UN reports tense situation in eastern DR Congo after rebel attacks, deadly blast

Attacks by the M23 Movement rebels and an explosion wounding 18 civilians leave a tense situation in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a UN spokesman said on Thursday. One clash was in the southeast of Kitchanga, in Read More …

DR Congo: Bomb injures at least 12 people near a market in Beni

A bomb exploded at a market in eastern Congo on Wednesday, injuring at least a dozen people, authorities said. An unknown person detonated a bomb inside a bag in North Kivu’s Beni town, said Tharcisse Katembo, a local official. “Damage was Read More …

Belgium: Over 120 kg of explosives used in Brussels attacks, court learns

The Brussels Court of Assizes, which is currently presiding over the trial of suspects involved in the Brussels terror attacks at the Maelbeek metro station and Zaventem Airport, listened to the testimony of an expert who was able to trace Read More …

Cambodia: Farmer injured due to mine explosion in Preah Vihear province

As a reminder of the remaining mines and UXOs scattered throughout the country, a farmer was injured while working at his field due to a mine explosion. This incident happened in Sen Rong Roeung 5 village, Teuk Krahorm commune, Choam Read More …

Somalia: Explosion, gunfire near mayor’s office in Mogadishu

A huge blast tore through buildings near the mayor’s office in central Mogadishu on Sunday, with gunfire erupting afterwards in an attack claimed by Al-Shabaab, police and witnesses told AFP. “Terrorists blasted a vehicle loaded with explosives onto a perimeter Read More …

Yemen: Roadside bomb explosion kills 2 government soldiers in Shabwa

Two soldiers of Yemen’s government forces were killed and four others injured in an explosion in the country’s southeastern oil-rich province of Shabwa, a military official said. A local military officer told Xinhua news agency on condition of anonymity on Read More …

Pakistan: Bomb blast derails train in Bolan;15 injured

Four women among 15 people suffered injuries when a bomb blast derailed a Peshawar-bound train in Bolan district on Friday in an attack claimed by the banned Baloch Liberation Army. Officials said the explosi­­on that derailed eight coa­c­hes of Jaffar Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir: Police suspect use of IED in Narwal blast

Just two days before Congress leader Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra is scheduled to reach Jammu, two back-to-back explosions rocked a busy locality on the outskirts of the city on Saturday, leaving nine people injured, officials said. Police suspect that Read More …

Ukraine: Landmine explosion injures 4, including baby, in Mykolaiv Oblast

Hanna Zamazieieva, head of the Mykolaiv Oblast Council, reported on Jan. 21 that a car hit a landmine in the village of Liubomyrivka in Mykolaiv Oblast. According to her, four people were injured, including a three-week-old baby. She urged residents Read More …