Afghan Special Forces destroy suicide bombers training center in Logar province

The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a training center of the suicide bombers during an operation in central Logar province. The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the Special Forces destroyed the suicide bombers training center in Tagab area of Read More …

Philippines: Westmincom on guard against suicide bombings

The Islamic State-inspired Abu Sayyaf group and foreign militants that are with them are planning more suicide bombings after their June 28 attack in Sulu, the chief of the military’s Western Mindanao Command said Monday. “So we have monitored that Read More …

Fourth industrial revolution driving the sophistication of IEDs

The fourth industrial revolution (IR) has bought about cyber-physical systems that are changing the landscape of war between state and non-state actors. Smart robotics, autonomous vehicles, materials that are lighter and tougher mean that for the first time non-state adversaries Read More …

Somalia: Suicide attack by Al-Shabaab kills 6 in Mogadishu

A female suicide bomber detonated herself in the office of the Mogadishu’s mayor, killing six officials and badly wounding Mayor Abdirahman Omar Osman, local media reported on Wednesday. “Sabah Abdullahi Mohamed, the commissioner of Abdulaziz district and her Waberi district Read More …

Pakistan: Nine people killed in complex attack involving female suicide bomber

At least nine people have been killed and 30 others were injured in Pakistan after a complex attack involving a suicide bomber, believed to be a woman wearing a burqa. The bomber struck outside a hospital as the wounded were Read More …

AFP, PNP: Filipino suicide bomber behind Sulu attack

This is the first officially confirmed case of a suicide bombing in the Philippines perpetrated by a Filipino, and marks an escalation in terror tactics by local extremists The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police Read More …

Tunisia explosion: Capital rocked after two suicide attacks – 1 police officer dead

Tunisia has been rocked after two suicide bombers blew themselves up in separate attacks in the Tunisian capital, killing one police officer and wounding several others, the Tunisian Interior Ministry has confirmed. The first targeted a police patrol in Charles Read More …

Death toll rises to 9 in Kabul attack, at least 20 more wounded: MoI

The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that the casualties toll from yesterday’s attack in Kabul city has climbed to 29 dead or wounded. Interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi said Thursday that 9 people including a special forces soldier, 4 public Read More …

Inside factory where Sri Lanka jihadists made ‘Mother of Satan’ explosive used in the attacks

The bombs are thought to have been made in a copper factory in Wellampitiya, a suburb of Colombo It was owned by businessman and father-of-four Inshaf Ahamad, who blew himself up at a hotel on Sunday Police raided the copper Read More …

Sri Lanka says attacks carried out by suicide bombers, international network involved

Seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, an investigator said on Monday, while a government spokesman said an international network was involved. Read More …