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# Suicide Bomber

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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.
Six dead after gunmen storm Afghan government building
Four men armed with assault rifles and wearing explosives drove into a compound that houses the government department the edge of Khost city shortly before dawn, triggering an hours-long gunbattle and killing six people.
Six dead after suicide bomber strikes tent filled with medical students in Afghanistan
The Taliban said it was targeting foreign trainers and Afghan doctors who work with them.
Suicide bomber kills 20 policemen in central Iraq
Tensions are high in Iraq following the death of Osama bin Laden, with many anticipating a show of strength by al-Qaeda’s branch in the country. Today’s incident is the second significant attack in Iraq since Bin Laden was killed.
Suicide bombers kill 20 civilians in Afghanistan
A truck was loaded with explosives in eastern Afghanistan and then detonated in the grounds of a construction company, killing 20 civilians and wounding about 50 others.
Bombing at Pakistan police station kills five
A Taliban spokesperson has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed five people and injured more than two dozen.
Suicide bomber kills 31 at a funeral in north-west Pakistan
The blast happened on Wednesday morning and injured more than 30 people according to a hospital administrator.
Suicide car bomb kills six in Mogadishu
At least half a dozen people, including children, have been killed in a suicide attack in the Somali capital
'Schoolboy' bomber kills dozens at Pakistani army base
The suicide bomber is reported to have been 15-years-old and blew himself up inside an army compound.
At least 15 injured in suspected suicide bombing in Turkey
The attack was carried out in the heart of the capital’s shopping district, which is popular with both locals and tourists.
Suicide bomber kills 50 in Iraq
Explosion struck an army recruitment office in Baghdad.