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Three People Linked to St. Petersburg Metro Attack Arrested 

Russia’s Investigative Committee confirmed that yesterday the security agents have arrested three people who are linked to the suicide bomber Akbarzhon Dzhalilov who blew himself up in St. Petersburg metro earlier this week. The attack took the life of 13 other citizens, including a famous doll maker and a wrestling coach and injured more than 50. The three …

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Explosions in Samara, northern Baghdad kills 24 people

A suicide bomber on Sunday detonated an ambulance laden with explosives in a crowd of Iranian pilgrims in Iraq’s holy city of Samara, killing seven people. A total of 24 people were killed in twin suicide attacks in Samara city, Diyala Province and Tikrit in Salahadin Province, northern Baghdad. The blast in Samara, nearly 125 …

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ISIS claim responsibility behind Jalalabad city suicide attack

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group loyalists claimed responsibility for the suicide attack on local tribal elders in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The group issued a statement in Arabic language claiming that the attack left at least 15 people dead and several others wounded. The statement further added that the …

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Suicide bomber kills six in eastern Afghanistan

At least six civilians were killed and six others were wounded in a blast in Afghanistan’s eastern Nanagarhar privince on Monday, local officials said. “The suicide bomber blew up his explosives inside a gathering of tribal elders from Pacherwagam district,” Attaullah Khugyani, a spokesman for the Nangarhar governor, said, adding that the blast took place in the …

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Gunmen kill 59 at police academy in Quetta, Pakistan

At least 59 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when gunmen wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police training academy in the southwestern city of Quetta and took hostages. More than 200 police trainees were stationed at the facility when the attack occurred late on Monday. Some cadets were taken hostage during the …

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Two suicide bombers attack anti-IS leader in Iraq

Two suicide bombers struck the house of a leader of anti-IS group at a town in Salahudin province in central Iraq, killing three people and wounding 15 others. Earlier today Sheikh Adnan al-Bazi, the leader of government-backed paramilitary Sunni tribal fighters’ house in Mutasim, located 100 km north of Baghdad has been attacked by two …

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At least 13 killed in multiple IS attacks in Iraq’s Kirkuk

At least 13 people were killed and 12 others wounded in multiple attacks by Islamic State (IS) militants on police compound and some other government buildings in Iraq’s northern city of Kirkuk. The attack occurred early in the morning when dozens of IS militants, many wearing explosive vests, attacked a police compound, a building of …

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Turkish police kill in a gunfight a would-be suicide bomber

Turkish police eliminated a potential suicide bomber, allegedly associated with the Daesh jihadist group during an anti-terrorist operation in Ankara, local Anadolu news agency reported, citing a source in the security forces. A special police unit conducted an operation in one of the Turkish capital’s districts after receiving information that a Daesh terrorist had been plotting a suicide …

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