Somalia: Death toll rises to 6 in Al-Shabab attack outside Mogadishu

The number of people killed by a car bomb blast that exploded outside the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Saturday morning has jumped to at least 6. The al Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for Saturday’s blast, which struck a police checkpoint Read More …

Niger: 29 soldiers killed in a suspected jihadist attack

Niger began three days of national mourning Tuesday after 29 soldiers were killed in a suspected jihadist attack, the deadliest since the military took power in July. Monday’s attack in western Niger involved “improvised explosive devices and kamikaze vehicles by Read More …

Pakistan: Car-bomb plot foiled in Quetta

The law-enforcement agencies on Wednesday foiled an attempt to carry out a car-bomb attack in the city and seized an explosives-laden car from a parking lot near a police station in the Eastern Bypass area. “Over 35 kilograms of high Read More …

Somalia: Deadly truck explosion hits checkpoint in Beledweyne town

The death toll in a truck bomb explosion in the central Somali town of Beledweyne has risen to 18, a top regional official has said, as the Horn of Africa nation battles armed groups. Abdirahman Dahir Gure, the interior minister Read More …

Pakistan: Rickshaw Laden With Explosives Intercepted In Khyber

In a proactive operation, the police in the Khyber district intercepted a loader rickshaw transporting a significant quantity of gunpowder and apprehended the rickshaw driver. District Police Officer Salim Abbas reported that the police made the crucial interception at the Read More …

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Suicide Car Bomb Attack Targets Galmudug leaders

In a brazen act of terror, the notorious extremist group al-Shabaab orchestrated a devastating suicide car bomb attack in Laas Ga’amey, Somalia. The attack targeted a gathering of high-ranking politicians, regional leaders, and local militia commanders who had convened to Read More …

Somali army successfully avert major Al-Shabaab attack on base

Early in the morning members of the Al-Shabaab group launched a complex attack against the Somali military base in the Nur Dugle area of the Middle Shabelel region. The attack started with a car explosion, which the Al-Shabaab used to Read More …

Somali president escapes a huge suicide car bombing attack

An explosives-laden vehicle targeted President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud’s convoy in the central Somali town of Maxaas on Tuesday, officials have confirmed. Security officials have confirmed that a suicide car bomb exploded as President Mohamud was returning from an address to Read More …

Pakistan: Suicide bomber prematurely detonates explosives in North Waziristan, killing a husband and wife

A suicide bomber apparently detonated his explosives-laden vehicle prematurely in a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban on Monday, killing a married couple in a nearby car, officials said. A local administration official, Rehmant Ullah, said the bombing happened in Read More …