Improvised explosives

A man carries a wounded boy in a hospital, after a car bombing outside a sports stadium in Lashkargah, capital city of southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, Friday, March 23, 2018. Provincial chief of police Abdul Ghafar Safi said the blast was carried out by a suicide bomber and that the target was civilians. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)
March 23, 2018 - 1:36 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bombing outside a sports stadium in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province on Friday killed 13 people and wounded 40 others, an official said. Aminullah Abed, the chief of the province's public health department, said the casualties were received at a hospital in...
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March 22, 2018 - 10:29 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — At least nine people have been killed and seven others are wounded in a car bomb blast near a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a Somali police officer said Thursday. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the explosion occurred near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Makka...
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March 18, 2018 - 11:11 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An attacker dressed in a school uniform set off a grenade amid a group of hundreds of university students in Afghanistan's capital on Sunday, killing himself and wounding five students, according to the district police chief. Nasir Nadery said the attacker, who slipped...
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Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, center left, is surrounded by body guards as he arrives for the opening ceremony of a long-awaited sewage plant project, east of Jebaliya, in the northern Gaza strip, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. An explosion occurred as the convoy of the prime minister entered Gaza through the Erez crossing with Israel. The Fatah party of the prime minister called the explosion an assassination attempt and blamed Gaza militants. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
March 13, 2018 - 12:22 pm
JABALIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A roadside bomb on Tuesday struck the convoy of the Palestinian prime minister during a rare visit to the Gaza Strip, causing no serious injuries but throwing an already troubled reconciliation process between rival factions into deeper turmoil. Prime Minister Rami...
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Residents walk through the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 2, 2018. A large explosion in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one and wounding others officials said. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
March 02, 2018 - 8:53 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bombing in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, and wounded 22, Afghan officials said. Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the Kabul police chief, said the blast occurred in the neighborhood of Qabil Bay...
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February 24, 2018 - 1:14 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Two car bomb explosions killed at least six people and wounded 43 others including civilians on Saturday in Yemen's southern city of Aden, security officials and witnesses said, in an attack later claimed by the extremist Islamic State group. The explosions targeted the site of...
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February 06, 2018 - 5:46 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali military court has sentenced a man to death in connection with the October bombing in the capital that killed more than 500 people. The truck bomb was the most powerful blast ever witnessed in Mogadishu and the deadliest single attack in the Horn of Africa nation...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a ceremony at the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 1943 memorial marking the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Reacting to to Saturday's suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tillerson said the Taliban's use of an ambulance as a weapon to target civilians "represents inhumane disregard for the people of Afghanistan ... and is a violation of the most basic international norms." (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
January 27, 2018 - 3:23 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on a deadly explosion caused by a suicide bomber driving an ambulance in Afghanistan (all times local): 12:50 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the Taliban's use of an ambulance as a weapon to target civilians in a bombing in Afghanistan's capital...
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This grab taken from Al-Hadath Channel video on Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018, shows debris at the site of an explosion in Benghazi, Libya. Two consecutive car bombs detonated near a mosque in the Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday, killing at least nine people and injuring dozens more. (Al-Hadath Channel via AP)
January 24, 2018 - 4:33 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Twin car bombs exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing 27 and wounding over 30 in an attack timed to cause mass casualties among first responders, officials said. Capt. Tarek Alkharraz, spokesman for military and...
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In this photo provided on Wednesday Jan. 3, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group, Edlib Media Center, EMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows members of the Syrian civil defense known as the White Helmets, gathering at a street which was attacked by Russian airstrikes, in Maarat al-Nuaman town, southern Idlib province, Syria. Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey amid a crushing offensive just as the cold winter weather sets in. (Edlib Media Center via AP)
January 08, 2018 - 4:08 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian monitoring group and paramedics in the northwestern city of Idlib say the death toll from a massive car bombing there the previous evening has risen to at least 25. Also, nearly 100 people were wounded. The first-responders Syrian Civil Defense, known as the White Helmets...
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