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# Suicide Bomber

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Islamic State claims suicide-bomber attack that killed 63 people at Afghan wedding
“I will never see happiness in my life again,” the groom told a local TV station.
Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus
It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.
'The parent is the expert': How to talk to children about the Manchester attack
An Irish psychologist explains how to talk to your child about a terror attack like last night’s.
Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43
The attack targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya.
Islamic State suicide bomber was ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate who got £1m from UK taxpayers
The British fighter who died in yesterday’s suicide attack has been informally identified as Jamal al-Harith.
Bomb blast at Afghanistan's Supreme Court kills at least 19
The bomber detonated the device as employees were boarding a bus to go home.
Reports that "prominent" Al-Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike
The announcement came as the US and Russia called off ceasefire talks.
Iraqi forces arrest would-be teenage bomber days after Kurdish wedding attack
Meanwhile Turkey has backtracked on claims that a child bomber attacked a Kurdish wedding close to the Syrian border, in an attack that left 54 people dead.
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.’
25 police recruits killed by suicide bomber in Yemen
In a separate incident, at least seven people were killed by suicide bombers in Iraq.
Taliban suicide bomber kills 26 in Pakistan
The man crashed a motorcycle into the main gate of a government office.
Police issue photo in attempt to identify third Stade de France attacker
The man was among three people who died in the attacks outside the stadium.
Paris shootout sees two killed and eight arrested but fate of 'mastermind' unknown
Prosecutor Francois Molins says the identity of the dead has not been confirmed.
This 17-year-old became 'Britain's youngest suicide bomber' yesterday
His family say they are “devastated and heartbroken” at his death.
Reports Aussie teen who joined Islamic State group died in suicide attack in Iraq
It is believed that Jake Bilardi converted to Islam after his mother died of cancer.
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.
Suicide bomber kills herself and police officer in Istanbul attack
The government denounced the bombing as a “heinous terror attack”.
Death toll in Pakistan twin suicide attacks rises to 57
Two bombers walked into crowded market as shoppers bought food to break their fasts at sunset for Ramadan.
At least 14 killed in Afghanistan suicide blast
Reports say the bomber was wearing a police uniform. A senior local politician is believed to have died in the blast.
Suicide attack kills eight at Pakistan election rally
It was the fourth deadly attack on politicians or political parties in three days as the country prepares to hold historic polls on 11 May.
Suicide bomber kills at least 20 in Iraq election tent attack
The bomber detonated his explosives as a Sunni candidate for the provincial council was hosting lunch for supporters in a large hospitality tent pitched next to his house.
Suicide attack at Pakistan checkpost leaves 24 dead
Suicide bombers attacked a military checkpost in Pakistan’s troubled northwest today, killing 13 soldiers and 11 civilians.
Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.
Wave of attacks kill at least 39 in Iraq
Soldiers at an army post and police recruits waiting in line to apply for jobs were killed in a series of deadly attacks.
Suicide bombing kills at least 6 in central Kabul
Afghan authorities say a suicide bomber has blown himself up near Nato headquarters in Kabul, killing at least 6 people.
Taliban kill 10 in Pakistan attack
A Taliban suicide bomber attacked a rival militant commander’s compound in northwestern Pakistan, killing ten people.
Afghan civilians killed in suicide bombings and NATO airstrike - report
Taliban claims responsibility for three suicide bombers in Kandahar.
Suicide attack on Afghan government compound kills seven people
Six policemen and one civilian were killed when a group of suicide bombers stormed a government compound earlier today.
Suicide bombing in Syrian capital kills 10
Despite a cease-fire agreement, chaos and violence continue in Syria – with protests ongoing and a suicide attack in Damascus today that killed ten people.
Suicide bomber on motorbike kills 10 in Afghanistan
Meanwhile, NATO says two service members in Afghanistan were killed today in an explosion.
Suicide bomber kills 18 in Baghdad blast
A suicide bomber detonated explosives as a group of police recruits left their academy in Baghdad, killing 18 people.
Toll from Pakistan suicide blast reaches 32
A suicide attacker on a motorcycle has attacked a market in a Pakistani town close to the Afghan border, killing 32 wounding 67 people.
Suicide bomber kills six at US and NATO air field in Afghanistan
It was the second suicide bombing in as many days in southern Afghanistan, which is the birthplace of the Taliban insurgency.
Suicide attack kills 6 Pakistani soldiers
A Taliban suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at a paramilitary camp as revenge for a US drone attack in October.
Afghan police: Suicide bombing kills 4 people
Four people, including a local police chief, have been killed by a suicide bomber in the Kunar province of the country.
Female suicide bomber targets Pakistani police responding to attack
One of the police officers who witnessed the incident said the woman appeared to be about 16 years old.
Ten killed as suicide bombers storm landmark Kabul hotel
The Taliban attackers, who were armed with machine guns and grenades, were said to be breaking down doors and “taking guests out of their rooms one by one.”
Taliban uses husband and wife suicide squad in Pakistan
The attack on a police station is the first time the Pakistani Taliban has used a female bomber.
Suicide bomb kills five at Pakistani police building
Five people have been killed and 30 injured in Peshawar, in the latest suicide bomb attack designed as revenge for the death of Osama bin Laden.