Showing posts with label bombing. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bombing. Show all posts

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Kohat bombing kills 5

By Adnan Adil

KOHAT – Five people, including two women, died and 14 others were injured when militants attacked a tunnel in Kohat January 28 late night, media reported.

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attacks, BBC Urdu reported, quoting a TTP spokesman.

Two trucks exploded in and near the tunnel on the Indus Highway, a Dara Adamkhel official told media. One truck packed with at least 500kg of explosives entered the tunnel and exploded, damaging another truck behind it.

Security forces cordoned off the tunnel immediately and closed it to traffic.

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Sunday, January 23, 2011

Two killed, 8 injured in Baghdad bombing

BAGHDAD: Iraqi authorities say a roadside bomb has killed two people and wounded eight during Baghdad’s morning rush hour at the start of the local work week.

The bomb exploded at 7am on Sunday in southwest Baghdad as a police patrol was passing by.

A security official said a policeman and a civilian were killed. Another four policemen were injured.

The casualties were confirmed by a medical official at Baghdad's Yarmouk Hospital.

Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to talk with the media.

Associated Press

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

EGYPT: Death of church-bombing suspect while in police custody prompts protests

The death in police custody of a suspect in the New Year's Eve bombings that left 25 Coptic Christians dead and scores injured in Alexandria, Egypt, has triggered demonstrations in the most populous Arab country. Protesters have criticized Interior Minister Habib Adli over what they called the ministry's "brutal treatment and torture" of suspects