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Five killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan: At least five people were killed and 42 others wounded when a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a police headquarters in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on Wednesday, officials said. According to Reuters, the explosion struck a crowd of policemen and soldiers who had gathered to collect their pay in Helmand’s capital…

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24 killed in Kabul suicide car bombing

KABUL: A suicide car bombing in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Monday killed at least 24 people and wounded 40, doubling earlier casualty estimates, acting Afghan Interior Ministry spokesperson Najib Danish said. Police said earlier that a suicide attacker had detonated a car bomb in the western part of Kabul, although the target of the…

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As Iraqi forces fight to take Mosul, car bomb in Baghdad kills 23 people

MOSUL, IRAQ: Islamic State militants captured an Iraqi police colonel and eight other officers on Monday after they ran out of ammunition during a skirmish in the battle for western Mosul, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.

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Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52: officials

A massive car bomb ripped through a used car market in the south of Iraq’s capital Thursday, killing more than 50 people in the deadliest such attack this year, security officials said. The Amaq propaganda agency linked to the Islamic State jihadist group (IS), which has claimed nearly all such attacks recently, reported the blast…

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Deadly clashes after car bomb in Turkey’s Izmir wounds 10

ISTANBUL: A car bomb exploded outside a courthouse in the western Turkish city of Izmir on Thursday, wounding at least 10 people and sparking clashes in which at least two “terrorists” were killed, officials and reports said. Several ambulances were rushed to the scene after the blast outside the prosecutors and judges’ entrance to the…

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Blasts kill 13 outside Istanbul soccer stadium -security sources

ISTANBUL: Two explosions, one thought to have been a suicide bomb, killed 13 people outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday, security sources said, in an attack that appeared to target police hours after a match between two of Turkey’s top teams.

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Nine hurt as car bomb explodes in eastern Turkey

DIYARBAKIR: At least nine people were wounded, three of them critically, when a car bomb exploded on Monday in a town in eastern Turkey, security sources said. The bomb-laden vehicle blew up in front of the courthouse in Ovacik, around 800 kilometres (500 miles) east of Ankara, according to the sources who declined to be…

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Suicide attack in Baghdad kills 24: police

BAGHDAD: Bombs blasts killed at least 24 people in one of Baghdad’s main Shiite neighbourhoods Saturday when three suicide attackers tried to break through a checkpoint, security officials said. “Three suicide bombers tried to cross the checkpoint at Adan Square” in the Kadhimiyah neighbourhood, said Baghdad Operations Command spokesman Saad Maan. The attack took place…

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Two Turkish soldiers killed in car bomb attack

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: Two Turkish soldiers were killed and four wounded in a car bomb attack on their convoy in the mainly Kurdish southeast of the country, the local governor's office said Sunday. The attack came after the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebel group threatened to no longer observe a truce, following Turkish air strikes on…

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Baghdad bombing attacks kill at least 21: police

BAGHDAD: Bomb attacks killed at least 21 people and wounded dozens more on Wednesday in mostly Shiite Muslim neighbourhoods of the Iraqi capital, a police colonel said. The attacks were the latest of a number of particularly lethal incidents in Baghdad in less than a week. In the deadliest incident Wednesday, a cab bomb killed…

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