Tag: bombing

10-Year-Old Girl Used as Human Bomb in Nigeria Attack

A 10-year-old girl used as suicide bomber detonated an explosive and killed herself in a New Year’s Eve attack in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Although no group or individual has said they are responsible for the attack, using women and little girls is consistent with the tactics of the ISIS-affiliated group Boko Haram.

In Statement Proclaiming Civilian Slaughter Halal, Islamic State Takes Credit for Brussels Attacks

“Islamic State fighters carried out a series of bombings with explosive belts and devices on Tuesday, targeting an airport and a central metro station in the center of the Belgian capital Brussels, a country participating in the international coalition against the Islamic State,” said the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency on Tuesday, as translated by Heavy.com.

Passengers are evacuated from Brussels airport in Zaventem, on March 22, 2016, after twin blasts rocked the main terminal

Brussels Attack Eyewitness Steven Wolfe: Ordinary People in Belgium Died Due to ‘Arrogance’ of European Elites

Steven Wolfe, a UKIP member of the European parliament, was an eyewitness to the bombing of the Metro stop in Brussels on Tuesday morning. He called into Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM to discuss the experience with host Stephen K. Bannon, who noted the death toll from that particular bombing was at least ten or eleven people, at the time of the conversation.


New Delhi Police Arrest Four Islamic State Operatives

The spread of the Islamic State into India is a matter of grave concern for the authorities, and political division among the people, as demonstrated by the rise of the Hindu Swabhiman militia, whose appeal rests largely on fears that the government cannot protect provincial Indians from ISIS.

AP Photo/ Russian Defense Ministry Press Service

Turkey Warns of ‘Further Escalation’ in Syria Due to Russian Bombing

Turkey was surprisingly quiet during the first day of Russian bombing in Syria, but they were certain to denounce the action, because they have long criticized the regime of dictator Bashar Assad and have insisted his removal was crucial to resolving the Syrian crisis. The Turks are not terribly fond of the Russians either.

AP Photo/Mark Baker

Malaysia Arrests Three Bangkok Bombing Suspects

Malaysian authorities on Monday announced the arrest of three suspects—two Malaysians and a Pakistani national—in connection with the August 17 terrorist bombing of the Erewan shrine in Bangkok, in which 20 people were killed.


Florida 20-Year-Old Charged with Plot to Bomb Kansas City 9/11 Memorial

An FBI undercover operation—stretching back to the jihadi attack on the Mohammed Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Texas—has resulted in charges against 20-year-old Joshua Ryne Goldberg of Orange Park, Florida, for a plot to use a pressure-cooker bomb against a 9/11 memorial in Kansas City, Missouri.

AP Photo/Mark Baker

Turkey Insists Bangkok Bombing Suspect Not a Turkish Citizen

On Saturday morning, Thai police raided an apartment on the outskirts of Bangkok and arrested a man they regard as a prime suspect in the horrific bombing attack on the Erawan Shrine last week, in which 20 people were killed. Word soon spread that the suspect was a Turkish citizen.

Royal Thai Police via AP

Hunt for Bangkok Bomber Focuses on ‘Unnamed Male Foreigner’

The hunt for the Bangkok bombers continues, with the authorities focusing on a male suspect caught on surveillance video dropping a backpack under a bench near the Erewan shrine and departing the area about fifteen minutes before the blast that killed 20 people and wounded over 120 others.


More Bombs in Bangkok, As Police Hunt For Perpetrators of Deadly Shrine Attack

As Thai authorities desperately hunt for the terrorists behind the horrible bomb attack on the Erawan shrine in Bangkok, which has killed at least 22 people and wounded over a hundred others, the police have reportedly discovered and deactivated at least two more bombs, while a third explosive device was thrown by an unknown assailant onto a bridge crowded with pedestrian traffic.

AP Photo

Al-Shabaab Bombs Van Transporting UN Staff, Killing Four UNICEF Reps

Al-Shabaab, the Somali terror gang currently aligned with al-Qaeda but increasingly believed to be tied to the Islamic State, attacked a minivan full of United Nations staff with a bomb this weekend. According to the UK Guardian, there were nine fatalities, including four representatives from UNICEF, the fabled United Nation’s children’s fund.