Three killed in blast in India's Punjab state
A blast at a religious ceremony in India's Punjab state Sunday killed at least three people and injured 10, police said. Media reports said two armed men on a motorcycle forced their way into a building where the Nirankari spiritual group was meeting. They brandished a pistol at a woman at the gate before throwing…
East Ukraine mourns rebel leader after blast
Rebel authorities in east Ukraine have detained several suspects and declared three days of mourning after the assassination of top separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko. The 42-year-old head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic was blown up at a cafe in the rebel-controlled city in broad daylight on Friday, becoming the four-year conflict's most prominent victim…
Two blasts hit Somalia's security ministry
Two explosions rocked Somalia's internal security ministry in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday morning, a police officer said, in the latest attack claimed by Shabaab militants. "There were two blasts targeting the internal security compound near parliament," said Ibrahim Mohamed, a police commander, adding gunfire was continuing after the initial explosions. In a statement posted…
22 killed, 28 wounded in multiple bomb blast in Borno
No fewer than 22 persons were killed and 28 others injured in a multiple suicide bombing at a market in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.
Bomb blast kills 4 Nigerian soldiers
The Army Spokesman, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, while giving update on troops’ clearance operations in the North-East between Tuesday and Thursday.
Bomb blast in Madagali, several feared dead
An eye witness who simply identified himself as Baba, said the blast occurred near a checkpoint at the entrance of the town.