Bombings

Syrian government bombing of rebel stronghold kills 11

Jul 21, 2019

Syrian first responders and activists say government bombing of the last rebel stronghold in the country has killed at least 11 civilians as the nearly four-month offensive shows no sign of abating

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 6, wounds 27

Jul 19, 2019

Afghan officials: Powerful bomb goes off outside gates of Kabul University, killing 6 people and wounding 27

6 injured after gas explosion destroys New Zealand home

Jul 19, 2019

Six people were injured and dozens of homes evacuated in Christchurch after a huge gas explosion destroyed one home and damaged others

EU gives counterterror support package to Sri Lanka

Jul 15, 2019

The European Union says it has agreed to provide an 8.5 million euro ($9.6 million) package to help Sri Lanka battle terrorism following Easter Sunday bomb attacks that killed more than 250 people

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 9 in Kandahar province

Jul 15, 2019

Afghan official: At least 9 killed when their truck hits roadside bomb in southern Kandahar province

Islamic extremist attack on Somali hotel leaves 26 dead

Jul 13, 2019

Islamic extremists blew up the gate of a Somali hotel with a car bomb and took over the building for more than 14 hours, leaving 26 people dead before Somali forces who besieged the hotel overnight killed the attackers

Turkey says blast kills 8, wounds 35 in Syrian town of Afrin

Jul 11, 2019

Turkey's state-run news agency says a bomb placed inside a fuel truck has exploded in the northern Syrian town of Afrin, killing at least eight people

DNA test confirms identity of 1st Filipino suicide attacker

Jul 10, 2019

Officials say a DNA test has confirmed the identity of the first known Filipino suicide bomber

Afghan officials say car bomb kills 12, wounds scores

Jul 7, 2019

Afghan officials say a car bomb in central Afghanistan has killed 12 people and wounded more than 150 others, many of them students attending a nearby school

Death toll in Tunisia bombings rises to 2; IS claims role

Jul 4, 2019

A passerby wounded in a Tunisian suicide bombing has died of injuries, bringing the death toll to two in an attack that rattled the country at the height of tourist season

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