HEADLINES

  • Unidentified assailants set fire to at least 16 lorries in Chile's Araucania

    In the Araucania region, an unidentified group of approximately 10 masked people set fire to at least 16 lorries belonging to the Aridos Mardones company. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. Araucania's mayor Luis Mayol stated the arson attack had been conducted by militants,

  • Unidentified gunmen kill a WHO aid worker in Somalia's Mogadishu

    A WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) aid worker was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Bakara market in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on 1 May, Reuters reported. No immediate claim of responsibility for the attack was made.

  • Unidentified militants kill a US soldier in Afghanistan's Kapisa

    A UNITED States soldier was killed by unidentified militants in small-arms fire over the course of a counter-terrorism operation in Tagab district in Afghanistan's Kapisa province on 30 April, The Washington Post reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Unidentified militants kill at least eight civilians in Iraq's Baghdad

    AT LEAST eight civilians were killed and three others were wounded when unidentified militants opened fire on them in Tarmiyah district in Iraq's Baghdad province on 1 May, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Grenade attack kills at least four people in Pakistan's North Waziristan

    AT LEAST four people were killed and 32 others, including seven children, were wounded when unidentified militants threw a grenade targeting a wedding ceremony at a residence in Dandai area in North Waziristan in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas on 27 April, Express Tribune reported.

  • IED attack wounds one civilian in Iraq's Baghdad

    ONE civilian was wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants on his vehicle, detonated in the neighbourhood of Bub al-Sham in Iraq's Baghdad on 29 April, Iraqi News reported. No immediate claim of responsibility for the attack was made.

  • Landmine attack reportedly kills at least five people in Somalia's Jubbada Hoose

    MEDIA reports issued on 28 April stated that at least five people had been killed and an unspecified number of others had been wounded when a landmine, emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated targeting a Jubbaland security forces vehicle in Dhobley district in Somalia's Jubbada Hoose region on

  • Suicide attack kills at least 29 people in Afghanistan's Kabul

    AT LEAST 29 people - including three police officers, a local AFP photographer and seven other journalists - were killed and 49 others, including a Reuters photographer, were wounded in two consecutive suicide attacks in the Shashdarak area of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on 30 April, AFP, Reuters

  • Suicide attack kills at least five military personnel in Somalia's Puntland

    AT LEAST five military personnel - including two senior military commanders - were killed and six others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated their explosives targeting a tea restaurant in the town of Galkayo in Mudug in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on 28 April, CNN and VOA News

  • SVBIED attack kills 11 children in Afghanistan's Kandahar

    ELEVEN madrassa students were killed and 16 people - including five Romanian soldiers - were wounded when unidentified militants conducted a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) targeting a Romanian convoy near religious school in Daman district in Afghanistan's Kandahar

  • Unidentified assailants kill two ethnic Hazara people in Pakistan's Balochistan

    TWO ethnic Hazara people were killed when unidentified assailants on a motorcycle opened fire targeting a shop in a sectarian attack in the city of Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province on 28 April, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • VBIED attack reportedly kills at least four civilians and one soldier in Afghanistan's Helmand

    AT LEAST four civilians and one soldier were killed and seven civilians and three soldiers were wounded when unidentified militants detonated a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) targeting a military base in Nad-e Ali district in Afghanistan's Helmand province on 28 April, Afghan

  • IED attack kills two pro-government fighters in Yemen's Lahij

    In Kahbub, al Arah district, Lahij governorate, an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced near the road by unidentified militants, detonated and killed two pro-government fighters and wounded three others. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Al-Shabaab militants attack Burundian AMISOM base in Somalia's Mogadishu

    HARAKAT al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants launched an attack on a Burundian African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base near Elasha Biyaha, on the outskirts of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on 24 April, Shabelle Media Network reported. Reports did not contain details of casualties. Al-Shabaab

  • Chadian militants kill three soldiers and one civilian in Libya's Fezzan

    THREE soldiers and one civilian were killed in armed clashes during an attack by Chadian militants on the main gate of the sixth infantry brigade headquarters in the town of Sabha in Al-Qarda district in Libya's Fezzan region on 23 April, Al-Wasat reported. No group immediately claimed

  • Suicide attack kills six police officers in Pakistan's Balochistan

    SIX police officers were killed and seven others wounded when a suicide bomber detonated their explosives near a police truck in the city of Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province on 24 April, Dawn and Reuters reported. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar splinter group Hizbul Ahrar claimed responsibility for the

  • Islamic State in the Greater Sahara militants kidnap teacher from school in Burkina Faso's Nassoumbou

    A TEACHER - identified as Issouf Souabo - was kidnapped by Islamic State in the Greater Sahara militants from a school in Bouro in Nassoumbou department in Burkina Faso's Soum province on 12 April, Le Faso reported. On 18 April, Islamic State in the Greater Sahara claimed responsibility for the

  • Unidentified gunmen kill one Lebanese ICRC employee in Yemen's Taiz

    AN INTERNATIONAL Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) employee - a Lebanese national identified as Hanna Lahoud - was killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in the city of Taiz in Yemen's Taiz governorate on 21 April, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for

  • Unidentified militants kidnap and wound man in India's Jammu and Kashmir

    ONE man was kidnapped by unidentified militants from the village of Moolu Pinjora in Shopian district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 15 April, the Daily Excelsior reported. The militants shot the man in the leg, wounding him, but released him later that day. No group immediately claimed

  • Unidentified militants set fire to crude oil pipeline in Libya's Tripolitania

    THE El-Zkout-Es Sider crude oil pipeline, owed by the al-Waha oil company, was set on fire by unidentified militants in Libya's Tripolitania region on 21 April, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but security officials stated that Islamic State's Wilayat

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