News – June 2017

  • 25kg IED found in Naxal hotbed of Sukma in Chhattisgarh

    June 21, 2017

    RAIPUR: Police on Tuesday seized a powerful 25kg improvised explosive device (IED), suspected to have been planted by Maoists, in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district. The IED, which was packed in a big steel container, was unearthed near a culvert on the Dornapal-Jagargunda road, superintendent of police Abhishek Meena said. Acting on a tip-off by a local intelligence agency, a joint ...

  • Rebel bomb attack halts Colombia’s Cano Limon crude pipeline

    June 20, 2017

    A bomb attack over the weekend by the Marxist ELN rebels has halted the flow of crude along Colombia’s second largest oil pipeline, the Cano-Limon Covenas, sources from the military and state-run oil company Ecopetrol said on Tuesday. The explosion took place on Saturday in a rural area of Saravena municipality, in the province of Arauca. ...

  • 15 dead in Mogadishu by another suicide car-bombing claimed by al-Shabaab

    June 20, 2017

    The street, littered with smoldering pieces of debris and bloody body parts in what is yet another suicide car-bombing in the bustling Wadajir district within the capital city of Mogadishu. The al-Qaeda-linked terror group based in Somalia known as Harakat al-Shabaab (HSM) immediately claimed the attack as theirs as the group continues its campaign of ...