Improvised explosives

October 06, 2018 - 1:45 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Two Syrian rebel groups began withdrawing their heavy weapons Saturday from a northwestern area of the country where Russia and Turkey have agreed to set up a demilitarized zone, opposition activists said. Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said...
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Rescuers carry away a severely injured man following a blast outside a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018. At least four people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Mogadishu, a Somali police officer said Monday. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
September 10, 2018 - 7:46 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least six people are dead after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gate of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, authorities said Monday. Police Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the large blast badly damaged the compound of the Hodan district's...
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Somali medical personnel help a civilian who was wounded in a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. A Somali police officer says a number of people are wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a checkpoint outside the headquarters after being stopped by security forces. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
September 02, 2018 - 7:25 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — At least six people were killed, including two children, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside a district headquarters in Somalia's capital, authorities said Sunday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the bomber tried to speed through a checkpoint but...
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FILE - In this Friday, July 20, 2012 file photo, Iraqi soldiers patrol along the border between Syria and Iraq in Anbar province, Iraq. Several people were killed in a car bomb blast in a former stronghold of the Islamic State group in western Iraq, a security official said on Wednesday. Maj. Gen. Qasem al-Dulaimi told The Associated Press the attacker drove a booby-trapped vehicle into a joint security checkpoint managed by the Iraqi army and the Popular Mobilization Forces at the southern entrance to the town of al-Qaim, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the Syrian border. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed, File)
August 29, 2018 - 8:31 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Seven people were killed Wednesday in a suicide car bombing claimed by the Islamic State group in a former stronghold of the jihadists in western Iraq, a security official said. The attacker detonated his explosives-laden vehicle at a joint security checkpoint managed by the Iraqi...
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August 29, 2018 - 5:11 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan military spokesman says five Kenyan soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb blew up the vehicle they were travelling in the country's southeast. Col. Paul Njuguna also said 10 soldiers were wounded Wednesday morning along the Kiunga-Sankuri road in Lamu County...
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Security personnel arrived at the site of a deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighbourhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Both the resurgent Taliban and an Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan have targeted Shiites in the past, considering them to be heretics. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
August 16, 2018 - 8:05 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a deadly suicide bombing in a Shiite area of Kabul (all times local): 4:30 p.m. An Afghan official says four policemen were killed and four were seriously wounded as they were trying to defuse a car bomb in southern Kandahar...
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People gather in the market town of Omagh, Northern Ireland, Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018, during a ceremony to mark the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing on Aug. 15, 1998, with the glass Omagh Bomb Memorial, centre left. Bereaved families are marking the 20th anniversary of the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence, which left 29 people dead, including a woman pregnant with twins. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
August 15, 2018 - 11:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Bereaved families held a solemn service Wednesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence. On Aug. 15, 1998, a car bomb ripped through crowds of shoppers, workers and tourists in the market town, killing 29...
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August 13, 2018 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says an Army special forces soldier has died from wounds he received earlier this month in Afghanistan. Sgt. 1st Class Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, from Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Sunday at a hospital in Germany. He was wounded when an improvised explosive device...
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August 05, 2018 - 1:57 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two car bombs hit Somalia on Sunday, killing six people. Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels claimed responsibility for the first suicide car bomb blast that that killed four people when it exploded near the gate of a military base in Afgoye town, 30 kilometers (18 miles)...
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Soldiers walk near the wreckage of a car bomb near the Somali presidential palace, in Mogadishu, Somali, Saturday, July 14, 2018. Somali security forces shot dead three extremists and foiled an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace in the capital, a police officer said Saturday. (Farah Abdi Warsameh)
July 14, 2018 - 9:21 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers' uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior...
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