Somalia: ‘Scores of casualties’ after twin blasts in Mogadishu

Twin car bombings rocked Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday causing “scores of casualties”. A vehicle loaded with explosives was driven into the education ministry compound and was followed by gunfire, police officer Ibrahim Mohamed said. “In a few minutes another Read More …

Explosion destroys part of Crimea bridge crucial to Russian war effort

A blast on the strategic road-and-rail bridge linking Russia and the Crimean peninsula on Saturday brought down sections of road taking traffic in one direction, damaging a crucial supply route for Russian forces in Ukraine. The blast on the Kerch Read More …

Somalia: At Least 20 Killed in Triple Car Bombings in Hiran Region

At least 20 people were killed in a triple car bombing attack Monday in central Somalia, among them two local government officials. Witnesses said two vehicles loaded with explosives detonated in the morning, and a third in the afternoon. The Read More …

Somalia: Car bomb and gun attack target popular hotel in Mogadishu

Car bomb and gun attack targeted a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Friday night, weeks after the government of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud threatened to launch an all-out offensive against insurgents. Armed men entered Hayat Hotel near Read More …

Somalia: At Least 10 Killed in Al-Shabab Attack of Town on Somalia-Ethiopia Border

At least 10 people were killed and more than 20 others injured Friday when al-Shabab extremists attacked a town that sits on the Somali side of the border with Ethiopia, according to witnesses and officials. “The militants launched a surprise Read More …

Mali: Gunfire, explosions heard near key Mali military base on the edge of Bamako

Gunfire was heard early Friday near a key military base near the Malian capital, according to local journalists and residents, although the cause of the explosions was not immediately clear. A local resident, speaking to AFP on condition of anonymity, Read More …

Turkish security forces defuse bomb planted in truck in northern Syria

Turkish security forces defused a bomb planted in a truck in Syria’s northern Jerablus region, bordering Türkiye, the Turkish Interior Ministry said on Saturday. According to the ministry, police received a tip that the truck carrying a bomb was left Read More …

Thailand: Three policemen injured in truck bomb explosion in Pattani Province

Three policemen were injured when a bomb hidden in a six-wheel garbage truck exploded near a road checkpoint in Panare district on Monday night. The attack occurred about 9.15pm at Chantharak police checkpoint on Highway 42 at Moo 1 village Read More …