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  • Militants kill six security forces personnel in Afghanistan's Sar-e-Pol

    SIX security forces personnel were killed and three others wounded during a militant attack on a check-point in the village of Takhta in Sar-e-Pol City in Afghanistan's Sar-e-Pol province on 7 April, Pajhwok reported. Provincial Council member Salahuddin Cherik reported that Taliban and Wilayat

  • Suicide attack kills two people in Iraq's Anbar

    TWO people were killed and six others wounded when during an attack by unidentified militants in the Haditha district in Ramadi in Iraq's Anbar province on 9 April, Al-Sumaria reported. Security forces intercepted four suicide attackers, killing three of them before they detonated their explosives.

  • Unidentified assailants kill one soldier in Yemen's Aden

    A SOLDIER was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the Sheikh Othman district in the city of Aden in Yemen's Aden governorate on 7 April, Aden al-Ghad reported. the assailants seized the soldier's weapon and fled. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Attack against MINUSCA camp reflects deteriorating security in CAR capital, heightening death, injury, and traffic disruption risks

    Event A United Nations peacekeepers’ camp in the Central African Republic (CAR)’s capital, Bangui, came under gunfire attack in the early hours of 9 April. The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in CAR (MINUSCA) base, which houses Egyptian peacekeepers, is located a

  • AQIS militants wound a special police officer in India's Jammu and Kashmir

    A SPECIAL police officer was wounded when Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) militants opened fire targeting his residence in Khanabal town in Anantnag district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 29 March, Indian Express reported. AQIS claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Mortar attack kills two MINUSMA peacekeepers in Mali's Kidal

    TWO United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) peacekeepers of unspecified nationality were killed and at least 10 others were wounded in a mortar attack by unidentified militants targeting their camp in Aguelhok in Mali's Kidal region on 5 April, Radio France

  • Unidentified gunmen kill a 'madrassa' teacher in India's Jammu and Kashmir

    A 'MADRASSA' teacher was shot dead by unidentified gunmen outside a mosque in Khandaypora area in Kulgam district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 29 March, Daily Excelsior reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Unidentified militants open fire targeting military vehicle in India's Jammu and Kashmir

    UNIDENTIFIED militants opened fire targeting a military vehicle in Ladi area in Nuly Poshwari in Shopian district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 31 March, Daily Excelsior reported. Reports did not contain details of any casualties. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Landmine attack kills 10 civilians in Somalia's Hiiraan

    MEDIA reports on 2 April stated that 10 civilians had been killed when a landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated targeting civilians travelling in a donkey-cart in Bulo Burde town in Somalia's Hiiraan region on an earlier unspecified date, Radio Risala reported. No group immediately

  • Landmine attack kills at least four civilians in Somalia's Mogadishu

    AT LEAST four civilians were killed and seven others wounded when a landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated targeting their vehicle near Godey School on Sanaa Junction in Karaan district in the Banaadir area of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on 4 April, Radio Kulmiye reported. Reports

  • Suicide attack kills a provincial council member and a religious scholar in Afghanistan's Konar

    A MEMBER of the provincial council and a religious scholar were killed and a security guard was wounded when an unidentified suicide bomber detonated their explosives in Watapor district in Afghanistan's Konar province on 30 March, Tolo News TV reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility

  • Unidentified gunmen kill a former FARC militant in Colombia's Antioquia

    IN A STATEMENT released on 4 April, Corporacion Accion Humanitaria para la Convivencia y la Paz del Nordeste Antioqueno (Cahucopana) officials reported that a former Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) militant - identified as Nelson Andres Urrego - had been killed by unidentified

  • Yemeni rebels target Saudi oil industry

    Key Points Yemeni rebels have announced three attacks on Aramco facilities The Saudi-led coalition blamed them for an attack on an oil tanker The Yemeni rebel group Ansar Allah (Houthis) claimed to have carried out three rocket attacks on Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Aramco) facilities in 10 days

  • Islamic State claims responsibility for IED attack in Iraq's Kirkuk

    IN A STATEMENT issued via Telegram on 26 March stated that the Islamic State had claimed responsibility for wounding three individuals - including the secretary general of the Free National Current party and head of Kirkuk al-Aaan TV channel identified as Mas'ud Zangana - during an improvised

  • Mortar attack kills a woman in Iraq's Diyala

    MEDIA reports on 3 April stated that a woman had been killed and three of her children had been wounded when a mortar, fired by unidentified militants, hit her residence near al-Saa'idat village, near Qurret Tabbah town in Iraq's Diyala province on an earlier unspecified date, Iraqi News reported.

  • US Department of State designates two Kenyan Al-Shabaab militants

    TWO Kenyan Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen commanders - identified as Ahmad Iman Ali and Abditfatah Abubakar Abdi - were designated as specially designated global terrorists by the United States Department of State on 10 March a, Daily Nation reported. Ali allegedly led attacks including an attack

  • Armed clashes kill four Ugandan AMISOM soldiers and 22 Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia's Shabeellaha Hoose

    FOUR Ugandan African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers and 22 Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants were killed during armed clashes in the town of Bulo Marer in Somalia's Shabeellaha Hoose region on 1 April, Reuters reported. Reports added that the clashes broke out after militants

  • Wilayat Khorasan militants kill at least four Christian family members in Pakistan's Balochistan

    AT LEAST four members of a Christian family were killed and a girl was wounded when gunmen opened fire targeting a residence in Shah Zaman neighbourhood in the city of Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province on 2 April, Al-Jazeera reported. The Islamic State's Wilayat Khorasan claimed

  • Court sentences 10 Wilayat Sinai militants to death in Egypt

    AT A MILITARY court in an unspecified location in Egypt on 27 December, 10 Wilayat Sinai militants - including ex-army officer Hisham Ashmawi - were sentenced to death over terrorism charges after being convicted of killing 30 Egyptian security force personnel in an attack on a checkpoint in Farafra

  • IED attack wounds two tribal fighters in Iraq's Diyala

    TWO tribal fighters were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated on a road between the villages of al-Dawaleeb and Habib Abdullah in Sherwin region in Iraq's Diyala province on 27 March, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed

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