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  • Explosives attack wounds one person in Somalia's Mogadishu

    ONE person was wounded when an unspecified explosive device, emplaced on their vehicle by unidentified militants, detonated in Waberi district in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on 15 February, Shabelle Media Network reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, though Harakat

  • IED attack wounds two people in Iraq's Baghdad

    TWO people were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants near stores in al-Furat district in Iraq's Baghdad province, detonated on 15 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • IED attack wounds two civilians in Iraq's Baghdad

    TWO civilians were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated near street markets in the al-Maamel area of Iraq's capital Baghdad on 14 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • IED attack kills one civilian in Iraq's Baghdad

    A CIVILIAN was killed and five others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated in the al-Radwaniya neighbourhood in Iraq's Baghdad province on 13 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks.

  • Suspected Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyya suicide bombers wound three soldiers in Cameroon's Extreme Nord

    Near Kolofata commune, Mayo-Sava department, Extreme Nord region, two female suspected Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyya suicide bombers wounded three soldiers in an attack.

  • TTP militants kill four security forces personnel in Pakistan's Balochistan

    FOUR security personnel were killed when Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants riding motorcycles opened fire with 9mm firearms targeting a motorcycle patrol near the Sariab Road in the city of Quetta in Pakistan's Balochistan province on 14 February, Geo TV reported. The TTP claimed

  • Unidentified gunmen kill police conscript in Iraq's Baghdad

    A POLICE conscript was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the al-Bakriya region of Iraq's Baghdad province on 13 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • IED attack kills one Ministry of Construction and Housing employee in Iraq's Baghdad

    ONE Ministry of Construction and Housing employee was killed when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced on his vehicle by unidentified militants, detonated in the al-Sadiya neighbourhood in Iraq's capital Baghdad on 12 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed

  • IED attack targets residence in Belfast in Northern Ireland

    UNIDENTIFIED assailants threw an improvised explosive device (IED) at a residence in Creeslough Court in Lenadoon in Belfast in Northern Ireland on 7 February, The Irish News reported. The device detonated, but no casualties or damage were reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for

  • Increased counter-terrorism operations in Sahel leading to pooling of jihadist resources, with capital cities likely targets

    Key Points Growing counter-terrorism operations in the Sahel will likely increase jihadist attacks by the pooled resources of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda-linked groups, boosted by arrivals from the Middle East. Jihadists are likely to attempt a high-profile attack involving SVBIEDs and gunmen

  • Explosives attack kills one man in Iraq's Diyala

    A MAN was killed and his wife wounded when an unspecified explosive device detonated in the al-Azim area in Iraq's Diyala province on 12 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • IED attack kills six SRF fighters in Syria's Quneitra

    ACCORDING to the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, six Syria Revolutionaries Front (SRF) fighters - including a commander and his brother - were killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) - described in reports as an explosive canister

  • IED attack kills three people in Afghanistan's Nangarhar

    THREE people were killed and eight others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants inside a cricket ground, detonated in the Chahardelhi area of Batikot district in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on 9 February, Afghan Islamic Press reported.

  • Declining Naxalite militant attacks indicate lowering risk in India but promotion of military commander likely to prolong conflict

    Key Points Attacks by Naxalite militants have significantly reduced in India from about 768 in 2010 to 340 in 2017. More than half of attacks were aimed at security forces and government assets, and approximately 18% targeted industrial assets such as mining, construction, and cargo. In late 2017,

  • Grenade attack wounds four people in India's Jammu and Kashmir

    TWO Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and two civilians were wounded when unidentified militants threw grenades targeting a CRPF patrol in Batagund village in Pulwama district in India's Jammu and Kashmir state on 9 February, Indian Express reported. No group immediately claimed

  • IED attack kills at least one civilian in Pakistan's Balochistan

    AT LEAST one civilian was killed and seven others were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by Baloch Liberation Front (BLF) militants in a motorcycle, detonated targeting pro-government official - identified as Kamran Mengal - in Chitkan area in Panjgur district in Pakistan's

  • RCIED attack kills at least two soldiers in Somalia's Shabeellaha Hoose

    AT LEAST two soldiers were killed and an unspecified number of others were wounded when a remote-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED), emplaced by Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants, was detonated targeting a security checkpoint near Aden Seeraar farm near the town of Afgoye in

  • Suicide attack kills a Hashd al-Shaabi militiaman in Iraq's Anbar

    ONE Hashd al-Shaabi militiaman was killed, and nine civilians and five security forces personnel were wounded when an unidentified suicide bomber detonated their explosives in Street 40 in the city of Ramadi in Iraq's Anbar province on 8 February, Iraqi News reported. No group immediately claimed

  • Al-Shababa militants kill a military officer in Somalia's Mogadishu

    A MILITARY officer - identified as Lieutenant Farhan Hussein Barkhadle - was shot dead by Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants near the former Gaheyr University campus in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on 7 February, Radio Shabelle reported. Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack.

  • IED attack reportedly kills a police officer in Somalia's Bari

    MEDIA reports issued on 7 February stated that a police officer had been killed and another was wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen militants, detonated targeting police headquarters in Bosaso town in Somalia's Bari region on an earlier

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