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October, 2017

  • 15 October

    Bomb Attack Kills 30 In Somalia

    About 30 people have been confirmed dead after a massive bomb exploded in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu, police say. Dozens more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. Police say two people were killed in a second bomb …

September, 2017

  • 13 September

    Three Die In Suicide Bomb Attack

    Three people have been confirmed dead and five wounded including a policeman after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a cricket stadium in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday. The police said that the attacker detonated the bomb after he was stopped at a security checkpoint as he walked …

August, 2017

  • 30 August

    Bomb Scare At London’s Euston Station

    British police evacuated London’s Euston station on Tuesday after a small explosion, most probably caused by an e-cigarette in a bag, prompted a lock-down and sent dozens of armed officers racing to the scene. Britain is on high alert after a series of militant attacks in London and Manchester this …

  • 29 August

    Dortmund Bus Bomber May Face 28 Charges Of Attempted Murder

    German prosecutors revealed Tuesday they are seeking 28 counts of attempted murder against Sergej W., who is accused of the April 11 bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus. Dortmund’s Spanish defender Marc Bartra needed surgery on a fractured wrist and a police officer was stunned by the blast …

July, 2017

  • 29 July

    8 Killed, 14 Wounded In Suicide Bomb Attack

    No fewer than eight persons were killed  and 14 others sustained injuries in Friday night suicide bomb attack in Dikwa Local Government Area  of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the incident occurred on Friday when two female suicide bombers hit an Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in …

  • 13 July

    Suicide Bombers Kill 23 In Cameroon 

    Two suicide bombers have killed about 12 people and wounded over 40 others in northern Cameroon near the Nigerian border on Wednesday, Reuters report. According to local authorities, “there were 14 deaths, including the two suicide bombers, and 42 wounded,” said an army colonel responsible for evacuating the wounded who …

  • 12 July

    Suicide Bombers Kill 11 In Maiduguri

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    About 11 people have been reportedly killed while three sustained injuries in separate suicide attacks in Maiduguri. According to TheCable, a security source said that two bombers detonated their explosives around Molai Kalamari at exactly 10pm on Tuesday. He added that the second explosion took place at Sabongari Polo area …

  • 1 July

    Four Soldiers Die In Borno

    The Army has confirmed that it lost four soldiers in Borno on Thursday when their patrol vehicle ran into a bomb trap  on the road between Kangarwa and Alagarno village. The Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, while giving update on troops’ clearance operations in …

June, 2017

  • 25 June

    Suicide Bomber Attacks Mecca, Blows Self Up

    A suicide bomber blew himself up near the Grand Mosque at Mecca as police disrupted a plot to target the holiest site in Islam, Saudi security forces said Saturday. The Interior Ministry said it launched a raid around Jiddah, as well as two areas in Mecca itself, including the Ajyad …

  • 23 June

    DSS Foils Plot To Bomb Eid-el-Fitr Prayer Grounds

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    The Department of State Services, DSS, has foiled a plot to attack prayer grounds during the Eid-el-Fitr holidays. The agency said the arrested two terrorists, Yusuf Adamu and Abdumuminu Haladu,  had planned to attack soft targets such as markets, public gatherings, recreation and worship centres in Kano, Sokoto, Kaduna and …

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