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Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

Suicide bomber kills 11 people in mosque attack in northeast Nigeria

A suicide bomber killed 11 people on Wednesday in an attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the epicentre of the conflict with militant insurgency Boko Haram, military officials and an aid worker said.

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in Somali capital

Police spokesman Major Mohamed Hussein said the attacker, with explosives strapped to his body, infiltrated the General Kahiye Police Training Academy and struck during a police parade.

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Suicide blast kills senior police official in Pakistan

Five other people were injured in the incident, which occurred in the city of Peshawar as the Additional Inspector General for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Ashraf Noor, and his guard were travelling to work.

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 people in mosque in Nigeria

A teenage suicide bomber on Tuesday killed at least 50 people after detonating an explosive belt inside a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria.

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

15 Afghan army cadets killed in attack on security forces

A suicide bomber killed 15 Afghan army trainees as they were leaving their base in Kabul on Saturday, the defence ministry said, as militants step up their deadly attacks across the war-torn country.

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Kabul

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Kabul

A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official said, the latest in a string of violent attacks in the country. The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shia worshippers

More than 90 dead after suicide bombing in Mogadishu

More than 90 dead after suicide bombing in Mogadishu

Police officer Mohamed Dahir told DPA on Sunday that many of the dead were pulled out of rubble of buildings damaged by the blast.

Indonesian woman jailed for suicide bomb plot at Jakarta palace

Indonesian woman jailed for suicide bomb plot at Jakarta palace

A Jakarta court has sentenced a female would-be suicide bomber to seven and a half years in prison, prosecutors and her lawyer said, the first time a woman has been convicted in Indonesia for planning such an attack.

20 killed in IS suicide bomb, gun attack on Kabul mosque

20 killed in IS suicide bomb, gun attack on Kabul mosque

Gunshots and explosions could be heard during the attack that lasted around four hours and witnesses reported seeing worshippers smash windows to escape.

Suicide bomber kills soldier in Mogadishu

Suicide bomber kills soldier in Mogadishu

A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a mosque in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing a soldier, police said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.

At least 29 killed in Afghan mosque attack

At least 29 killed in Afghan mosque attack

A suicide bomber and a gunman killed at least 29 people and wounded 63 at a packed Shia mosque in Afghanistan's main western city of Herat Tuesday, the latest attack to highlight the country's deteriorating security situation.

Islamic State claims attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

Islamic State claims attack on Iraqi embassy in Kabul

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on the Iraqi embassy in Kabul that began with a suicide bomber blowing himself up at the main gate, allowing gunmen to enter the building and battle security forces.