Tag: suicide 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.

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Friends, Family Grieve New York Air National Guardsman Killed by Taliban

Friends and family grieved for a New York Air National Guardsman killed in southern Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand province last Monday after a Taliban suicide bomber rammed a motorcycle-borne improvised explosive device (IED) into his patrol near Bagram Air Base, the largest U.S. military facility in the war-torn nation.