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2 Killed in Afghanistan Suicide Bomb Attack

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide car bomber has attacked government offices in eastern Afghanistan, killing two people and wounding at least 40. Authorities say the Friday morning blast took place in Maidan Shar, the capital of restive Wardak province. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the explosion, saying the assault was in response to the […]

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Afghan Suicide Bomber Wounds 40

Posted November 23rd, 2012 at 2:15 am (UTC-5)
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Afghan officials say a suicide car bomb attack has wounded at least 40 people in eastern Afghanistan. Authorities say the Friday morning blast in restive Wardak province took place near government offices. Details of the incident are still coming in.

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Female Bomber Attacks Pakistan Politician

Posted November 19th, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Officials in northwest Pakistan say a female suicide bomber has detonated her explosives near the convoy of a former leader of the country’s largest Islamist political party. Authorities say the target of the blast was Qazi Hussain Ahmad, the former head of Jamaat-e-Islami, who was unharmed in the explosion. However, at least three of the […]

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Explosion on Kenya Bus Kills Seven

Posted November 18th, 2012 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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An explosion on a bus in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, has killed at least seven people. The Kenyan Red Cross says at least 29 people were injured in the blast Sunday’s explosion occurred on a local bus in the Somali-dominated suburb of Eastleigh. Early reports say an explosive device was thrown into the bus causing […]

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Karachi Blast Kills 3

Posted November 8th, 2012 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani authorities say a suicide bombing at the gates of a building housing paramilitary forces in Karachi has killed three people and wounded at least 18 others. A spokesman for the force known as the Rangers said the bomber smashed his truck into the gates of the compound but did not enter it. Reports indicate […]

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Karachi Blast Kills 1

Posted November 8th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani authorities say a suicide bomb attack at the gates of a building housing paramilitary forces in Karachi has killed at least one person and wounded at least 21 others. A spokesman for the force, known as the Rangers, said the bomber smashed his truck into the gates of the compound but did not succeed […]

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Suicide Bomber Kills 5 in Pakistan Market

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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A suicide bomber has attacked a senior police officer in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, killing at least five people. Police officer Asif Iqbal told reporters Wednesday that the bomber, apparently on foot, lobbed some six or seven kilograms of explosive at the vehicle of senior investigator Hilal Hyder, killing Hyder and several of […]

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Head of Anti-Taliban Group Killed in Pakistan

Posted November 3rd, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistani police say the head of an anti-Taliban committee has been killed by a suicide blast in the country’s northwest. Police officials say the suicide bomber targeted a vehicle carrying committee chief Fateh Khan Saturday in restive Buner district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. The attack also killed three guards and wounded several other people. Buner district […]

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Afghan Blast Kills 19 Wedding Guests

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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A roadside bomb blast has ripped through a minibus in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 19 people who were on their way to a wedding. Friday’s blast took place in the Dawlat Abad district of Balkh province. Authorities say at least 18 others were wounded. Police say most of the passengers were women and children. […]

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Afghan Blast Kills 15 Wedding Guests

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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A roadside bomb blast has ripped through a minibus in northern Afghanistan, killing at least 15 people who were on their way to a wedding. Friday’s blast took place in the Dawlat Abad district of Balkh province. Authorities say at least 18 others were wounded. Police say most of the passengers were women and children. […]

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