Uganda police investigate bus explosion that killed 1 person

Ugandan police are investigating an explosion on a long-distance bus that killed one person Monday, the second fatal blast in less than 48 hours in the East African country. The bus was traveling from the capital, Kampala, to the western Read More …

Blast in Ugandan capital Kampala kills one, injures five

An explosion in Uganda’s capital Kampala, that killed one and injured five, was “a terrorist act”, according to President Yoweri Museveni, who promised to hunt down those responsible. Police said the “serious blast” occurred at about 9pm (18:00 GMT) at Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday. In a statement released on the Telegram Read More …

Afghanistan: Child among at least two killed in roadside bombing targeting the Taliban in Jalalabad

A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least two civilians, including a child, Taliban and health officials said. Two bombs detonated in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, as a Taliban vehicle was passing by on Read More …

6 Pakistani security personnel die in 3 terror attacks

Six Pakistani security personnel were killed in three attacks in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan in two days. Four personnel including two FC soldiers Lance Naik Mudassir and Sepoy Jamshed and two police constables Abdul Samad and Read More …

New analysis puts more accurate figure on size of last year’s Beirut blast

New light has been shed on the size of the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon in August 2020 that killed more than 200 people and injured thousands more. Estimate of the explosive yield of the blast, which resulted from the detonation Read More …