HEADLINES ARCHIVE

  • RCIED attack wounds at least two officials in Pakistan

    MEDIA REPORTS on 21 September, citing local officials stated that at least two customs officials had been wounded in a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) attack targeting their vehicle as they travelled between Peshawar in Pakistan's Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa and Torkham in Khyber

  • Suspected dissident FARC militants kill community leader in Colombia's Guaviare

    In Calamar, Guaviare, alleged dissident Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) militants from the demobilised militants' First Front opened fire at a community leader, killing him.

  • Explosion in Cameroon's Northwest region indicates escalation of Anglophone protests, rising intent and capability of demonstrators

    Event Governor Adolphe Lele Lafrique of Cameroon's Northwest region declared on 21 September an explosion that had taken place earlier in the morning, injuring three police officers, at a major intersection called Hospital roundabout was a terrorist attack. The explosion comes one day prior to

  • IED attack kills airport official in Somalia's Banaadir

    AN AIRPORT official was killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) attached to his vehicle by unidentified militants detonated outside his residence in the Manabolyo neighbourhood in Bondheere district in Somalia's Banaadir region on 20 September, Radio Kulmiye reported. Two other civilians

  • Sentencing of domestic militants demonstrates Indonesian government's commitment to counter-terrorism efforts, but low-capability attacks to continue

    Event On 20 September 2017, the Indonesian militant Muhammad Nur Solikin was sentenced to 11 years in prison for orchestrating an attempted suicide bomb attack on the presidential palace. Solikin was detained along with six others in December 2016 in relation to the plot. Two other conspirators

  • IED attack wounds three security forces personnel in Pakistan's Kurram

    THREE security forces personnel were wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack by unidentified militants targeting their vehicle in the Taray area of Kurram Agency in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on 19 September, The News reported. There was no immediate claim

  • Suicide attack kills three people in Iraq's Salah ad Din

    THREE people were killed and 39 others were wounded when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a restaurant reportedly frequented by pro-government militiamen in Hajaj in Iraq's Salah ad Din province on 19 September, AFP reported. A third attacker was shot dead by security forces. The

  • Suicide attack kills 15 in Nigeria's Borno

    AT LEAST 15 people were killed and 43 others were wounded when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives at an aid distribution point in the village of Mashalari in the Konduga area of Nigeria's Borno state on 18 September, Al-Jazeera reported. The two bombers detonated their explosives

  • Suicide attack kills one person in Pakistan's Balochistan

    ONE person was killed and 22 others were wounded in a suicide attack targeting a security forces vehicle near the Bab-i-Dosti border gate in Chaman in Pakistan's Balochistan province, near the border with Afghanistan, on 18 September, Geo News reported. There was no immediate claim of responsibility

  • Suspected Al-Shabaab militants kill one local official in Somalia's Mogadishu

    ONE local official - identified as Fows Mohamed Hussein - was shot dead by suspected Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants in her home in the Hamarjajab district in Somalia's Banaadir region on 17 September, Shabelle Media Network reported. No group has immediately claimed responsibility for

  • Failed detonation in London underground attack indicates that militant IED attack intent often exceeds capability

    Key Points The United Kingdom's terror threat level being reverted to 'Severe' from 'Critical' implies that there is no further indication of an imminent further attack. The malfunctioning of the device reflects the difficulty of constructing viable, high-capacity improvised explosive devices,

  • IED attack kills five people in Pakistan's Bajaur

    FOUR security forces personnel and a local administrative official were killed in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack targeting their vehicle in the Mamund area of Bajaur agency in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) on 17 September, Reuters reported. The Tehrik-e-Taliban

  • IED attack kills four civilians in Afghanistan's Khost

    FOUR civilians were killed and 13 others were wounded in an improvised explosive device (IED) attack by unidentified militants in the basement of Hammam Market in Afghanistan's Khost province on 17 September, Afghan Islamic Press reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • IED attack wounds 30 people in the UK's London

    THIRTY people were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) - reported to have involved a timer and triacetone triperoxide (TATP) explosives - partially detonated on a London Underground train at Parsons Green station in United Kingdom's capital London on 15 September, the BBC and the

  • Mine attack kills two security personnel in Afghanistan's Helmand

    TWO security forces personnel were killed and five others were wounded in a mine attack by unidentified militants in Greshk district in Afghanistan's Helmand province on 14 September, Afghan Islamic Press reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Mine blast kills one civilian in Afghanistan's Nangarhar

    ONE civilian was killed and nine others were wounded when a mine, placed by unidentified militants, detonated in the fourth precinct of Jalalabad in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on 13 September, Afghan Islamic Press reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Missile attack wounds six civilians in Afghanistan's Laghman

    SIX civilians were wounded in a missile attack by unidentified militants in front of a hotel on the Kabil-Jalalabad main road in the Torghar area of Afghanistan's Laghman province on 14 September, Afghan Islamic Press reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • Rocket attack kills one health worker in Afghanistan's Kunduz

    ONE health worker was killed and another was wounded after a rocket, fired by unidentified militants, hit a Public Health Directorate vehicle in the Khwaja Pista area of Khanabad district of Afghanistan's Kunduz province on 13 September, Afghan Islamic Press reported. No group immediately claimed

  • Suspected Islamist militants kill five people in Cameroon's Extreme Nord

    FIVE people were killed by suspected jihadists in a suicide attack in Kossa in Cameroon's Extreme Nord on 17 September, L'Oeil du Sahel reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, though Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyyah militants have attacked the region before.

  • Suspected Islamist militants kill one civilian in Afghanistan's Khost

    ONE civilian was shot dead and two others wounded by unidentified armed militants at an unspecified location in Afghanistan's Khost province on 14 September, Afghan Islamic Press reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

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