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Afghanistan: Suicide car bomber killed 18 people on first day of Ramadan -- Victims believed to be Khost Provincial Force (KPF) fighters allied with the U.S. and NATO


KHOST (AFGHANISTAN) (AFP) – A suicide car bomber killed 18 people in the eastern Afghan city of Khost on Saturday, officials said, in the first major insurgent attack at the start of the holy fasting month of Ramadan. 795 more words

At least 18 dead in suicide bombing on first day of Ramadan

At least 18 people, mostly civilians, were killed when a suicide car bomber targeted a convoy of provincial security forces in eastern Afghanistan, an Interior Ministry official said. 153 more words

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Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb exploded in Somalia’s capital, killing at least four people and injuring more 10, police said Wednesday, as the extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility. 232 more words

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A car bomb exploded in the city of Homs on Tuesday and the army destroyed another vehicle rigged with explosives near the Shi’ite Muslim shrine of Sayeda Zeinab, south of Damascus, Syrian state television said. 39 more words


IS-claimed suicide bombings kill 35 in Iraq


© AFP | An Iraqi man inspects the wreckage of a bus that was damaged in a car bomb attack, in the southern Iraqi city of Basra on May 20, 2017… 289 more words

Car bomb injures at least 60 outside supermarket in southern Thailand

Muslim militants fighting for a separate state in the south of predominantly Buddhist Thailand were suspected of carrying out a car-bomb attack on Tuesday outside a supermarket in the city of Pattani that wounded 60 people, authorities said. 153 more words


Car bomb kills 8 people near US Embassy in Kabul

A car bomb targeting a convoy of foreign troops exploded near the US Embassy in Kabul on Wednesday, killing eight people and wounding 25 others, an Afghan official said. 123 more words