Car bomb attack

Car bombing in Kandahar kills 1, senior police officer among 3 wounded

A car bomb attack rocked Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan, leaving at least one dead and three others wounded, including a senior police officer. According to the local security officials, the suicide bomber targeted the police chief of Police District#9 Haji Farid. Provincial police spokesman Zia Durani said one policeman lost his life in the …

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Suicide Car Bomber Kills 14 in Helmand City

A suicide car bombing killed 14 people, including 10 Afghan police officers, as the Taliban launched a large-scale attack on the capital in southern Helmand province, the heartland of the insurgency. Since the beginning of this year’s fighting season, the Taliban have expanded their footprint across most of the province and have been at the gates …

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Eight Turkish soldiers killed in car bombing

Eight Turkish soldiers were killed in a car bomb attack on a security post  blamed on Kurdish militants in the restive southeast, local media reported, quoting the armed forces. Five soldiers were also injured in the attack in the southeastern province of Hakkari close to the border with Iraq and Iran, CNN-Turk broadcaster reported. Dogan news …

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Kuwait arrests suspected Islamist after truck attack on Americans

Kuwaiti security forces have detained a suspected Islamist militant who rammed a truck believed to be carrying explosives into a car carrying five Americans, state news agency KUNA reported The agency quoted an interior ministry statement as saying the Americans were unhurt, but the assailant, identified as Egyptian national Ibrahim Suleiman, was injured and was …

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Deadly attack foiled in Kabul, suicide bomber shot dead, car bomb seized

A deadly suicide attack plot was thwarted in Kabul city earlier today after the Afghan security forces shot dead a would-be suicide bomber in the outskirts of the city. According to the security sources, the bomber was shot dead in Hussain Khel village of Bagrami district as he was looking to ram a Vehicle-borne Improvised …

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At Least 11 Iraqi Troops Killed, 34 Wounded in Triple Suicide Attack

A triple suicide bombing killed at least 11 members of Iraq’s security forces north of Baghdad, according to a provincial spokesman. The spokesman for the Salahuddin province police force, Col. Mohammed al-Jabouri, says three militants rammed their explosives-laden vehicles Saturday morning into a check point. Al-Jabouri added that 34 other security officers were wounded.He said the …

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