In Pakistan's Peshawar, a powerful suicide blast was reported at a mosque during afternoon prayers on January 30. The incident resulted in the killing of 17 people and wounding of approximately 95 others, mostly policemen, security and health officials, confirmed sources. The blast occurred near the Police Lines area around 1:40 PM, when a suicide attacker blew himself up during the Zuhr (afternoon) prayers. The police launched an… read-more
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At least eight persons have died in an explosion that occurred at a residential building on September 21, informed local fire department authorities. The incident reportedly occurred at around 9:45 am, and pictures surfaced the internet, showing the fourth floor of the building completely destroyed. Also, residents from the buildings adjacent have been evacuated. Reportedly, ten ambulances and 135 First Responders rushed to the spot.
A bomb went off in Berchha area of Mhow in Madhya Pradesh's Indore district, on August 14. The incident has left a 12-year-old dead and 15 others injured. The incident occurred when Vaibhav, a 12-year-old boy hurled a bomb, which is used in the Army's Berchha firing range, into a crowd, following an internal conflict. Further details on the matter is awaited.
An explosion at Armenian market has killed a person and left 20 others injured. The incident occurred at the retail market in Surmalu, and from the photos and videos that surfaced on the internet, thick black smoke can be seen. Reportedly, 10 fire tenders rushed to the spot to assist with the situation, while 10 more fire tenders were on their way. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Ahead of India's 75th Independence Day, a grenade was hurled at patrol in J&K's Kulgam district, killing one policeman on August 13. Earlier on August 11, four officials including a junior commissioner officer were killed, as terrorists attempted to storm an army camp in J&K's Rajouri district. Meanwhile, security has been tightened across the country to avoid any untoward incident leading to Independence day celebrations.
In Afghanistan's Kabul, a bomb fitted to a motorcycle exploded near an electronic identity card centre, on August 13. The explosion left at least four injured, including two Islamic Emirate forces. The reason and source of the incident is yet to be determined. A week ago, three persons were killed and seven others were injured in a blast that occurred near Pul-e-Sokhta area in the west of Kabul.
In a tragic Incident, at least four persons including three Chinese nationals and their Pakistani driver were killed in a bomb blast, on April 26. The incident occurred inside the premises of University of Karachi, at around 1:52 pm. The CCTV footage shows a suspected person in burqa approaching the van moments before the blast, who is believed to have been the suicide bomber.
In a tragic incident, a hand grenade was hurled at worshippers in Pul-e-Khishti Mosque, at Afghanistan's capital city of Kabul, on April 6. The hand grenade caused an explosion, which injured six worshippers. The area has been cordoned off by security forces of Taliban, and one suspect has been arrested. In a similar incident, on April 3, a hand grenade thrown at people in Kabul, injured 59 and killed one.
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On March 9, the Gujarat High Court confirmed the death sentence to 38 convicts under the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bomb blast case. However, the special court led by Justice Sonia Gokani and Mauna M Bhatt had already issued death notice to the convicts under the act of CrPC. Reportedly, there were 22 bomb attacks in Ahmedabad on July 26, 2018.
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The Union Minister Jitendra Singh informed about an anonymous blast on March 9, J&K, through his tweet. "Blast explosion around "Rehri" near Tehsildar office at #Udhampur. One life lost, 13 injured being moved to hospital. I am in touch with DC Indu Chib on minute to minute basis. Exact cause and origin of the blast being worked out..too early to draw any definite conclusion," Singh wrote.