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# Suicide Bomb

This year
Bomb at political rally kills 40 and wounds 150 in Pakistan
Associated Press video showed wounded people being carried from the scene in the chaotic aftermath of the explosion.
All time
14 injured in suicide bomb attack at Indonesian cathedral
A church security guard tried to prevent the motorbike from entering when the blast occurred.
US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria
Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.
Ariana Grande 'turns down damehood', fearing it may seem 'insensitive'
The singer was due to be recognised for her response to a suicide bombing at her concert in Manchester last year.
'Everyone was screaming for help': At least 50 people killed in Kabul suicide bombing
The attack targeted a religious celebration in the Afghan capital.
Man found guilty of plotting to behead Theresa May
He pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State group.
'The roof was blown off': At least 50 killed in suicide bombing at Nigerian mosque
“It was when the prayers were on that he set off his explosives,” a police spokesperson said.
Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.
Man arrested at Heathrow Airport over Manchester bombing
To date 19 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, 12 of whom have been released without charge.
Suicide car bomb kills at least 32 in busy Baghdad neighbourhood
Many of the victims were labourers waiting for work.
At least 60 have been killed in a suicide bomb in Yemen
Attacks in Aden are often claimed by jihadists from either Al-Qaeda or the Islamic State group, which have both taken advantage of the chaos in Yemen to make gains in southern and southeastern regions.
Man kills himself and injures 12 after setting off bomb outside bar in Germany
The explosion was triggered outside a music festival in Bavaria.
Muslim leaders condemn suicide bombs in Saudi Arabia, including one at holy site
‘This crime could not have been perpetrated by someone who had an atom of belief in his heart.’
Boko Haram use 10-year-old girl suicide bomber in attack outside market
Witnesses said the girl may not have known what exactly was strapped to her body under her hijab.
Death toll continues to rise following suicide bombing at Pakistan military HQ
At least 13 people died, with 18 others wounded, just a day after one of the deadliest bomb attacks in recent years.
School and stadium to be renamed for teenage hero in Pakistan
Aitzaz Hassan sacrificed himself to save his classmates when a suicide bomber targeted a school last week.
Death toll from Russian suicide bombings rises to 33
The two blasts in Volgograd were the deadliest attacks in Russia in almost three years.
Suicide bomb kills seven at Libyan checkpoint
The death toll is likely to rise, according to witnesses on scene.
More than 30 dead in Syria after 'explosives-laden truck' blown up by suicide bomber
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll was likely to rise, as “there are dozens of wounded, some of them in critical condition”.
Nine killed after bomb hits Afghan bus
The bomb blast in which 22 people were also injured follows a NATO air strike on Saturday which killed 11 children.
Assad vows to 'cleanse' Syria after attack
The statement was made after a suicide bomb at the Iman Mosque in Damascus.
More suicide bombs hit Mali after battle that kills 20 Islamists
France sent in its troops in January to help the Malian army oust Islamist militants who last year captured the desert north of the country.
Attack on north Iraq police HQ kills 30
A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle in Kirkuk during rush hour.
Afghanistan: Bomb blast at US military base
The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed the bomber and three Afghans at the gate to the base.
Suicide bomber at Nigeria church kills woman and child
The blast comes after a wave of targeted attacks at Catholic churches earlier this year.
15 killed in Damascus suicide bombing: report
Syrian state media reports that a bomb exploded in the city earlier today.
Car bomb hits Somali capital Mogadishu
This is the second bombing in Mogadishu in the past month. People have been leaving the city in droves (pictured) in recent weeks.
Mogadishu bomb attack kills 70 people
“It is the most awful tragedy I have ever seen,” a doctor dealing with the stream of maimed and dead being brought to hospital in Mogadishu has told the media.
Kandahar mayor killed by suicide bomber
The US citizen’s son-in-law says he begged Ghulam Haider Hamidi to step down as mayor for fear he would be targeted.
Four dead in suicide bombing at Karzai brother's memorial service
Afghan president was away in Kabul when attack was launched on Kandahar mosque. UN figures show number of Afghan civilians killed this year is up on figures for last year.
Pakistani Taliban claims responsibility for twin blasts that kill 73
73 people are killed in two suicide bombings at a training base for the Pakistani federal paramilitary forces.
Disguised suicide bomber targets Iraq mosque
Three killed in suicide bomb attack in Fallujah, Iraq, today.
Chechnen militant claims responsibility for Domodedovo attack
Islamist militant leader Doku Umarov had recently warned of a year of “blood and tears” for Russians.
Four killed in Pakistan blast
Three police officers and one civilian were killed in attack authorities say was carried out by a teenage suicide bomber.
Domodedovo airport attack targeted foreigners, say officials
Investigators of last week’s bomb attack at a Moscow airport say they have identified the suicide bomber but continue to search for his accomplices.
Iraq suicide bombs kills police chief in Mosul
Two bombers detonated devices inside police building after authorities prevented a third from entering.
Somali suicide blast kills 31