack - Friday 3 July, 2015

Irishman caught in Tunisia attack: "Your instinct just tells you to run, run, run"

Irishman Ray Hegarty from Rialto was enjoying the last day of his family holiday when the Tunisia attack took place.

# terror-attack - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Eight arrested in Tunisia with 'direct links' to beach massacre

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the massacre.

# terror-attack - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish woman killed in Tunisia named as Meath mother of two

Lorna Carty was involved with Dunderry GAA club and her family is well known in the area.

# terror-attack - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

The Charlie Hebdo offices are still surrounded by tributes to slain journalists

A policewoman and four people were killed in a hostage drama at a Jewish supermarket two weeks ago.

# terror-attack - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Charlie Hebdo's history of lampooning Islamic extremism (and religion as a whole)

The magazine has been attacked before.

# terror-attack - Monday 27 October, 2014

Canadian parliament gunman made video explaining his motives

Police are still examining the video, which has not been released to the public.

# terror-attack - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Israel warns of crackdown after 'hit-and-run terror attack' that killed baby

Police have flooded flashpoint neighbourhoods after yesterday’s attack.

# terror-attack - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

63 still missing as Kenya begins three days of mourning

The search is under way for bodies under the rubble of Nairobi’s Westgate Mall, after a four day siege by Islamist gunmen that left 67 dead.

# terror-attack - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Co Down-born woman may have taken part in Nairobi attack

Samantha Lewthwaite, who’s originally from Northern Ireland, is the widow of one of the 7/7 bombers. A Kenyan minister said last night that a “British woman” was believed to be among the attackers.

# terror-attack - Friday 23 August, 2013

Fort Hood shooter found guilty, faces death penalty

Nidal Hasan had openly declared he carried out the killings, fuelling suspicions he is actively seeking the death penalty.

# terror-attack - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Two more people arrested as police continue investigation into Woolwich attack

A man and a woman have been arrested, while the two chief suspects remain under arrest in separate hospitals.

Woolwich victim named by UK Ministry of Defence

The soldier killed in a machete attack on a London street has been named as Drummer Lee Rigby.

# terror-attack - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Column: I’ll never forget the moment I heard the news of the explosions in my hometown

Boston native, Larry Donnelly reflects on the the horrific events that happened at the Boston Marathon this week, saying he’s been heartened by the expressions of solidarity from countless Irish people who have such a special affinity with the most Irish city in the US.

# terror-attack - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games Test Drill This post contains images

In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games

A mock rail attack was staged at a disused station in London earlier today.

# terror-attack - Sunday 11 September, 2011

A SPOKESMAN FOR Swedish security police says four people have been arrested on suspicion of preparing a terror attack.

Security police spokesman Stefan Johansson told the Associated Press that the four were arrested in Sweden’s second largest city Goteborg early this morning.

Johansson declined to give further comments.