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#Bombing

# bombing - Monday 7 September, 2020

‘Missed opportunities’ to identify Manchester Arena bomber, inquiry hears
# Salman Abedi
# Salman Abedi

‘Missed opportunities’ to identify Manchester Arena bomber, inquiry hears

Sep 7th 2020, 1:39 PM 12,628 Views 0 Comments

Salman Abedi was reported to police and security as acting suspiciously in the minutes before he detonated his bomb, the inquiry heard.

# bombing - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Four children among those killed after missiles hit Syrian school
# Sarmeen
# Sarmeen

Four children among those killed after missiles hit Syrian school

Jan 1st 2020, 3:31 PM 10,785 Views 16 Comments

Missiles fired by Syrian regime forces killed eight civilians today, a war monitor has said.

# bombing - Friday 2 August, 2019

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits
# Secretary Of State
# Secretary Of State

Several bombs explode in Bangkok as Mike Pompeo visits

Aug 2nd 2019, 8:02 AM 13,012 Views 9 Comments

The blasts appeared to be symbolic attacks aimed at embarrassing the Thai government during a major summit.

# bombing - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited from Libya to UK
# Manchester
# Manchester

Brother of Manchester Arena bomber extradited from Libya to UK

Jul 17th 2019, 2:46 PM 8,121 Views 0 Comments

There were 22 people killed in the bombing at the arena where Ariane Grande was performing.

# bombing - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'
# McGurk's Bar
# McGurk's Bar

Families of bombing victims say they have 'damning proof' police lied about it being 'an IRA own-goal'

Nov 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 23,057 Views 0 Comments

Fifteen people were killed in the UVF attack on McGurk’s Bar in Belfast in 1971.

# bombing - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'A very challenged young man': Texas bomber left video confession on phone before he died
# Austin
# Austin

'A very challenged young man': Texas bomber left video confession on phone before he died

Mar 22nd 2018, 7:11 AM 34,966 Views 59 Comments

The video details the weapons he used but fails to outline a motive for the attacks.

# bombing - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Austin parcel bombs: Texas police find clue after FedEx centre explosion
# Cameras
# Cameras

Austin parcel bombs: Texas police find clue after FedEx centre explosion

Mar 21st 2018, 6:57 AM 11,234 Views 11 Comments

A sixth explosion that went off yesterday isn’t related to the other five, police said yesterday.

# bombing - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

US 'deeply concerned' as 250 civilians killed in two days of bombing by Russian and Syrian forces
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

US 'deeply concerned' as 250 civilians killed in two days of bombing by Russian and Syrian forces

Feb 20th 2018, 9:29 PM 12,564 Views 27 Comments

Bombardment on today killed 106 civilians, including 19 children, according to a war monitor.

# bombing - Friday 26 January, 2018

UK court rules Birmingham bombing inquest should be broadened
# Atrocity
# Atrocity

UK court rules Birmingham bombing inquest should be broadened

Jan 26th 2018, 2:00 PM 8,050 Views 22 Comments

21 people lost their lives in the bombing of two pubs in the attack on 21 November 1974.

# bombing - Friday 20 October, 2017

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques
# Kabul
# Kabul

Nearly 60 people killed in two suicide bombings at Afghan mosques

Oct 20th 2017, 8:50 PM 6,801 Views 67 Comments

“I rushed inside the mosque and saw all the worshippers covered in blood,” one witness said.

# bombing - Sunday 6 August, 2017

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima
# World War 2
# World War 2

On this day in 1945, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima

Aug 6th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,983 Views 68 Comments

An event to remember the victims will take place in Dublin today.

# bombing - Friday 4 August, 2017

Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'
# Thwarted
# Thwarted

Australia plane plot: Bomb plan was 'directed by senior Isis commander'

Aug 4th 2017, 7:24 AM 8,359 Views 0 Comments

Police say they also foiled a second alleged plot involving a “chemical dispersion device”.

# bombing - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester
# One Love
# One Love

Ariana Grande to receive honorary citizenship of Manchester

Jun 14th 2017, 7:49 AM 13,325 Views 32 Comments

The singer organised a benefit concert for the victims of the bomb attack at her concert in the city on 22 May.

# bombing - Monday 12 June, 2017

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber
# Crucial Evidence
# Crucial Evidence

Police searching landfill for blue suitcase used by Manchester bomber

Jun 12th 2017, 7:33 AM 10,961 Views 9 Comments

Images of barrels stored in his car have also been released.

# bombing - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing
# Concert Attack
# Concert Attack

Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing

Jun 7th 2017, 8:22 AM 12,739 Views 4 Comments

To date 19 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, 12 of whom have been released without charge.

# bombing - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing
# Concert
# Concert

Police arrest 18th person in connection with Manchester bombing

Jun 4th 2017, 7:59 AM 8,714 Views 6 Comments

22 people were killed in the attack and dozens more were injured.

# bombing - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Police arrest 24-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing
# Concert
# Concert

Police arrest 24-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing

Jun 3rd 2017, 10:24 AM 10,790 Views 0 Comments

He is the 17th person to be arrested in connection with the attack in which 22 people died.

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital
# Manchester
# Manchester

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:36 AM 28,514 Views 38 Comments

The singer will play at a star-studded benefit concert tomorrow.

# bombing - Friday 26 May, 2017

Police have arrested a 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network
# Terror Network
# Terror Network

Police have arrested a 'large part' of Manchester bomber's network

May 26th 2017, 9:22 PM 21,470 Views 108 Comments

The say “immense” progress has been made.

# bombing - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Manchester bomber 'asked his mother for forgiveness in final phone call'
# Investigation
# Investigation

Manchester bomber 'asked his mother for forgiveness in final phone call'

May 25th 2017, 9:49 PM 35,284 Views 65 Comments

Meanwhile, the investigation into the blast widened.

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing
# The Aftermath
# The Aftermath

'Dirty Irish ba****ds': Irish in Manchester remember hostility after IRA bombing

May 25th 2017, 12:03 AM 101,629 Views 166 Comments

Members of the city’s Irish community say they can relate to the anxiety Muslims in Manchester are feeling after Monday night’s terrorist attack.

# bombing - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Ten more victims of Monday's attack in Manchester have now been named
# In Mourning
# In Mourning

Ten more victims of Monday's attack in Manchester have now been named

May 24th 2017, 4:55 PM 94,037 Views 79 Comments

Thousands came together at Albert Square in the city last night to mourn the 22 people who lost their lives in Monday’s bomb attack.

# bombing - Monday 22 May, 2017

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes
# Cyberattacks
# Cyberattacks

Macron to host Putin after Hollande said Russia's bombing could amount to war crimes

May 22nd 2017, 3:09 PM 7,774 Views 21 Comments

Macron’s aides accused the Kremlin of mounting a “smear campaign” against Macron.

# bombing - Sunday 9 April, 2017

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44
# Cairo
# Cairo

"I just felt fire grabbing my face" - Isis claims Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt which killed at least 44

Apr 9th 2017, 7:31 PM 29,382 Views 91 Comments

The first bombing struck the Mar Girgis church in the city of Tanta north of Cairo, killing 27 people, the health ministry earlier said.

# bombing - Saturday 8 April, 2017

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria
# Airstrikes
# Airstrikes

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels Russia trip after US bombs Syria

Apr 8th 2017, 4:00 PM 25,455 Views 93 Comments

“The United States will no longer wait for Assad to use chemical weapons without any consequences.”

# bombing - Saturday 11 March, 2017

44 killed in twin bomb attack in centre of Damascus
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

44 killed in twin bomb attack in centre of Damascus

Mar 11th 2017, 11:37 AM 6,901 Views 21 Comments

Attacks are rare in the Syrian government stronghold.

# bombing - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off the coast of Cork has been freed
# Air India Disaster
# Air India Disaster

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off the coast of Cork has been freed

Feb 15th 2017, 7:46 PM 23,208 Views 26 Comments

On 23 June 1985, an Air India Boeing 747 bound for Delhi exploded some 120 miles off the coast of Cork.

# bombing - Monday 30 January, 2017

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks
# MAN IN THE HAT
# MAN IN THE HAT

Brussels bombing suspect Abrini charged over Paris attacks

Jan 30th 2017, 3:40 PM 6,494 Views 0 Comments

Belgian investigators said the Brussels airport and metro bombers were part of the same Brussels-based cell behind the Paris attacks.

# bombing - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS
# Range Extenders
# Range Extenders

Here's how fighter jets refuel while bombing ISIS

Jan 1st 2017, 8:00 PM 20,572 Views 59 Comments

The ability to extend the flying range of the fighter jets is crucial.

# bombing - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Actress Carey Mulligan joins London protest seeking end to Aleppo bombing
# Britain And Syria
# Britain And Syria

Actress Carey Mulligan joins London protest seeking end to Aleppo bombing

Oct 22nd 2016, 5:42 PM 10,254 Views 50 Comments

Mulligan said the British government must “take a really strong stance and come up with robust measures to deal with this.”

# bombing - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Explainer: What's happening in Yemen right now?
# Tomahawk Missiles
# Tomahawk Missiles

Explainer: What's happening in Yemen right now?

Oct 18th 2016, 7:10 AM 18,622 Views 31 Comments

The United States backs a Saudi-led coalition that is fighting the rebels loyal to the former Yemeni president.

# bombing - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary
# Attacks
# Attacks

New York bombing suspect wrote 'bombs will be heard in the streets' in diary

Sep 21st 2016, 8:39 AM 5,934 Views 0 Comments

Ahmad Khan Rahami prayed he’d be martyred rather than caught, authorities have said.

# bombing - Monday 19 September, 2016

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

Sep 19th 2016, 9:25 PM 18,695 Views 110 Comments

A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.

# bombing - Monday 22 August, 2016

Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51
# Turkey
# Turkey

Child as young as 12 carried out suicide bombing at wedding which killed 51

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:17 AM 10,313 Views 29 Comments

94 people were injured in the blast which occurred as the wedding was drawing to a close on Saturday evening.

# bombing - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali has died in Aleppo, reports say
# Syria
# Syria

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali has died in Aleppo, reports say

Aug 21st 2016, 9:14 AM 18,991 Views 51 Comments

It’s reported he died from internal bleeding and organ damage after the 17 August bombing.

# bombing - Monday 25 July, 2016

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain
# Volcan Cayambe
# Volcan Cayambe

Woman who lost leg in Boston Marathon bombing climbs 19,000ft mountain

Jul 25th 2016, 9:33 PM 11,963 Views 8 Comments

The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 attacks.

# bombing - Sunday 3 July, 2016

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad
# Explosions
# Explosions

At least 119 people killed as bomb attacks rock Baghdad

Jul 3rd 2016, 6:40 PM 23,144 Views 134 Comments

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online.

# bombing - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 41, with 239 injured
# Triple Bombing
# Triple Bombing

Istanbul airport terror attack death toll rises to 41, with 239 injured

Jun 29th 2016, 1:23 PM 37,099 Views 140 Comments

Thirteen foreign nationals are among the dead.

# bombing - Saturday 18 June, 2016

'Our colleagues didn’t die peacefully like in the movies... They died painfully, slowly'
# Hospital Bombing
# Hospital Bombing

'Our colleagues didn’t die peacefully like in the movies... They died painfully, slowly'

Jun 18th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,113 Views 14 Comments

Dr Kathleen Thomas gave an emotional account of the Kunduz hospital bombing in Dublin this week.

# bombing - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

Two more Turkish police officers killed in another car bombing
# Bombing
# Bombing

Two more Turkish police officers killed in another car bombing

Jun 8th 2016, 11:46 AM 7,403 Views 9 Comments

Images carried by Turkish media showed a massive plume of black smoke rising from the rubble of the severely damaged police station.

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