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#Suicide Bombing

# suicide-bombing - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Gaza on 'state of alert' after three policemen killed by reported ISIS bombers

The police officers died at checkpoints last night.

# suicide-bombing - Monday 15 January, 2018

At least 26 killed in Baghdad twin suicide blast

This has been the second attack on the capital in three days.

# suicide-bombing - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Indonesian women seeking to become IS suicide bombers

A report has pointed out the growing sophistication of social media allows more women to read jihadist propaganda.

# suicide-bombing - Sunday 18 December, 2016

A suicide bombing in Yemen has killed at least 30 soldiers

The camp where the explosion took place also a suicide bombing on 10 December which killed at least 45 people.

# suicide-bombing - Monday 22 August, 2016

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

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

# suicide-bombing - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

French TV channel broadcasts gruesome video of apparent Paris café suicide bombing

The shocking video, which appears to show Brahim Abdeslam blowing himself up, has caused controversy in France.

# suicide-bombing - Saturday 31 January, 2015

61 killed in suicide bombing at mosque

Thousands protested in anger after the attack.

# suicide-bombing - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 50 at volleyball game

WARNING: This article contains a graphic image of those killed in the blast.

# suicide-bombing - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Two suicide bombs kill nearly 70 people in Yemen

At least 47 people were killed in Sanaa, while 20 soldiers are dead after a separate bombing.

# suicide-bombing - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

10-year-old girl 'strapped with explosives' arrested in Nigeria

Meanwhile, Nigerian authorities say a suicide bomber killed six people in Kano city today.

# suicide-bombing - Saturday 18 January, 2014

IMF and UN staff among dead in Kabul restaurant attack

A suicide bomber detonated his vest at the entrance to the Lebanese restaurant as two other militants opened fire on customers.

# suicide-bombing - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Deadly suicide blasts rock Iranian embassy in Beirut

The attack killed 22 people and left more than a hundred wounded.

# suicide-bombing - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Suicide bombers target Iraqi primary school in day of multiple attacks

Ten children were killed in the school attack with suicide bombers also targeting pilgrims at a Shrine as over thirty people died across the country.

# suicide-bombing - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Iraqi MP and six others killed in suicide bomb attack

The death of Ayfan Saadun al-Essawi comes just two days after the country’s finance minister escaped an apparent assassination attempt.

# suicide-bombing - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Car bombs rip through Damascus killing 34

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for today’s suicide bombings.

# suicide-bombing - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Yemen: 42 killed in suicide bombing

Al-Qaeda has been blamed for the attack, which struck Jaar yesterday.

# suicide-bombing - Monday 23 July, 2012

Bombings and shootings kill 82 in Iraq

The attacks in Baghdad and towns close to the capital came a day after the leader of Al Qaeda in the country said that it was returning to areas from which it had retreated before US soldiers left last year.

# suicide-bombing - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Bashar Assad’s brother-in-law killed in Damascus suicide bombing

A suicide bombing targeted the national security headquarters in central Damascus with Syrian state TV reporting that Defence Minister General Daoud Rajha was also killed.

# suicide-bombing - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Four French soldiers killed in Afghanistan

President Francois Hollande confirmed the nationality of the deceased in a statement this morning.

# suicide-bombing - Monday 21 May, 2012

Suicide bombing kills nearly 100 soldiers in Yemen

The bombing, believed to be a failed assassination attempt against the Minister of Defence, killed 96 soldiers at a military parade rehearsal.

# suicide-bombing - Friday 4 May, 2012

Suicide bombing in Pakistani market kills 20

A teenager detonated a bomb near a Pakistani market close to the Afghan border Friday, killing 20 people.

# suicide-bombing - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Syria: Government vows to respond with 'iron fist' to terrorist threats

The announcement comes following the deaths of 26 people in an apparent suicide bombing in a Damascus neighbourhood that has witnessed anti-regime protests.

# suicide-bombing - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Over 50 killed in suicide bomb attack on Afghan shrine

Worshippers had gathered at the shrine to celebrate the Shiite Muslim holiday of Ashoura when the first of today’s two Afghan explosions struck.

# suicide-bombing - Friday 19 August, 2011

Pakistan mosque hit by suicide bombing that kills 40 Pakistan This post contains videos

Pakistan mosque hit by suicide bombing that kills 40

Some 300 people had gathered for Friday prayers and many were on their way out when the explosion occurred.

Watch: Suicide bombings target British Council compound in Kabul Afghanistan This post contains videos

Watch: Suicide bombings target British Council compound in Kabul

The blasts occurred in the early hours of Afghan Independence Day, marking Afghanistan’s full independence from Britain in 1919.

# suicide-bombing - Thursday 14 July, 2011

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.

# suicide-bombing - Friday 13 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: No debt forgiveness for struggling homeowners; NAMA gives a painting to the state (but holds onto an entire collection), and we know it hurts but – is childbirth really a “murderous” experience?

# suicide-bombing - Friday 29 April, 2011

Suspected suicide bombing in Morocco leaves 15 dead as nationalities identified

Police are investigating what caused the explosion in a cafe in the popular tourist destination of Marrakesh as Interpol claims it was a suspected suicide bombing.

# suicide-bombing - Wednesday 9 March, 2011

The 9 at 9: Ash Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Members of the 31st Dáil get ready for their first day at school; the $250 million ‘sex slave’ lawsuit against American Apparel founder, and the answer to the question that has confounded science for centuries – does Guinness travel well?

# suicide-bombing - Sunday 6 February, 2011

Russia's most wanted terrorist suspected of Domodedovo bombing

Investigators believe Domodedovo airport suicide bomber appears in video released recently by Chechen militant Doku Umarov, who warns of “blood and tears”.

# suicide-bombing - Saturday 1 January, 2011

Suspected suicide bombing kills 21 outside Christian church in Egypt

At least 79 wounded in the explosion, which is now thought to have been caused by a suicide bomber.

# suicide-bombing - Monday 6 December, 2010

At least 40 dead in Pakistan bombing

Two suicide bombers disguised as policemen targeted an administration compound in the northwest of the country.

# suicide-bombing - Thursday 25 November, 2010

17 killed in Yemen car bomb attack

Rebels claim that US and Israeli forces are stirring up ethnic and sectarian divisions within the country.

# suicide-bombing - Friday 16 July, 2010

TWO SUICIDE BOMBS have killed at least 22 people at a Shia mosque in Iran, the BBC reports. The first bomb targeted the security checkpoint at the mosque. Over 150 people were wounded.