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Euro 2020: Explosive device found near stadium in Rome before Italy vs Switzerland match

June 17, 2021 10:11 am

According to reports in Italy, a fan spotted a suspicious item inside a parked car while heading to the stadium.

Nusra Front car bomb kills nine in southwest Syria

November 03, 2017 5:38 pm

The bomb attack was followed by Rockets and gunfire in Hadher, close to the Israeli-held Golan Heights, a Reuters report said, adding the number of casualties was expected to rise.

Iraq: Car bomb targeting Shiite pilgrims kills 23 in Baghdad

April 30, 2016 5:11 pm

IS claimed the attack and said it was carried out by a suicide bomber who detonated a vehicle laden with three tonnes of explosives.

22 people killed in bombings in and around Baghdad

August 16, 2015 7:41 am

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a communique distributed via affiliated Twitter accounts.

Car bomb at Baghdad auto dealership kills 8: Iraq officials

August 15, 2015 9:12 pm

The explosion took place Saturday in the Habibiya neighborhood of Sadr City, a district in the Iraqi capital. The official says at least 17 people were wounded.

Seven hurt in car bomb on tourist island in southern Thailand

April 11, 2015 12:25 pm

The bomb was hidden in a pickup truck & went off late Friday night in the basement of the Central Festival mall.

Car bomb kills at least 34 in Syria's Hama: State media

June 20, 2014 3:20 pm

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 37 people were killed, including civilians as well as security personnel, and more than 40 wounded.

Suicide car bomb attack kills 11 in Somalia

May 12, 2014 9:16 pm

The bombing took place in Baidoa, in southwest Somalia, where members of the militant group Al-Shabab control a lot of territory.

Taliban kill 'Pak's toughest cop' by Karachi car bomb

January 10, 2014 6:16 am

Chaudhry Aslam, known for tough stance towards militants, had survived eight previous attempts on his life; Sharif condemns blast.

Christmas bombings kill 34 in Baghdad

December 26, 2013 2:27 am

A policeman on duty in area said sound of first of two explosions caused worshippers to leave church.


Car bomb blast kills 28 in Ankara

February 18, 2016 5:13 am

Ankara, Feb 18 (ANI): A car bomb blast killed at least 28 people in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday night. Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said the explosion, which targeted an army convoy, injured at least 61 people.Noury, a local resident was only 300 meters away from the explosion site when the bomb went off, having driven past just 20 seconds earlier. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned the attack, vowing to take military action against the perpetrators and their supporters. The Turkish army has been shelling Kurdish forces in Syria for days. Turkey sees those forces as an offshoot of its arch foe the Kurdistan Workers' Party.