Uganda police investigate bus explosion that killed 1 person

Ugandan police are investigating an explosion on a long-distance bus that killed one person Monday, the second fatal blast in less than 48 hours in the East African country. The bus was traveling from the capital, Kampala, to the western Read More …

Mali: Growing Trend of Violence Against UN Peacekeepers

On 2 October 2021, a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) peacekeeper died and four others were seriously injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in Tessalit, Kidal region. Strongly condemning the incident, Mr El-Ghassim Wane, Read More …

Afghanistan: Surge in Islamic State Attacks on Shia

The Islamic State of Khorasan Province (ISKP), an armed group affiliated with the Islamic State (ISIS), is carrying out bombings and other targeted attacks against Afghanistan’s Shia religious minority that amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said today. Read More …

Blast in Ugandan capital Kampala kills one, injures five

An explosion in Uganda’s capital Kampala, that killed one and injured five, was “a terrorist act”, according to President Yoweri Museveni, who promised to hunt down those responsible. Police said the “serious blast” occurred at about 9pm (18:00 GMT) at Read More …

Afghanistan: ISIL claims responsibility for detonating power pylon in northern Kabul

Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant officially claimed responsibility for detonating a power pylon that cut the main power line to Kabul and left the Afghan capital in complete darkness since Thursday. In a statement released on the Telegram Read More …

Afghanistan: Child among at least two killed in roadside bombing targeting the Taliban in Jalalabad

A roadside bombing targeting a Taliban vehicle in eastern Afghanistan has killed at least two civilians, including a child, Taliban and health officials said. Two bombs detonated in Jalalabad, east of Kabul, as a Taliban vehicle was passing by on Read More …

Northern Ireland: PSNI Officer thought under car device he discovered in 2019 was a ‘wind-up’

A police officer who discovered a bomb under his car initially thought the “crude” device put there was a “wind-up,” a court has heard. The viable device was discovered at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast in June 2019. Read More …

6 Pakistani security personnel die in 3 terror attacks

Six Pakistani security personnel were killed in three attacks in different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan in two days. Four personnel including two FC soldiers Lance Naik Mudassir and Sepoy Jamshed and two police constables Abdul Samad and Read More …