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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Bomb

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Woman killed and 19 injured after two bombs explode in Thailand
The explosions took place 30 minutes apart near bars in the nightlife district of a popular beach town.
Fake 'suicide belt' containing biscuits and salt found on Brussels suspect
A man with psychiatric problems was arrested.
Bomb squad called after device found in Dublin housing estate
The scene was declared safe at 1.40pm.
At least 11 killed after Istanbul car bomb
Reports said the explosion took place close to the Vezneciler metro station.
Bomb disposal unit carry out controlled explosion on "viable" artillery shell in Cork
The type of shell was used in the War of Independence and WWI.
Manchester Police reveal Old Trafford bomb scare was caused by a training device
Greater Manchester Police say a private company mistakenly left the ‘incredibly lifelike’ device behind.
Man in panda suit shot after threatening to blow up TV station
The man was demanding news coverage of what he called a government conspiracy.
Gardaí say they'd 'run around like headless chickens' in the event of a terrorist attack
Sergeants and inspectors passed a motion calling on a review of the force’s capabilities and for more information to be given to them about threats.
At least 30 dead after suicide bomber hits football match
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
'We thought that was it': Cork woman gives eyewitness account of Brussels airport bombing
Niamh Jordan and her family were at the Ryanair check-in desk when the explosions went off.
Two brothers reportedly behind Brussels suicide bombings
They were known to police but in connection with organised crime – not for acts of terrorism.
Ankara bombing: 37 confirmed dead after blast at busy transport hub
The attackers are said to have deliberately targeted the bus stop.
Bomber who killed 28 people in Ankara was Syrian national - Turkey PM
Nine people have been detained over the attack, in which 61 people were injured.
Man 'sucked out of plane' after explosion
The pilot said he thought the blast was caused by a bomb.
At least 19 dead after bomb blast in Somalian seaside resort
After a huge explosion, gunmen burst into the restaurant yesterday evening as diners were sitting down for their evening meal.
Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens
At least 32 people died in bomb attacks in Homs.
Injuries after homemade bomb explodes near Istanbul tram line
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion.
Two major bomb attacks leave more than 30 dead in two days
The number killed in the attack this evening is unclear at this time.
Viable bomb uncovered by workmen in south Dublin suburb
A number of houses were evacuated as a bomb disposal team responded.
Tom Clonan: Who? How? Why? Figuring out the Russian plane crash
The Russian plane crash on the Sinai Peninsula has a lot in common with other bombings, writes columnist Tom Clonan.
Police ambushed with paint and petrol bombs while investigating hoax device
A man has been charged in connection with the incident.
Appeal for information about bomb found outside garda's home
The under-vehicle improvised explosive device was found outside a Garda’s front door in Co Leitrim.
Scenes of anger and mourning as Turkey remembers 95 killed by bombings
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has declared three days of national mourning.
Ranelagh scene declared safe as bomb squad removes suspect device
Traffic restrictions have now been lifted.
This is how a Texas school explained why a boy was arrested for making a clock
The school used the opportunity to remind parents that their children shouldn’t bring ‘prohibited items’ to school.
"A scumbag": Alan Kelly had a thing or two to say about that threatening package
The army bomb squad was called out to deal with a package delivered to the minister’s constituency office on Friday.
The hunt for the Bangkok bomber - what we know so far
The man, who “didn’t act alone”, “might be foreign or Thai” according to police.
West Bank: Man rams car into pedestrians before being shot by Israeli troops
Elsewhere, four members of the same family have been killed in Gaza after a bomb from last summer’s war exploded.
Petrol bombs and bricks thrown at police who were lured to scene
The PSNI said it believes an initial phone call about the first device was designed to lure police into the area to be targeted by a second bomb.
Bomb squad called out after pipe bomb left outside house
Houses were evacuated and road closures put in place.
Two men to appear in court after bomb found in Longford car
The pair are due to appear in court this evening.
30 years ago, the Irish navy began the search and rescue in 'shark infested' waters for victims of Flight 182
All 329 passengers and crew were killed.
Britain's Got Talent studio evacuated after Nazi bomb found nearby
The army said the device posed “a genuine risk to life”.
Timeline: How police caught the Boston bombers
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to the death penalty over the killings.
Bomb disposal team deal with four devices just days before Prince Charles visit
Gardaí arrested six dissidents as activities by anti-terrorism gardaí step up.
Dissidents blamed as significant bomb 'intended to kill' found in Belfast
The PSNI said the incident “has all the hallmarks of a dissident republican terrorist attack”.
Teaching assistant admits sending bomb hoax from student's email as she couldn't face work
Two pupils were arrested and held in custody after the hoax.
Boston bombing trial: 'He wanted to terrorise this country, he wanted to punish America'
The 21-year-old American is accused of carrying out the attacks that killed three people and wounded 264.
Two American women charged with planning New York bomb attack
The women had not decided on a target but documents show one mentioned a New York police funeral as an “attractive potential target”.
A breakthrough's been reached in nuclear talks between Iran and the West
US President Barack Obama has welcomed the “historic understanding” with Iran.