Nigeria: ISIL affiliate blamed for church massacre

The Nigerian government has blamed an ISIL-affiliated armed group in the country for carrying out an attack that killed dozens of worshippers at a church. Security experts, however, expressed scepticism about the allegation. The responsibility for Sunday’s deadly bomb and Read More …

Nigeria: Gunmen kill ‘many’ church worshippers in Ondo state

Gunmen with explosives stormed a Catholic church and opened fire in southwest Nigeria on Sunday, killing at least 21 worshippers and wounding others, the government and police said. Richard Olatunde, spokesman for the Ondo State governor’s office, told AFP that Read More …

Pakistan: Death toll climbs to six in KP’s Mirali suicide blast

Three security personnel and as many children have been martyred in the Saturday’s suicide blast in Mirali tehsil of the North Waziristan tribal district, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Sunday. A suicide bomber had blown Read More …

Togo: Eight soldiers killed in the Kpendjal prefecture, raising spectre of first deadly Islamist attack

Eight soldiers were killed and 13 wounded in an attack in northern Togo on Wednesday, the government said, marking potentially the first deadly raid on its territory by Islamist militants who have killed thousands in neighbouring countries. Before dawn, a Read More …

Somalia: Three dead as al-Shabab attacks AU peacekeepers camp

The armed group al-Shabab has attacked an African Union mission troop camp in the Shabelle region in central Somalia, a local elder and the group have said. “We were awoken by huge blasts early in the morning. The blasts were Read More …

Pakistan: 97 soldiers killed in 3 months in terror incidents along Afghanistan border

Last week Pakistani army conducted “retaliatory” strikes allegedly against the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) a militant group inside Afghanistan in Khost and Kunar provinces. While Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid condemned the attack, Shabir Ahmed Osmani, director of information said at least Read More …

Minnesota: 1 dead, 3 critical in shooting at Buffalo clinic; explosives found and suspect in custody

One person was killed and three others are in critical condition following a shooting Tuesday at a medical clinic in Minnesota where explosives were also found, authorities said. An “active shooter incident” occurred at the Allina Health Urgent Care–Buffalo Crossroads Read More …

Afghanistan: Eight Taliban Bomb Makers Killed, IEDs Factory Destroyed in Kandahar

A Taliban’s IEDs factory was destroyed and eight Taliban bomb makers, including their commander, were killed during Afghan Commando Forces’ operation in southern Kandahar province, defense official said. Ministry of defense said that the operation conducted in Arghandab district on Read More …

Vienna terror suspect wore a fake suicide vest and was IS sympathiser, minister says

Two men and two women have died in a terror attack in Vienna and 15 others, including a police officer, have been seriously injured. Seven of the victims are in a life-threatening condition, news agency APA reported. One suspect, who Read More …